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FDOT Treasure Coast Traffic Report

 

August 10 through August 17, 2018

TREASURE COAST – Construction and maintenance-related lane closures on state highways in Martin, St. Lucie and Indian River counties are expected during the week of August 10 through August 17, 2018. Weather permitting, work will be done at the following locations throughout the Treasure Coast.

CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS MARTIN COUNTY

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:

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 between Lost River Road and Martin County High School (MCHS) may be closed intermittently Monday through Saturday between 9 a.m. and 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, Sunday through Saturday, from 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. for bridge & drainage work.
The southbound sidewalk along Kanner Highway between Monterey Road and Indian Street is closed through October 2018 for roadway and sidewalk construction. Pedestrians are being detoured to the northbound sidewalk along Kanner Highway at Indian Street and Monterey Road.
The southbound sidewalk along Kanner Highway between Pomeroy Street and South River Drive is closed through September 2018 for drainage work. Pedestrians are being detoured to the northbound sidewalk along Kanner Highway at Indian Street and Pomeroy Street.

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 Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. for roadway widening. Two-way traffic will be maintained by a flag crew.
Traffic in both directions of State Road 710 just west of the Palm Beach County Line is narrowed to one lane in each direction, with eastbound traffic diverted to the existing inside westbound travel lane. The speed limit on westbound State Road 710 at this transition area will be reduced from 60 MPH to 45 MPH.
Traffic in both directions of State Road 710 just east of Kanner Highway is narrowed to one lane in each direction, with eastbound traffic diverted to the existing inside westbound travel lane.

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 fall 2018.

Traffic Impact:

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.

Districtwide Truck Parking Availability System Project in Martin, St. Lucie, and Broward Counties

Description: This Truck Parking Availability System (TPAS) projects at rest areas and weigh stations in Martin, St. Lucie, and Broward Counties will install detection devices at parking spaces at rest areas and weigh stations and alerts commercial drivers via message boards. The Truck Parking Availability System installation will occur at the following locations: I-95 Northbound & Southbound Rest Areas in St. Lucie County at MM 133, two miles north of Orange Avenue / SR 68 (Exit 131), near Ft. Pierce; I-95 Northbound Rest Area in Martin County at MM 106, four miles south of Martin Highway / SR 714 (Exit 110), near Palm City; I-95 Southbound Rest Area in Martin County at MM 107, three miles south of Martin Highway / SR 714 (Exit 110), near Palm City; I-95 Southbound Weigh-in-Motion Station in Martin County at MM 113, one mile south of Becker Road (Exit 114), near Palm City; I-95 Northbound Weigh-in-Motion Station in Martin County at MM 92, four miles south of Bridge Road (Exit 96), near Hobe Sound; and I-75 Rest Area in Broward County at MM 34, 11 miles north of SR 25 / US 27 South (Exit 23), near Weston.

Cost/Completion: $2,285,285.00. Completion is expected in fall 2018.

Traffic Impact:

One northbound lane of I-95 at MM 89 (two miles north of Indiantown Road / Exit 87) will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for sign installation.

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:

All lanes are open through August 17.

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

Traffic Impact:

The turn lane for westbound NE Causeway Boulevard traffic turning north on to Indian River Drive will be intermittently closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through August 2018 for building construction.
The north sidewalk along NE Causeway Boulevard from Indian River Drive to SR A1A is closed for building construction. This sidewalk closure is anticipated to be in place through August 2018. Pedestrians should use the sidewalk on the south side of the roadway.

ST. LUCIE COUNTY

Indrio Road Widening Project

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: $23.95 million. Completion is expected in spring 2019.

Traffic Impact:

The speed limit on Indrio Road between the I-95 interchange 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 on Indrio Road may be closed Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. for roadway widening. Two-way traffic will be maintained by a flag crew.
One lane in either direction on Emerson Avenue may be closed Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. for roadway widening. Two-way traffic will be maintained by a flag crew.
One lane in either direction on Johnston Avenue may be closed Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. for roadway widening. Two-way traffic will be maintained by a flag crew.

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 southbound lane 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 and pipe lining.
One northbound lane 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 7 a.m. and 10 a.m. for drainage and pipe lining.
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 gravity wall activities. 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 mast arm installation.
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.

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 following locations around-the-clock to facilitate the traffic diversions:
Glades Cut Off Road overpass (approximate mile marker 125)
Ten Mile Creek overpass (just south of Okeechobee Road / Exit 129)
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.
Southbound I-95 traffic at the Ten Mile Creek overpass (just south of Okeechobee Road/Exit 129) is diverted to the east, utilizing the northbound overpass, to facilitate bridge deck replacement. Two lanes of traffic in each direction are maintained at the bridge.

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.

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 spring 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 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for drainage improvements, roadway widening, and curbs & sidewalk installation.
The outside southbound lane of U.S. 1 from Weatherbee Road to Midway Road is closed around the clock through August 2018 for drainage work.

U.S. 1 from Veterans Memorial Parkway to Savannah 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 Dec. 13 for median work.
One lane in each direction of U.S. 1 from Savannah Club Boulevard to Veterans Memorial Parkway will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Oct. 5 for drainage work.

U.S. 1 from Prima Vista Boulevard to Westmoreland Boulevard in Port St. Lucie

Traffic Impact:

Two northbound lanes of U.S. 1 will be closed Sunday through Thursday from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. through Nov. 16 for utility work.
One northbound lane of U.S. 1 will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Nov. 16 for utility work.

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

Traffic Impact:

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

Okeechobee Road from Peacock Road to Shinn Road in Ft. Pierce

Traffic Impact:

One lane in either direction of Okeechobee Road will be closed Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. for RPM installations.

I-95 at Indrio Road (Exit 138) in Ft. Pierce

Traffic Impact:

The inside northbound lane of I-95 at Indrio Road (Exit 138) will be closed Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. for bridge seal repairs. In the event of weather, this work may occur on Wednesday or Thursday.

Indrio Road from Kings Highway to Ft. Pierce Boulevard 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. to replace utility poles.

Orange Avenue from 36th Street to 29th Street in Ft. Pierce

Traffic Impact:

One eastbound lane of Orange Avenue will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for utility work.
The westbound Orange Avenue to southbound 30th Street left turn lane will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for utility work.
The sidewalk on the south side of Orange Avenue between 32nd Street and 29th Street will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for utility work. During this time, pedestrians should detour to the north sidewalk at Angle Road and 25th Street.

Port St. Lucie Boulevard from Gown Drive to Adobe Street in Port St. Lucie

Traffic Impact:

One westbound lane of Port St. Lucie Boulevard will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. to replace a utility pole.

Port St. Lucie Boulevard at Bayshore Boulevard in Port St. Lucie

Traffic Impact:

One lane in either direction of Port St. Lucie Boulevard will be closed Sunday through Thursday night from 10:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. for Turnpike work.

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY

17th Street Shoulder Widening & Resurfacing

Description: Work on this 0.72-mile shoulder widening and resurfacing project on 17th Street (State Road 656) from U.S. 1 to 17th Street Causeway Bridge in the City of Vero Beach 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:

The outside westbound lane of 17th Street from U.S. 1 to 6th Avenue is closed around the clock for shoulder widening.
The outside eastbound lane of 17th Street from 6th Avenue to just east of Indian River Boulevard is closed around the clock for shoulder widening.
Intermittent sidewalk closures may occur along 17th Street from U.S. 1 to Indian River Boulevard for widening and utility work. Detour signage will be in place to direct pedestrian traffic.
One lane in either direction of U.S. 1 at the 17th Street intersection may be intermittently closed Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. for curb operations.
One lane in either direction of Indian River Boulevard at the 17th Street intersection may be intermittently closed Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. for curb operations.
One lane in either direction of 17th Street will be closed nightly, Sunday through Saturday night, from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. for paving.

State Road 60 Milling & Resurfacing Project

Description: State Road 60 is being resurfaced from 38th Avenue to 21st Avenue in the City of Vero Beach. Work on this 1.142-mile project includes: milling and resurfacing of all travel lanes, and turn lanes; drainage improvements, including pipe installations, inlet replacements, pipe liner and curb & gutter installation; sidewalk and ADA ramp improvements; traffic monitoring site rehabilitation; pedestrian signalization upgrades; and installation of signing and pavement markings.

Cost/Completion: $2.07 million. Construction is expected to be completed in fall 2018.

Traffic Impact:

One outside lane in either direction of State Road 60 may be closed around the clock from 7 a.m. Monday through 7 p.m. Friday for sidewalk and drainage work.
The outside eastbound lane of State Road 60 from 38th Avenue to 33rd Avenue is closed around the clock for emergency drainage work.
Up to two lanes in either direction of State Road 60 will be closed Sunday through Thursday night from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. for paving.
The southbound 27th Avenue to westbound State Road 60 right turn lane is closed around the clock through Monday, August 13.

U.S. 1 at Roseland Road in Sebastian

Traffic Impact:

One northbound lane of U.S. 1 will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Sept. 7 for utility work.

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NW Britt Road LANE CLOSURE

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Removal & Replacement of the Bridge Intermittent Lane Closures Throughout the Duration of the Project

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NE Savannah Road & NE Cedar Street LANE CLOSURE

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FP&L Pole Replacement Intermittent Lane Closures Between 8:00 am and 1:30 pm

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SW Citrus Boulevard LANE CLOSURE

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FP&L Pole Replacement Intermittent Lane Closures Between 9:00 am and 3:30 pm

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SE St. Lucie Boulevard LANE CLOSURE

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FP&L Pole Replacement Intermittent Lane Closure Between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm

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SW Mapp Road LANE CLOSURE

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Drainage & Roadway Improvements Intermittent Lane Closures ROAD CLOSURE

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S-193 Lock on Lake Okeechobee North Shore Closed to Boat Traffic Until Further Notice

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SFWMD water managers are using the lock to assist with flood control

West Palm Beach, FL – Today, the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) opened the gates of the S-193 navigation lock at Taylor Creek to assist with flood control north of Lake Okeechobee. As a result of this operation, the lock will be closed to boat traffic until further notice.

Tropical moisture has already brought an average of more than 2 inches of rain across SFWMD’s 16-county region since Sunday. The S-133 Basin, which includes Taylor Creek, has seen some of the heaviest rainfall so far with 4-6 inches of rain. SFWMD meteorologists are forecasting additional rainfall in the coming days.

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