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BY: STAFF REPORT | BocaNewsNow.com

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Copyright © 2022 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — The Florida Department of Transportation continues major projects this week in and around Boca Raton. While most will pause over the July 4th weekend, all motorists should be aware of the following projects — even construction equipment left sitting on a road can cause massive delays.

CURRENT MAJOR ROAD PROJECTS IN PALM BEACH COUNTY

 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 (95 Express Phase 3B-2)

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. For more information, please contact I-95 Community Outreach Specialist Andrea Pacini at (561) 214-3358 or apacini@corradino.com .

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., Sundaythrough 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.

Glades Road Impact:

  • Eastbound Glades Road Full Nighttime Closure Notice: Eastbound Glades Road at I-95 will be closed to traffic overnight, 11 p.m. until 5 a.m., Sunday, June 26 through Thursday, June 30 for new ramp configuration paving and tie-in activities. Eastbound traffic will be detoured via Butts Road, Town Center Road, Military Trail, Palmetto Park Road and N. Federal Highway. Tuesday, July 5 through Thursday, July 7 will be used as contingency nights if needed.
  • Westbound Glades Road Full Nighttime Closure Notice: Westbound Glades Road at I-95 will be closed to traffic overnight, 11 p.m. until 5 a.m., Sunday, June 26 through Thursday, June 30 for new ramp configuration paving and tie-in activities. Westbound traffic will be detoured via Airport Road, Spanish River Boulevard, Military Trail and Butts Road. Tuesday, July 5 through Thursday, July 7 will be used as contingency nights if needed.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • To ensure pedestrian safety during bridge construction activities, the north sidewalk of Glades Road from W. University Drive to Executive Center Drive is closed through late summer 2022 to facilitate the widening of the Glades Road bridge over I-95 and Military Trail. Pedestrian traffic is being detoured to the south sidewalk during this phase of construction.
  • To ensure pedestrian safety during Intelligent Transportation System installation activities, the Glades Road south sidewalk is closed from St. Andrews Boulevard to the west entrance of Boca Town Center. Pedestrian traffic is being detoured to the north side of Glades Road during this operation.

Military Trail Impact:

  • Military Trail northbound at NW 19th Street will undergo a full nightly closure, as needed, 10 p.m. until 5 a.m., Sunday through Thursday, for bridge construction.
  • Military Trail southbound at Butts Road will undergo a full nightly closure, as needed, 10 p.m. until 5 a.m., Sunday through Thursday, for bridge construction.
  • Military Trail southbound at Glades Road will have one outside lane closed as needed, 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., Monday through Friday.
  • Military Trail at Glades Road has two northbound and one southbound lane closed through July 2022 to facilitate Glades Road bridge widening operations. During this activity, one northbound and two southbound lanes will remain open.

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.
  • Westbound 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 for reconstruction through late summer 2022.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 northbound 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 westbound Glades Road,  Jog Road and Yamato 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 southbound 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 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 exit ramp to Yamato Road/Spanish River Blvd will be closed nightly as needed, 11 p.m. until 5 a.m., Sunday through Thursday. Traffic will be detoured via Peninsula Corp Dr, Congress Ave. FHP will be on site to assist motorists.
  • The I-95 southbound entrance ramp from eastbound 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 south, westbound Glades Road, and the I-95 southbound entrance ramp from Glades Road. FHP will be on site to assist motorists.
  • The I-95 southbound entrance ramp from westbound Yamato Road will be closed nightly as needed, 11 p.m. until 5 a.m., Sunday through Thursday. Traffic will be detoured via westbound Yamato Road, Congress Ave, Peninsula Corp Drive, and the I-95 southbound entrance ramp from Peninsula Corp Drive. 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 westbound Glades Road, Powerline Road, and Palmetto Park 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, 11p.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.

SOUTHERN PALM BEACH COUNTY PROJECTS
(Boca Raton, Delray Beach)

 

  1.  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: $2.47 million/Fall 2022 

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.

For more information, please contact Community Outreach Specialist Angel Streeter Gardner at 561-886-8773 or angel@valerin-group.com .

  1. George Bush Boulevard Improvements Project 

Description: This 0.8-mile roadway improvements project, from NE 2nd Avenue to State Road A1A in the City of Delray Beach, began Monday, July 19, 2021. The City of Delray Beach, as Project Sponsor, requested that the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), District Four design and construct this project through application to the Palm Beach Transportation Planning Agency and City of Delray Beach Resolution 06-18. Work includes milling and resurfacing with minor widening, concrete sidewalk and driveway replacement including curb and gutter improvements, signing and pavement marking upgrades including bike lane and detectable warning surfaces, and drainage and utility improvements.

Cost/Completion: $2 million. Completion is expected in summer 2023. 

Traffic Impact:

  • One lane in each direction of George Bush Boulevard from NE 2nd Avenue to Palm Trail may be closed Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. for curb and gutter, signalization, and sidewalk work. During this time, a flagging operation will be used to direct traffic eastbound and westbound as needed. Emergency vehicles, local driveway, and pedestrian access will be provided at all times. For more information, please contact Community Outreach Specialist Melissa Readling at 772-577-8803 or mreadling@corradino.com .
  1. Homewood Boulevard Improvements Project 

Description: This 0.8-mile roadway improvements project from Old Germantown Road to Lowson Boulevard in the City of Delray Beach began Friday, November 12, 2021. The City of Delray Beach, as Project Sponsor, requested that the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) District Four design and construct the Homewood Boulevard Improvements Project through application to the Palm Beach Transportation Planning Agency, Palm Beach County Resolution 2021-0169, and City of Delray Beach Resolution 06-18. Work includes milling and resurfacing the roadway with minor widening; concrete sidewalk and driveway replacement, including curb and gutter improvements; signing and pavement marking upgrades, including bike lane and detectable warning surfaces; installation of four (4) new signal mast arms at Linton Blvd. to meet current standards; and drainage and utility improvements.

Cost/Completion: $2.5 million. Completion is expected in early 2023. 

Traffic Impact: 

  • The outside lane in each direction from Old Germantown Road to Lowson Boulevard may be closed from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, and Saturday as needed, for the installation of temporary pavement markings, widening of the outside shoulder, and sidewalk work. Please note, work hours will occur during daytime hours, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturdays 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. as needed. During this time, a flagging operation will be used to direct traffic northbound and southbound. Pedestrian detours will be clearly marked. Palm Tran, pedestrian, driveway, and street access will be maintained at all times. For more information, please contact Community Outreach Specialist Melissa Readling at 772-577-8803 or mreadling@corradino.com .

CENTRAL PALM BEACH COUNTY PROJECTS
(Boynton Beach, Lantana, Lake Worth Beach, West Palm Beach, Palm Beach)

  1. Southern Boulevard (SR 80) Bridges Replacement Project

Description: This 0.76-mile project includes replacing the existing bascule (draw) bridge and tide relief bridge over the Intracoastal Waterway (ICWW) and Lake Worth Lagoon between the Town of Palm Beach and the City of West Palm Beach. The project limits are between Washington Road in West Palm Beach and State Road A1A/South Ocean Boulevard in Palm Beach. New decorative lighting, pedestrian features, traffic signals, signage and drainage are included. A temporary bridge has been built north of the existing bridge to maintain traffic while the replacement bascule bridge is under construction. 

Cost/Completion: $97 million. Completion is anticipated in fall 2022. 

Traffic Impact:

  • Flagler Drive from Southern Boulevard to Worth Court North is closed as the roadway is reconstructed. Sidewalks also are closed. Access will be maintained for local traffic only. Traffic will be detoured as follows:
  • Traffic going north on Flagler Drive should: Go west on Worth Court North to Washington Road; go north on Washington Road to Southern Boulevard; go east on Southern Boulevard to Flagler Drive.
  • Traffic going south on Flagler Drive should: Go west on Southern Boulevard to Washington Road; go south on Washington Road to Worth Court North; go east on Worth Court North to Flagler Drive.

Marine Impact:

  • The navigable waterway through the Southern Boulevard Bridge is restricted to half channel navigation. Full channel openings will not occur. During half-channel closures, the horizontal clearance through the bridge is 45 feet.
  • The schedule of channel restrictions is published in the U.S. Coast Guard’s Local Notice to Mariners at www.navcen.uscg.gov .
  • The Southern Boulevard Bridge opens for marine traffic twice per hour at 15 minutes and 45 minutes past the hour. For more information, please contact Community Outreach Specialist Angel Streeter Gardner at 561-886-8773 or angel@valerin-group.com .

NORTHERN PALM BEACH COUNTY PROJECTS

(Riviera Beach, North Palm Beach, Palm Beach Gardens, Juno Beach, Jupiter, Tequesta)

  1.   Wrong Way Driving Safety Improvement Project in Riviera Beach

Description: Project Improvements include installing signs, flashing beacons, and Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) devices to alert wrong way drivers at the SR 9/I-95 southbound exit ramp to west SR 708/Blue Heron Boulevard. For more information, please contact I-95 Community Outreach Specialist Daniela Silva at (786) 441-3088 or msilva@corradino.com.

Cost/Completion: $745,355 / Completion is expected in summer 2022.

Traffic Impact:

  • The outside shoulder along the SR 9/I-95 exit ramp to west SR 708/Blue Heron Boulevard will be closed daily, 8 a.m. until 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, for the installation of signs, flashing beacons, and Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) devices.
  1.   Australian Avenue Lighting Improvements Project

Description: This 1.13-mile lighting improvements project, from West 1st Street to State Road 708/Blue Heron Boulevard in Palm Beach County began on Monday, November 22, 2021. The City of Riviera Beach, as Project Sponsor, requested that the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), District Four, design and construct the Australian Avenue Lighting Improvements Project, through application to the Palm Beach Transportation Planning Agency and City of Riviera Beach Resolution 2020-0987

Work includes installing a continuous decorative LED lighting system, replacing concrete sidewalk and driveways impacted by LED light pole installations and curb and gutter improvements, and upgrading pedestrian curb ramps and pavement markings to meet current Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Requirements.

Cost/Completion: $3 million. Completion is expected in spring 2023. 

Traffic Impact: 

  • One lane in each direction of Australian Avenue from West 1st Street to Blue Heron Boulevard may be closed daily, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday, and nightly, 7 p.m. to 6 a.m., Monday through Thursday for ADA ramp updates, curb improvements, and crosswalk striping.

Pedestrian Impact:

  • Australian Avenue, between W. 1st Street and Blue Heron Boulevard has sidewalk closures for ADA ramp updates, curb improvements, and crosswalk striping through spring 2022. Pedestrian closures & detours are as follows:
  • Southbound sidewalk closures & detour information:
  • W. 13th Street to Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard will have the southbound sidewalk closed (west side of roadway) through spring 2022. DETOUR: Pedestrians may cross at the W. 13th Street and Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard intersections to access the sidewalk on the east side of the roadway. 
  • Northbound sidewalk closures & detour information:
  • W 1st. Street to Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard will have the northbound sidewalk closed (east side of roadway) through spring 2022. DETOUR: Pedestrians may cross at the Hill Avenue and Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard intersections to access the sidewalk on the west side of the roadway. 
  • W. 13th Street to Blue Heron Boulevard will have the northbound sidewalk closed (east side of roadway) through spring 2022. DETOUR: Pedestrians may cross at W. 13th Street and Blue Heron Boulevard intersections to access the sidewalk on the west side of the roadway. For more information, please contact Community Outreach Specialist Melissa Readling at 772-577-8803 or mreadling@corradino.com .
  1. State Road (SR) A1A Gravity Wall Replacement Project

Description: This 0.171-mile gravity wall replacement project on State Road (SR) A1A adjacent to John D. MacArthur Beach State Park in North Palm Beach is anticipated to begin on June 27, 2022.  This project includes replacing the existing gravity wall with a sheet pile wall, replacing sidewalk, curb and gutter, and fencing; milling and resurfacing the roadway; upgrading pavement markings, and signing to the latest standards.

Cost/Completion: 2.3 million/Early 2023

Traffic Impact:

  • All lanes are open. For more information, please contact Community Outreach Specialist Melissa Readling at 772-577-8803 or mreadling@corradino.com .
  1. State Road (SR) 786/PGA Boulevard over the Intracoastal Waterway Bridge Project

Description: This is 0.072-mile bridge project on State Road (SR) 786/PGA Boulevard over the Intracoastal Waterway in Palm Beach Gardens began December 13, 2021. It consists of installing erosion control materials in the channel under the SR 786/PGA Boulevard bridges and replacing the submarine cable conduit that provides power and communication to the bridges’ movable spans.

Cost/Completion: $2,469,362 / Summer 2022 

Traffic Impact: 

  • One lane in either direction may be closed on PGA Boulevard between Prosperity Farms Road and Ellison Wilson Road daily from 7 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday for concrete pours.

Marine Impact:

  • The navigable waterway under the PGA Boulevard bridges will be limited to half channel navigation with single-leaf openings from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday until July 23, 2022. Full channel openings may be requested two hours in advance by calling the bridge tender at (561) 624-3684. 
  • The schedule of channel restrictions is published in the U.S. Coast Guard’s Local Notice to Mariners at www.navcen.uscg.gov .

For more information, please contact Community Outreach Specialist Angel Streeter Gardner at 561-886-8773 or angel@valerin-group.com .

  1.   US 1 Bridge Replacement Project  

Description: This 4.1-mile project located in the town of Jupiter from CR A1A to CR 707/Beach Road and surrounding intersections began October 18, 2021. It consists of replacing the existing US 1 Bridge over the Loxahatchee River, including adding bike lanes and sidewalks in each direction. Other improvements include installing Intelligent Transportation System technology to improve traffic flow, adding decorative lighting and drainage, and upgrading signage and pavement markings. Minor improvements will also be made to the Alternate A1A bridge over the Loxahatchee River. In addition, intersection improvements will occur at Alternate A1A and Old Dixie Highway by shifting the intersection to the southwest, adding a traffic signal, and lengthening the left-turn lane from northbound Alternate A1A to northbound Old Dixie Highway. 

Cost/Completion: $122 million/2026 

Traffic Impact:

  • The southbound merge lane from Old Dixie Highway to southbound Alternate A1A is closed continuously through June 30 for intersection improvements. Southbound traffic will be diverted to the left-turn lane from Old Dixie Highway to northbound Alternate A1A. 
  • Lane closures may occur from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. Sunday through Saturday on US 1, Indiantown Road, Alternate A1A and Old Dixie Highway.
  • Intermittent daytime lane closures may occur on Alternate A1A and US 1 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, please contact Community Outreach Specialist Angel Streeter Gardner at 561-886-8773 or angel@valerin-group.com .

WESTERN PALM BEACH COUNTY PROJECTS

(Wellington, Royal Palm Beach, South Bay, Belle Glade, Pahokee)

  1.  State Road 80/Southern Boulevard, from west of Lion Country Safari Road to Forest Hill Boulevard/Crestwood Boulevard

Description: Construction on this 7.2-mile widening project began July 31, 2018, in the Village of Royal Palm Beach, Village of Wellington and the Town of Loxahatchee Groves. Work includes widening the existing roadway from four to six lanes, adding a 12-foot shared-use pathway on the north side of the roadway, adding bike lanes, milling and resurfacing, drainage improvements, adding lighting and signalization, installing curb and gutter, guardrails, minor median modifications and signage and pavement markings.

Cost/Completion: $34 million. Completion is expected in summer 2022.

Traffic Impact: All lanes are open.

For more information, please contact Community Outreach Specialist Angel Streeter Gardner at (561) 886-8773 or angel@valerin-group.com .

  1. State Road 700 Hurricane Irma Repairs Project

Description: Construction on this 6.3-mile repairs and safety improvements project began Friday, June 11, 2021, in western Palm Beach County. Work includes embankment repairs on State Road 700 adjacent to the L-10 Canal, including bank stabilization and revetments, replacing the existing span wire signals with mast arms at the intersections of State Road 700 & Muck City Road and State Road 700 & Hatton Highway, new guardrail installation, and replacing/adding traffic signs at various locations.

Cost/Completion: $8.2 million. Completion is expected in fall 2022.

Traffic Impact:

  • State Road 700 is closed from West Main Street to Muck City Road for canal slope restoration and protection activities extended through July 292022.  Motorists may detour via State Road 15, State Road 80, and Hatton Highway. Emergency vehicles will be provided access at all times. For more information, please contact Community Outreach Specialist Melissa Readling at 772-577-8803 or mreadling@corradino.com .
  1. State Road 25/US 27 Safety Improvements Project

Description: Construction on this 13-mile safety improvements project began on Monday, January 3, 2022, in western Palm Beach County. Work includes widening the shoulders of the roadway, replacing, or resetting guardrails along the roadway, installing rumble strips, and internally illuminated retroreflective pavement markings along the roadway shoulders, adding a median acceleration lane and flashing beacons at the Okeelanta Road intersection, adding outside and median acceleration lanes at the County Road 827/Bolles Canal Road intersection.

Cost/Completion: $18 million. Completion is expected summer 2024.

Traffic Impact:

  • One southbound lane and shoulder will be closed from Okeelanta Road south 3 miles for shoulder widening. Please note continuous lane closures will not exceed 3 miles.
  • One northbound lane and shoulder will be closed from mile marker 60 to mile marker 63 for milling and resurfacing.
  • Northbound and southbound SR 25/US 27 posted speed limit are reduced from 65 mph to 55 mph from just north of Mile Marker 71 to just south of Mile Marker 60 through the duration of the project. For more information, please contact Community Outreach Specialist Melissa Readling at 772-577-8803 or mreadling@corradino.com .
  1. State Road 25/US 27 Resurfacing and Restoration Project

Description: Construction on this 13-mile resurfacing and restoration project began on Thursday, May 5, 2022, in Western Palm Beach County. Work includes milling and resurfacing existing travel lanes and shoulders, shoulder widening, replacing or resetting guardrails along the roadway, restoring sidewalks at various locations, upgrading curb ramps to meet Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards, adding pedestrian gates at the FEC Railroad crossing, improving lighting and replacing the signals at SR 80/East Palm Beach Road, upgrading pedestrian signals, pavement markings, and signing to current standards, installing rumble strips and internally illuminated retroreflective pavement markings

Cost/Completion: $18 million. Completion is expected early 2024.

Traffic Impact:

  • All lanes are open. For more information, please contact Community Outreach Specialist Melissa Readling at 772-577-8803 or mreadling@corradino.com .

MAINTENANCE, UTILITY, PERMIT & ADDITIONAL AGENCY PROJECTS

FLORIDA’S TURNPIKE:

Southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 entrance ramp from Southern Boulevard/SR 80 Weekend full ramp closure, 2 a.m. Saturday, June 25, to 4 a.m. Monday, June 27.

Detour information:

  • Southern Boulevard/SR 80 traffic wishing to access southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 will be directed west to US 441/SR 7, travel south on US 441 to Lake Worth Road/SR 802 and travel east on Lake Worth Road to access southbound Florida’s Turnpike. For additional information, please contact Community Outreach Specialist Yasir Mercado at 954-934-1138 orYasir.Mercado@dot.state.fl.us.

Southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 exit ramp to Southern Boulevard/SR 80 (Exit 97)Weekend full ramp closure, 2 a.m. Saturday, June 25, to 4 a.m. Monday, June 27.

Detour information:

  • Southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 traffic wishing to access Southern Boulevard/SR 80 (Exit 97) will be directed to exit at Okeechobee Boulevard/SR 704 (Exit 99), travel west on Okeechobee Boulevard to Jog Road and travel south on Jog Road to access Southern Boulevard. For additional information, please contact Community Outreach Specialist Yasir Mercado at 954-934-1138 or Yasir.Mercado@dot.state.fl.us.

BRIGHTLINE:

Jupiter – Riverside Dr. and Alternate A1A Day-time flagging operations, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. to move materials for bridge construction, continuing through 2022. Crossings may be closed briefly (1-2 minutes) as trucks enter and exit the right of way. For more information, please contact Katie Mitzner at 407-502-3587.

Jupiter – Loxahatchee River

Daytime pile driving operations, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Sunday, continuing through June 2022 to install new permanent bridge foundations.

Boca Raton – Railroad Crossing at NW 2nd Street 
Full road closure until 7 p.m., Friday, July 8.

Detour Information:

  • Westbound NW 2nd St. traffic will be directed to travel south on Dixie Hwy. to Palmetto Park Rd., travel west on Palmetto Park Rd. to NW 2nd Ave. and travel north on NW 2nd Ave. to NW 2nd St.
  • Eastbound NW 2nd St. traffic will be directed to travel south on NW 2nd Ave. to NW 2nd St., travel east on Palmetto Park Rd. to Dixie Hwy. and travel north on Dixie Hwy. to NW 2nd St.

SOUTHERN PALM BEACH COUNTY (BOCA RATON, HIGHLAND BEACH, DELRAY BEACH):

Northbound North Federal Highway between Northeast 15 Terrace, in Boca Raton, 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, Monday, Apr. 25 through Friday, Sept. 09, 1 of 1 lanes closed, for water main installation. For more information, please contact Prajwal Aditya 954-937-5305.

Southbound North Federal Highway between Northeast 5 Avenue, in Boca Raton, 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, Monday, Apr. 25 through Friday, Sept. 09, 1 of 1 lanes closed, for water main installation. For more information, please contact Prajwal Aditya 954-937-5305.

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

Eastbound Northeast Spanish River Boulevard at the intersection of North Federal Highway, in Boca Raton, 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, Monday, Jun. 06 through Thursday, Jun. 30, 1 of 3 lanes closed, for concrete pole removal. For more information, please contact James Rolle 786-538-2599.

Eastbound West Yamato Road between Broken Sound Road and T-Rex Avenue, in Boca Raton, 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, Monday, Jun. 20 through Friday, Jul. 15, 1 of 4 lanes closed, for directional boring and conduit installation. For more information, please contact Marco Larriega 954-249-6701.

Northbound South Ocean Boulevard at 4502 South Ocean Boulevard, in Highland Beach, 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, Monday, Jun. 20 through Friday, Jul. 01, 1 of 1 lane closed as needed, for directional boring installation. For more information, please contact Zachary Gorman 561-531-2770.

Northbound North Ocean Boulevard between Southways and Shore Road, in Delray Beach, 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, Monday, Jun. 27 through Monday, Aug. 29, 1 of 1 lanes closed as needed, for directional boring and conduit installation. For more information, please contact Urma Charlemagne 561-418-0598.

CENTRAL PALM BEACH COUNTY (GULF STREAM, BOYNTON BEACH, OCEAN RIDGE, LANTANA, MANALAPAN, LAKE WORTH BEACH, GREENACRES, WEST PALM BEACH, LOXAHATCHEE, PALM SPRINGS, PALM BEACH):

Northbound and Southbound A1A/South Ocean Boulevard over the Boynton Beach Inlet Bridge, in Boynton Beach, 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday, June 27 to Friday, July 1, 1 of 2 lanes closed for bridgework. For more information, please contact Mauro Barbosa 954-516-3421.

Westbound and eastbound Boynton Beach Boulevard at Lawrence Road, in Boynton Beach, full closure, around-the-clock, 6 a.m. Monday, June 13 through Monday, June 27 for sewer work. Local traffic only. Through traffic will be detoured to Old Boynton Road or Woolbright Road. Advance notice will be in place with detour signs in place to direct traffic. For more information, please contact Roger Arnold at 772-240-3748 or Jun Homedia 561-410-0582.

Northbound State Road 7 between Shalom Lane and Lake Royal Road, in Boynton Beach, 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, Monday, Jun. 13 through Friday, Jul. 01, 1 of 2 lanes closed, for pole replacements and facilities maintenance. For more information, please contact Arturo Rodriguez 561-475-0064.

Westbound and Eastbound Ocean Avenue between US 1 and A1A over the Ocean Avenue Bridge, in Boynton Beach, 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, Monday, June 27 to Friday, Jul. 1, 1 of 1 shoulder closed, for bridge work. For more information, please contact Mauro Barbosa 954-516-3421.

Southbound Broadway Avenue between 38 Street and 36 Street, in West Palm Beach, 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, Friday, Mar. 18 through Thursday, Jun. 30, 1 of 2 lanes closed, for cell pole, antennas, equipment cabinet, electrical and fiber installation. For more information, please contact John Duran 321-350-7809.

Northbound Broadway Avenue between 38 Street and 40 Street, in West Palm Beach, 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, Friday, Mar. 18 through Thursday, Jun. 30, 1 of 2 lanes closed, for cell pole, antennas, equipment cabinet, electrical and fiber installation. For more information, please contact John Duran 321-350-7809.

Westbound Forest Hill Boulevard just before South Military Trail, in West Palm Beach, 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, Monday, Jun. 20 through Friday, Jul. 15, 1 of 4 lanes closed, for directional boring and conduit installation. For more information, please contact Jay Fisher 321-423-3980.

Northbound South Military Trail just South of Forest Hill Boulevard, in West Palm Beach, 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, Monday, Jun. 20 through Friday, Jul. 15, 1 of 4 lanes closed, for directional boring and conduit installation. For more information, please contact Jay Fisher 321-423-3980.

Eastbound Forest Hill Boulevard just West of South Military Trail, in West Palm Beach, 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, Monday, Jun. 20 through Friday, Jul. 15, 1 of 4 lanes closed, for directional boring installation. For more information, please contact Jay Fisher 321-423-3980.

Westbound Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard between 41 Avenue and President Barack Obama Highway, in West Palm Beach, 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, Monday, Jun. 27 through Friday, Jul. 29, 1 of 2 lanes closed, for poles removals and installations. For more information, please contact Arturo Rodriguez 561-475-0064.

Northbound South Congress Avenue just 1150’ ft South of Gun Club Road, in West Palm Beach, 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., Three days only, Tuesday, Jun. 28 through Thursday, Jun. 30, 1 of 1 lanes closed as needed, for pole replacement and maintenance. For more information, please contact Latess Hill 561-631-0663.

Northbound South Military Trail between Canal 8 Road and Melaleuca Trail, in West Palm Beach, 9 p.m. until 5 a.m., One night only, Thursday, Jun. 30 through Jul.01, 2 of 2 lanes closed as needed, for pole replacement and installation. For more information, please contact Latess Hill 561-631-0663.

Westbound Southern Boulevard between E Road and Seminole Pratt Whitney Road, in Loxahatchee Groves, 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, Monday, Jun. 20 through Friday, Aug. 26, 1 of 2 lanes closed, for directional boring and conduit installation. For more information, please contact Arturo Rodriquez 561-475-0064.

NORTHERN PALM BEACH COUNTY (RIVIERA BEACH, LAKE PARK, NORTH PALM BEACH, PALM BEACH GARDENS, JUNO BEACH, JUPITER, TEQUESTA):

Southbound US Highway A1A between Catalina Lakes Boulevard and Entrada Way, Palm Beach Gardens, 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, Monday, Jun. 20 through Monday, Aug. 08, 1 of 2 lanes closed, for cell equipment and pole installation. For more information, please contact Urma Charlemagne 561-418-0598.

Southbound US Highway 1 between North Highway A1A and Breakwater Court, in Jupiter, 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, Monday, Jun. 27 through Monday, Aug. 29, 1 of 2 lanes closed, for small cell equipment and pole installations. For more information, please contact Urma Charlemagne 561-418-0598.

WESTERN PALM BEACH COUNTY (WELLINGTON, ROYAL PALM BEACH, SOUTH BAY, BELLE GLADE, PAHOKEE)

Southbound South State Road 7 between Acme Road and Emerald Drive, in Wellington, 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, Monday, Jun. 27 through Friday, Aug. 26, 1 of 4 lanes closed, for poles removals and installations. For more information, please contact Arturo Rodriguez 561-475-0064.

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