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.
FDOT Local Road Watch:
US 41 at Moccasin Wallow Road: US 41 at Moccasin Wallow Road:
Construction project: Crews continue paving and installing signalization equipment and light poles at US 41/Moccasin Wallow Road. Lane closures are in place during the day Monday, October 13 through Friday, October 17. The right turn lanes on northbound and southbound US 41 will close from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., and alternating through lanes will close from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. FDOT anticipates the lane closures to be in place through October. Work on this project includes new signals and signal back plates, extended turn lanes, new pedestrian features and upgrades to meet current ADA standards, addition of bike lanes at the right turn lanes, roadway lighting at the intersection, and pavement markings. Motorists should use caution and watch for construction workers in the construction zone. Project completion is expected late 2014. The contractor is Traffic Control Devices, Inc
SR 684/Cortez Road at the Cortez Bridge from east of Gulf Drive to west of 127th Street:
Construction project: Crews will work on the bridge surface, repair the eastbound sidewalk, installation of lightning protection, and sidewalk handrail. Crews will continue occasional nighttime lane closures of the eastbound lanes (towards Cortez) from Sunday through Thursday nights from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. Additionally, the eastbound sidewalk will remain closed for several weeks and pedestrians and bicyclists will use the westbound sidewalk. Motorists should exercise caution during work and lane closures. Work on this project includes general maintenance and repairs to the bridge span, beams, piling, seawall, and bridge tender house. Quinn Construction, Inc. is the contractor on this project. Expected completion is winter 2014/early 2015.
COUNTY ROAD CLOSURES
44th AVE between 301 Blvd and 15th ST E 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
Orlando Ave at US 41: Orlando Ave is closed eastbound at US 41. Westbound is open.