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 7. Click on link below for a complete listing.
I-75 at University Parkway: Construction project: Crews are constructing new sidewalk, installing pedestrian signals and making improvements to the northbound I-75 on-ramp and southbound I-75 off-ramp. There will be nighttime lane closures from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. while crews are working at the I-75 northbound on ramp. Project completion is expected in spring 2014. Florida Safety Contractors, Inc. is the contractor.
US 41 at SR 684 (Cortez Road): Construction project: Crews reconstruct the intersection to enhance pedestrian access by reducing walking distance across the intersection. Crews reconstruct corners of the intersection with new curb, handicap crosswalk ramps, and striping for new crosswalks. The contractor replaces existing traffic and pedestrian signals. To reduce delays to motorists, intersection reconstruction occurs Sunday through Thursday during nighttime/overnight hours. At least one travel lane will remain open to traffic in each direction. Expect lane closures during these hours.
SR 64 from Perico Bay to Palma Sola Boulevard: Construction project: Crews are resurfacing the roadway, making sidewalk and drainage improvements, and installing new signing and pavement markings. Motorist can expect nighttime/overnight lane closures from 6 p.m. to 8 a.m. throughout the duration of the project. Expected project completion is summer 2014. The contractor is AJAX Paving Industries of Florida, LLC.
COUNTY ROAD CLOSURES
44th AVE between US 41/Cortez Rd and 301 Blvd will be closed while under construction. Local and business traffic will be allowed access during construction. For questions on the project, please contact Manatee County Public Works Project Management @ 941-708-7450
51 Ave E just west of 15th St E: Detour via 9th St E.