The Southampton Town Highway Department is repaving a mile-long stretch of Noyac Road on Monday, causing traffic delays in the area.
Although one-way traffic is being allowed to pass through the work zone, which spans from Valley Road to Emerson Place, blocking entry to the road westbound from Long Beach Road, delays are expected until the work is complete at about 3 p.m., according to Town Highway Superintendent Alex Gregor.
Mr. Gregor said that the town’s traffic control officers were on the scene helping to direct traffic, and that signs posted throughout the weekend, any affected resident or business in the area on Noyac Road was notified on Saturday morning. Additionally, Mr. Gregor called local radio station WLNG Monday morning to inform listeners of the possible traffic.
“I regret any inconvenience this routine maintenance may have caused, but the road needed to be repaved for safe passages to continue and this has been scheduled since last year’s initial mill and fill project was completed,” Mr. Gregor said, before adding that he expects the section of road will not have to be repaved for another 15 years.
Mr. Gregor, who pointed out that this was a separate project from the Cromer’s Market traffic calming project, also said that the road lines would be painted “within a day so that people don’t drive off the road,” but doesn’t expect the line painting to cause any delays.