Saturday, August 11, 2012
Hendry-Glades Road Work This Week
SR 78: From Chappy Marina (CR 721) to Circle K (CR 721): Maintenance project --- Crews are cleaning ditches in this area with a flagmen on hand to help with traffic control, while trucks enter and leave the highway.
US 27: From Palm Beach County Line to CR 835: Maintenance permit project --- Permittee crews are installing gas line in this area. Motorists should expect lane closure in the outside north bound lane for the rest of this month.
CR 835: From CR 833 TO SR 25 (US 27) Construction project – The improvements under this contract consist of removal and installation of pavement markings and signage on CR 835. The construction is from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. with possible lane closures. Weather permitting; these activities are anticipated to last approximately one month. Motorists are advised to use caution and watch for construction workers in the construction zone. The contractor is ACME Barricades, LC
SR 80/US 27: Intersection improvements: Construction project --- Crews are modifying the intersection with construction of an overpass for SR 80 traffic eastbound to US 27 northbound and for US 27 traffic northbound to SR 80 westbound. The project also realigns US 27. Crews also will widen approximately 3/4 mile of SR 80 to four lanes approaching the intersection, add a traffic signal at the overpass, and install lighting at the interchange. Work currently involves placing fill dirt, installing drainage, and constructing walls for the new overpass. Northbound traffic is shifted to the west onto new temporary lanes. The speed limit on US 27 is 55 mph in the construction area. Motorists are advised to be aware of construction vehicles entering and leaving the work zone and to use caution driving in this area. Project completion is expected at the end of 2013. The contractor is Ajax Paving Industries of Florida, Inc.
SR 29: From State Road 80 to County Road 731 (Whidden Road): Construction project --- Work is underway on this 1.4 mile resurfacing and improvement project. Crews will place new asphalt on SR 29, build sidewalk and replaces signals. In addition, bicycle/pedestrian railing will be installed on the bridge. Guardrail placement, Drainage, milling and resurfacing and temporary barrier wall is being installed. Motorists can expect daytime lane closures from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and are advised to be aware of construction vehicles entering and leaving the work zone and to use caution driving in this area. Project completion is expected in fall 2012. The contractor is Ajax Paving Industries of Florida, Inc.