From LaBelle, Florida for Hendry and Glades County and the Lake Okeechobee region. Don Browne, editor.
Wednesday, May 11, 2011
North LaBelle Street Closed For Emergency Work
Roadway Repair Unscheduled
LABELLE, FL. -- The Hendry County Road and Bridge Department has closed Pollywog Point Road in North LaBelle to traffic due to emergency work.
(video: workers at bridge construction site)
The roadway is being reinforced on the east side of the public bridge which leads to the homes on the private Pollywod Point Road.
Reportedly a Hendry County commissioner ordered the work expedited.
It is uncertain at this time whether it will be reopened today (Wednesday May 11) or Thursday. Due to this being an emergency, affected property owners were not notified in advance, but do have a shell rock rock for ingress and egress. For more information, call 675-5383.
Update 5/15/2011: The bridge will open during the weekend, but will be closed during the week until the roadway is repaired.
Updage 6/6/2011: Hendry County Road and Bridge will be closing Pollywog Crossing, in Caloosa Estates (North LaBelle) to traffic for one day on June 7, 2011 for paving. That same day a portion of Caloosa Estates Drive will be repaired just north of Pollywog Crossing.