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TRAFFIC: I-95 To Close, Area Road Construction Continues This Week

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BY: STAFF REPORT | BocaNewsNow.com

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Copyright © 2022 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — Our weekly look at predicted traffic issues in and around Boca Raton includes an I-95 closure and an expectation that several major arteries will be clogged over the next several days.

The following is provided to us from the Florida Department of Transportation. There is a lot of information for you to scroll through. This report focuses on South Palm Beach County, including Boca Raton, Delray Beach, and Boynton Beach for the week starting today, April 10th, 2022.

I-95 from south of Glades Road to south of Linton Boulevard and SR 808/Glades Road from NW 22nd Way to West University Drive in the Cities of Boca Raton and Delray Beach

Description: 95 Express Lanes Phase 3B-2 will extend the existing Express Lanes north from just south of Glades Road to just south of Linton Boulevard in Palm Beach County. One lane will be added, and the High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lane will be converted to create two Express Lanes in each direction. The number of General Use lanes will remain the same. Access to the Express Lanes will be provided via two designated ingress and egress locations—between Glades Road and Spanish River Boulevard and between Yamato Road and Linton Boulevard. The scope of work includes reconfiguration of the SR 808/Glades Road Interchange to a Diverging Diamond Interchange (DDI). Additional project improvements include overhead sign structure installation, Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) and Express Lane markers, new signalization, lighting, signing and pavement markings, and ramp signalization at five interchanges from Glades Road to Linton Boulevard. Shoulder-mounted sound barrier walls will be constructed along I-95 northbound between Clint Moore Road and Linton Boulevard, ground-mounted sound walls will be installed on the south side of Yamato Road east of I-95 adjacent to the University Heights Community and along I-95 northbound south of Linton Boulevard adjacent to the Tierra Verde Community. The Clint Moore Road Bridge over I-95 will be fully reconstructed and the Glades Road bridge over the South Florida Regional Transportation Authority (SFRTA) railroad tracks and Military Trail and the I-95 bridge over the C-15 Canal (between Peninsula Drive and Linton Boulevard) will be widened.

Cost/Completion: $148 million. Completion is expected in late 2023.

I-95 Traffic Impact:

  • I-95 will have up to four lanes closed in each direction nightly, 9 p.m. until 5:30 a.m., Sunday through Thursday. The first lane will close at 9 p.m., the second lane will close at 9:30 p.m., and the third and fourth lane will close at 11 p.m.
  • I-95 southbound from Spanish River to Glades Rd is in a new traffic pattern with traffic shifted to the outside to allow for median construction, through December 2022.
  • I-95 northbound from Yamato Road to Linton Boulevard is in a new traffic pattern with traffic shifted to the outside to allow for median construction, through December 2022.
  • I-95 northbound lanes, from Glades Road to Yamato Road, are shifted to the outside to allow for median construction, through December 2022.
  • I-95 Northbound Full Closure Notice: I-95 northbound lanes at Yamato Road will be closed to traffic overnight, Sunday, April 10 for deck construction at the Clint Moore Road bridge. The first lane will close at 9 p.m., the second lane will close at 10 p.m., and all lanes will be closed by 11 p.m., reopening by 5 a.m. each morning. Traffic will be detoured via the northbound exit ramp to Yamato Road, Congress Avenue and Peninsula Corp Drive. FHP will be onsite to assist motorists. Monday, April 11 will be used as a contingency night if needed.

Glades Road Impact:

  • Eastbound Glades Road, from east of Military Trail to I-95, is shifted to the inside to facilitate outside widening.
  • Westbound Glades Road, between NW 22nd Way and West University Drive, is in a new traffic pattern with traffic shifted inside towards the median to allow for outside widening.
  • Military Trail at Glades Road has two northbound and one southbound lane closed through spring 2022, to facilitate Glades Road bridge widening operations. During this activity, one northbound and two southbound lanes will remain open.
  • Westbound Glades Road, between NW 22nd Way and West University Drive, will have one lane closed daily, 9:30 a.m. until 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, and from 9 p.m. until 6 a.m., Sunday through Thursday. Glades Road, between NW 22nd Way and West University Drive, will have one lane closed nightly at 9 p.m. and two lanes closed at 10 p.m. until 6 a.m., Sunday through Thursday.
  • Glades Road westbound and eastbound, between Butts Road and I-95, is shifted inside towards the median to allow for outside widening and drainage activities.

Military Trail Impact: 

  • The northbound and southbound lanes of Military Trail at NW 19th Street and Butts Road, will undergo a full nightly closure, 10 p.m. until 5 a.m., Sunday through Thursday, for bridge construction.

Yamato Road Impact:

  • Eastbound Yamato Road at I-95 will have one outside lane closed as needed, 9:30 a.m. until 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Clint Moore Road Impact:

  • The Clint Moore Road bridge over I-95 is closed completely for reconstruction through late summer2022.  Westbound traffic is being detoured via NW 2nd Avenue, Yamato Road, and Congress Avenue. Eastbound traffic is being detoured via Park of Commerce Boulevard, Congress Avenue, Yamato Road, and NW 2nd Avenue. Local neighborhood access is maintained; only the approaches and bridge over I-95 are closed. 

Ramp Impact:

  • The I-95 southbound entrance ramp from Yamato Road will be closed nightly as needed, 11 p.m. until 5 a.m., Sunday through Thursday. Traffic will be detoured via eastbound Yamato Road, US-1/Federal Highway, westbound Glades Road, and the I-95 southbound entrance ramp from Glades Road. FHP will be on site to assist motorists.
  • The I-95 northbound entrance ramp from westbound Glades Road will be closed nightly as needed, 11p.m. until 5 a.m., Sunday through Thursday. Traffic will be detoured via Powerline Road and Jog Road. FHP will be on site to assist motorists.
  • The I-95 northbound exit ramp to Spanish River Boulevard will be closed nightly as needed, 11 p.m. until 5 a.m., Sunday through Thursday. Traffic will be detoured via I-95 north, Yamato Road east, US-1, and Spanish River Boulevard. FHP will be onsite to assist motorists.
  • The I-95 northbound entrance ramp from Congress Avenue and Peninsula Corp. Drive will be closed nightly as needed, 11 p.m. until 5 a.m., Sunday through Thursday. Traffic will be detoured via I-95 and Yamato Road. FHP will be on site to assist motorists.
  • The I-95 northbound exit ramp to Congress Avenue will be closed nightly as needed, 11 p.m. until 5 a.m., Sunday through Thursday. Traffic will be detoured via I-95 and Linton Boulevard. FHP will be on site to assist motorists.
  • The I-95 northbound entrance ramp from eastbound Glades Road will be closed nightly as needed,11 p.m. until 5 am., Sunday through Thursday. Traffic will be detoured via Glades Road east, N. Federal Highway, and Yamato Road. FHP will be on site to assist motorists.
  • The I-95 northbound entrance ramp from westbound Glades Road will be closed nightly as needed,11 p.m. until 5 am., Sunday through Thursday. Traffic will be detoured via Glades Road, Jog Road, and Yamato Road. FHP will be on site to assist motorists.
  • The I-95 northbound exit ramp to Yamato Road will be closed nightly as needed, 11 p.m. until 5 a.m., Sunday through Thursday. Traffic will be detoured via Congress Avenue, Peninsula Corp Drive, Congress Avenue, and Yamato Road. FHP will be on site to assist motorists.
  • The I-95 southbound entrance ramp from westbound Glades Road will be closed nightly as needed, 11 p.m. until 5 a.m., Sunday through Thursday. Traffic will be detoured via Glades Road west, Powerline Road, and Palmetto Park Road. FHP will be on site to assist motorists.
  • The I-95 southbound entrance ramp from eastbound Yamato Road/Spanish River Boulevard will be closed nightly as needed, 11 p.m. until 5 a.m., Sunday through Thursday. Traffic will be detoured via Yamato Road east, Federal Highway/U.S. 1 south, and Glades Road. FHP will be on site to assist motorists.
  • The I-95 southbound entrance ramp from Peninsula Corp Drive will be closed nightly as needed, 11 p.m. until 5 a.m., Sunday through Thursday. Traffic will be detoured via Congress Avenue and Yamato Road. FHP will be on site to assist motorists. Consecutive ramps will not be closed at the same time.

I-95 Milling and Resurfacing from North of Gateway Boulevard to Lantana Road in the City of Boynton Beach and Town of Lantana

Description: This 2.35-mile project includes milling and resurfacing I-95 in both directions as well as the entrance and exit ramps at Hypoluxo Road and Lantana Road. This project also includes median lighting upgrades.

Cost/ Completion: $11.9 million. Completion is expected in spring 2022.

I-95 Traffic Impact:

  • I-95 in each direction will have intermittent shoulder closures, daily and nightly, as needed, Sunday through Thursday.
  • I-95 southbound may have up to four lanes closed midnight until 6 a.m. Monday and 9:30 p.m. until 6 a.m., day Sunday through Thursday. Two lanes of I-95 will be closed at 9:30 p.m., three lanes will be closed at 11 p.m., and four lanes will be closed at 1 a.m.
  • I-95 southbound at Lantana Road will be closed to traffic overnight, 9:30 p.m. until 6 a.m., Sunday, April 10 for Traffic Monitoring Site loop installation. Two lanes of I-95 will be closed at 9:30 p.m., three lanes will be closed at 10 p.m., and all lanes will be closed at 1 a.m. Motorists traveling on I-95 will be detoured via the Lantana Road exit ramp, southbound Congress Avenue, and eastbound Hypoluxo Road to the I-95 southbound entrance ramp. FHP will be onsite to assists motorists.  In association with activity, the I-95 southbound entrance ramp from Lantana Road will also be closed to traffic overnight, Sunday, April 10, 9:30 p.m. until 5 a.m. Motorists will be detoured via eastbound Lantana Road, southbound US-1, and westbound Hypoluxo Road to the I-95 southbound entrance ramp. Signage will be in place to assist motorists. Monday night, April 11 will be used as a contingency if needed. Please view the detour flyer attached.
  • I-95 southbound at Hypoluxo Road will be closed to traffic overnight, 9:30 p.m. until 6 a.m., Tuesday, April 12 for Traffic Monitoring Site loop installation. Two lanes of I-95 will be closed at 9:30 p.m., three lanes will be closed at 10 p.m., and all lanes will be closed at 1 a.m. Motorists traveling on I-95 will be detoured via the Hypoluxo Road exit ramp, southbound Congress Avenue, and eastbound Gateway Boulevard to the I-95 southbound entrance ramp. FHP will be onsite to assists motorists.  In association with activity, the I-95 southbound entrance ramp from Hypoluxo Road will also be closed to traffic overnight, Tuesday, April 12, 9:30 p.m. until 5 a.m. Motorists will be detoured via eastbound Hypoluxo Road, southbound US-1, and westbound Gateway Boulevard to the I-95 southbound entrance ramp. Signage will be in place to assist motorists.  Wednesday night, April 13 will be used as a contingency if needed.

Ramp Impact: 

The I-95 northbound entrance ramp from Gateway Boulevard will be closed to traffic nightly, as needed, 9:30 p.m. until 5 a.m., Sunday through Thursday for milling and resurfacing operations. Motorists traveling westbound on Gateway Boulevard will be detoured via Congress Avenue and the I-95 northbound entrance ramp from Hypoluxo Road. Eastbound Gateway Boulevard traffic will be detoured via US-1/Federal Highway and the I-95 northbound entrance ramp from Hypoluxo Road. FHP will be onsite to assist motorists.

The I-95 southbound exit ramp to Gateway Boulevard will be closed to traffic nightly as needed, 9:30 p.m. until 5 a.m., Sunday through Thursday for milling and resurfacing operations. Traffic will be detoured via the I-95 southbound exit ramp to Hypoluxo Road. Motorists can access Gateway Boulevard by traveling eastbound to US-1/Federal Highway or westbound via Congress Avenue then south to Gateway Boulevard. FHP will be onsite to assist motorists.

The I-95 northbound entrance ramp from Hypoluxo Road will be closed to traffic nightly, as needed, 9:30 p.m. until 5 a.m., Sunday through Thursday for milling and resurfacing operations. Westbound Hypoluxo Road traffic will be detoured via Congress Avenue and the I-95 northbound entrance ramp from Lantana Road. Eastbound Hypoluxo Road traffic will be detoured via Federal Highway/US-1 and the I-95 northbound entrance ramp from Lantana Road. FHP will be onsite to assist motorists.

The I-95 southbound exit ramp to Hypoluxo Road will be closed nightly, as needed, 9:30 p.m. until 5 a.m., Sunday through Thursday for milling and resurfacing operations. Traffic will be detoured via the I-95 southbound exit ramp to Gateway Boulevard. Motorists can then access Hypoluxo Road by traveling eastbound to US-1/Federal Highway or westbound to Congress Avenue and north to Hypoluxo Road. FHP will be onsite to assist motorists.

The I-95 southbound entrance ramp from Hypoluxo Road will be closed to traffic nightly, as needed, 9:30 p.m. until 5 a.m., Sunday through Thursday for milling and resurfacing operations. Westbound Hypoluxo Road traffic will be detoured via Congress Avenue and the I-95 southbound entrance ramp from Gateway Boulevard. Eastbound Hypoluxo Road traffic will be detoured via Federal Highway/US-1 and the I-95 southbound entrance ramp from Gateway Boulevard. FHP will be onsite to assist motorists.

The I-95 southbound entrance ramp from Lantana Road will be closed nightly, as needed, 9:30 p.m. until 5 a.m., Sunday through Thursday milling and resurfacing operations.  Westbound Lantana Road traffic will be detoured via Congress Avenue and the I-95 southbound entrance ramp from Hypoluxo Road. Eastbound Lantana Road traffic will be detoured via Federal Highway/US-1 and the I-95 southbound entrance ramp from Hypoluxo Road. FHP will be onsite to assist motorists.

The I-95 northbound exit ramp to Lantana Road will be closed nightly, as needed, 9:30 p.m. until 5 a.m., Sunday through Thursday for milling and resurfacing operations. Traffic will be detoured via the I-95 northbound exit ramp to Hypoluxo Road. Motorists can then access Lantana Road by traveling eastbound to US-1/Federal Highway or westbound to Congress Avenue and north to Lantana Road. FHP will be onsite to assist motorists.

Please note that ramp closures will be closed as needed per paving production; consecutive ramps will not be closed at the same time. Detour signage will be in place and FHP will be on site to assist motorists.

Brant Drive Bridge Replacement Project

Description This 0.1-mile project in the cities of Boca Raton and Delray Beach consists of replacing the two-lane Brant Drive Bridge (Bridge No. 935501) over the C-15 Canal with a new bridge consisting of two travel lanes and 10-foot shared-use paths in each direction. Improvements also include constructing 10-foot shared-use paths in each direction north of the bridge, reconstructing sidewalks south of the bridge, adding decorative lighting and drainage, upgrading signage and pavement markings, reconstructing roadway approaches and milling and resurfacing.

Cost/Completion: $2.49 million/Early 2023 

Traffic Impact: 

  • Brant Drive is closed from Oregon Lane to Avocet Road for the duration of construction. Traffic will be detoured as follows:
  • Northbound traffic should go south on Brant Drive to East Country Club Boulevard, go south on East Country Club Boulevard to West Hidden Valley Boulevard, go east on West Hidden Valley Boulevard to North Dixie Highway, go north on North Dixie Highway to Lindell Boulevard, go west on Lindell Boulevard to Carl Bolter Drive, go south on Carl Bolter Drive to Brant Drive.
  • Southbound traffic should go north on Brant Drive to Carl Bolter Drive, go north on Carl Bolter Drive to Lindell Boulevard, go east on Lindell Boulevard to North Dixie Highway, go south on North Dixie Highway to West Hidden Valley Boulevard, go west on West Hidden Valley Boulevard to East Country Club Boulevard, go north on East Country Club Boulevard to Brant Drive.

ADDITIONAL SOUTH PALM BEACH COUNTY PROJECTS FOR THE WEEK OF APRIL 10, 2022.

Northbound North Federal Highway between Southeast 9 Street and Southeast 7 Street, in Boca Raton, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, Monday, Oct. 05 extended through Monday, Apr. 25, 2 of 3 lanes closed, for building material loading delivery. For more information, please contact Teddy Van Wingen 561-705-5642.

Northbound South Federal Highway between Southeast 9 Street and Southeast 7 Street, in Boca Raton, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, Monday, Oct. 05 extended through Monday, Apr. 25, 1 of 3 lanes closed, for building material loading delivery. For more information, please contact Carol Judd 786-999-3943.

Southbound North Ocean Boulevard between Northeast 6 Street and Northeast Ocean Strand Drive, in Boca Raton, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, Wednesday, Mar. 09 through Monday, Apr. 11, 1 of 1 lane closed as needed, for directional boring and conduit installation. For more information, please contact Urma Charlemagne 561-418-0598. 

Westbound West Atlantic Avenue at 2455 West Atlantic Avenue, in Delray Beach, 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., Monday through Friday, Monday, Apr. 11 through Friday, Apr. 29, 1 of 3 lane closed as needed, for aerial cable placing. For more information, please contact Robert Glanville 561-386-7971.

 

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