FDOT Treasure Coast Traffic Report thru March 18

FDOT Treasure Coast Traffic Report thru March 18

 

MARTIN, ST. LUCIE & INDIAN RIVER COUNTIES, Fla. – Treasure Coast traffic will be affected this week by ongoing construction projects and maintenance work in Martin, St. Lucie and Indian River counties, Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) officials report. Please note, any full road, ramp or bridge closures have been highlighted below.

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CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

 

MARTIN COUNTY

(Hobe Sound, Palm City, City of Stuart, Stuart, Jensen Beach, Jupiter Island, Port Salerno, Rio, Indiantown, Town of Sewalls Point)

 

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

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

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

Traffic Impact:

  • The shoulder in both directions of I-95 will be intermittently closed Monday through Friday through March 2022 from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. for temporary asphalt placement, and conduit and light pole foundations. During this time the exit ramp will still be open as motorists can use the inside left lane.
  • One to two lanes in either direction of I-95 at the Indiantown Road interchange may be closed nightly Sunday, Mar. 13 through Thursday, Mar. 17 from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. for roadway work and removal of high mast light poles.
  • The outside ramp lane of the northbound I-95 to eastbound Indiantown Road exit ramp will be closed Monday, Mar. 14 through Friday, Mar. 18 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. to remove existing high mast lighting features.
  • One lane in each direction of Indiantown Road from the Turnpike entrance/exit to Island Way will be closed Monday, Mar. 14 through Friday, Mar. 18 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for shoulder widening operations.
  • Beginning Sunday night, Mar. 13, the southbound I-95 to eastbound Indiantown Road off ramp will be closed nightly Monday through Thursday, from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m., through Thursday, Mar. 17, weather permitting, for roadway repairs to the ramp. If needed, this ramp closure may also occur Sunday, Mar. 20 through Thursday night, Mar. 24, from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. Motorists heading south on I-95 to eastbound Indiantown Road should take the westbound off ramp to Indiantown Road, then make a U-Turn at the Florida’s Turnpike entrance to go eastbound on Indiantown Road. Please see flyer attached.
  • Beginning Sunday night, Mar. 13, southbound I-95 from County Road/SE Bridge Road to State Road 706/Indiantown Road may be closed Sunday through Thursday nights, from 11:30 p.m. to 4:30 a.m., through Thursday, Mar. 17, weather permitting, for overhead sign structure installation. If needed, this full closure may also occur Sunday, Mar. 20 through Thursday night, Mar. 24, from 11:30 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. Traffic will be detoured as follows:
  • Motorists heading southbound I-95 and continuing to southbound I-95 should take the eastbound off ramp to County Road 708/SE Bridge Road, turn right on State Road 5/SE Federal Highway, then turn right on Indiantown Road to go west to the I-95 southbound on ramp.
  • Motorists heading southbound I-95 to eastbound or westbound State Road 706/Indiantown Road should take the eastbound off ramp at County Road 708/SE Bridge Road, turn right on State Road 5/SE Federal Highway, then turn onto State Road 706/Indiantown Road to go east or west. Please see attached flyer. For more information, please contact Community Outreach Specialist Samantha Kayser at 772-579-5479.

 

  1. State Road 714/SW Martin Highway Widening Project

Description: This 1.127-mile widening project began on Aug. 6, 2021. Project improvements include widening SR 714/SW Martin Highway from a two-lane undivided rural roadway to a four-lane divided urban roadway, widening the bridge over Florida’s Turnpike, constructing seven-foot buffered bike lanes and six-foot sidewalks on both sides of the roadway, and installing signing, signalization, and lighting upgrades.

Cost/Completion: $21.3 million. Completion is expected in fall 2024.

Traffic Impact:

  • Nighttime lane closures may occur along project side streets Sunday, Mar. 13 through Thursday, Mar. 17 from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. for striping operations at the following locations:
    • One lane in each direction of SW Citrus Boulevard at SR 714/SW Martin Highway
    • One lane in each direction of SW 42nd Avenue at SR 714/SW Martin Highway
    • One lane in each direction of SW Deggeller Court at SR 714/SW Martin Highway
    • One lane in each direction of SW Leighton Farm Avenue at SR 714/SW Martin Highway
  • Daytime lane closures and possible traffic shifts may occur along eastbound and westbound SR 714/SW Martin Highway between SW Citrus Boulevard and SW Martin Downs Boulevard, and along project side streets from Monday, Mar. 14 through Saturday, Mar. 19 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for concrete pile delivery on the bridge. Two-way traffic will be maintained by a flag crew:
    • One lane in each direction of SW Citrus Boulevard at SR 714/SW Martin Highway
    • One lane in each direction of SW 42nd Avenue at SR 714/SW Martin Highway
    • One lane in each direction of SW Deggeller Court at SR 714/SW Martin Highway
    • One lane in each direction of SW Leighton Farm Avenue at SR 714/SW Martin Highway
  • Nighttime lane closures may occur along eastbound and westbound SR 714/SW Martin Highway between SW Citrus Boulevard and SW Martin Downs Boulevard from Sunday, Mar. 13 through Thursday, Mar. 17 from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. for striping operations. Two-way traffic will be maintained by a flag crew.
  • The westbound bike lanes on SR 714/SW Martin Highway are closed. Cyclist and motorists should share the road. For more information, please contact Community Outreach Specialist Samantha Kayser at 772-579-5479.

Turnpike Lane Closures Related to Construction:

  • Northbound and southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 between Milepost 133 and Milepost 135. Overnight single lane closures, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., Sunday, March 13, and nightly through Thursday, March 17. For more information, please contact Fiorella Teodista at 954-934-1130.
  • Northbound and southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 between Milepost 133 and Milepost 135. Daytime shoulder lane closures, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday, March 14, and daily through Thursday, March 17. For more information, please contact Fiorella Teodista at 954-934-1130.
  1. LUCIE COUNTY

(City of Port St. Lucie, Port St. Lucie, White City, City of Fort Pierce)

  1. Kings Highway Widening Project, from South of State Road 70 to North of the I-95 Overpass

Description: Kings Highway / State Road 713 is being widened from south of State Road 70 to north of the I-95 overpass in the City of Ft. Pierce and unincorporated St. Lucie County. The improvements on this 3.417-mile project include: reconstructing the existing two-lane undivided Kings Highway with a newly constructed four‐lane divided roadway, relocating Canal No. 40 and Canal No. 32E to accommodate widening to the west, realigning Kings Highway at the intersection with Okeechobee Road which will improve the existing connection with the Turnpike, replacing existing culverts/swales and installing a closed drainage system and retention ponds, installing a new highway lighting system, and upgrading signalization with vehicle detection devices and ITS cameras.

Cost/Completion: $45.2 million. Completion is expected in winter 2022.

Traffic Impact:

  • The speed limit on Kings Highway from south of Okeechobee Road / State Road 70 to north of the I-95 overpass has been temporarily reduced from 50 MPH to 40 MPH. This speed limit reduction will be in place through the end of the project.
  • One lane in either direction of Kings Highway may be intermittently closed Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through fall 2022 for roadway work. Two-way traffic will be maintained by a flag crew. During this time, intermittent side street closures may occur, maintaining two-way traffic at all times.
  • Southbound Kings Highway just north of Okeechobee Road is shifted to the west through winter 2021 to facilitate roadway reconstruction.
  • Southbound and northbound Kings Highway at the Orange Avenue intersection is reduced to one lane in each direction through winter 2021, temporarily removing the designated turning lanes, to facilitate roadway reconstruction.
  • Eastbound Orange Avenue just west of Kings Highway is reduced to one through lane through winter 2021 to facilitate roadway reconstruction.
  • Northbound and southbound traffic on Kings Highway from just north of Crossroads Parkway to south of Orange Avenue is shifted to the west on the newly constructed road to facilitate reconstruction of Kings Highway.
  • Traffic on Kings Highway between the State Road 70/Okeechobee Road intersection and Pruitt Research Center Road was shifted to the newly constructed southbound lanes, to allow for widening operations and new northbound lane construction through early summer 2022. One lane of traffic will remain open in each direction, separated by double yellow lines (no passing zone).
  • One lane in either direction of Kings Highway from Okeechobee Road to north of the I-95 bridge will be closed intermittently Monday, Mar. 14 through Friday, Mar. 18 from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. for roadway work. Traffic will be maintained by a flag crew.
  • One lane in either direction of Kings Highway from Okeechobee Road to north of the I-95 bridge will be closed Sunday, Mar. 13 through Thursday, Mar. 17 from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. for maintenance of traffic control work.
  • One lane in either direction of Orange Avenue from just west of Kings Highway to just east of Kings Highway will be closed Sunday, Mar. 13 through Thursday, Mar. 17 from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. for drainage work. Traffic will be maintained by a flag crew.
  • Northbound and southbound traffic on Kings Highway between north of Picos Road and Orange Avenue will be shifted to the new northbound pavement, to allow for widening operations and southbound lane construction through Fall 2022. One lane of traffic will be open in each direction separated by double yellow lines (no passing zone). Please note, the traffic shift is extended through Friday, Mar. 18. Please see flyer attached. For more information, please contact Community Outreach Specialist Samantha Kayser at 772-579-5479.

 

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

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

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

Traffic Impact:

  • One lane in each direction of U.S. 1 from Port St. Lucie Boulevard to Rio Mar Drive and along frontage/side streets parallel to the corridor and sidewalks will be intermittently closed Monday, Mar. 14 through Friday, Mar. 18 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and nightly Sunday, Mar. 13 through Friday, Mar. 18 from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. and for paving and sidewalk repair work. Access to motorists will still be provided. Law enforcement officers may be on site as needed to help guide the flow of traffic. During this time, sections of the sidewalk will be closed. Pedestrian detour signage will be in place, directing pedestrians to the nearest signalized intersection.
  • One southbound lane of U.S. 1 at Virginia Avenue will be closed Monday, Mar. 14 through Friday, Mar. 18 from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. for sidewalk repair work. During this time, sections of the sidewalk will be closed. Detour signage will be in place, directing pedestrians to the nearest signalized intersection. For more information, please contact Community Outreach Specialist Samantha Kayser at 772-579-5479.

 

  1. SW Port St. Lucie Boulevard Widening Project, from South of SW Alcantarra Boulevard to South of SW Darwin Boulevard

Description: Construction on this 0.713-mile widening project began on Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022, in the City of Port St. Lucie. The City of Port St. Lucie, as Project Sponsor, requested the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), District Four design and construct this project through application to the St. Lucie Transportation Planning Organization and City of Port St. Lucie Resolution 18-R42. Project improvements include widening SW Port St. Lucie Blvd. from a two-lane undivided roadway to a four-lane divided roadway, installing three new signalized intersections with mast arms at SW Alcantarra Blvd., SW Tulip Blvd., and SW Tunis Blvd., adding a right turn lane on SW Port St. Lucie Blvd.’s north approach to SW Alcantarra Blvd., constructing an 18’ wide raised median with curb and gutter, upgrading crosswalks and curb ramps to meet Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards, constructing 8’-10’ wide sidewalks on both sides of SW Port St. Lucie Blvd. for pedestrian and bicycle use, and 6’ wide sidewalks on side streets, installing a new closed drainage system, signing, pavement markings, signalization, and lighting upgrades, and landscaping for the median including trees, irrigation and stamped concrete.

Cost/Completion: $11,570,179. Completion is expected summer 2024.

Traffic Impact:

  • One lane in each direction of SW Port St. Lucie Boulevard between SW Squirrel Avenue and SW Alexandria Avenue will be closed from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday, Mar. 14 through Friday, Mar. 18 for removal of existing striping. Traffic will be shifted two feet towards the west side of the road in preparation for upcoming road construction. For more information, please contact Community Outreach Specialist Samantha Kayser at 772-579-5479.

City of Port St. Lucie project/adjacent to project corridor:

The Port St. Lucie Boulevard South Project Segment 3, managed by the City of Port St. Lucie, is reconstructing approximately 0.7 miles of the existing four-lane roadway from SW Gatlin Boulevard to SW Darwin Boulevard and a portion of SW Darwin Boulevard through Winter 2023.

Traffic Impact:

  • Speed limit lowered to 30 mph for the duration of the construction project.
  • Closure of existing median openings at both SW Yale Street and SW Cairo Avenue.
  • One northbound through lane will be eliminated on SW Port St. Lucie Boulevard north of SW Aurelia Avenue to Gatlin Boulevard, leaving one through lane and one dedicated left turn lane onto westbound Gatlin Boulevard. For more information about the City of Port St. Lucie’s Segment 3 Project, please contact Beth Zsoka, Project Public Information Specialist at 772-871-5176.

 

  1. St. Lucie West Boulevard Widening Project, from Commerce Center Drive to Peacock Boulevard

Description: This 1.814-mile widening project began on Monday, January 24, 2022, in the City of Port St. Lucie. The City of Port St. Lucie, as Project Sponsor, requested the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), District Four design and construct this project through application to the St. Lucie Transportation Planning Organization and City of Port St. Lucie Resolution 20-R75. Project improvements include constructing a new 3-lane eastbound bridge over I-95, separated 10-feet from the existing bridge; widening St. Lucie West Boulevard to accommodate two (2) eastbound and westbound travel lanes, with a third eastbound lane between the I-95 southbound and northbound ramps, two (2) eastbound left turn lanes at the I-95 northbound on ramp, two (2) westbound right turn lanes at the I-95 northbound on ramp; reconstructing/widening the I-95 ramps; connecting the existing St. Lucie West Boulevard roadway to the new eastbound bridge from the east and west directions; constructing 7-foot buffered bike lanes/paved shoulder and 5-foot to 6-foot wide sidewalks on both sides of the roadway; constructing a 22-foot to 40-foot lane-line to lane-line curbed median with curb and gutter; installing fencing retrofits on the north side of the existing bridge, and new railing on the eastbound bridge; and, installing new traffic signals with enhanced synchronization and timing at I-95 ramps.

Cost/Completion: $15,518,729. Completion is expected summer 2023.

Traffic Impact:

  • Eastbound St. Lucie West Boulevard to the southbound I-95 on-ramp inside and outside ramp shoulders will be intermittently closed Monday, Mar. 14 through Friday, Mar. 18 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. for directional boring operations.
  • Intermittent inside and outside ramp shoulder closures on the northbound I-95 off-ramp will occur Monday, Mar. 14 through Friday, Mar. 18 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. for directional boring operations.
  • The inside and outside shoulders on northbound I-95 from just south of the St. Lucie West Boulevard overpass will be intermittently closed Monday, Mar. 14 through Friday, Mar. 18 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. for directional boring operations.
  • Beginning Monday night, Mar. 14, one lane in each direction on I-95 from just south to just north of the St. Lucie West Boulevard overpass will be intermittently closed Monday through Thursday nights, through Thursday, Apr. 14, from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. for bridge work and material deliveries. No more than one lane will be closed at a time in either direction of I-95. For more information, please contact Community Outreach Specialist Samantha Kayser at 772-579-5479.

 

  1. SR-716/Port St. Lucie Boulevard Over Long Creek & N. Fork of the St. Lucie River Bridge Rehabilitation Project

Description: This 0.3-mile bridge rehabilitation project will begin on Saturday, March 19, 2022, in the City of Port St. Lucie. Project improvements include removing the existing deteriorated east and west seawalls (concrete caps and steel sheet piles) and replacing with rubble riprap slope protection, and repairing the existing spalls in the concrete piles and concrete beams at various locations.

Cost/Completion: $1,436,682. Completion is expected fall 2022.

Traffic Impact:

  • All lanes are open. For more information, please contact Community Outreach Specialist Samantha Kayser at 772-579-5479.

 

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY

(City of Vero Beach, Vero Beach, Indian River Shores, Sebastian, Wabasso, Wabasso Beach, City of Fellsmere)

 

  1. 17th Street Bridge Project

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

Cost/Completion: $1.1 million. Completion is expected summer 2022.

Traffic Impact:

  • Eastbound and westbound traffic on the 17th Street Bridge is down to one lane in each direction around the clock through early 2022 for bridge beam repairs. Currently, eastbound traffic on 17th Street Bridge is diverted to the westbound travel lane. For more information, please contact Community Outreach Specialist Samantha Kayser at 772-579-5479.

 

MAINTENANCE, UTILITY, PERMIT & ADDITIONAL AGENCY PROJECTS

MARTIN COUNTY

(Hobe Sound, Palm City, City of Stuart, Stuart, Jensen Beach, Jupiter Island, Port Salerno, Port Mayaca, Rio, Indiantown, Town of Sewalls Point)

CITY OF STUART:

Northbound and southbound State Road 5 between SE Indian Street and SE Monterey Road, in the City of Stuart, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, Mar. 11 through Friday, Mar. 18, 1 of 3 lanes closed, for utility pole replacement operations. For more information, please contact Rafael Ureña at 772-882-5084.

Northbound and southbound SE St. Lucie Boulevard between SE Ocean Boulevard/State Road A1A and SE Indian Street, in the City of Stuart, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 27 through Thursday, April 28, 1 of 2 lanes intermittently closed, for milling and paving operations. Motorists are encouraged to follow detours, exercise caution, and expect delays. For more information, please contact Gary Jones, P.E., at 772-692-4344.

Northbound and southbound SE Dixie Highway between SE 14th Street and SE 16th Street, in the City of Stuart, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesdays and Fridays starting Wednesday, Feb. 2 through Wednesday, March 30, 1 of 2 lanes closed, for concrete pump truck staging. Motorists are encouraged to find detours, exercise caution, and expect delays. For more information, please contact Carol Higgins at 772-288-5462.

 

Northbound and southbound U.S. 1 over Frazier Creek, in the City of Stuart, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday, Mar. 7 through Friday, Mar. 11, 2 of 3 lanes closed, for routine maintenance. For more information, please contact Guillermo Canedo, Communications Manager, FDOT District Four at 954-777-4302. 

Northbound and southbound State Road 5/U.S. 1 at SW Palm City Road, in the City of Stuart, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday, Mar. 14 through Thursday, Apr. 14, 1 of 7 lanes intermittently closed, for painting of traffic signal uprights and mast arms for maintenance. Motorists are encouraged to find detours, exercise caution, and expect delays. For more information, please contact Allan Ochalek at 772-288-5465.

 

HOBE SOUND:

Eastbound SE Bridge Road between SE Ranchland Road and Pratt Whitney Road, in Hobe Sound, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, Mar. 11 through Friday, Mar. 18, 1 of 2 lanes may be closed, for utility pole replacement operations. For more information, please contact Rafael Ureña at 772-882-5084.

Eastbound and westbound SE Bridge Road between SE Federal Highway to SW Pratt-Whitney Road, in Hobe Sound, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., through Saturday, July 16, 1 of 2 lanes intermittently closed, for milling and resurfacing. Motorists are encouraged to follow detours, exercise caution, and expect delays. For more information, please contact Matt Haluck at 772-288-5792.

Southbound I-95 WIM Station located just south of the Becker Road interchange, in Hobe Sound, around the clock, Friday, Mar. 4 through Thursday, Mar. 24, all lanes closed, for pavement marking and sign maintenance work. For more information, please contact Community Outreach Specialist Samantha Kayser at 772-579-5479.

 

JENSEN BEACH:

 

Northbound and southbound State Road A1A between Nettles Boulevard and Pepper Lane, in Jensen Beach, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, Mar. 11 through Friday, Mar. 18, 1 of 2 lanes may be closed with possible lane shifts, for utility work. For more information, please contact Rafael Ureña at 772-882-5084.

Northbound and southbound State Road A1A between Nettles Boulevard and Pepper Lane, in Jensen Beach, 9 p.m. to 4 a.m., Friday, Mar. 11 through Friday, Mar. 18, 1 of 2 lanes closed with possible lane shifts, for utility work. For more information, please contact Rafael Ureña at 772-882-5084

Eastbound NW Jensen Beach Boulevard between NW Goldenrod Road and SE Green River Parkway, in Jensen Beach, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, Mar. 11 through Friday, Mar. 18, 1 of 2 lanes may be closed, for utility pole replacement operations. For more information, please contact Rafael Ureña at 772-882-5084.

Northbound and southbound U.S. 1 between NW Sunset Boulevard and NW Goldenrod Road, in Jensen Beach, 9 p.m. to 4 a.m., Friday, Mar. 11 through Friday, Mar. 18, 2 of 3 lanes closed, for utility pole replacement operations. For more information, please contact Rafael Ureña at 772-882-5084.

Northbound and southbound U.S. 1 between NW Sunset Boulevard and NW Goldenrod Road, in Jensen Beach, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, Mar. 11 through Friday, Mar. 18, 1 of 3 lanes closed, for utility pole replacement operations. For more information, please contact Rafael Ureña at 772-882-5084.

Southbound State Road A1A between NE Jensen Beach Club and Aqua Ra Drive, in Jensen Beach, 9 a.m. to 4 a.m., Friday, Mar. 11 through Friday, Mar. 18, 1 of 2 lanes may be closed, for FPL utility operations. For more information, please contact Rafael Ureña at 772-882-5084

Northbound and southbound U.S. 1 between Britt Road and the Treasure Coast Mall Access Road, in Jensen Beach, 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., Monday, Mar. 14 through Friday, Mar. 18, 2 of 4 lanes and all cross walks at the mall access intersection closed, for final thermoplastic installation. For more information, please contact Mike Dexter at 772-485-8924

Eastbound and westbound NE Jensen Beach Boulevard between West End Boulevard and Indian River Boulevard, in Jensen Beach, 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., Sunday, Mar. 13, all lanes closed, for the Jensen Beach Chamber of Commerce St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Motorists, pedestrians, and cyclists are encouraged to follow detours, exercise caution, and expect minor delays. For more information, please contact Carol Higgins at 772-288-5462.

Northbound and southbound Indian River Drive between NE Jensen Beach Boulevard and NE Church Street, in Jensen Beach, 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., Sunday, Mar. 13, all lanes closed, for the Jensen Beach Chamber of Commerce St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Motorists, pedestrians, and cyclists are encouraged to follow detours, exercise caution, and expect minor delays. For more information, please contact Carol Higgins at 772-288-5462.

Eastbound and westbound NE Ricou Terrace between NE Indian River Drive and NE Pineapple Lane, in Jensen Beach, 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., Sunday, Mar. 13, all lanes closed, for the Jensen Beach Chamber of Commerce St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Motorists, pedestrians, and cyclists are encouraged to follow detours, exercise caution, and expect minor delays. For more information, please contact Carol Higgins at 772-288-5462

Eastbound and westbound NE Church Street between NE Indian River Drive and NE Pineapple Lane, in Jensen Beach, 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., Sunday, Mar. 13, all lanes closed, for the Jensen Beach Chamber of Commerce St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Motorists, pedestrians, and cyclists are encouraged to follow detours, exercise caution, and expect minor delays. For more information, please contact Carol Higgins at 772-288-5462.

 

PORT SALERNO:

Northbound and southbound SE St. Lucie Boulevard at Crooked Creek Bridge between 1,500 feet north of the intersection of SE St. Lucie Boulevard and SE Dixie Highway, in Port Salerno, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 1 through Sunday, April 17, 1 of 2 lanes intermittently closed, for repairs. For more information, please contact Mike Ciabattari, Ferreira Construction Project Manager at 772-284-7960.

Eastbound and westbound SE Cove Road at the railroad crossing, in Port Salerno, around the clock, Friday, Mar. 11 through Tuesday, Mar. 22, all lanes closed, for railroad improvements. Motorists are encouraged to follow detours, exercise caution, and expect delays. For more information, please contact Carol Higgins at 772-288-5452.

 

PORT MAYACA:

Northbound State Road 700/US 441 between Morning Star Farms Road and SW Kanner Highway, in Port Mayaca, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday, Mar. 7 through Friday, Mar. 18, 1 of 2 lanes closed, for power pole removal operations. For more information, please contact Jeff Kirkpatrick at 321-229-4157.

 

STUART:

 

Southbound NE Ocean Boulevard between NE MacArthur Boulevard and 555 NE Ocean Boulevard/Marriot Beach Resort entrance, in Stuart, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday, Mar. 1 through Thursday, Mar. 31, 1 of 2 lanes closed, for installation of a second entrance to Martin County Fire Station 14. Traffic will be diverted to the northbound turn lane. For more information, please contact Ross Wintercorn at 772-260-5932.

 

Eastbound and westbound State Road 76/SW Kanner Highway at SW Locks Road, in Stuart, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday, Mar. 14 through Thursday, Apr. 14, 1 of 6 lanes intermittently closed, for painting of traffic signal uprights and mast arms for maintenance. Motorists are encouraged to find detours, exercise caution, and expect delays. For more information, please contact Allan Ochalek at 772-288-5465.

 

Northbound and southbound State Road 5/U.S. 1 at SE Summerfield Way, in Stuart, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday, Mar. 14 through Thursday, Apr. 14, 1 of 4 lanes intermittently closed, for painting of traffic signal uprights and mast arms for maintenance. Motorists are encouraged to find detours, exercise caution, and expect delays. For more information, please contact Allan Ochalek at 772-288-5465.

 

BRIGHTLINE:

 

Stuart – Railroad Crossing at Cove Rd. Full road closure, Friday, 6 a.m., March 11 to 6 p.m., Monday, March 21.

Detour Information:

  • Eastbound Cove Rd. traffic will be directed to travel north on Ebbtide Ave. to Salerno Rd., travel east on Salerno Rd. to Old Dixie Hwy. and travel south on Old Dixie Hwy. to access Cove Rd.
  • Westbound Cove Rd. traffic will be directed to travel north on Old Dixie Hwy. to Salerno Rd., travel west on Salerno Rd. to Ebbtide Ave. and travel south on Ebbtide Ave. to access Cove Rd. For more information, please contact Katie Mitzner at 407-502-3587.

 

Jensen Beach Vehicular Traffic – Railroad Crossing at Jensen Beach Blvd. Full road closure 6 a.m., Monday, February 14 to 6 p.m., Friday, March 11.

Detour information:

Northbound:

  • Jensen Beach Blvd. traffic wishing to continue north will be directed to travel north on Skyline Dr. to access Indian River Dr.

Southbound:

  • Jensen Beach Blvd. traffic wishing to continue south will be directed to travel south on Savannah Rd. to NE Dixie Hwy., travel east on NE Dixie Hwy. through the roundabout to Palmer Ave. and travel east on Palmer Ave. to access Indian River Dr. For more information, please contact Katie Mitzner at 407-502-3587.

 

Jensen Beach Pedestrian Traffic – Railroad Crossing at Jensen Beach Blvd. Full sidewalk closure, 6 a.m., Wednesday, February 16 to 6 p.m., Friday, March 11.

Detour information:

  • Pedestrian access will be maintained directly adjacent to the north via a flagged temporary sidewalk and crossing. Pedestrians will be able to approach the roundabout from any outlet and then proceed to follow the orange pedestrian arrows. For more information, please contact Katie Mitzner at 407-502-3587.

 

Jensen Beach – NE Jensen Beach Blvd. Day-time flagging operations, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. for rail work. Crossings may be closed briefly (1-2 minutes) as trucks enter and exit NE Jensen Beach Blvd. For more information, please contact Katie Mitzner at 407-502-3587.

 

Jensen Beach – NE Dixie Hwy. Day-time flagging operations, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. for rail work. Crossings may be closed briefly (1-2 minutes) as trucks enter and exit NE Dixie Hwy. For more information, please contact Katie Mitzner at 407-502-3587.

 

Jensen Beach – Riverview Dr. Day-time flagging operations, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. for rail work. Crossings may be closed briefly (1-2 minutes) as trucks enter and exit Riverview Dr. For more information, please contact Katie Mitzner at 407-502-3587.

 

Stuart – Southbound A1A from south of SE Cove Rd. to south of SE Alicia St. Continuous shoulder closure through 2022. For more information, please contact Katie Mitzner at 407-502-3587.

 

Stuart – Alice St. Day-time flagging operations, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. for rail work. Crossings may be closed briefly (1-2 minutes) as trucks enter and exit NW Alice St. For more information, please contact Katie Mitzner at 407-502-3587.

 

Stuart – NW Fern St. Day-time flagging operations, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. for rail work. Crossings may be closed briefly (1-2 minutes) as trucks enter and exit NW Fern St. For more information, please contact Katie Mitzner at 407-502-3587.

 

Stuart – West of SE Dixie Hwy./A1A between SE Decker Ave. and SE Monterey Rd. Day-time single lane closures for concrete pouring, Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., continuing through March 2022. For more information, please contact Katie Mitzner at 407-502-3587.

 

FLORIDA’S TURNPIKE:

 

Northbound and southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 at various locations between north of Indiantown Road/SR 706 and south of Becker Road (Exit 138). Overnight single lane closure, 10 p.m. Sunday, March 13, to 6 a.m. Monday, March 14. Overnight single lane closures, 8 p.m. to 6 a.m., Monday, March 14, and nightly through Thursday, March 17. For more information, please contact Fiorella Teodista at 954-934-1130.

 

Northbound and southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 between Milepost 133 and Milepost 135. Overnight single lane closures, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., Sunday, March 13, and nightly through Thursday, March 17. For more information, please contact Fiorella Teodista at 954-934-1130.

 

Northbound and southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 between Milepost 133 and Milepost 135. Daytime shoulder lane closures, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday, March 14, and daily through Thursday, March 17. For more information, please contact Fiorella Teodista at 954-934-1130.

 

  1. LUCIE COUNTY

(City of Port St. Lucie, Port St. Lucie, White City, City of Fort Pierce)

 

CITY OF FORT PIERCE:

 

Eastbound and westbound Seaway Drive on South Causeway Bridge, in the City of Fort Pierce, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday, Mar. 14 through Friday, Mar. 25, 1 of 2 lanes closed, for routine maintenance. For more information, please contact Guillermo Canedo, Communications Manager, FDOT District Four at 954-777-4302.

 

Eastbound and westbound Florida A1A on North Causeway Bridge, in the City of Fort Pierce, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday, Mar. 21 through Friday, Mar. 25, 1 of 2 lanes intermittently closed, for routine maintenance. For more information, please contact Guillermo Canedo, Communications Manager, FDOT District Four at 954-777-4302.

 

Eastbound and westbound Florida A1A on North Causeway Bridge, in the City of Fort Pierce, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday, Mar. 28 through Friday, Apr. 1, 1 of 2 lanes intermittently closed, for routine maintenance. For more information, please contact Guillermo Canedo, Communications Manager, FDOT District Four at 954-777-4302.

 

Northbound State Road A1A between Jackson Way and S Lakeview Circle, in the City of Fort Pierce, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday, Mar. 7 through Friday, Mar. 18, 1 of 4 lanes closed, for power pole removal operations. For more information, please contact Jeff Kirkpatrick at 321-229-4157.

 

Southbound S 25th Street between Florida Avenue and Georgia Avenue, in the City of Fort Pierce, 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., Thursday, Mar. 17, 1 of 2 lanes closed, for water main valve repairs. For more information, please contact Owen A. Dennis at 772-370-7808.

 

Westbound Orange Avenue between U Vista Court and LaJean Drive, in the City of Fort Pierce, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, Mar. 11 through Friday, Mar. 18, 1 of 2 lanes may be closed, for FPL pole removal operation. For more information, please contact Rafael Ureña at 772-882-5084.

 

CITY OF PORT ST. LUCIE:

 

Westbound and eastbound Port St. Lucie Boulevard between SE Floresta Drive and SE Wald Street, in the City of Port St. Lucie, around the clock, through Saturday, Apr. 30, 1 of 3 lanes may be closed, for drainage, mast arm and roadway activities. For more information, please contact Beth Zsoka at 772-871-5176.

 

Eastbound SW Port St. Lucie Boulevard side streets between SE Sapphire Terrace and SE Morningside Boulevard, in the City of Port St. Lucie, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday, March 14 through Friday, March 18, 1 of 2 lanes closed, for milling and resurfacing work. For more information, please contact Brittany Bradley at 561-718-0160.

 

FORT PIERCE:

 

Eastbound and westbound Angle Road between Johnston Road and Timberlake Drive, in Fort Pierce, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, Mar. 11 through Friday, Mar. 18, 1 of 2 lanes closed, for utility pole replacement operations. For more information, please contact Rafael Ureña at 772-882-5084.

 

Northbound and southbound Turnpike Feeder Road between Suson Lane and U.S. 1, in Fort Pierce, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, Mar. 11 through Friday, Mar. 18, 1 of 2 lanes may be closed with possible lanes shifts at times, for utility pole replacement operations. For more information, please contact Rafael Ureña at 772-882-5084.

 

Eastbound State Road 68/Orange Avenue between Matthews Road and Cyclone Drive, in Fort Pierce, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday, Mar. 7 through Friday, Mar. 18, 1 of 2 lanes closed, for utility pole removal operations. For more information, please contact Jeff Kirkpatrick at 321-229-4157.

 

Westbound Orange Avenue between Loop Road and Lamont Road, in Fort Pierce, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, Mar. 11 through Friday, Mar. 18, 1 of 2 lanes may be closed, for FPL pole removal operations. For more information, please contact Rafael Ureña at 772-882-5084.

 

Westbound State Road A1A between S Lakeview Circle and Jackson Way, in Fort Pierce, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, Mar. 11 through Friday, Mar. 18, 1 of 2 lanes may be closed with lane shifts, for FPL pole removal operation. For more information, please contact Rafael Ureña at 772-882-5084.

 

PORT ST. LUCIE:

 

Eastbound State Road 70 between NE 128th Avenue and Bluefield Road, in Port St. Lucie, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, Mar. 11 through Friday, Mar. 18, 1 of 2 lanes closed, for utility pole replacement operations. For more information, please contact Rafael Ureña at 772-882-5084.

 

BRIGHTLINE:

 

Ft. Pierce – Moores Creek. Day-time bridge work operations, including crane mobilization and pile driving, Monday to Saturday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. For more information, please contact Katie Mitzner at 407-502-3587.

 

Fort Pierce – Savannah Rd. Day-time flagging operations, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., for rail work. Crossings may be closed briefly (1-2 minutes) as trucks enter and exit Savannah Rd. For more information, please contact Katie Mitzner at 407-502-3587.

 

Fort Pierce – Harbor Branch Found (Private Road). Full road closure until 6 p.m., Wednesday, March 16. This is a privately owned road that will be closed throughout construction as allowed by the property owner. Drivers should proceed through the area with caution. For more information, please contact Katie Mitzner at 407-502-3587.

 

Fort Pierce – Railroad Crossing at Avenue D. Full road closure, Friday, 6 a.m., March 18 to 6 p.m., Tuesday, March 29

Detour Information:

  • Eastbound Ave D traffic will be directed to travel north on US-1 to Seaway Dr., travel east on Seaway Dr. to Indian River Dr. and travel south on Indian River Dr. to access Ave D.
  • Westbound Ave D traffic will be directed to travel north on Indian River Dr. to Seaway Dr., travel west on Seaway Dr. to US-1 and travel south on US-1 to access Ave D. For more information, please contact Katie Mitzner at 407-502-3587.

 

FLORIDA’S TURNPIKE:

 

Northbound and southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 at various locations between north of Indiantown Road/SR 706 and south of Becker Road (Exit 138). Overnight single lane closure, 10 p.m. Sunday, March 13, to 6 a.m. Monday, March 14. Overnight single lane closures, 8 p.m. to 6 a.m., Monday, March 14, and nightly through Thursday, March 17. For more information, please contact Fiorella Teodista at 954-934-1130.

 

Northbound and southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 at various locations between just north of Becker Road (Exit 138) and Milepost 153. Overnight single lane closure, 10 p.m. Sunday, March 13, to 6 a.m. Monday, March 14.Overnight single lane closures, 7 p.m. to 6 a.m., Monday, March 14, and nightly through Thursday, March 17. For more information, please contact Fiorella Teodista at 954-934-1130.

 

Southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 entrance ramp from Becker Road. Overnight full ramp closure, 9 p.m. Sunday, March 13, to 5 a.m. Monday, March 14.

Detour information:

  • Becker Road traffic wishing to access southbound Florida’s Turnpike will be directed to travel west on SW Becker Road to I-95, travel south on I-95, exit at SR 714/SW Martin County Highway (Exit 110) and travel east on SR 714/SW Martin County Highway to access southbound Florida’s Turnpike. For more information, please contact Fiorella Teodista at 954-934-1130.

 

Southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 exit ramp to Becker Road (Exit 138). Continuous full ramp closure, 11p.m. Friday, March 18, to 11 p.m. Saturday, March 19.

Detour information:

  • Southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 traffic wishing to access Becker Road will be directed to exit at Port St. Lucie Boulevard (Exit 142), travel west on Port St. Lucie Boulevard to SW Gatlin Boulevard, travel west on SW Gatlin Boulevard to I-95, and travel south on I-95 to access Becker Road (Exit 114). For more information, please contact Fiorella Teodista at 954-934-1130.

 

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY

(City of Vero Beach, Vero Beach, Indian River Shores, Sebastian, Wabasso, Wabasso Beach, City of Fellsmere)

 

VERO BEACH:

 

Westbound State Road 60 between 66th Avenue and 74th Avenue, in Vero Beach, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, Mar. 11 through Friday, Mar. 18, 1 of 3 lanes closed, for utility work. For more information, please contact Rafael Ureña at 772-882-5084.

 

Eastbound and westbound 20th Street between 90th Avenue and 82ndAvenue, in Vero Beach, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, Mar. 11 through Friday, Mar. 18, 1 of 3 lanes closed, for utility pole replacement operations. For more information, please contact Rafael Ureña at 772-882-5084.

 

Eastbound and westbound 20th Street between 90th Avenue and 82ndAvenue, in Vero Beach, 9 p.m. to 4 a.m., Friday, Mar. 11 through Friday, Mar. 18, 2 of 3 lanes closed, for utility pole replacement operations. For more information, please contact Rafael Ureña at 772-882-5084.

 

Northbound US 1 between 12th Street SE and Grove Island Circle, in Vero Beach, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, Mar. 11 through Friday, Mar. 18, 1 of 3 lanes may be closed, for FPL pole removal operations. For more information, please contact Rafael Ureña at 772-882-5084.

 

Eastbound State Road 60 between County Road 512 and 226 Court, in Vero Beach, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday, Mar. 7 through Friday, Mar. 18, 1 of 4 lanes closed, for utility pole removal operations. For more information, please contact Jeff Kirkpatrick at 321-229-4157.

 

Westbound State Road 60 just east of 82nd Avenue, in Vero Beach, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Wednesday, Mar. 16, 1 westbound turn lane of 4 lanes closed, for AT&T utility work to provide service to a customer. For more information, please contact Pete Rolan at 772-318-9560.

 

INDIAN RIVER SHORES:

 

Northbound and Southbound State Road A1A between Chiefs Trail and Old Winter Beach Road, in Indian River Shores, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, Mar. 11 through Friday, Mar. 18, 1 of 2 lanes may be closed with possible lane shifts, for FPL pole replacement operations. For more information, please contact Rafael Ureña at 772-882-5084.

 

Northbound and southbound State Road A1A between River Club and Johns Island Drive, in Indian River Shores, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, Mar. 11 through Friday, Mar. 18, 1 of 2 lanes may be closed with possible lane shifts, for FPL pole maintenance operations. For more information, please contact Rafael Ureña at 772-882-5084

 

SEBASTIAN:

 

Northbound State Road 5 between Cleveland Street and Sebastian Boulevard, in Sebastian, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday, Mar. 7 through Friday, Mar. 18, 1 of 4 lanes closed, for power pole removal operations. For more information, please contact Jeff Kirkpatrick at 321-229-4157.

 

BRIGHTLINE:

 

Sebastian – Railroad Crossing at Eastbound Sebastian Blvd. Full road closure until 7 p.m., Saturday, March 19.

Detour Information:

  • Eastbound Sebastian Blvd. traffic will be directed to travel north on Roseland Rd. to US-1 and travel south on US-1 to access Sebastian Blvd. For more information, please contact Katie Mitzner at 407-502-3587.

 

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