I-75: Recreational access area on Alligator Alley: Construction project — Crews are building a recreational access facility that includes a boat ramp and parking lot with fencing and lighting. Work involves widening and resurfacing the facility’s roadway, making drainage improvements, and adding intelligent transportation system components and a high-tension cable barrier system on I-75 in this area. Crews will have daily lane closures from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on northbound I-75 in the vicinity of mile marker 52 beginning Monday, August 13 through Friday, August 31, weather. Work includes widening as well as milling and resurfacing the mainline. This will affect the northbound lanes only which will have one lane open and one lane closed during the operations. These dates are all dependant on the weather prior to the closure and during the activities. The job is estimated for completion by
summer 2012. The contractor is Convalvias USA.
I-75: At the SR 951 interchange: Construction project — Crews are making improvements to interchange ramps, adding new mast arm signals, and placing new pavement markings and signs. Activities involve placement of base material at northbound and southbound off ramps. Work also includes working on the northbound on ramp and curb and sidewalk placement at the southbound off ramp and northbound on ramp. Crews will also be working on signalization mast arms at all ramps. Completion is expected in fall 2012. The contractor is APAC Southeast.
US 41: US 41 northbound and Fleischman Boulevard: Maintenance permit project – On Monday, August 13, crews will be conducting inspections of the Century Link cable line from Fleischman Blvd 640 feet north to the manhole located in front of Coastland Center Mall. No lane closures are expected during this operation.
SR 84/Davis Boulevard: From west of Radio Road to Santa Barbara Boulevard: Construction project — Crews are expanding the road to six lanes, adding sidewalk, bike lanes, and street lights, and building a noise wall. Beginning Monday, August 13 crews will begin placing temporary asphalt along both the eastbound and westbound sides of the roadway between Santa Barbara Boulevard to east of Firano Drive and Wildwood Lakes Boulevard. This work will create temporary traffic lanes allowing for a traffic shift while the new roadway is constructed. There will be intermittent lane closures during these activities. This work is anticipated to take approximately three weeks, weather permitting.Motorists are advised to use caution and watch for workers in the construction zone. Project completion is estimated to be end of 2013, weather permitting. The contractor is Guymann Construction.
SR 29: From north of Oil Well Road to south of County Road 846 in Immokalee (approximately eight miles): Construction project – This project resurfaces the roadway and includes sidewalk, shoulder, and guardrail work and traffic signal improvements at Farm Workers Village. Crews are paving the roadway, grading shoulders, placing sod, installing permanent signs, and working on the signal at Farm Workers Village. Construction is planned 6 days a week, during the day and overnight, beginning Sunday night, weather permitting. Lane closures are required and motorists should expect delays. All travel lanes will remain open from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. and from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Motorists are advised to look out for pedestrians and bicyclists, obey flagging operations, observe posted speed limits, and drive with caution in the construction zone. Completion is estimated for fall 2012. The contractor is C.W. Roberts Contracting, Inc.
12th Street; From 13th Avenue north to 14th Avenue north: Construction project — The improvements under this contract consist of sidewalk construction and drainage improvements. Work is underway from the hours of 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Weather permitting; these activities are anticipated to last approximately one month. Motorists should expect possible lane closures. Motorists are also advised to use caution and watch for construction workers in the construction zone. The Contractor is Midwestern Construction, Inc.