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FDOT Treasure Coast Traffic Impact Report
February 17 through February 24, 2017

Construction and maintenance-related lane closures on state highways in Martin, St. Lucie and Indian River counties are expected during the week of February 17 through February 24. 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. Follow us on Twitter @ MyFDOT_SEFL.

 

 

MARTIN COUNTY CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

Danforth Creek Bridge / State Road 714 Repair Project
Description: The Danforth Creek Bridge repair project on State Road 714 includes slope protection/channel lining to prevent further erosion, repairing the bridge slabs to prevent rotational movements and repairing the existing sidewalk on the south side of the bridge.
Cost/Completion: $1.18 million. Completion in early 2017.
Traffic Impact:
The speed limit on westbound Martin Downs Boulevard just before Mapp Road has been temporarily reduced from 45 MPH to 35 MPH.
All lanes are open through Friday, February 24.

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

Description: The 4.3-mile-long Kanner Highway widening project will begin September 6, 2016. 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.

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 will be closed daily (Sunday through Saturday) between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. to clear vegetation for the construction of drainage ponds and sound walls.
One lane in either direction of Kanner Highway from Lost River Road to Martin County High School will be closed nightly (Sunday through Saturday) between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. for barrier wall installation.
The sidewalk of the east side of Kanner Highway just south of the high school will be intermittently impacted daily (Sunday through Saturday) between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., with flagmen holding pedestrian traffic so construction vehicles can enter and exit the pond area.
The southbound sidewalk along Kanner Highway in front of Whitemarsh Reserve south of Indian Street is closed for sound wall construction through February 24. Pedestrians are being detoured to the northbound Kanner Highway sidewalk at Indian Street and Pomeroy Street.
The southbound Kanner Highway turn lane into Whitemarsh is closed around-the-clock through February 24 for sound wall construction.

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 feel free to contact Terry B. Rauth P.E. at (772) 419-6936
Cost/Completion: $5.8 million. Completion in early 2017.

Traffic Impact:

One lane in each direction of Kanner Highway will be closed intermittently Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. and Sunday through Thursday night between 6 p.m. and 6 a.m. for road work.

Kanner Highway / State Road 76 from Connors Highway (State Road 15) to West of SW Lake Point Circle

Description: This 1.8-mile project includes milling and resurfacing of Kanner Highway, signing and pavement markings including rumble striping, shoulder widening, intersection and driveway paving, new guardrail and guardrail repair.
Traffic Impact:
One lane in either direction of Kanner Highway will be closed Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. for resurfacing and sign installation A flag crew will maintain two-way traffic.

5.      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 fall 2019.
Traffic Impact:
This project is anticipated to begin Monday, February 27.

 

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

Traffic Impact:
The sidewalk along the north side of NW Causeway Boulevard is closed through April 2017. Pedestrians should use the sidewalk on the south side of the roadway.

 

Kanner Highway / State Road 76 from Monterey Road to South Manor Drive in Stuart

Traffic Impact:
One northbound lane of Kanner Highway will be closed Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. for utility work.

U.S. 1 north of SW 6th Street in Stuart
Traffic Impact:
One northbound lane of U.S. 1 will be closed Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. through March 3 for modifications to a driveway entrance.

U.S. 1 north of Salerno Road in Stuart
Traffic Impact:
One southbound of U.S. 1 will be closed Wednesday between 9:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. for utility work.

U.S. 1 from SE Heritage Boulevard to SE Seabranch Boulevard in Hobe Sound
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. for construction of turning lanes.

ST. LUCIE COUNTY

State Road 70 / Okeechobee Road and Jenkins Road Intersection in Fort Pierce

Description: This .549-mile project includes widening the SR 70 and Jenkins Road intersection to provide additional through lanes and turning lanes, box culvert extension and installation work, drainage improvements, and lighting & signalization upgrades.
Cost/Completion: $5.46 million. Completion in spring 2017.

Traffic Impact:
One inside lane in either direction of Okeechobee Road from Jenkins Road to the Walmart entrance will be closed intermittently Monday through Friday between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. for median work. Only one lane in each direction will be closed at the same time.
One lane in either direction of Okeechobee Road from I-95 to Kerr Street may be closed intermittently Sunday through Thursday night between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. and Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.
One lane in either direction of Jenkins Road to the north & south of the Okeechobee Road intersection may be closed intermittently Sunday through Thursday night between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. and Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. A flag crew will maintain two-way traffic.
The eastbound Okeechobee Road right turn lane to southbound Jenkins Road is closed. Eastbound traffic can turn south onto Jenkins Road from the outside through lane, which is marked to allow right turns.
The sidewalk on the north side of Okeechobee Road from Peters Road to McNeil Road is closed through spring 2017. Pedestrians may cross at the signalized intersections at Peters Road & McNeil Road.

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 will be closed Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. for road work and barrier wall installation. A flag crew will maintain two-way traffic.
One lane in either direction of Johnston Road will be closed Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. for clearing and debris removal. A flag crew will maintain two-way traffic.
One lane in either direction of Emerson Avenue will be closed Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. for clearing and debris removal. A flag crew will maintain two-way traffic.
Motorists on Spanish Lakes Boulevard may experience short delays at the new Spanish Lakes Boulevard tie-in Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. for roadway construction.
One lane in each direction of Indrio Road from I-95 to east of Koblegard Road is closed around-the-clock for construction on the north side of Indrio Road.
Westbound traffic on Indrio Road from Spanish Lakes Boulevard to east of Koblegard Road is shifted south, utilizing the existing eastbound lane. Both eastbound and westbound traffic are reduced to one lane in each direction.
As a part of this westbound traffic shift, the left-turn lane out of Spanish Lakes Fairways is closed and all motorists leaving the community MUST make a right turn onto Indrio Road. Motorists wanting to go east on Indrio Road should go west on Indrio Road and make a U-turn at the opening after the I-95 overpass.

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:
The inside lane of I-95 is closed around-the-clock, with two lanes remaining open in each direction at the following overpasses:
Traffic on Gatlin Boulevard at I-95 will be reduced to one lane in each direction and shifted to the north or south Sunday through Friday night between 8 p.m. and 7 a.m. for overhead work.
One lane in each direction of Midway Road at I-95 will be closed Monday through Saturday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. for bridge form work.

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.

North 25th Street / State Road 615 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.

Traffic Impact:

This project is anticipated to begin Monday, February 27. A project open house will be held on Thursday, March 2 from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. at the Florida Highway Patrol Ft. Pierce Station, 2929 N. 25th Street, Fort Pierce, FL 34946.

Midway Road from Oleander Avenue to U.S. 1 in Fort Pierce
Traffic Impact:
One eastbound lane of Midway Road will be closed Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. through February for light pole replacement. A flag crew will maintain two-way traffic.

I-95 Northbound Exit Ramp at Orange Avenue in Fort Pierce
Traffic Impact:
The shoulder along the I-95 northbound and southbound exit ramps will be closed Wednesday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. for landscape repairs.

 

State Road 70 / Okeechobee Road at the I-95 Southbound Entrance Ramp in Ft. Pierce
Traffic Impact:

The shoulder along the State Road 70 / Okeechobee Road at the I-95 southbound entrance ramp will be closed Wednesday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. for landscape repairs.

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY

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 or I95projectinfo@gbfinc.net.

Cost/Completion: $50.6 million. Completion in spring 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 between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. for construction activities.
Southbound I-95 traffic from MM 156.5 to MM 155.8 is shifted to the new section of the CR-512 Bridge.

U.S. 1 from Garden Grove Parkway to Grove Isle Circle in Vero Beach

Traffic Impact:
One northbound lane of U.S. 1 will be closed Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. for utility work.

State Road 60 between 36th Avenue and 39th Avenue in Vero Beach
Traffic Impact:
One eastbound lane of State Road 60 will be closed Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. through March 3.

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