Friday, August 23, 2019

FDOT Traffic Advisory for Big Bend Area

Chipley – Drivers will encounter traffic disruptions on the following state roads in the Big Bend area as crews perform construction and maintenance activities. In observance of the Labor Day holiday weekend, there will be no lane closures on state roads from 6 a.m. Friday, Aug. 30 to 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3. These lane closure restrictions include both construction and maintenance activities.

Gadsden County

I-10 Rest Area over I-10 Bridge Painting – Motorists will experience lane closures Sunday, Aug. 25 through Thursday, Aug. 29 from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. for guardrail and temporary asphalt operations.

Franklin County

U.S. 98 Hurricane Michael Permanent Repairs from East Point to Carrabelle – Hurricane Michael recovery operations at the bridge continue. Intermittent lane closures can be expected until work is complete.

Liberty County

State Road (S.R.) 20 from East of S.R. 65 to Ochlockonee River Bridge – Lane closures are scheduled Monday, Aug. 26 through Friday, Aug. 30 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. as crews continue paving the shoulders near the intersection of S.R. 267.

County Road (C.R.) 12 and Chester Street Intersection –Intermittent daytime lane closures can be expected Monday, Aug. 25 through Friday, Aug. 30 as crews unload sodding material to the project site. Flaggers will be onsite to assist in directing traffic.

Leon County

S.R. 265 (Magnolia Drive) Resurfacing from U.S. 27 (Apalachee Parkway) to Park Avenue – North and southbound traffic will encounter lane closures from 10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23 to 6 a.m. Monday, Aug 26. Additional signage will be on-site to direct traffic through the work area.

Monroe Street (S.R. 63) from Clara Lee Boulevard to Harriet Drive – Intermittent lane closures are scheduled from Monday, Aug. 26 to Friday, Aug. 30 at the Faulk Drive/Perkins Drive intersection to install sidewalk ramps and for pedestrian signal work.

Wakulla County

U.S. 98 (Coastal Highway) Resurfacing from St. Marks River to the Jefferson County Line- Intermittent lane closures will be experienced as crews continue paving operations and drainage installation.
C.R. 375 over Smith Creek Bridge Replacement- There will be intermittent lane closures Monday, Aug. 26 to Saturday, Aug. 31 for paving operations.

U.S. 319 from north of S.R. 267 to Leon County line – The traffic shift for northbound and southbound lanes from Pixie Circle to the Wakulla/Leon County is in place until spring of 2020.  The traffic shift will allow crews to begin constructing the middle section of the new roadway.

All planned construction activities are weather dependent and may be delayed or rescheduled in the event of inclement weather. Motorists are reminded to pay attention to the speed limit when traveling through the construction area, to watch for construction equipment entering and leaving the roadway, and to use caution when driving through the work zone. Speeding fines double when workers are present.

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