Collier County Roadwatch

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The Florida Department of Transportation advises motorists to take care in areas where road work is under way. Work in Collier County for the next week includes:

• I-75 at State Road 951/Collier Boulevard: Maintenance permit project Motorists should expect intermittent northbound and southbound lane closures during nighttime/overnight hours from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. weekdays, while crews survey the bridges, weather permitting. Motorists should expect slow moving traffic and possible delays.

• US 41/Tamiami Trail at Castello Drive: Maintenance permit project: Motorists should expect intermittent southbound lane closures during daytime and nighttime/overnight hours while crews extend the turn lane, weather permitting. Motorists should expect slow moving traffic and possible delays.

• US 41/Tamiami Trail from Broward Street to St. Andrews Boulevard: Maintenance permit project: Motorists should expect intermittent northbound lane closures during daytime and nighttime/overnight hours while crews widen lanes, weather permitting. Motorists should expect slow moving traffic and possible delays.

• SR 951/Collier Boulevard from Port Au Prince Road to Championship Road: Maintenance permit project: Motorists should expect the southbound turn lane closed while crews extend the turn lane, weather permitting. Motorists should expect slow moving traffic and possible delays.

• SR 951/Collier Boulevard from north of the Judge Jolley Bridge to south of Fiddlers Creek Parkway: Construction project: Crews will be widening existing turn lanes, milling and resurfacing, placing sidewalk at the Mainsail Drive intersection, installing signing and pavement markings, and making signalization improvements. Work will occur during daytime and nighttime hours. Motorists should expect intermittent northbound and southbound lane closures during nighttime/overnight hours from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.   Motorists and pedestrians should use caution while traveling in this area. Estimated project completion is end of 2020. The contractor is Preferred Materials, Inc.

• SR 82/Immokalee from Gator Slough Lane to SR 29: Construction project: Crews are working to widen SR 82 from Gator Slough Lane to SR 29 from a two-lane undivided highway to a four-lane divided roadway, while allowing for a future six-lane roadway. The project also includes constructing 5-foot wide paved shoulders, which will serve as bike lanes, a 54-foot wide median, a 10-foot multi-use trail along the south side, and a 5-foot sidewalk along the north side. The intersection at SR 29 will be changed from a stop condition with flashing beacon to a roundabout. Motorists should expect intermittent lane closures through the duration of the project during nighttime/overnight hours from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Estimated project completion is summer 2022. The Contractor is Ajax Paving Industries of Florida, LLC.

• SR 29 from North 1st Street to North 9th Street: Construction project: Crews are installing new pedestrian signals and constructing sidewalk, curb & gutter, as well as making drainage improvements on the north and south sides of US 29. Motorists should expect lane closures through the duration of the project during daytime hours from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Motorists and pedestrians should use caution while traveling in this area. Estimated completion is early spring 2021. The contractor is Wright Construction Group, Inc.

• SR 84/Davis Boulevard at Market Street: Maintenance permit project: Motorists should expect eastbound and westbound lane closures during daytime and nighttime/overnight hours, while crews make roadway repairs, weather permitting. Motorists should expect slow moving traffic and possible delays.

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