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FDOT Treasure Coast Traffic Report April 21-April 26

FDOT Treasure Coast Traffic Report April 21-April 26

 

Martin, St. Lucie & Indian River Counties, FL – Construction, maintenance and permit-related lane closures on state highways in Martin, St. Lucie and Indian River counties are expected during April 19 through April 26, 2019. 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. 

 

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 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:

  • One lane in either direction of Kanner Highway between Lost River Road and Martin County High School (MCHS) may be closed intermittently daily, Saturday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for roadway work.
  • One lane in either direction of Kanner Highway between Lost River Road and Martin County High School (MCHS) may be closed intermittently nightly, Friday through Thursday night, from 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. for roadway work.
  • The northbound sidewalk along Kanner Highway between Cayuga Terrace and Indian Street is closed through April for drainage work. Pedestrians are being detoured to the southbound sidewalk along Kanner Highway at Indian Street and Pomeroy Street.
  • The northbound sidewalk along Kanner Highway between Pomeroy Street and Cove Road is closed through April for drainage work. Pedestrians are being detoured to the southbound sidewalk along Kanner Highway at Cove Road, Salerno Road, and Pomeroy Street.
  • Intermittent lane closures will occur at the signalized intersections along Kanner Highway nightly, Friday through Thursday night, from 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. for paving.

 

  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: $27.99 million. Completion is expected in spring 2020.

Traffic Impact:

  • One lane in either direction of SR 710 may be intermittently closed Monday through Saturday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. for roadway widening. Two-way traffic will be maintained by a flag crew.
  • Westbound traffic on SR 710 is shifted, utilizing the newly constructed roadway, to facilitate roadway construction. One lane of traffic is maintained in each direction.
    • The speed limit at the transition area on State Road 710 just west of the Palm Beach County Line is reduced from 60 MPH to 45 MPH.
    • The speed limit at the transition area on State Road 710 just east of Kanner Highway is reduced from 60 MPH to 40 MPH.

 

  1. I-95 Resurfacing Project from Bridge Road (Exit 96) to Indiantown Road (Exit 87)

Description: I-95 is being resurfaced from south of Indiantown Road (State Road 706) in the Town of Jupiter to north of Bridge Road (County Road 708) in Martin County. Improvements under this 9.8-mile project consist of resurfacing I-95 mainline from south of Indiantown Road (SR 706) to north of Bridge Road (CR 708) and the I-95 interchange ramps at Indiantown Road (Exit 87) and Bridge Road (Exit 96), and minor shoulder and guardrail repairs.

Cost/Completion: $17.18 million. Completion is expected in spring 2019.

Traffic Impact:

  • Up to two lanes in either direction of I-95 from Indiantown Road to Bridge Road will be closed Sunday through Thursday night from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. for paving.

 

  1. U.S. 1 (State Road 5) from North of SE Salerno Road to North of SE Fischer Street

Description: The U.S. 1 (State Road 5) milling & resurfacing project runs from north of SE Salerno Road to north of SE Fischer Street. Work on this 1.61-mile project includes: milling and resurfacing of all travel lanes, turn lanes, and shoulders; sidewalk and pedestrian ramp upgrades; upgrading signing and pavement markings; and upgrading pedestrian signal heads at three signalized intersections.

Cost/Completion: $4,027,309.52. Completion is expected in spring 2019.

Traffic Impact:

  • One lane in each direction of U.S. 1 will be closed Sunday through Thursday night from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. for roadway work.

 

  1. Kanner Highway / State Road 76 from south of Pratt Whitney Road (County Road 711) to SW Jack James Drive

Description: On April 22, 2019, the Kanner Highway project from south of Pratt Whitney Road to SW Jack James Drive will begin. Work on this 1.94-mile project includes: reconstructing Kanner Highway from CR 711 to Locks Road from a two-lane undivided highway to a four-lane divided highway with a raised median and curb & gutter; adding seven-foot-wide bicycle lanes from CR 711 to Locks Road; adding a 12-foot-wide shared use path on the east side of Kanner Highway from CR 711 to Locks Road; adding a six-foot-wide sidewalk on the west side of Kanner Highway from CR 711 to Locks Road; installing drainage features that will improve drainage; and resurfacing Kanner Highway from Locks Road to SW Jack James Drive. Access points and turn lanes will be provided throughout the corridor at the following locations: there will be turn lanes at the two signalized intersections CR 711 and Locks Road; full median openings will be at Mary Drive, Tropical Avenue, and SW Old Royal Drive; and a left-turn-only median opening will be located at Beverly Terrace.

Cost/Completion: $12,892,088.57. Completion is expected in summer 2021.

Traffic Impact:

  • One lane in either direction of Kanner Highway from Locks Road to SW Jack James Drive may be closed intermittently Monday through Saturday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. for clearing & grubbing.

 

  1. State Road A1A / NE Ocean Boulevard from State Road 732 / Jensen Beach Boulevard to East of the Ernest Lyons Bridge

Description: On April 22, 2019, the State Road A1A sidewalk project from State Road 732 / Jensen Beach Boulevard to east of the Ernest Lyons Bridge will begin. Work on this 1.745-mile project includes: installing a 6-foot concrete sidewalk and ADA curb ramps along the west side of the corridor to connect and fill in the missing sidewalk areas, adding pavement markings for crosswalks at driveways where new sidewalk is being installed, and installing handrail at several locations to mitigate drop-off conditions.

Cost/Completion: $483,247.70. Completion is expected in fall 2019.

Traffic Impact:

  • The southbound lane of State Road A1A may be closed Monday through Friday form 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. through May 3 for sidewalk work. Two-way traffic will be maintained by a flag crew.

 

  1. I-95 Lighting and Roadway Improvements Project

Description: On April 23, 2019, the I-95 lighting and roadway improvements project from south of the Martin County rest area to south of SR 714/Martin Highway will begin. Work on this 5-mile project includes: installing lighting along I-95; lengthening the I-95 entrance ramp auxiliary lane from the Martin County northbound rest area; milling & resurfacing along northbound I-95 at the Martin County northbound rest area to tie into the reconstructed auxiliary lane; and milling & resurfacing of the existing pavement and placing overbuild along southbound I-95 where needed for cross slope corrections.

Cost/Completion: $5,985,000.01. Completion is expected in summer 2020.

Traffic Impact:

  • All lanes are open through April 26.

 

  1. U.S. 1 from Baker Road to SW St. Lucie Avenue in Stuart

Traffic Impact:

  • Advance Notice: Starting April 29, one northbound lane of U.S. 1 will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through May 10 for utility work.

 

  1. U.S. 1 from Baker Road to NW 16th Street in Stuart

Traffic Impact:

  • Advance Notice: Starting May 2, one southbound lane of U.S. 1 will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through May 17 for curb & sidewalk work and driveway construction.

 

  1. LUCIE COUNTY

 

  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: $26.85 million. Completion is expected in spring 2020.

Traffic Impact:

  • One lane in either direction of Midway Road between 25th Street and U.S. 1 may be closed Monday through Friday except from 6:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. & 4 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for drainage activities, signalization, bridge work, and embankment/excavation. Two-way traffic will be maintained with a flag crew.
  • One lane in either direction of Oleander Avenue between West 1st Street and just north of Midway Road by Merritt Ditch may be closed Monday through Friday except from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. & 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. for drainage activities and signalization. Two-way traffic will be maintained with a flag crew.
  • One lane in either direction of Sunrise Boulevard between West 1st Street and Augusta Street may be closed Monday through Friday except from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. & 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. for drainage activities, embankment, and signalization. Two-way traffic will be maintained with a flag crew.
  • One lane in each direction of 25th St. from 1,200’ north to 500’ south of Midway Road may have daytime and nighttime lane closures Monday through Friday except for between the hours of 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. for drainage work and gravity wall activities.
  • One lane in either direction of Melville Road just south of Midway Road may be closed Monday through Friday except from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. & 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. for sodding. A flag crew will maintain two-way traffic.
  • One lane in either direction of U.S. 1 at Midway Road may be closed Monday through Friday except from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. & 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. for signalization.
  • Traffic Shift: Eastbound and westbound traffic on Midway Road from 25th Street to Oleander Avenue is shifted to the north on the newly constructed roadway to facilitate roadway construction to the south. The stop sign and stop bar at all side streets is shifted to the north as well. Please note, traffic coming from the north and turning onto Midway Road does not need to pull forward as far when approaching the stop sign.
  • Full Closures: Star Avenue just south of Midway Road and Lace Avenue just south of Midway Road will undergo intermittent full daily closures Sunday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for roadway work. Only one road will be closed at a time. Motorist should detour via Indiana Avenue to either Lace Avenue or Star Avenue, depending on which road is closed.
  • Full Closure: Sunrise Boulevard from Midway Road to 1st Street is closed to facilitate roadway reconstruction. This closure is anticipated to be in place through April 27, weather permitting. During this time, motorists should detour via 1st Street and Citrus Avenue.
  1. I-95 Bridge Deck Replacement Project at Glades Cut Off Road (County Road 709) and Ten Mile Creek

Description: The I-95 bridge decks are being replaced over Glades Cut Off Road & the FEC Railroad (approximate mile marker 125) in the City of Port St. Lucie and over Ten Mile Creek (just south of Okeechobee Road / Exit 129). Work on this project includes: replacing the bridge decks on I-95 over Glades Cut Off Road (CR 709) & the FEC Railroad and over Ten Mile Creek (just south of Okeechobee Road / Exit 129); milling and resurfacing approaches to bridge decks; re-striping approaches to bridge decks.

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

Traffic Impact:

  • The speed limit on southbound & northbound I-95 from just south of the Glades Cut Off Road overpass (approximate mile marker 125) to just north of Okeechobee Road / Exit 129 has been reduced from 70 MPH to 60 MPH.
  • I-95 southbound & northbound traffic is reduced from three to two lanes at the Glades Cut Off Road overpass (approximate mile marker 125) around-the-clock to facilitate completion of the bridge deck.
  • Traffic may be reduced to one lane in either direction of I-95 at the Ten Mile Creek overpass (just south of Okeechobee Road/Exit 129) Sunday through Thursday night from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.
  • Traffic may be reduced to one lane in either direction of I-95 at the Glades Cut Off Road overpass (approximate mile marker 125) Sunday through Thursday night from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.
  • One lane in either direction of Glades Cut Off Road at the I-95 overpass will be closed intermittently Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. for bridge demolition. Two-way traffic will be maintained by a flag crew.
  • Full Closures: Starting April 22, the entrance and exit ramps at Okeechobee Road/SR 70 (Exit 129) will undergo four nightly full closures total for paving. These ramp closures will occur from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. and will be completed the morning of May 6. The schedule for these ramp closures is as follows, weather & production permitting:
    • April 22: SB I-95 Exit Ramp at SR 70 (Exit 129) – Motorists should detour south on I-95 to Midway Rd./Exit 126, go eastbound on Midway Rd. and re-enter I-95, heading northbound to SR 70
    • April 23: WB SR 70 to SB I-95 Entrance Ramp – Motorists should detour north on I-95 to Orange Ave./Exit 131, go westbound on Orange Ave. and re-enter I-95, heading southbound
    • April 28: EB SR 70 to SB I-95 Entrance Ramp – Motorists should detour north on I-95 to Orange Ave./Exit 131, go westbound on Orange Ave. and re-enter I-95, heading southbound
    • May 5: NB I-95 Exit Ramp at SR 70 (Exit 129) – Motorists should detour north on I-95 to Orange Ave./Exit 131, go westbound on Orange Ave. and re-enter I-95, heading southbound to SR 70

In the event of rain, the ramp closure will occur the following evening. No more than one ramp will be closed at a time.

** See attached detour map.

 

  1. Peter P. Cobb Bridge (SR A1A) Rehabilitation and Observation Walk Replacement Project

Description: The Peter P. Cobb Bridge rehabilitation and observation walk replacement project over the Intracoastal Waterway in the City of Ft. Pierce includes: replacing the existing observation walkways, installing scour countermeasures along the channel bottom under the bridge, and making repairs to deteriorated concrete on the bridge pier columns.

Cost/Completion: $9.9 million. Completion is expected in spring 2020.

Traffic Impact:

  • The northwest catwalk is closed for demolition & reconstruction through the end of the project, spring 2020. During this time, the catwalk will not be accessible to the public.
  • The sidewalk that runs under the west side of Peter P. Cobb Bridge is closed for repair work. Pedestrians should cross SR A1A / Seaway Drive at Indian River Drive.
  • The southeast catwalk is closed for demolition & reconstruction through the end of the project, spring 2020. During this time, the catwalk will not be accessible to the public.

 

  1. U.S. 1 Resurfacing Project

Description: U.S. 1 is being resurfaced from north of Midway Road to north of Edwards Road in the City of Ft. Pierce. Work on this 2.362-mile project includes removing old asphalt and resurfacing the existing five-lane roadway, adding sidewalks along both sides of the roadway, re-striping the existing roadway, upgrading signalization, drainage improvements, modifying the southbound right turn lane into the bus bay south of Market Avenue, upgrading the northbound bus bay south of Farmers Market Road, and adding a southbound bus bay south of Farmers Market Road.

Cost/Completion: $6,194,381.38. Completion is expected in summer 2019.

Traffic Impact:

  • One lane in each direction of U.S. 1 from Midway Road to Edwards Road may be closed Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. for drainage improvements, roadway widening, and curbs & sidewalk installation.

 

  1. Kings Highway Widening Project, from South of State Road 70 to North of the I-95 Overpass

Description: Kings Highway / State Road 713 is being widened from south of State Road 70 to north of the I-95 overpass in the City of Ft. Pierce and unincorporated St. Lucie County. The improvements on this 3.417-mile project include: reconstructing the existing two-lane undivided Kings Highway with a newly constructed four‐lane divided roadway, relocating Canal No. 40 and Canal No. 32E to accommodate widening to the west, realigning Kings Highway at the intersection with Okeechobee Road which will improve the existing connection with the Turnpike, replacing existing culverts/swales and installing a closed drainage system and retention ponds, installing a new highway lighting system, and upgrading signalization with vehicle detection devices and ITS cameras. Features of the new roadway will include: a 30‐foot wide median with Type E Curb and Gutter (22‐foot-wide raised plus two four‐foot-wide paved inside shoulders), 6.5‐foot-wide outside shoulders which will also serve as buffered bicycle lanes, a 12‐foot-wide shared use path along the west side, and a 6‐foot-wide sidewalk along the east side.

Cost/Completion: $45,221,785.65. Completion is expected in fall 2022.

Traffic Impact:

  • The speed limit on Kings Highway from south of Okeechobee Road / State Road 70 to north of the I-95 overpass has been temporarily reduced from 50 MPH to 40 MPH. This speed limit reduction will be in place through the end of the project.
  • One lane in either direction of Kings Highway may be intermittently closed Mondaythrough Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Two-way traffic will be maintained by a flag crew. During this time, intermittent side street closures may occur maintaining two-way traffic at all times.
  • Full Closure: Starting Monday morning, April 22, Crossroads Parkway just east of Kings Highway will undergo a full closure for reconstruction of Crossroads Parkway. This full closure is anticipated to be in place through April 2020, weather permitting. During this time, motorists heading north on Kings Highway should detour via Graham Road to South Jenkins Road to Okeechobee Road. Motorists heading southbound on Kings Highway should detour via Okeechobee Road.

**See detour map attached.

  • One westbound lane of Okeechobee Road and the turn lane into Pilot may be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for drilled shaft installations.

 

  1. U.S. 1 from Veterans Memorial Parkway to Savanna Club Boulevard in Port St. Lucie

Traffic Impact:

  • One southbound U.S. 1 to eastbound Village Green Drive left turn lane will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Jul. 12 for construction activities.
  • One lane in each direction of U.S. 1 from Savanna Club Boulevard to Veterans Memorial Parkway will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Jul. 12 for construction activities.

 

  1. Indrio Road at the Kings Highway and Indrio Road Intersection in Ft. Pierce

Traffic Impact:

  • One lane in either direction at the Kings Highway & Indrio Road intersection may be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for drainage and roadway work. Two-way traffic will be maintained by flag crews.

 

  1. Indrio Road between Johnston Road and Emerson Road in Ft. Pierce

Traffic Impact:

  • One eastbound lane of Indrio Road will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through May 31 for utility work.

 

  1. Indrio Road at the I-95 Interchange in Ft. Pierce

Traffic Impact:

  • One westbound lane of Indrio Road will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through May 31 for utility work.

 

  1. Port St. Lucie Boulevard from U.S. 1 to Morningside Boulevard in Port St. Lucie

Traffic Impact:

  • One eastbound lane of Port St. Lucie Boulevard will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through May 24 for utility work.
  1. State Road A1A / Shorewinds Drive from Atlantic Beach Boulevard to Little Jim Bridge Park Entrance in Fort Pierce

Traffic Impact:

  • The eastbound shoulder will be closed Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. through May 3 for utility work.

 

  1. Orange Avenue from Hartman Road to Jenkins Road in Ft. Pierce

Traffic Impact:

  • One westbound lane of Orange Avenue will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for utility work.

 

  1. North 25th Street at Avenue M in Ft. Pierce

Traffic Impact:

  • Advance Notice: The southbound left turning lane of North 25th Street will be closed Monday, Apr. 29 through Friday, May 3 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for a utility repair.

 

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY

  1. U.S. 1 from Oslo Road to Highland Drive in Vero Beach

Traffic Impact:

  • The inside northbound lane of U.S. 1 will have intermittent lane closures Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through May 24 for landscaping. The inside southbound lane of U.S. 1 will have intermittent lane closures Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. through May 24 for landscaping.

 

  1. State Road A1A North of Palm Island Lane/Beachview Drive in Vero Beach

Traffic Impact:

  • The median of State Road A1A north of Palm Island Lane/Beachview Drive will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through May 3 for road construction.

 

  1. State Road A1A at Sea Oaks Boulevard in Vero Beach

Traffic Impact:

  • The southbound State Road A1A turn lane into Sea Oaks is closed through Apr. 26 for water main and asphalt repairs.

 

 

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