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Road Alert - Nov. 15, 2018

Post Date:11/15/2018 4:52 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:

95th Avenue North between Vanderbilt Drive and US 41 – On 95th Avenue North between Vanderbilt Drive and US 41 expect intermittent lane closures reducing traffic at times to ONE LANE ONLY for approximately one year, with both daytime and overnight hours, weather permitting, as crews perform a utility renewal project in Naples Park. Flagmen will be used, as needed, along with advance warning signs and barricades to assist travelers in this area. 

Augusta Boulevard between Forest Hills Boulevard and Rattlesnake Hammock Road – On Augusta Boulevard between Forest Hills Boulevard and Rattlesnake Hammock Road expect intermittent lane closures reducing traffic at times from two lanes (one lane in each direction) to ONE LANE ONLY for approximately one week from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., weather permitting, as crews mill and pave the roadway.  Flagmen will be used, as needed, along with advance warning signs and barricades to assist travelers in this area. 

Cassena Road between Carica Road and Tupelo Road – On Cassena Road between Carica Road and Tupelo Road expect intermittent lane closures sometimes reducing traffic to ONE LANE ONLY for approximately one month from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily, weather permitting, as crews continue installation of a new potable water service system as part of the Cassena Road Water Main Improvement Project. Flagmen will be used, as needed, along with advance warning signs and barricades to assist travelers in this area. -more-

Collier Boulevard and Wolfe Road Intersection – At the Collier Boulevard and Wolfe Road intersection expect intermittent lane closures in all directions for approximately two weeks from 9 a.m., to 3 p.m., weather permitting, as crews perform maintenance on traffic signal poles. Lighted arrow boards, advance warning signs and barricades will be used to assist travelers in this area. 

Pine Ridge Road and Airport Road Intersection - On Pine Ridge Road at Airport Road expect westbound traffic to be reduced from three lanes to two lanes for approximately two weeks from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., weather permitting, as crews remove and reconstruct the median as part of the Pine Ridge Road at Airport Road Intersection Improvements Project. Additional work to occur over the next six months includes extending the westbound left turn lane 300 feet to allow more capacity for vehicles in the dual left turn lanes for westbound to southbound traffic.  Flagmen will be used, as needed, along with lighted arrow boards, advance warning signs and barricades to assist travelers in this area. 

Pine Ridge Road and Logan Boulevard Intersection – On Pine Ridge Road at Logan Boulevard expect eastbound traffic to be reduced from two lanes to one lane OVERNIGHT from 7 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 18 through 5 a.m. on Wednesday morning, Nov. 21., weather permitting, as crews continue installation of stormwater drainage structures and piping as part of the Pine Ridge Road at Logan Boulevard Intersection Improvements Project. Additional work to occur over the next six months includes extending the eastbound through lane another 2,000 feet and widening the intersection to include dual left turn lanes for westbound to southbound traffic.  Lighted arrow boards, advance warning signs and barricades will be used to assist travelers in this area. 

Rattlesnake Hammock Road and Santa Barbara Boulevard Intersection – At the Rattlesnake Hammock Road and Santa Barbara Boulevard intersection expect intermittent westbound and southbound lane closures for approximately one month from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., weather permitting, as crews working for Collier County Public Utilities continue installation of new pipes for pump station improvements. Travelers should use caution as trucks will be entering and exiting the pump station area. Flagmen will be used, as needed, along with advance warning signs and barricades to assist travelers in this area. 

Vanderbilt Drive between 91st Avenue North and 101st Avenue NorthOn Vanderbilt Drive between 96th Avenue North and 97th Avenue North THE ROADWAY IS CLOSED AND A DETOUR ROUTE HAS BEEN POSTED.  For the remainder of the project area on Vanderbilt Drive between 91st Avenue North and 101st Avenue North ONLY LOCAL TRAFFIC IS BEING PERMITTED, as crews continue installation of new water mains and stormwater drainage structures. 6th Street has been posted as the detour route.  Advance warning signs and barricades are being used to assist drivers in this area.

White Boulevard over Cypress Canal Bridge Replacement Project – On White Boulevard between Weber Boulevard and 31st Street SW over the Cypress Canal crews are currently working on the northbound side of the road and drivers are advised to expect trucks entering and exiting the northbound lane intermittently. This project is expected to be completed this fall. Drivers are advised to stay alert, use caution and obey all traffic signs when traveling in this area. 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:

1st Street between 2nd Avenue and Oak Street (in Immokalee) –  Expect 1st Street between 2nd Avenue and Oak Street to be closed to all traffic through Friday, Nov. 16, weather permitting, as crews continue installation of new water line connections as part of the Immokalee Water Line Replacement Project. A detour route will be posted. Advance warning signs and barricades will also be used to assist travelers in this area.  

Bluebill Avenue between Vanderbilt Drive and Delnor-Wiggins State Park Road– On Bluebill Avenue between Vanderbilt Drive and Delnor-Wiggins State Park Road expect intermittent lane closures reducing traffic at times from two lanes (one lane in each direction) to ONE LANE ONLY beginning on Monday, Nov. 19 and continuing through Wednesday, Nov. 21 OVERNIGHT from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m., weather permitting, as crews working for FPL remove overhead power lines and poles as part of the Vanderbilt Beach Overhead to Underground Utility Burial Project.  Flagmen will be used, as needed, along with advance warning signs and barricades to assist travelers in this area. 

Greenway Road between US 41 and the end of the roadway – On Greenway Road between US 41 and the end of the roadway expect traffic to be reduced to ONE LANE ONLY beginning on Friday, Nov. 16 and continuing through Tuesday, Nov. 20, weather permitting, as crews pave the roadway.  Flagmen will be used along with advance warning signs and barricades to assist travelers in this area. 

Gulf Shore Drive between Vanderbilt Beach Road and Southbay Drive – On Gulf Shore Drive between Vanderbilt Beach Road and Southbay Drive, on Center Street and on dead end roadways off Vanderbilt Drive including Flamingo Avenue, Heron Avenue, Egret Avenue and Palm Court expect intermittent lane closures reducing traffic at times from two lanes (one lane in each direction) to ONE LANE ONLY for approximately three weeks from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., weather permitting, as crews working for FPL continue to remove overhead power lines and poles as part of the Vanderbilt Beach Overhead to Underground Utility Burial Project.  Flagmen will be used, as needed, along with advance warning signs and barricades to assist travelers in this area. 

Lake Trafford Road between Lake Trafford Farm Road and Liberty Way – On Lake Trafford Road between Lake Trafford Farm Road and Liberty Way expect traffic to be reduced from two lanes (one lane in each direction) to ONE LANE ONLY through Friday, Nov. 16 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., weather permitting, as crews working for the Immokalee Water & Sewer District perform utility work.  Flagmen, advance warning signs and barricades will be used to assist travelers in this area.

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