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FDOT Treasure Coast Traffic Report June 4 through June 11, 2021

FDOT Treasure Coast Traffic Report June 4 through June 11, 2021

FDOT Treasure Coast Traffic Report June 4 through June 11, 2021

 

MARTIN, ST. LUCIE & INDIAN RIVER COUNTIES, Fla. – Construction, maintenance and permit-related lane closures on state highways in Martin, St. Lucie and Indian River counties are expected during June 4 through June 11, 2021. 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 and Instagram @ MyFDOT_SEFL and on Facebook @MyFDOTSEFL.  Please note, any full road, ramp or bridge closures have been highlighted below.

CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

MARTIN COUNTY

 

  1. I-95 Lighting and Roadway Improvements Project from South of the State Road 706 / Indiantown Road Interchange to the County Road 708 / SE Bridge Road Interchange

Description: This 11.59-mile I-95 improvements project started September 9, 2020 in Jupiter and Hobe Sound. Work includes installing new roadway lighting with LED luminaires, replacing the high mast lighting system with a conventional LED roadway lighting system, extending the northbound I-95 merge lane just north of Indiantown Road, extending the deceleration distances for the I-95 northbound to westbound Indiantown Road exit ramp and the I-95 southbound to eastbound Indiantown Road exit ramp, and installing wrong way vehicle detection systems at the Indiantown Road and SE Bridge Road I-95 interchanges and new advanced warning signage.

Cost/Completion: $12.3 million. Completion is expected in spring 2022.

Traffic Impact:

  • The shoulder in both directions of I-95 will be intermittently closed Monday through Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Aug. 2021 for temporary asphalt placement, landscaping relocation efforts, and conduit and light pole foundation installations.
  • One lane in either direction of I-95 at the Indiantown Road interchange may be closed Sunday through Thursday night from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. for roadway work.
  • The outside ramp lane of the northbound I-95 to eastbound Indiantown Road exit ramp will be closed Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. to install light pole foundations. During this time the exit ramp will still be open as motorists can use the inside left lane.
  • One lane in each direction of Indiantown Road from the Turnpike entrance/exit to Island Way will be closed Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. to install light pole foundations. During this time, shoulder closures along I-95 ramps to and from Indiantown Road may occur.
  • Full Closure: The eastbound Indiantown Road to southbound I-95 on ramp will be intermittently closed Sunday through Thursday night from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. through July 2, 2021 for traffic sign and light pole foundation installation. Advance notice and detour signage will be in place. Motorists heading east on Indiantown Road to southbound I-95 should continue east on Indiantown Road to Island Way, make a U-turn at Island Way, and head west on Indiantown Road to merge onto the westbound Indiantown Road to southbound I-95 on ramp. For more information, please contact Community Outreach Specialist Kathleen Dempsey at 772-359-5118.

*** See attached detour

 

  1. US 1 Improvements Project from North of Britt Road to South of Jensen Beach Boulevard/State Road 732

Description: On March 4, 2020, construction started on US 1 from north of Britt Road to south of Jensen Beach Boulevard. The purpose of this project is to provide a fourth continuous northbound thru/shared right-turn lane between Britt Road and Jensen Beach Boulevard. Work at the US 1/SR 5 and Treasure Coast Square Mall south entrance intersection includes: reconstructing curb ramp and sidewalk at the northeast corner; widening the roadway at the northeast corner; and removing the existing double mast arm signal pole at the northeast corner, and replacing it with new signal mast arms at the northeast and southeast corners. Additional work on this project includes restriping northbound US 1 lanes to provide a continuous thru/shared right-turn lane and bike lane, and milling and resurfacing the existing two outside northbound lanes to accommodate restriping.

Cost/Completion: $547.644. Completion is expected in summer 2021.

Traffic Impact:

  • The outside northbound U.S. 1 turn lane just south of the south mall entrance may be closed Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. for roadway work. Motorists can still make a right into the shopping plaza using the outside northbound U.S. 1 through lane.
  • Two northbound lanes of U.S. 1 at the south mall entrance intersection may be closed Sunday through Thursday night from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. for paving. During the time, the outside westbound lane coming from the shopping plaza will be closed as well. For more information, please contact Community Outreach Specialist Kathleen Dempsey at 772-359-5118.

 

  1. Warfield Boulevard from Allapattah Road to Jackson Avenue in Indiantown

Traffic Impact:

  • One lane in either direction of Warfield Boulevard will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for utility work. Two-way traffic will be maintained by a flag crew. For more information, please contact Rafael Ureña at 772-882-5084.

 

  1. Warfield Boulevard from Fox Brown Road to Springhaven Avenue in Indiantown

Traffic Impact:

  • The northbound lane of Warfield Boulevard will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for utility work. Two-way traffic will be maintained by a flag crew. For more information, please contact Rafael Ureña at 772-882-5084.

 

  1. Warfield Boulevard from SW Indiantown Avenue to 4 Miles South of Kanner Highway in Indiantown

Traffic Impact:

  • One southbound lane of Warfield Boulevard will be closed Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. for pavement repair work. For more information, please contact Homero Covarrubias at 954-325-6584.

 

  1. Kanner Highway from Warfield Boulevard to Lake Point Circle in Port Mayaca

Traffic Impact:

  • One lane in either direction of Kanner Highway will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for utility work. Two-way traffic will be maintained by a flag crew. For more information, please contact Rafael Ureña at 772-882-5084.

 

  1. U.S. 1 from SE Highborne Way to just South of SE Dixie Highway in Hobe Sound

Traffic Impact:

  • One lane in each direction of U.S. 1 will be intermittently closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Aug. 27 for fiber optic cable and mast arm installation. For more information, please contact Donald Altaffer at 772-281-2232.

 

  1. Martin Downs Boulevard from Palm City Road to Reilley Avenue in Palm City

Traffic Impact:

  • One westbound lane of Martin Downs Boulevard will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for utility work. For more information, please contact Rafael Ureña at 772-882-5084.

 

  1. Kanner Highway from Lost River Road to Cove Road in Stuart

Traffic Impact:

  • One northbound lane of Kanner Highway will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for utility work. For more information, please contact Rafael Ureña at 772-882-5084.

 

  1. U.S. 1 from Wright Boulevard to Baker Road in Stuart

Traffic Impact:

  • One northbound lane of U.S. 1 from Wright Boulevard to Baker Road will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. through Aug. 6 for median work with sod, concrete pouring, irrigation installation and landscaping. For more information, please contact Michael Forman at 772-794-4100.

 

  1. U.S. 1 from Monterey Road to Glenwood Drive in Stuart

Traffic Impact:

  • One southbound lane of U.S. 1 will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. for utility work. For more information, please contact Rafael Ureña at 772-882-5084.

 

  1. Jensen Beach Boulevard from Sugarhill Avenue to Pinecrest Lakes Boulevard in Jensen Beach

Traffic Impact:

  • One westbound lane of Jensen Beach Boulevard will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for utility work. For more information, please contact Rafael Ureña at 772-882-5084.

 

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

Traffic Impact:

  • One lane in either direction of the Jensen Beach Causeway Bridge will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for utility work. Two-way traffic will be maintained by a flag crew. For more information, please contact Rafael Ureña at 772-882-5084.

 

  1. State Road A1A from Causeway Boulevard to Aqua Ra Drive in Jensen Beach

Traffic Impact:

  • The southbound lane of State Road A1A will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for utility work. Two-way traffic will be maintained by a flag crew. For more information, please contact Rafael Ureña at 772-882-5084.

 

  1. Southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 Entrance Ramp from SW Martin Highway/SR 714

Traffic Impact:

  • Full Closure: Southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 entrance ramp from SW Martin Highway/SR 714 will undergo overnight full ramp closures, 10 p.m. to 6 a.m., Sunday, June 6, Tuesday, June 8, and Wednesday, June 9. Detour information is as follows:
    • Martin Highway/SR 714 traffic wishing to access southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 will be directed to SW Citrus Boulevard, travel north on SW Citrus Boulevard to Becker Road and travel east on Becker Road to access southbound Florida’s Turnpike. For more information, please contact Fiorella Teodista at 954-663-0612.

 

  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’s Ditch; drainage improvements, including constructing 6 retention ponds at 5 locations; and signage, signalization, and lighting improvements.

Cost/Completion: $26.8 million. Completion is expected in fall 2021.

Traffic Impact:

  • One lane in either direction of Melville Road from Midway Road to Brack Road will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for asphalt work. A flag crew will maintain two-way traffic.
  • One lane in either direction of Midway Road between U.S. 1 and 2nd Street will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for asphalt work. Two-way traffic will be maintained with a flag crew.
  • One eastbound lane of Midway Road between Jorgensen Road and 25th Street will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for asphalt work. Two-way traffic will be maintained with a flag crew.
  • One lane in either direction of Sunrise Boulevard between West 1st Street and just north of Charlotta Street will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for asphalt work. Two-way traffic will be maintained with a flag crew.
  • One lane in either direction of Oleander Avenue between West 2nd Street and Midway Road will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for asphalt work. Two-way traffic will be maintained with a flag crew.
  • One lane in each direction of 25th Street from River Hammock Lane to Divine Road will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for curb and asphalt work. Two-way traffic will be maintained with a flag crew.
  • Northbound and southbound traffic on Sunrise Boulevard from 1st Street to Charlotta Street is shifted to the west on the newly constructed roadway to facilitate roadway construction to the east. For more information, please contact Community Outreach Specialist Kathleen Dempsey at 772-359-5118.

 

  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.

Cost/Completion: $45.2 million. 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 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through fall 2022 for roadway work. 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.
  • Southbound Kings Highway just north of Okeechobee Road is shifted to the east through summer 2021 to facilitate roadway reconstruction. During this time, the southbound to eastbound turning lanes is reduced to one lane.
  • Southbound and northbound Kings Highway at the Orange Avenue intersection is reduced to one lane in each direction through summer 2021, temporarily removing the designated turning lanes, to facilitate roadway reconstruction.
  • Eastbound Orange Avenue just west of Kings Highway is reduced to one through lane through summer 2021 to facilitate roadway reconstruction.
  • Northbound and southbound traffic on Kings Highway from just north of Crossroads Parkway to south of Orange Avenue is shifted to the east on the newly constructed road to facilitate reconstruction of Kings Highway. Please note, westbound traffic on Graham Road will not need to pull forward as far when coming to a complete stop before turning north or south onto Kings Highway. For more information, please contact Community Outreach Specialist Kathleen Dempsey at 772-359-5118.

 

  1. “Jobs Express Terminal” Gatlin Boulevard Park and Ride Lot Project

Description: The “Jobs Express Terminal” Gatlin Boulevard park and ride lot project started August 23, 2020. The future location of this park and ride lot is just east of the I-95 interchange, between Brescia Street and Edgarce Street. The purpose of the project is to support regional commuter trips to and from the greater St. Lucie County area by constructing a park and ride lot with the capacity to hold 162 vehicles and installing bus shelters for drop-off or pick-up.

Cost/Completion: $2 million. Completion is expected in summer 2021.

Traffic Impact:

  • One eastbound lane of Gatlin Boulevard from Brescia Street and Edgarce Street will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Jun. 2021 for construction of a permanent driveway.
  • One northbound lane of Brescia Street just south of Gatlin Boulevard may be closed Sunday through Thursday night from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. through Jun. 2021 for driveway turnout construction. During this time, pedestrian traffic may be detoured to the other side of Brescia Street.
  • The westbound lane of Hayworth Avenue between The Home Depot and Edgarce Street may be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Jun. 2021 for driveway turnout construction. Two-way traffic will be maintained by a flag crew. For more information, please contact Community Outreach Specialist Kathleen Dempsey at 772-359-5118.

 

  1. US 1/State Road 5 and State Road 70 Advanced Transportation Management Center (ATMS) Improvements Design-Build Project

Description: Construction on the U.S. 1/State Road (SR) 5 and SR 70 (Okeechobee Road/Virginia Avenue) ATMS improvements design-build project started September 29, 2020. The improvements to this project include installing closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras and Bluetooth detection devices that will transmit to the Traffic Management Center at the following locations: U.S. 1 from Savanna Club Boulevard to Kings Highway/SR 713, and SR 70 from Kings Highway/SR 713 to U.S. 1.

Cost/Completion: $6.4 million. Completion is expected in fall 2021.

Traffic Impact:

  • The northbound and southbound shoulders of U.S. 1 from North 3rd Street to Kings Highway will be intermittently closed Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Jun. 30 for utility work.
  • One northbound lane of U.S. 1 from Orange Avenue to Causeway Drive will be intermittently closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Jun. 30 for conduit and pull box installation. During this time, intermittent sidewalk closures will occur, detouring pedestrians to the nearest signalized intersection.
  • One southbound lane of U.S. 1 from Avenue C to Avenue M will be intermittently closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Jun. 30 for conduit and pull box installation. During this time, intermittent sidewalk closures will occur, detouring pedestrians to the nearest signalized intersection.
  • The southbound shoulder of U.S. 1 from Savanna Club Boulevard to Rio Mar Drive will be closed intermittently Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Jun. 30 for conduit and pull box installation. During this time, intermittent sidewalk closures will occur, detouring pedestrians to the nearest signalized intersection.
  • One northbound lane of U.S. 1 from Rio Mar Drive to Orange Avenue will be intermittently closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Jun. 30 for conduit and pull box installation. During this time, intermittent northbound turn lane and sidewalk closures will occur. Pedestrians will be detoured to the nearest signalized intersection.
  • One eastbound lane of State Road 70 from South 41st Street to U.S. 1 will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Jun. 30 for conduit and pull box installation.
  • One lane in each direction of State Road 70 from Kings Highway to South 41st Street will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Jun. 30 for conduit and pull box installation. For more information, please contact Community Outreach Specialist Kathleen Dempsey at 772-359-5118.

 

  1. U.S. 1/State Road (SR) 5 Improvement Projects

Description: Construction on the U.S. 1 improvement projects from south of Port St. Lucie Boulevard/SR 716 to Rio Mar Drive and at Virginia Avenue/SR 70 started November 19, 2020. The improvements under this contract consist of milling and resurfacing the existing roadway and restriping to provide 6‐foot buffered bicycle lanes on U.S. 1 from south of SR 716 to Rio Mar Drive, and widening the existing roadway in the NW corner of the U.S. 1 and SR 70 intersection to accommodate a southbound right-turn lane.

Cost/Completion: $7,223,963. Completion is expected in spring 2022.

Traffic Impact:

  • One lane in each direction of U.S. 1 from Port St. Lucie Boulevard to Rio Mar Drive will be intermittently closed Monsay through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for sidewalk repair work. During this time, sections of the sidewalk will be closed. Detour signage will be in place, directing pedestrians to the nearest signalized intersection.
  • One lane in each direction of U.S. 1 from Port St. Lucie Boulevard to Rio Mar Drive will be closed Sunday through Thursday night from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. for paving. For more information, please contact Community Outreach Specialist Kathleen Dempsey at 772-359-5118.

Utility Work Not Construction Related:

  • One southbound lane of U.S. 1 from La Buona Vita Drive to Banyan Drive will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for utility work. For more information, please contact Rafael Ureña at 772-882-5084.
  • One northbound lane of U.S. 1 from Village Drive to Veterans Memorial Parkway will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for utility work. For more information, please contact Rafael Ureña at 772-882-5084.

 

  1. State Road A1A from Jackson Way to Regal Road in Ft. Pierce

Traffic Impact:

  • The northbound lane of State Road A1A will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for utility work. Two-way traffic will be maintained by a flag crew. For more information, please contact Rafael Ureña at 772-882-5084.

 

  1. 25th Street and St. Lucie Boulevard Intersection in Ft. Pierce

Traffic Impact:

  • One northbound lane of 25th Street just north and south of St. Lucie Boulevard will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Jul. 12 for maintenance work.
  • The eastbound lane of St. Lucie Boulevard just east of 25th Street will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Jul. 12 for maintenance work. Two-way traffic will be maintained by a flag crew. For more information, please contact Mario Jacas at 305-803-9504.

 

  1. State Road 713/Turnpike Feeder Road from Indrio Road to Miramar Avenue in Ft. Pierce

Traffic Impact:

  • One lane in either direction of Turnpike Feeder Road will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for utility work. For more information, please contact Rafael Ureña at 772-882-5084.

 

  1. Southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 Exit Ramp to Becker Road (Exit 138)

Traffic Impact:

  • Full Closure: Southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 exit ramp to Becker Road (Exit 138) will undergo an overnight full ramp closure, 10 p.m. Sunday, June 6, to 6 a.m. Monday, June 7, and overnight full ramp closures, 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., Monday, June 7, and nightly through Friday, June 11. Detour information is as follows:
    • Southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 traffic wishing to access Becker Road will be directed to exit at Port St. Lucie Boulevard (Exit 142) and travel south on Port St. Lucie Boulevard to access Becker Road. For more information, please contact Fiorella Teodista at 954-663-0612.

 

  1. Southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 Exit Ramp to Okeechobee Road/Ft. Pierce/SR 70 (Exit 152)

Traffic Impact:

  • Full Closure: Southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 exit ramp to Okeechobee Road/SR 70 (Exit 152) will undergo an overnight full ramp closure, 10 p.m. Sunday, June 6, to 6 a.m. Monday, June 7, and overnight full ramp closures, 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., Monday, June 7, and nightly through Friday, June 11. Detour information is as follows:
    • Southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 traffic wishing to access Okeechobee Road/SR 70 will be directed to exit at SR 60 (Exit 193), travel east along SR 60 to I-95, and travel south on I-95 to Okeechobee Road/SR 70 (Exit 129). For more information, please contact Fiorella Teodista at 954-663-0612.

 

  1. Southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 Entrance Ramp from Okeechobee Road/SR 70

Traffic Impact:

  • Full Closure: Southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 entrance ramp from Okeechobee Road/SR 70 will undergo an overnight full ramp closure, 10 p.m. Sunday, June 6, to 6 a.m. Monday, June 7, and overnight full ramp closures, 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., Monday, June 7, and nightly through Friday, June 11. Detour information is as follows:
    • Okeechobee Road/SR 70 traffic wishing to access southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 will be directed to I-95, travel south on I-95 to exit at Crosstown Parkway (Exit 120), travel east on Crosstown Parkway to Bayshore Boulevard and travel south on Bayshore Boulevard to access southbound Florida’s Turnpike. For more information, please contact Fiorella Teodista at 954-663-0612.

 

  1. Southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 between Okeechobee Road/SR 70/Ft. Pierce (Exit 152) and Port St. Lucie Boulevard (Exit 142)

Traffic Impact:

  • Full Closure: Southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 between Okeechobee Road/SR 70/Ft. Pierce (Exit 152) and Port St. Lucie Boulevard (Exit 142) will undergo overnight full ramp closures, 10 p.m. Wednesday, June 9, to 5 a.m. Thursday, June 10; and 10 p.m. Thursday, June 10, to 5 a.m., Friday, June 11. If necessary, this closure may also occur from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., Monday, June 14, and nightly through Thursday, June 17. Detour information is as follows:
    • Southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 traffic wishing to continue south will be directed to exit at Okeechobee Road/SR 70/Ft. Pierce (Exit 152), travel east on Okeechobee Road to I-95, travel south on I-95 to exit at Gatlin Boulevard/Tradition Parkway (Exit 118), travel east on Gatlin Boulevard to Port St. Lucie Boulevard and travel east on Port St. Lucie Boulevard to access southbound Florida’s Turnpike.
    • Okeechobee Road/SR 70/Ft. Pierce traffic wishing to access southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 will be directed to I-95, travel south on I-95 to exit at Gatlin Boulevard/Tradition Parkway (Exit 118), travel east on Gatlin Boulevard to Port St. Lucie Boulevard and travel east on Port St. Lucie Boulevard to access southbound Florida’s Turnpike.
    • During this closure, southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 traffic will not be able to access the Port St. Lucie/Fort Pierce Service Plaza (milepost 144). The facility’s gas station, convenience store and restaurants will remain open for northbound Florida’s Turnpike traffic. The Fort Drum Service Plaza (milepost 184) and West Palm Beach Plaza (milepost 94) are alternate stops for southbound Florida’s Turnpike drivers. For more information, please contact Fiorella Teodista at 954-663-0612.

 

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY

  1. 17th Street Bridge Project

Description: The 17th Street Bridge repair project from Indian River Boulevard to State Road A1A started May 4, 2020. Work on this project includes replacing all 35 light poles along the 17th Street Bridge and replacing concrete traffic railing along the median at the light pole locations. Associated work remaining includes repairing spalls in the concrete beams in spans 58 and 59 of the 62-span bridge which began October 26, 2020.

Cost/Completion: $1.1 million. Completion is expected in summer 2021.

Traffic Impact:

  • Eastbound and westbound traffic on the 17th Street Bridge is down to one lane in each direction around the clock through summer 2021 for bridge beam repairs. Currently, westbound traffic on 17th Street Bridge is diverted to the eastbound travel lane through Jun. 2021. For more information, please contact Community Outreach Specialist Kathleen Dempsey at 772-359-5118.

 

  1. State Road A1A Shoulder Widening and Resurfacing Project

Description: The State Road (SR) A1A shoulder widening and resurfacing project from north of Tides Road to south of Coco Plum Lane started June 22, 2020. The improvements on this project include: resurfacing SR A1A from just north of Tides Road to just south of Coco Plum Lane; widening SR A1A to provide 7-foot shoulders in each direction to accommodate new buffered bikes lanes; installing signalization improvements; upgrading pedestrian signal features at the SR A1A / John’s Island Drive and SR A1A / Wabasso Beach Road intersections with LED countdowns; constructing drainage improvements; installing new signs and pavement markings; reconstructing pedestrian ramps to meet current Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements; installing Rapid Flashing Beacons at two (2) beach access pedestrian crossing locations; and making sidewalk repairs at various locations throughout the project limits.

Cost/Completion: $6.7 million. Completion is expected in summer 2021.

Traffic Impact:

  • Along State Road A1A from north of 46th Place to south of Coco Plum Lane the speed limit has been permanently reduced from 50 MPH to 45 MPH. During construction, the speed limit is temporarily reduced from 45 MPH to 35 MPH.
  • One lane in either direction of State Road A1A may be closed Sunday through Thursday night from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. for paving. Two-way traffic will be maintained by a flag crew. For more information, please contact Community Outreach Specialist Kathleen Dempsey at 772-359-5118.

 

  1. State Road A1A from Gracewood Lane to Castaway Boulevard in Vero Beach

Traffic Impact:

  • The northbound shoulder of State Road A1A will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for utility work. For more information, please contact Rafael Ureña at 772-882-5084.

 

  1. State Road A1A from 23rd Street SE to Gracewood Lane in Vero Beach

Traffic Impact:

  • One lane in either direction State Road A1A from 23rd Street SE to Gracewood Lane will be shifted to the median turn lane Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for utility work.
  • One lane in either direction State Road A1A from 23rd Street SE to Periwinkle Drive will be closed Sunday through Thursday night from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. for utility work. For more information, please contact Rafael Ureña at 772-882-5084.

 

  1. State Road 60 from just West of 44th Avenue to 43rd Avenue in Vero Beach

Traffic Impact:

  • One eastbound lane of State Road 60 from just west of 44th Avenue to 43rd Avenue is closed around the clock through Sept. 1, 2021 for drainage work.
  • One westbound lane of State Road 60 from just west of 44th Avenue to 43rd Avenue will be closed around the clock through Jul. 1, 2021 for drainage work. For more information, please contact Matthew Kirkland at 813-716-6339.

 

  1. Indian River Boulevard from just South of the Merrill P. Barber Bridge to Royal Palm Boulevard in Vero Beach

Traffic Impact:

  • The southbound right-hand turn lane at the intersection of Indian River Boulevard and Royal Palm Boulevard will be closed Tuesday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for drainage work. During this time, the southbound shoulder of Indian River Boulevard will be closed as well. For more information, please contact Danessa Chambers at 772-978-4815.

 

  1. Indian River Boulevard at the 20th Street Intersection in Vero Beach

Traffic Impact:

  • The southbound right-hand turn lane at the intersection of Indian River Boulevard and 20th Street will be closed Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for uitlity work. For more information, please contact Pete Rolan at 772-318-9560.

 

  1. I-95 from North of Indrio Road/Exit 138 to North of State Road 60/Exit 147

Traffic Impact:

  • Advance Notice/Full Closure: I-95 from north of Indrio Road/Exit 138 to north of State Road 60/Exit 147 will undergo a rolling roadblock for one weeknight between Monday, Jun. 14 and Friday, Jun. 25 from 12 a.m. and 4 a.m. to run an overhead utility line approximately two miles south of State Road 60/Exit 152. This work will not occur on Saturday or Sunday morning. Northbound I-95 traffic will begin pacing approximately two miles north of Indrio Road/Exit 138. Southbound I-95 traffic will begin pacing approximately two miles north of State Road 60/Exit 147. For more information, please contact Treva Fitz at 772-584-9935.

 

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The Florida Department of Transportation’s mission is to provide a safe transportation system that ensures the mobility of people and goods, enhances economic prosperity, and preserves the quality of the state’s environment and communities. The department is committed to building a transportation system that not only fits the current needs of Florida’s residents and visitors, but also enhances mobility throughout the state to accommodate its consistent and rapid growth. The unique nature of the Sunshine State and its year-round warm climate provides numerous opportunities to achieve the department’s mission through multiple transportation modes including highways/streets, air, rail, sea, spaceports, transit, and the ever-expanding deployment of bicycle & pedestrian facilities.

 

 

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