Current Road Work Updates

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See the map and table below for current road work with possible lane and full road closures. Some closures are intermittent or overnight. See "Notes" for more information. Additional construction projects are listed below for FDOT (State) roadways. Visit our Smart Traffic website for live updates and traffic camera views of our roads.

Current Road work INCLUDING POSSIBLE Closures

Construction Projects - FDOT Roadways

Updated August 6th, 2020

15th Street East at 23rd Avenue East: Maintenance project: Crews are repairing drainpipes underneath the roadway.  This week, crews will be working on the drainpipe repairs.  Motorists should expect 15th Street East closed at 23rd Avenue East and should follow the posted detour; or, use local routes.  Motorists are urged to use caution in the construction zone and expect delays. 

The contractor is Evan’s Contracting. Expected completion is mid-August 2020; weather permitting.



I-75 at SR 70 Interchange (Exit 217): Construction project: This week, crews will work on widening I-75, the ramps, and SR 70. Crews are also working on the retaining walls, excavating interchange and SR 70 stormwater ponds and drainage, and working on the bridges over SR 70 and the Braden River.
  • Motorists should expect single lane closures on I-75 during nighttime/overnight hours from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. and double lane closures from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. through the duration of the construction.
  • Motorists should expect lane closures on SR 70 during nighttime/overnight hours from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. through the duration of the construction.
  • Motorists should expect lane shifts on I-75 and SR 70 through the duration of the construction.
  • Drivers should exercise caution and be aware of construction vehicles entering and exiting the interstate through the duration of the construction.
  • Variable message signs will be in place to alert drivers that work is underway. Estimated completion is mid-2021. The contractor is Sacyr Construction USA, LLC.


I-75 over Moccasin Wallow Road: Maintenance project: Crews are performing general maintenance on the overpass.  Motorists should expect single and double lane closures from Tuesday, August 18 at 7 p.m. to Wednesday, August 19 at 5 a.m.  The contractor is DBi Services, Inc. Expected completion is mid-August 2020; weather permitting.

 

US 301 (State Road 43) from 2nd Avenue to 51st Avenue: Construction project: Crews are resurfacing the roadway; improving drainage; installing guardrail and highway lighting and improving the railroad crossing. Expect nighttime/overnight lane closures from 9 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. and possible daytime lane closures from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. during construction. Superior Asphalt, Inc. is the contractor. Expected completion is        summer 2020.

 

US 301 at 121st Avenue: Maintenance permit project: Crews are constructing a driveway and right turn lane. The outside westbound lane will be closed from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily through Friday, September 4. Use caution and expect possible delays.

 

US 19 from US 41 to Terra Ceia Road: Construction project: Crews are resurfacing the roadway, improving drainage and constructing sidewalk. Expect daytime single lane closures between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. and nighttime/overnight lane closures between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. throughout construction. AJAX Paving Industries of Florida is the contractor. Expected completion is early 2021.

 

SR 789 Longboat Key Drawbridge (1.7 miles south of SR 684): Bridge maintenance project: Watch for intermittent lane closures with flaggers directing traffic at night/overnight from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., Thursday, August 13, as crews make repairs to the bridge structure. Use caution and be prepared to stop.

 

SR 684/Cortez Road from 123rd Street W to 119th Street W and from 123rd Street W to 86th Street W: Construction project: Crews are realigning the intersection of SR 684/Cortez Road and 119th Street W, resurfacing the roadway, improving drainage, constructing sidewalk and installing new highway lighting. Expect nighttime/overnight lane closures from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. on SR 684/Cortez Road and on 119th Street W (both north and southside). Daytime lane closures from east of 119th Street W to 86th Street W within the four-lane section of SR 684/Cortez Road are expected from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. over the next few weeks. AJAX Paving Industries of Florida, LLC is the contractor. Expected completion is late 2020.

 

SR 64 at Rye Road: Construction project: Crews are constructing a multi-lane roundabout; resurfacing the roadway; improving drainage; and installing new highway lighting and landscaping. The speed limit on State Road 64 has been reduced to 25 mph within the construction zone. This week, crews will be working on the median and roundabout center island on drainage, curbs, and the truck apron around the center island.  Manatee County opened the White Eagle Boulevard connection to the roundabout.  Motorists should use caution and pay close attention to the change in traffic patterns. IBT Construction is the contractor. Expected completion is summer 2020.

 

SR 64 at Greyhawk Boulevard/Pope Road: Construction project: This project builds a roundabout at SR 64 and Greyhawk Boulevard/Pope Road, installs pedestrian activated crossings on all legs of the roundabout, adds lighting and landscaping, and installs a new traffic signal and crosswalks at SR 64 and 117th Street E.  This week, crews are installing shifting traffic to start work on the roundabout.

  • During construction, Pope Road at SR 64 is closed and SR 64 will be reduced to one lane in each direction. Motorists wishing to use Pope Road from SR 64 may use White Eagle Boulevard as an alternative. 
  • The speed limit through the construction zone on SR 64 will be reduced to 35 mph throughout construction. 
  • FDOT reminds motorists to use caution and be aware of construction workers in the construction zone.
  • The contractor is Watson Civil Construction, Inc.
  • Expected completion is Summer 2021; weather permitting.