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FDOT Treasure Coast Traffic Report March 23, 2019

FDOT Treasure Coast Traffic Report March 23, 2019

FDOT Treasure Coast Traffic Report March 23, 2019

FDOT Treasure Coast Traffic Report

March 22 through March 29, 2019

TREASURE COAST – Construction and maintenance-related lane closures on state highways in Martin, St. Lucie and Indian River counties are expected during March 22 through March 29, 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 drainage work and roadway widening.
  • 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 bridge & drainage work.
  • The northbound sidewalk along Kanner Highway between Cayuga Terrace and Indian Street is closed through mid-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 mid-April for drainage work. Pedestrians are being detoured to the southbound sidewalk along Kanner Highway at Cove Road and Salerno Road, Pomeroy Street.
  • The intersection of Kanner Highway & Salerno Road will have intermittent lane closures Friday and Saturday night from 8 p.m. to 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 early 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. U.S. 1 from NW Wright Boulevard to NW Britt Road in Stuart

Traffic Impact:

  • One northbound lane of U.S. 1 will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through Apr. 12 for utility work. Intermittent sidewalk closures may occur along the northbound sidewalk during these hours, detouring pedestrians at the nearest signalized intersections.

 

  1. Jensen Beach Boulevard from Green River Parkway to Savannah Road in Jensen Beach

Traffic Impact:

  • One eastbound lane of Jensen Beach Boulevard will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Apr. 4 for utility work.

 

  1. U.S. 1 from Kanner Highway from Harper Street in Stuart

Traffic Impact:

  • One southbound lane of U.S. 1 will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Apr. 11 for utility work.

 

  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 closedMonday 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.
  • The inside northbound U.S. 1 to westbound Midway Road turn lane is closed around-the-clock to accommodate roadway widening. The inside southbound U.S. 1 to eastbound Midway Road turn lane is closed around-the-clock to accommodate roadway widening.
  • The eastbound Midway Road to southbound Oleander Avenue right turn lane is closed around-the-clock to accommodate roadway widening. The westbound Midway Road to northbound Oleander Avenue right turn lane is closed around-the-clock to accommodate roadway widening. Traffic is still able to turn right via the existing through lane.
  • Full Closure: Starting Friday night, March 22 at 7 p.m., the intersection of Midway Road and Sunrise Boulevard will undergo a full closure and will reopen no later than Saturday, March 23 at 12 p.m. for reconstruction of the Midway Road & Sunrise Boulevard intersection. During this time, motorists heading east or west on Midway Road should detour via Oleander Avenue or 25th Street to Bell Avenue. Motorists heading south on Sunrise Boulevard should detour via Weatherbee Road to Oleander Avenue. Motorists heading north on Sunrise Boulevard should detour via 1st Street to Oleander Avenue.

***See detour map attached.

  • Full Closure: Starting Friday night, March 22, Sunrise Boulevard from Midway Road to 1st Street will be closed to facilitate roadway reconstruction. This closure is anticipated to be in place for 2 weeks, 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 northbound and southbound 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.
  • I-95 northbound traffic is reduced from three to two lanes at the Ten Mile Creek overpass (just south of Okeechobee Road / Exit 129) 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.

 

  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.

 

  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. U.S. 1 from Jennings Road to Lyngate Drive in Port St. Lucie

Traffic Impact:

  • One northbound lane of U.S. 1 will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through Apr. 12 for utility work. Intermittent sidewalk closures may occur along the northbound sidewalk during these hours, detouring pedestrians at the nearest signalized intersections.

 

  1. U.S. 1 from Port St. Lucie Boulevard to Jennings Road in Port St. Lucie

Traffic Impact:

  • One northbound lane of U.S. 1 will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through Mar. 27 for utility work. Intermittent sidewalk closures may occur along the northbound sidewalk during these hours, detouring pedestrians at the nearest signalized intersections.

 

  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 on Indrio Road will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through May 31 for utility work.

 

  1. U.S. 1 from Avenue D to AE Backus Avenue in Fort Pierce

Traffic Impact:

  • The inside lane in both directions and the center turning lane of U.S. 1 from Avenue D to AE Backus Avenue will be closed Sunday through Thursday night from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. through Thursday, Mar. 28 for paving.

 

  1. U.S. 1 at Tiffany Avenue in Port St. Lucie

Traffic Impact:

  • Starting March 25, the sidewalk along the east side of U.S. 1 at Tiffany Avenue will have intermittent sidewalk closures Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through April 9 for utility work. Pedestrians will be detoured to the west side of U.S. 1, crossing back to the east side of U.S. 1 at the Veterans Memorial Parkway/Walton Road intersection.

 

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

Traffic Impact:

  • Advance Notice: Two southbound lanes of I-95 will be closed Thursday night, Apr. 4 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. for bridge joint repairs.

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY

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

Traffic Impact:

  • Advance Notice: The median of State Road A1A north of Palm Island Lane/Beachview Drive will be closed for one day between Wednesday, Apr. 10 and Friday, Apr. 12 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for road construction.

 

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

Traffic Impact:

  • The inside lane in each direction 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.

 

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