LABELLE — Beginning Monday, June 14, Hendry County’s contractor, Community Asphalt Corp., will be conducting construction services and roadwork on Fort Denaud Road from State Road 80 to Fort Denaud Bridge Way in LaBelle. Construction is schedule to end Dec. 11.
The project includes milling and resurfacing of the roadway, drainage pipe removal and installation, excavation and earthwork, and grading work.
The speed limit will be reduced through the project area.
Motorists should expect lane closures and possible delays throughout the duration of the project and allow extra time for their commute.
Motorists and pedestrians should use extra caution when traveling through the work zone.
The project is expected to have a completion time of approximately 150 days to one hundred eighty (180) days.
Construction operations will occur during weekdays, Monday through Friday, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Evening work hours will vary during milling and resurfacing operations.
The project is funded by the Florida Department of Transportation via the Small County Road Assistance Program state grant and Hendry County in the amount of $1,079,000.
Residents or motorists with any questions or concerns can contact the Hendry County Engineering Department at 863-675-5222.