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.
• S.R. 27 from Fifth Street to north of SR 78: (Construction project) Crews will be milling and resurfacing the roadway on U.S. 27 from Fifth Street to north of S.R. 78 in Moore Haven. Additional work includes improving the drainage, sidewalks and road shoulders, and installing curb and gutter, signage and pavement markings, and water and sewer lines along U.S. 27. Work also includes replacing traffic signals at Sixth Street and 10th Street and adding new streetlights at 10th Street and S.R. 78 intersections. Motorists should expect periodic nighttime and daytime lane closures on U.S. 27 during construction.
· Motorists should expect intermittent eastbound and westbound lane closures from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on U.S. 27 from Fifth Street to S.R. 78 while crews’ grade and install drainage pipe and widen right turn lanes throughout the project limits.
Please use caution and watch for workers in the construction zone. Estimated project completion is summer 2020. The contractor is AJAX Paving Industries of Florida.
• U.S. 27 over the Caloosahatchee River (Moore Haven Bridge): (Maintenance project) On Monday, April 13 through Friday, April 17 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., motorists should expect southbound and northbound intermittent lane closures on U.S. 27 over the Caloosahatchee River in Moore Haven while crews make repairs to the bridge.