Glades County RoadWatch report for the week of January 14

GLADES COUNTY

Moore Haven Elementary Sidewalks: Construction project: Crews will install sidewalks to the north side of Avenue J from 5th Street to 1st Street and the south side of Avenue K from 6th Street to 1st Street.

• Sidewalks have been completed. Crews are placing signage in the area.

During construction, we ask motorists and pedestrians to use caution in this area and watch for crews working close to the roadway. Motorists should expect periodic lane closures as part of the construction process. Estimated project completion is end of year 2017. The contractor is Weekley Asphalt Paving, Inc.

US 29 from the Hendry County Line to US 27: Maintenance project: Crews will be landscaping near the roadway during daytime hours, Monday through Thursday, weather permitting. Motorists should use caution as crews work near and on the roadway.

US 27 from Old 27 to 5th Street: Construction project: The northbound and southbound access lanes to the bridge on US 27 from Old 27 to 5th Street in Moore Haven will be repaved and the outside shoulders of the road will be widened. Additional improvements include installing drainage, curb and gutter, guardrails, signing and pavement markings.

• Crews are completing retention ponds underneath the bridge.

Estimated project completion is end of January 2018. The contractor is Weekley Asphalt Paving, Inc.

US 27 from the Highlands County Line to the Hendry County Line: Maintenance project: Crews will be landscaping near the roadway during daytime hours, Monday through Thursday, weather permitting. Motorists should use caution as crews work near and on the roadway.

US 27 from Fisheating Creek to Gatorama: Maintenance project: Crews will be tree trimming/landscaping near the roadway during daytime hours, Monday through Thursday, weather permitting. Motorists should use caution as crews work near and on the roadway.

SR 80 from the Lee County Line to US 27: Maintenance project: Crews will be repairing signs near the roadway during daytime hours, Monday through Thursday, weather permitting. Motorists should use caution as crews work near and on the roadway.

SR 78 from SR 29 to US 27: Maintenance project: Motorists should expect intermittent eastbound and westbound lane closures from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday, for crews to landscape near the roadway, weather permitting. Motorists should use caution as crews work near and on the roadway.

SR 78 from SR 29 to US 27: Maintenance project: Crews will be landscaping near the roadway during daytime hours, Monday through Thursday, weather permitting. Motorists should use caution as crews work near and on the roadway.

SR 78 from US 27 to Lakeport: Maintenance project: Crews will be landscaping near the roadway during daytime hours, Monday through Thursday, weather permitting. Motorists should use caution as crews work near and on the roadway.

SR 72 at SW Rodgers Avenue and SW Gator Trail: Construction project: Watch for periodic lane closures with flaggers directing traffic as crews begin placing erosion control devices and signs. This project includes adding box culverts, grading ditches, reconstructing roadway shoulders and adding guardrail along the south side of SR 72. Expected completion is Summer 2018. The contractor is Estep Construction, Inc.

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