Glades County RoadWatch Report for week of March 4


Moore Haven Elementary Sidewalks: Construction project: Crews installed 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. 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 expected early 2018. The contractor is Weekley Asphalt Paving, Inc.

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 is being repaved and the outside shoulders of the road widened. Additional improvements include new drainage, curb and gutter, guardrails, signing and pavement markings.

• Motorists should expect periodic northbound and southbound lane closures on the Moore Haven bridge Monday through Friday from 7:30 p.m. through 5:30 p.m. Follow flagger direction and please observe the posted speed limits and drive with caution in the construction zone.

Estimated project completion is February 2018. The contractor is Weekley Asphalt Paving, Inc.

SR 78 from the Ortona Cemetery to Wayman Road: Maintenance contract project: Motorists should expect intermittent eastbound and westbound lane closures from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, while crews reshape the shoulder, weather permitting. Motorists should use caution and expect delays.

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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