Nampa intersection to close overnight Tuesday, July 7

The intersection of Idaho 55 (Karcher Road) and Middleton Road in Nampa will be closed from 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 7 to 7 a.m. Wednesday, July 8, for sewer construction, the Idaho Transportation Department announced..

During the closure, eastbound Karcher traffic will be diverted north onto Midway Road to Homedale Road to Caldwell Boulevard.

Westbound Karcher will be diverted onto Caldwell Boulevard to Homedale Road to Midway Road and back to Karcher.

Northbound Middleton Road traffic will be detoured west onto Dale Lane to Midway Road to Caldwell Boulevard.

Flaggers will assist drivers at the intersections of Homedale and Midway roads and Midway and Karcher roads.

Drivers should anticipate delays and are encouraged to leave early and slow down.

The sewer construction is part of an ongoing Idaho Transportation Department and city of Nampa project to widen Karcher and Middleton around the intersection. Construction should be completed this fall.