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FDOT TC Traffic Impact Report 7/21-7/28

FDOT TC Traffic Impact 8/11-8/17

FDOT TC Traffic Impact Report 7/21-7/28

 Construction and maintenance-related lane closures on state highways in Martin, St. Lucie and Indian River counties are expected during the week of June 21 through July 28. Weather permitting, work will be done at the following locations throughout the Treasure Coast. For updated lane closure information, please refer to www.d4fdot.com.

 

CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

MARTIN COUNTY

 

  1. Kanner Highway / State Road 76 from Lost River Road to south of Monterey Road

Description: Under this 4.3-mile-long project, Kanner Highway is being widened from a four-lane divided highway to a six-lane divided highway. Additional work on this project includes: widening the bridge over the South Fork St. Lucie River; drainage improvements, including construction of five retention ponds; construction of sound walls at Fisherman’s / Somerset Cove and Whitemarsh Reserve; guardrail improvements; signalization upgrades; and turn lane and bicycle lane improvements.

Cost/Completion: $20.8 million. Completion is expected in spring 2019.

Traffic Impact:

  • The speed limit on Kanner Highway from Lost River Road to Indian Street has been reduced from 50 mph to 45 mph. The speed limit will remain at 45 mph after project completion.
  • One lane in either direction of Kanner Highway from Lost River Road to Martin County High School may be closed intermittently Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. for drainage work and roadway widening.
  • One lane in either direction of Kanner Highway from Lost River Road to Martin County High School may be closed intermittently Sunday through Thursday night between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. for bridge and drainage work.
  • The sidewalk along the east side of Kanner Highway just south of the high school will be intermittently impacted Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. with flagmen holding pedestrian traffic so construction vehicles can enter and exit the pond area.
  • The sidewalk along southbound Kanner Highway from Pomeroy Street to South River Drive is closed through August for drainage work. Pedestrians will be detoured to the northbound sidewalk along Kanner Highway at Indian Street and Pomeroy Street.

 

  1. I-95 Interchange at Kanner Highway (State Road 76 / Exit 101)

Description: This 0.745-mile project includes widening Kanner Highway (SR 76) at the I-95 interchange, reconstructing the I-95 entrance and exit ramps, drainage, milling and resurfacing, signing & pavement markings, and signalization. If you need additional information about the project, please contact Terry B. Rauth P.E. at (772) 419-6936 or trauth@martin.fl.us.

Cost/Completion: $5.8 million. Completion in summer 2017.

Traffic Impact:

  • All lanes are open through Friday, July 28.

 

  1. State Road 710 / Warfield Boulevard from east of Kanner Highway (State Road 76) to the Martin / Palm Beach County Line

Description: This 5.572-mile project includes reconstructing State Road 710 to a 4-lane divided roadway with a 40-foot sodded median, concrete pavement, installing a new drainage system, and constructing a new wildlife crossing west of Martin / Palm Beach County line.

Cost/Completion: $28 million. Completion in spring 2020.

Traffic Impact:

  • The eastbound lane of SR 710 may be closed intermittently Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. for barrier wall installation. A flag crew will maintain two-way traffic.

 

  1. I-95 / Martin Highway (State Road 714) Interchange Landscape Improvements

Description: The improvements under this contract consist of installing trees at the Martin Highway (SR 714) I-95 Interchange and irrigation and pump installation.

Cost/Completion: $1.15 million. Completion in fall 2017.

Traffic Impact:

  • The shoulders at the I-95/Martin Highway interchange may be closed intermittently Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. through fall 2017.

 

  1. I-95 Resurfacing Project from Indiantown Road to Bridge Road

Description: The I-95 resurfacing project from south of Indiantown Road (State Road 706) in the Town of Jupiter to north of Bridge Road (County Road 708) in Martin County is anticipated to begin Tuesday, May 9. The improvements under this contract consist of resurfacing the I-95 mainline from south of Indiantown Road to north of Bridge Road and the I-95 interchange ramps at Indiantown Road (Exit 87) and Bridge Road (Exit 96), minor shoulder and guardrail repairs, and replacement of the southbound bridge approach slab at approximate mile marker 89.5.

Cost/Completion: $17.2 million. Completion in fall 2018.

Traffic Impact:

  • Two northbound lanes of I-95 from Indiantown Road to Bridge Road will be closed Sunday through Thursday night between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. through August for paving.

 

  1. Kanner Highway (State Road 76) I-95 Interchange Landscape Improvements

Description: The improvements under this contract consist of installing trees at the Kanner Highway (SR 76) I-95 Interchange and an irrigation and pump system.

Cost/Completion: $1.46 million. Completion is expected in fall 2017.

Traffic Impact:

  • The shoulders at the I-95/Kanner Highway interchange may be closed intermittently Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. through fall 2017.

 

  1. State Road A1A and Sewall’s Point Road Signalization Project

Description: This project is expected to begin August 11. The improvements under this contract consist of upgrading signalization by installing new mast arms, pedestrian detectors, and closed-circuit television cameras; sidewalk and driveway improvements; and minor landscaping on A1A/NE Ocean Boulevard at the intersection of Sewall’s Point Road.

Cost/Completion: $459,999. Completion in early 2018.

Traffic Impact:

  • Open House: On Wednesday, July 26, FDOT will host an informational Open House from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. at the Sewall’s Point Town Hall in the Commission Chambers, One South Sewall’s Point Road, Sewall’s Point, FL 34496. Project personnel will be on hand to discuss the scope of work, construction schedule, and address questions and comments one-on-one. No formal presentation will be made.

 

 

  1. NE Causeway Boulevard from Indian River Drive to State Road A1A in Jensen Beach

Traffic Impact:

  • The right turn lane from westbound NE Causeway Boulevard to northbound Indian River Drive will be closed intermittently Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. through October.
  • The sidewalk along the north side of NW Causeway Boulevard is closed for building construction through October. Pedestrians should use the sidewalk on the south side of the roadway.

 

  1. Kanner Highway at Kansas Avenue in Stuart

Traffic Impact:

  • The northbound shoulder of Kanner Highway at Kansas Avenue will be closed Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. through July 28 for drainage work.

 

  1. Roosevelt Bridge Fishing Pier in Stuart

Traffic Impact:

  • The fishing pier under the Roosevelt Bridge is closed through August to replace the handrails along the pier. While the fishing pier is closed, no one will be permitted to access this area.

 

  1. State Road A1A at Sandpebble Trace in Stuart

Traffic Impact:

  • The southbound turn lane from SR A1A into Sandpebble Beach Condos will be closed Wednesday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. for utility work.

 

  1. State Road 710 from Martin Highway to Tommy Clements Street in Indiantown

Traffic Impact:

  • Advance Notice: Lanes in either direction of State Road 710 will be closed intermittently Thursday, August 3 and Friday, August 4 between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. for railroad crossing repairs. A flag crew will maintain two-way traffic.

 

  1. LUCIE COUNTY

 

  1. Indrio Road Widening Project in Fort Pierce

Description: Indrio Road is being widened from west of the I-95 interchange to east of Emerson Avenue (State Road 607). This 2.7-mile project includes: reconstructing the existing two-lane Indrio Road to a four-lane, divided highway with a raised median; constructing a 6-foot sidewalk along the south side and a 12-foot-wide multi-purpose trail along the north side of Indrio Road; realigning Spanish Lakes Boulevard to connect with Koblegard Road; reconstructing Koblegard Road from Indrio Road north approximately .5 mile; and installing new highway lighting, signage and signalization.

Cost/Completion: $23.9 million. Completion in spring 2019.

Traffic Impact:

  • The speed limit on Indrio Road between I-95 and Emerson Avenue has been reduced from 55 mph to 45 mph. The speed limit will remain at 45 mph after project completion.
  • One lane in either direction of Indrio Road may be closed Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. for widening. A flag crew will maintain two-way traffic.
  • One lane in either direction of Emerson Avenue may be closed Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. for widening. A flag crew will maintain two-way traffic.
  • One lane in either direction of Spanish Lakes Boulevard may be closed Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. for construction. A flag crew will maintain two-way traffic.
  • Johnston Road south of Indrio Road is reduced to one lane during the day through July 31 for road work. A flag crew will maintain two-way traffic.
  1. I-95 Bridge Deck Replacement Project at Gatlin Boulevard and Midway Road

Description: The I-95 bridge deck replacement project over Gatlin Boulevard and Midway Road includes: removing & replacing the bridge decks on I-95 over Gatlin Boulevard and CR-712/Midway Road; milling and resurfacing approaches to bridge decks; and re-striping approaches to bridge decks.

Cost/Completion: $8.2 million. Completion in fall 2017.

Traffic Impact:

  • All lanes are open through Friday, July 28.
  1. Midway Road Widening Project from S. 25th Street to U.S. 1

Description: This 1.8-mile project includes: reconstructing the existing two-lane Midway Road to a four-lane, divided highway with a raised median; installing a new signal at Sunrise Boulevard; constructing a new bridge over the North Fork St. Lucie River; constructing a 6-foot sidewalk on the north side and a 12-foot multi-purpose trail on the south side Midway Road; constructing 4-foot bike lanes on both sides of the roadway; reconstruction of S. 25th Street approximately 1000’ to the south & north of Midway Road; reconstruction of Sunrise Boulevard from W. 1st Street to Charlotta Street; reconstruction of Oleander Avenue from W. 2nd Street to Merritt Ditch; drainage improvements, including constructing 6 retention ponds at 5 locations; and signage, signalization, and lighting improvements.

Cost/Completion: $26.8 million. Completion in spring 2020.

Traffic Impact:

  • One lane in either direction of Midway Road from 25th Street to U.S. 1 will be closed Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. A flag crew will maintain two-way traffic.
  • One lane in either direction of Oleander Avenue from W. 1st Street to north of Midway Road will be closed intermittently Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. A flag crew will maintain two-way traffic.
  • One lane in either direction of Sunrise Boulevard from W. 1st Street to Augusta Street will be closed intermittently Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. A flag crew will maintain two-way traffic.
  • One lane in either direction of 25th Street north and south of Midway Road may be closed Monday through Friday between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. A flag crew will maintain two-way traffic.
  • The inside left turn lane from northbound U.S. 1 to westbound Midway Road is closed around-the-clock for widening.
  • The inside left turn lane from southbound U.S. 1 to eastbound Midway Road is closed around-the-clock for widening.
  • The right turn lane from eastbound Midway Road to southbound Oleander Avenue is closed around-the-clock for roadway widening. Eastbound motorists can turn south from the through lane.
  • The right turn lane from westbound Midway Road to northbound Oleander Avenue is closed around-the-clock for roadway widening. Westbound motorists can turn north from the through lane.
  • Drainage work is underway along Melville Road from Midway Road to Brack Road that will necessitate five consecutive phases of full closures. These closures will start at the south end near Brack Road and move north to Midway Road and are expected to be completed in mid-October. Motorists should detour via Brack Road to Oleander Avenue or U.S. 1 to Ulrich Road. Residents and emergency services will have access to properties along Melville Road at all times. The details of each phase are as follows:
  • Starting Monday morning, July 24, Sunrise Boulevard will be closed approximately 650 feet north of Midway Road at Merritt’s Ditch through July 31 for drainage work. Motorists can detour via Edward Road or Midway Road to Oleander Avenue.

 

North 25th Street from St. Lucie Boulevard (County Road 608) to U.S. 1.

Description: This 1.169-mile project includes: milling and resurfacing of N. 25th Street / SR 615; constructing new sidewalk on both sides of road from where existing sidewalk ends to U.S. 1; constructing 6-foot buffered bike lanes in each direction; rebuilding handicap ramps throughout project limits at qualifying locations; upgrading signs and pavement marking, and upgrading pedestrian signal control buttons and adding countdown timers at the St. Lucie Boulevard / N. 25th Street and U.S. 1 / N. 25th Street intersections.

Cost/Completion: $2.14 million. Completion in fall 2017.

Traffic Impact:

  • The outside lane in each direction of 25th Street from U.S. 1 to Industrial Avenue Three is closed around-the-clock through July.
  • One lane in each direction of 25th Street from Industrial Avenue Three to St. Lucie Boulevard will be closed Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. through July.
  • The sidewalk along 25th Street from U.S. 1 to St. Lucie Boulevard may be closed intermittently Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m.
  • One lane in each direction of U.S. 1 at 25th Street may be closed Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. through July.
  • The right turn lane from southbound U.S. 1 to 25thStreet may be closed periodically Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. for sidewalk and signal work. Motorists turning right onto 25thStreet can use the outside through lane of U.S. 1.

 

  1. I-95 Bridge Deck Replacement Project at Glades Cut Off Road (County Road 709) and Ten Mile Creek

Description: On Monday, July 10, the I-95 bridge deck replacement project over Glades Cut Off Road and the Florida East Coast Railway (approximate mile marker 125) in the City of Port St. Lucie and over Ten Mile Creek just south of Okeechobee Road/Exit 129 will begin. This project includes replacing the bridge decks on I-95 over Glades Cut Off Road (CR 709) and the FEC Railroad and over Ten Mile Creek, milling and resurfacing approaches to the bridge decks and re-striping approaches to bridge decks.

Cost/Completion: $13.46 million. Completion is expected in summer 2019.

Traffic Impact:

  • Traffic may be reduced to one lane in each direction of I-95 at the Glades Cut Off Road overpass (MM 125) Sunday through Thursday night between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m.
  • Traffic may be reduced to one lane in each direction of I-95 at Ten Mile Creek overpass, south of Okeechobee Road/Exit 129, Sunday through Thursday night between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m.
  • The outside lane of southbound I-95 at the following locations is closed around-the-clock to prepare for an upcoming traffic shift:
  • Glades Cut Off Road overpass (Mile Marker 125)
  • Ten Mile Creek overpass, south of Okeechobee Road/Exit 129
  • Advance Notice: Starting the week of July 30, the outside lane of northbound I-95 at the following locations will be closed around-the-clock to prepare for an upcoming traffic shift:
  • Glades Cut Off Road overpass (Mile Marker 125)
  • Ten Mile Creek overpass (just south of Okeechobee Road/Exit 129)

 

  1. McCarty Road North Bridge Replacement Project

Description: This 0.12-mile project is expected to begin July 31. Work on this project includes: replacing the McCarty Road Bridge over Ten-Mile Creek, raising the bridge approximately 2 feet above the existing bridge elevation to better accommodate flood creek water elevations; replacing both approach slabs; roadway reconstruction and widening immediately north and south of the new bridge; drainage improvements including new inlets and installation of a French-drain system and providing slope protection/channel lining below the bridge to prevent erosion; and installing signing and pavement markings. The new bridge configuration will be a two-lane undivided road with 12’ lanes, outside shoulders, and a sidewalk on the east side of the bridge.

Cost/Completion: $1.47 million. Completion in spring 2018.

Traffic Impact:

  • Open House: On Thursday, July 27, FDOT will host an informational Open House from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. at the Project Team Field Office, 2552 Peters Road, Suite C, Fort Pierce, Florida 34950. Project personnel will be on hand to discuss the scope of work, construction schedule, and address questions and comments one-on-one. Please note: There will not be a formal presentation. Guests may arrive at any time between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m.

 

  • Advance Notice: Starting the week of July 31, McCarty Road (County Road 712A) will be closed around-the-clock closure from Twin Creeks Drive north for 0.12 miles to replace the bridge. This full closure is anticipated to last approximately 9 months. During this time, motorists should detour via Okeechobee Road or Midway Road to Shin Road.

 

  1. St. Lucie West Boulevard from the I-95 Interchange to Peacock Boulevard in Port St. Lucie

Traffic Impact:

  • One lane in either direction of St. Lucie West Boulevard will be closed Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. for materials testing.

 

  1. U.S. 1 from Virginia Avenue to Ohio Avenue in Fort Pierce

Traffic Impact:

  • One lane in each direction of U.S. 1 will be closed Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. through August 25 for median work and to install mast arms.

 

  1. State Road 70 from NE 31st Avenue to NE 34th Avenue in Fort Pierce

Traffic Impact:

  • One westbound lane of State Road 70 will be closed Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. through August for utility work.

 

  1. 25th Street from Avenue E to Avenue G in Fort Pierce

Traffic Impact:

  • Both northbound lanes of 25th Street will be closed

 

  1. State Road A1A from Pepper La
    1. e to Nettles Boulevard in Jensen Beach

    Traffic Impact:

    • The southbound lane of A1A will be closed Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. for utility work. A flag crew will maintain two-way traffic.

     

    1. State Road A1A from Florida Power and Light to Herman’s Bay Beach in Jensen Beach

    Traffic Impact:

    • The northbound lane of A1A will be closed Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. for utility work. A flag crew will maintain two-way traffic.

     

    INDIAN RIVER COUNTY

     

    1.  I-95 (SR 9) from just north of State Road 60 (Osceola Boulevard/Exit 147) at Vero Beach to the Indian River/Brevard County Line

    Description: I-95 is being widened from just north of State Road 60 to the Indian River/Brevard County line. Improvements in this 12.5-mile-long project include: adding one lane on I-95 in each direction; milling and resurfacing the existing lanes; signalization and lighting improvements; Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) improvements, including closed-circuit television cameras, Dynamic Message Signs and vehicle detectors; removal/replacement of the existing bridges over CR 512 (Fellsmere Road); construction of a noise barrier wall adjacent to the Encore Sunshine Travel RV Resort; and reconstruction of the interchange at CR 512, including the ramps and turn lanes. The design/build contract started in May 2013.  For information on this project, contact the Public Information Office at (772) 713-5570 orI95projectinfo@gbfinc.net.

    Cost/Completion: $50.6 million. Completion in summer 2017.

    Traffic Impact:

    • Motorists should be alert for slow moving construction vehicles entering and leaving the travel lanes.
    • The speed limit has been reduced to 60 mph in the work zone.
    • One lane in each direction of I-95 may be closed Sunday through Thursday nights between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. for construction activities.
    • I-95 northbound from MM 148 to MM 149 is shifted toward the median.
    • The I-95 northbound entrance ramp from County Road 512 is shifted slightly to the east.

     

    1. Central Railroad Corridor Greenway (CRCG) Pedestrian Overpass

    Description: Construction began April 26, 2017 on the Central Railroad Corridor Greenway (CRCG) Pedestrian Overpass project from west of I-95 to North County Regional Park. Work of this project includes: constructing a 12-foot shared use path and a pedestrian overpass over I-95, providing pedestrians and bicyclists with convenient access to area parks, conservation areas, recreational and educational facilities; maintaining an open drainage system with swales and minor culvert crossings; and installing lighting, architectural towers, and specialty signage at the bridge location.

    Cost/Completion: $4.6 million. Completion in spring 2018.

    Traffic Impact:

    • The shoulder along the I-95 northbound entrance ramp from County Road 512 may be closed intermittently Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. through fall 2017.
    • The shoulder along the I-95 southbound exit ramp to County Road 512 may be closed intermittently Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. through fall 2017.
    • Advance Notice: One lane in each direction of I-95 north of Fellsmere Road will be closed Wednesday, August 2 and Thursday, August 3 between 9:30 p.m. and 6 a.m. for barrier wall installation.

     

    1. 17th Street Shoulder Widening & Resurfacing

    Description: Starting Friday, August 18, shoulder widening and resurfacing will begin on 17th Street (State Road 656) from U.S. 1 to 17th Street Causeway Bridge in the City of Vero Beach. Work on this 0.72-mile project includes: widening the shoulder along 17th Street from U.S. 1 to 17th Street Causeway Bridge to accommodate 6.5 feet average wide buffered bike lanes in both directions; drainage, sidewalk and detectable warning surfaces; signalization improvements including installing a new mast arm at the NW corner of 6th Avenue, and upgrading pedestrian detectors; milling & resurfacing existing lanes; and striping improvements.

    Cost/Completion: $3.06 million. Construction is expected to be completed in fall 2018.

    Traffic Impact:

    • Open House: On Wednesday, August 9, 2017, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will host an informational Open House from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. at the City of Vero Beach City Hall in the Council Chambers Room, 1053 20th Place, Vero Beach, FL 32960. Project personnel will be on hand to discuss the scope of work, construction schedule, and address questions and comments one-on-one. Please note: There will not be a formal presentation. Guests may arrive at any time between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m.

          

    1. State Road A1A just north of Orchid Island Drive in Vero Beach

    Traffic Impact:

    • One lane in either direction of A1A will be shifted to the inside turn lane Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. through August 18 to construct a turn lane. Two-way traffic will be maintained.

     

    1. State Road A1A from Tides Road to Coco Plum Lane in Vero Beach

    Traffic Impact:

    • One lane in either direction of A1A will be closed intermittently Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. for materials testing. A flag crew will maintain two-way traffic.

     

    1. U.S. 1 south of Oslo Road in Vero Beach

    Traffic Impact:

    • The southbound bike lane of U.S. 1 at the Toyota of Vero beach will be closed intermittently Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. through August 18 to construct a driveway connection. During this time, cyclists heading south from Oslo Road should cross at Oslo Road.

     

    1. State Road 60 & 90th Avenue Intersection in Vero Beach

    Traffic Impact:

    • One westbound lane of State Road 60 will be closed Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. for paving.
    • One southbound lane of 90th Avenue will be closed Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. for paving. A flag crew will maintain two-way traffic.
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