South County Road Work Week of Oct. 31
Southern Palm Beach County Projects: Powerline Road / S.R. 845 from the Broward County Line to Glades Road
Construction on this 3-mile project began Monday, May 18, 2009. Work consists of repaving the roadway, minor widening and reconstruction, signalization, lighting, drainage, bridge replacement, irrigation and landscaping. The project will cost an estimated $9.7 million. The work is being performed by Ranger Construction South and is expected to be completed summer 2011.
Restrictions: Two lanes are closed around-the-clock on the L-47 canal bridge for bridge work. Traffic is shifted to one lane in each direction on the east side of the road through this area. Single travel lanes may also be closed at various locations between the Broward County Line and Glades Road, 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., and 8:30 p.m. until 6:30 a.m., Monday morning through Friday afternoon, until the end of November 2010. Turn lanes will be closed temporarily as needed. At least one lane will remain open in each direction at all times. Motorists should use caution driving in the project limits. Delays are expected.
Glades Road / S.R. 808 from Boca Rio Road to Renaissance Way--Construction on this 2.9-mile project began Jan. 18, 2010. Work consists of repaving and restriping Glades Road from just west of the Turnpike to just west of I-95, storm water drainage improvements, new sidewalks and curb ramps to meet current Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards, traffic signal upgrades at St. Andrews Boulevard, new signs, landscaping, and irrigation. The estimated construction cost is $3.7 million. Work is being performed by Community Asphalt Corporation and is expected to be completed winter 2010.
Restrictions: One lane will be closed in each direction, daily, 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., with two lanes closed, nightly, 9 p.m. until 6:30 a.m., Monday through Friday, until the end of November 2010. At least two lanes will remain open during the day in each direction, and at least one lane will remain open at night in each direction. Turn lanes will be closed temporarily at various locations as needed, and access to local residences and businesses will be maintained. Motorists might experience delays.
Dixie Highway from Hillsboro Boulevard in Deerfield Beach over the FEC railroad tracks and the Hillsboro Canal to S.W. 18 Street in Boca Raton--Construction of a four-lane overpass (flyover) began Ap. 16, 2010. The project includes bicycle lanes and sidewalks on both sides above the railroad tracks, canal, N.E. Second Street, N. River Avenue and N.E. Second Avenue. A pedestrian bridge will be built over Hillsboro Canal east of the overpass. Drainage and landscaping will be added. Construction is expected to be completed summer 2012. Cone & Graham is the prime contractor.
Restrictions: Deerfield Beach—One lane will be closed in each direction, intermittently, at the intersection of Hillsboro Boulevard and Dixie Highway, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Federal Highway / S.R. 5 / U.S. 1 from Yamato Road to the C-15 Canal--Construction on this 1.944-mile resurfacing project began Thursday, June 17, 2010, in the City of Boca Raton. Work consists of repaving and restriping the roadway, adding five-foot paved shoulders in both directions, minor storm water drainage, replacing sidewalks and curb ramps to meet current Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards, and installing a video detection system on existing traffic signals. The estimated construction cost is $1.9 million. Work is being performed by Weekly Asphalt Paving, Inc. and is expected to be completed winter 2011.
Restrictions: One lane of U.S. 1 will be closed northbound, 7 a.m. until 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, until the end of November 2010.POSTED IN: Community Service (745)