Current Road Closures
Below is a listing of FDOT roads which are currently closed or under construction in Manatee County. This page is frequently updated as information becomes available.
I-75/University Parkway Diverging Diamond Interchange (DDI): Construction project: Crews will begin mobilizing construction equipment and installing Maintenance of Traffic (MOT) signs. Currently there are no lane closures. Improvements being made as part of this project consist of constructing a diverging diamond interchange, adding an auxiliary lane on north and south bound I-75, constructing new bridges on I-75 over University Parkway, widening University Parkway, widening bridges over Erie Creek and Foley Creek, realignment of on and off ramps at University Parkway, addition of retention ponds, drainage improvements, landscaping, new lighting, signalization, construction of a noise wall on west side of I-75, sidewalks, bike lanes, and pedestrian walkways. Expected completion is Fall 2017. The contractor is Prince Contracting, LLC.
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.
US 41 over US 301: Construction project: Crews are raising US 41 over US 301 approximately 18 inches, removing old asphalt and resurfacing the roadway, improving drainage and guardrail, and installing barrier wall.
The north and southbound US 41 bridges over US 301 will close to traffic beginning July 15th. Traffic will detour at the US 41 off-ramps to US 301. At the direction of law enforcement, traffic will cross US 301 and reenter US 41 at the on ramps.
Traffic on US 301 at US 41 will also be directed by law enforcement. The closure should last approximately (3) three weeks. FDOT advises motorists to seek alternate routes and plan additional time while closure are in effect.
Motorists should expect short-term, periodic nighttime/overnight lane closures on US 301 at the bridge between 9 pm and 6 am while crews raise the bridge.
These temporary closures should last approximately 15 minutes. Law enforcement will continue to direct traffic.
Zep Construction, Inc. is the contractor. Expected completion is Fall 2015. Please see link below for more information.
Business 41 from Wares Creek Canal to 26th Ave West: Construction project: Crews are removing old asphalt and resurfacing the roadway; constructing sidewalk; improving drainage, and installing new signage and pavement markings. Expect nighttime/overnight lane closures from 8 pm to 6 am while crews are working. Superior Asphalt, Inc. is the contractor. Expected completion is Fall 2015.
SR 789 (Gulf Drive) from SR 684 (Cortez Ave West) northbound to SR 64: Maintenance permit project: Various locations will close from 9 am to 4 pm through Friday, August 14th. FPL crews will be tying in existing power lines to new power poles. Flaggers will be present, and drivers should use caution.
SR 70 at Greenbrook Blvd: Maintenance permit project: Crews are constructing a left turn lane. Expect eastbound lane closures from 9 am to 4:30 pm through Friday, August 7th. Use caution and expect possible delays.
SR 64 at 43rd Ave: Maintenance permit project: Crews are constructing a driveway. Expect intermittent daytime westbound outside lane closures from 9 am to 4 pm through Friday, August 7th. Use caution and expect possible delays.
SR 64 at 66th St Court East: Construction project: Crews are making intersection improvements, resurfacing the roadway, making storm improvements, constructing sidewalk, and installing new pavement marking and signage. Motorists should expect nighttime/overnight lane closures from 6:30 pm to 6:30 am while crews are working. Atlantic Civil Constructors Corps. is the contractor. Expected completion is Fall 2015.
SR 64 at the Anna Maria Island Bridge: Construction project: Crews are working on the bridge. Expect nighttime/overnight single-lane closures from 9 pm to 5 am. Daytime sidewalk closures are also required. One sidewalk, however, will remain open at all times. Coastal Marine Construction is the contractor. Expected completion is Fall 2015.
MANATEE COUNTY LOCAL ROAD CLOSURES:
18th St E closed at 44th Ave E, at intersection and approx. 200 LF to the south on 18th. Duration will be approximately 5 months, from March 30th to mid-August. For more information, please contact Manatee County Project Management @ 941-708-7450. Detour Map
9th St W southbound lane will be closed intermittently at the 301 Blvd W split. Motorists may make the right turn to continue south at the signal on 301 Blvd W. This is for the Wares Creek Improvement Project which is continuing in the area.
Myakka Rd Bridge at Myakka Rd (in Sarasota County) will be undergoing replacement from July 20th to September 2017. One lane will be maintained at all times during construction, but motorists should plan for possible delays coming from Clay Gulley Rd. See link below for more information.