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.
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. Expect nighttime/overnight single lane closures on US 41 from 9 pm to 6 am and possible shoulder closures on US 301. The second phase of construction, expected to begin in mid-to-late summer, the US 41 bridges will close to traffic from 9 pm each night to 6 am each morning while crews raise the bridges. Traffic will be detoured to US 301 where motorists can make a U-turn and return to US 41 in either direction. Short-term, 10-minute closures of US 301 will also occur. Zep Construction, Inc. is the contractor. Expected completion is Fall 2015.
SR 789 at 29th Street: Maintenance permit project: Utility crews are making repairs. Expect daytime southbound lane closures from 9 am to 4 pm Monday, April 20th. Crews will also work overnight from 8 pm to 6 am. Wednesday, April 22nd. Use caution and expect delays.
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 signage 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 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 on Wednesday, April 15th through Friday, April 24th. Use caution and expect possible delays.
SR 70 from 9th St E to 4th St E: Maintenance permit project: Crews are replacing poles. Expect nighttime/overnight westbound traffic shifts from 9 pm each night to 6 am each morning, Monday April 20th, through Thursday, April 23rd. Use caution and prepare for possible delays.
SR 64 at Virginia Drive West: Maintenance permit project: Crews for FPL will trim trees for power lines. Expect daytime outside westbound lane closures from 10 am to 3 pm Monday, April 20th. Use caution and expect possible delays.
MANATEE COUNTY 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 3 months, from March 30th to June 30th. For more information, please contact Manatee County Project Management @ 941-708-7450. Detour Map