Current Road Closures

Below is a listing of roads which are currently closed or under construction in Manatee County. This page is frequently updated as information becomes available.

FDOT Road Watch

The FDOT releases a weekly schedule of projects within District 1.  Below are the projects within Manatee County.

US 41 from 69th Ave to SR 684/Cortez Rd:  Construction project: Crews are making intersection improvements and pedestrian safety upgrades, including pedestrian refuge islands throughout the project limits.  Expect nighttime/overnight lane closures from 7 pm to 6 am within 600 feet of signalized intersections.  FDOT permits daytime and nighttime lane closures not within 600 feet of a signalized intersection from 9 am to 4 pm and from 7 pm to 6 am.  Florida Safety Contractors, Inc. is the contractor.  Expected completion is Fall 2015.


SR 684/Cortez Road at the Bridge from east of Gulf Dr to west of 127th St W:  Construction project:  Crews will work on the bridge pile jackets, span locks, and complete punch list items.  FDOT urges motorists to exercise caution during the repair work.  The scope includes general maintenance and repairs to the span, beams, pilings, seawall and tender house.  Quinn Construction is the contractor.  Expected completion is end of March 2015.


SR 684 from 75th St to 66th St, and from 66th St to 51st:  Maintenance permit project:  Crews are working.  Expect nighttime/overnight eastbound lane closures from 8 pm to 9 am Wednesday, March 25th through Wednesday April 1st.  Use caution and expect delays.


SR 70 from US 41 to 15th St E:  Construction project:  Crews are resurfacing the roadway, improving drainage and working on the signals.  Nighttime lane closures occur from 7 pm to 6 am nightly.  Superior Asphalt, Inc. is the contractor.  Expected completion is Spring 2015.


SR 70A/15th St E at 44th Ave E:  Maintenance permit project:  Crews are reconstructing the intersection.  The intersection will close through late March.  Motorists should follow the designated detour.  Please use caution and plan additional travel time. 


SR 70A/15th St E from 26th Ave to 24th Ave:  Construction project:  Crews are constructing sidewalk, removing old asphalt, resurfacing the roadway, drainage improvements, and new signing and pavement markings.  Motorists should expect daytime lane closures from 6 am to 7:30 pm.  American Lighting and Signalization Inc.  is the contractor.  Expected completion is summer 2015.


SR 64 west of Verna Bethany Road: Maintenance permit project:  Verizon Crews are installing new poles.  Expect eastbound lane closures from 9 am to 4 pm: Wednesday March 25th and Thursday March 26th.









15th St E closed at 44 Ave E, betwee 38th AVE E and 301 Blvd.  For more information, please contact Manatee County Project Management @ 941-708-7450.
Detour Map


18th St E closed at 44th Ave E, at intersection and approx. 200 LF to the south on 18th.  Duration will be approximately 3 months, from March 30th to June 30th.  For more information, please contact Manatee County Project Management @ 941-708-7450.  Detour Map