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Road Alert - March 8, 2018

Post Date:03/08/2018 4:34 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 two 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 two 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. Motorist should obey posted signs and temporary signalization.   Final completion of the replacement bridge is planned in summer 2018; the project completion has been delayed by the impacts from Hurricane Irma.

Golden Gate Boulevard from 2nd Street NE to Weber Boulevard – On Golden Gate Boulevard from 2nd Street NE to Weber Boulevard expect intermittent eastbound and westbound travel lanes to be reduced from two lanes in each direction to one lane in each direction for approximately two weeks OVERNIGHT from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m., weather permitting, as crews place pavement markings on 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 one week from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.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.

Pelican Bay Boulevard – On Pelican Bay Boulevard between both access points off US 41 expect intermittent lane closures both northbound and southbound for approximately six 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. 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 and the second of two bridges is nearing completion. The Vanderbilt Drive road closure is in 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).  A detour route is posted directing vehicular traffic to use 111th Avenue, US 41 and Wiggins Pass Road during the needed construction. Construction crews are in the process of completing final punch list items in order to reach substantial completion of construction of the new replacement bridge which is expected to be open to traffic in a few days. Electronic message boards, advance warning signs and barricades are being used to assist travelers in this area.

Vanderbilt Drive Between Vanderbilt Beach Road and 91st Avenue North – On Vanderbilt Drive Between Vanderbilt Beach Road and 91st Avenue North expect the road to be CLOSED TO ALL TRAFFIC 24 hours per day/seven days a week for approximately one week, weather permitting, as crews install a new gravity sewer. A detour route will be posted. Advance warning signs, electronic message boards 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. 

Wilson Boulevard from Immokalee Road to Golden Gate Boulevard – On Wilson Boulevard from Immokalee Road to Golden Gate Boulevard expect traffic to be reduced to ONE LANE ONLY for approximately two weeks OVERNIGHT from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m., weather permitting, as crews mill and pave the roadway. Flagmen, advance warning signs, electronic message board and barricades will be used to assist travelers in this area.

 

WORK BY OTHERS:

Bayshore Drive between Barret Avenue and Lakeview Drive – On Bayshore Drive at Lakeview Drive expect the northbound most of the left turn lane onto Lakeview Drive to be CLOSED on Friday, March 9 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., weather permitting, as crews repair the sewer manhole. Drivers will still be able to make left turns but are reminded to be alert and drive with care.  Flagmen, advance warning signs and barricades will be used to assist travelers.

Golden Gate Parkway between Goodlette-Frank Road and Estuary Boulevard – On Golden Gate Parkway between Goodlette-Frank Road and Estuary Boulevard expect westbound traffic to be reduced from three lanes to two lanes beginning on Tuesday, March 13 and continuing through Friday, March 16. CenturyLink crews plan to work from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily, as well as overnight from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m., weather permitting, to repair equipment. Lighted arrow boards, advance warning signs and barricades will be used to assist travelers in this area. 

Shadowlawn Drive between U.S. 41 (Tamiami Trail East) and Estey Avenue – On Shadowlawn Drive between U.S. 41 (Tamiami Trail East) and Estey Avenue expect southbound intermittent lane closures, reducing traffic at times to ONE LANE ONLY, for approximately six months OVERNIGHT from   8 p.m. to 6 a.m., weather permitting, as crews working for FPL replace power poles. Flagmen will be used, as needed, along with lighted arrow boards, advance warning signs and barricades, to assist travelers in this area.

Terrace Avenue between Pine Street and Airport Road – On Terrace Avenue between Pine Street and Airport Road expect intermittent lane closures, reducing traffic at times to ONE LANE ONLY, for approximately one week OVERNIGHT from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m., weather permitting, as crews working for FPL replace power poles. Flagmen will be used, as needed, along with lighted arrow boards, advance warning signs and barricades, to assist travelers in this area.

 

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