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Road Alert - Feb. 8, 2018

Post Date:02/08/2018 4:25 PM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 ROAD ALERT

This ROAD ALERT was prepared by the Collier County Growth Management Department to inform the community about scheduled road construction and road maintenance projects along major roadways in Collier County where lane closures are planned or traffic flow may be affected.

COLLIER COUNTY CONSTRUCTION/MAINTENANCE PROJECTS:

107th Avenue North between Vanderbilt Drive and 8th Street North – On 107th Avenue North between Vanderbilt Drive and 8th Street North expect intermittent lane closures, as well as times that the road will be CLOSED to through traffic, allowing local residents only, for approximately three months, weather permitting, as crews continue work to install sewer mains, stormwater drainage and water mains as part of the Collier County Public Utility Renewal Project. During road closures, a detour route will be posted.  Flagmen will be used as needed, as well as advance warning signs and barricades to assist travelers in this area. 

110th Avenue North between Vanderbilt Drive and US 41 – On 110th Avenue North between Vanderbilt Drive and US 41 expect intermittent lane closures (limiting traffic to ONE LANE ONLY), as well as times that the road will be CLOSED to through traffic, allowing local residents only, for approximately three months, weather permitting, as crews continue work to install sewer mains, stormwater drainage and water mains as part of the Collier County Public Utility Renewal Project.  Flagmen will be used as needed, as well as advance warning signs and barricades to assist travelers in this area

Copeland Avenue (CR 29) between Demere Lane and Oyster Bar Lane – On Copeland Avenue (CR 29) between Demere Lane and Oyster Bar Lane expect traffic to be reduced from two lanes to ONE LANE ONLY through Spring 2018, while traffic is diverted to Phase I of the new bridge and Phase II is constructed. A temporary traffic signal has been installed and is operational 24 hours per day, seven days per week. Drivers are reminded to stay alert and expect delays. In the upcoming weeks, there will be interment road closures of a short duration (approximately five-to-10 minutes) while crews place bridge beams. Final completion of the replacement bridge is planned in summer 2018, the project completion has been delayed by the impacts from Hurricane Irma. Motorist should obey posted signs and temporary signalization.   

Devonshire Boulevard/Berkshire Pines Road at Santa Barbara Boulevard Intersection - On Devonshire Boulevard at the Santa Barbara Boulevard intersection expect eastbound and westbound traffic to be reduced from two lanes to one lane for approximately one week from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., weather permitting, as crews add a new dedicated left turn lane on Devonshire Boulevard to northbound Santa Barbara Boulevard as well as other intersection improvements. Lighted arrow boards, advance warning sings, electronic message boards and barricades will be used to assist travelers in this area.

Golden Gate Boulevard from 2nd Street NE to Weber Boulevard – On Golden Gate Boulevard from 2nd Street NE to Weber Boulevard expect eastbound and westbound travel lanes to be reduced from two lanes in each direction to one lane in each direction for approximately two months OVERNIGHT from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m., weather permitting, as crews mill and pave the roadway. Flagmen, advance warning signs, electronic message boards and barricades will be used to assist travelers in this area.

Immokalee Road and Oil Well Road Intersection – At the Immokalee Road and Oil Well Road intersection expect intermittent lane closures in all directions for approximately two weeks overnight from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m., weather permitting, as crews perform maintenance on the traffic signal poles. Lighted arrow boards, advance warning signs and barricades will be used to assist travelers in this area.

Immokalee Road from US 41 to Collier Boulevard – On Immokalee Road from US 41 to Collier Boulevard expect northbound and southbound intermittent lane closures for approximately one week from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., weather permitting, as crews perform landscape maintenance. Lighted arrow boards will be used to assist travelers in this area.

Nassau Street from Lee Street to Monroe Street (in Immokalee) – On Nassau Street from Lee Street to Monroe Street in Immokalee expect northbound and southbound intermittent lane closures, allowing local traffic only, for approximately one week from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., weather permitting, as crews continue installation of new water lines as part of the Immokalee Water Line Replacement Project. Detour routes will be posted. Advance warning signs and barricades will be used to assist travelers in this area.

Monroe Street from North 15th Street to Lake Trafford Road (in Immokalee) – On Monroe Street from North 15th Street to Lake Trafford Road in Immokalee expect northbound and southbound intermittent lane closures, allowing local traffic only, for approximately one week from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., weather permitting, as crews continue installation of new water lines as part of the Immokalee Water Line Replacement Project. Detour routes will be posted. Advance warning signs and barricades will be used to assist travelers in this area.

Pelican Bay Boulevard – On Pelican Bay Boulevard between both access points off US 41 expect intermittent lane closures both northbound and southbound for approximately two weeks from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., weather permitting, as crews perform landscaping maintenance. Lighted arrow boards, advance warning signs and barricades will be used to assist travelers in this area.

Vanderbilt Drive between 91st Avenue North and 101st Avenue North – On Vanderbilt Drive between 91st Avenue North and 101st Avenue North expect traffic to be reduced to ONE LANE ONLY through spring of 2018 from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., weather permitting, as crews continue installation of new water mains and stormwater drainage structures. 6th Street may be used as an alternate route for those travelers who do not have destinations in the construction zone. Also, on Vanderbilt Drive between 94th Avenue North and Palm Court expect the road to be CLOSED to ALL traffic on Friday, Feb. 9.  Also, on Tuesday, Feb. 13 and on Wednesday Feb. 14 expect Vanderbilt Drive between 99th Avenue North and Lagoon Avenue to be CLOSED to ALL traffic. A DETOUR ROUTE WILL BE POSTED. Advance warning signs and barricades will be used to assist drivers in this area.

Vanderbilt Drive between 111th Avenue North and Wiggins Pass Road – The Vanderbilt Drive Bridge Replacements Project has progressed to working on the second of two bridges. The Vanderbilt Drive road closure has moved to the vicinity of Bridge Number 030177, located 1.2 miles north of 111th Avenue, over Little Horse Pass Waterway between Anchorage Condos (12945 Vanderbilt Drive) and Marina Bay Club (13105 Vanderbilt Drive).  This closure includes ALL VEHICLES (INCLUDING BICYCLES) AND PEDESTRIAN TRAFFIC (both northbound and southbound). A detour route is posted directing both vehicular and pedestrian traffic to use 111th Avenue, US 41 and Wiggins Pass Road during the needed construction. Construction crews are in the process of constructing the new replacement bridge which is expected to be open to traffic in approximately one month. Road reconstruction at the Anchorage Condominium entrance has commenced and flagging operations are being used to move traffic through the area. Electronic message boards, advance warning signs and barricades are being used to assist travelers in this area.

Washington Avenue between North 9th Street and Immokalee Drive (in Immokalee) – On Washington Avenue between North 9th Street and Immokalee Drive in Immokalee expect northbound and southbound intermittent lane closures, allowing local traffic only, for approximately one week from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., weather permitting, as crews continue installation of new water lines as part of the Immokalee Water Line Replacement Project. Detour routes will be posted. Advance warning signs and barricades will be used to assist travelers in this area.

White Blvd. over Cypress Canal Bridge Replacement Project – On White Blvd. between Weber Blvd. and 31st Street SW over the Cypress Canal crews are progressing with constructing the new replacement bridge. This project is expected to be completed in summer 2018. The speed limit has been reduced to 35 mph through the construction zone.  Flagmen will be used, as needed, along with advance warning signs, barrier wall and barricades, to assist travelers in this area. 

WORK BY OTHERS:

Pine Ridge Road and Livingston Road Intersection – On Pine Ridge Road at Livingston Road expect the westbound right turn lane to be intermittently closed for approximately one month from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and OVERNIGHT FROM 8 P.M. to 6 A.M., weather permitting, as crews working for a car dealership handle utility and sidewalk relocations. Lighted arrow boards, advance warning signs and barricades will be used to assist travelers in this area.

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