GLADES COUNTY — The following column is the Road Watch report for Glades County for the week beginning Sunday, Nov. 26 provided by the Florida Department of Transportation.
Motorists are reminded to wear safety belts and drive with caution, courtesy, common sense, and patience as they travel through work zones. Remember, speeding fines are doubled in work zones.
• US 27 from Fisheating Creek to the Highlands County line (Construction project): Crews will be milling and resurfacing US 27 from Fisheating Creek to the Highlands County line. Other improvements include widening, guardrail, and signing and pavement markings. The bridge over Fisheating Creek will be repaired/rehabilitated including pile jacketing and spall repairs. During construction daytime lane closures may occur on US 27.
Please use caution in the construction zone and watch for workers in the work zone. Estimated completion is spring 2024.
• US 27 over the Caloosahatchee Canal: Crews will be making repairs on US 27 over the Caloosahatchee Canal on Monday, November 27, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Motorists should expect northbound and southbound lane closures on US 27 over the Caloosahatchee Canal on Monday, November 27, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Please use caution in the area and allow extra travel time.
As a reminder, travelers can visit www.FL511.com or dial “511” from their phone to learn about traffic conditions on major roadways across the state.