Feb 9, 2012 through Feb 15, 2012
NEW LISTINGS AND UPDATES THIS WEEK
US 41 & Victoria - Traffic signal repairs will be done at US 41 & Victoria on
Wednesday 2/15 /12 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Fort Myers Police Dept will
be onsite to direct traffic.
Bonita Beach Road Six-Laning -Old 41 to Lime Street
Lee County continues work to widen existing Bonita Beach Road from four to six lanes from Old 41 to Lime Street. This project, jointly funded by Lee County Department of Transportation and the City of Bonita Springs, completes the six-laning of Bonita Beach Road from Old 41 to I-75 and adds a bike lane and sidewalk in each direction.
Traffic (including bicycle and pedestrian) is shifted to the north side of the roadway for crews to work on the south side. This shift will remain in place over the next several months. Drainage and utility work continue along the project and may require partial turn lane closures (daytime and nighttime) and lane closures (nighttime) from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m., WEATHER PERMITTING. PLEASE DRIVE WITH CARE and be aware of heavy equipment entering/exiting the roadway.
Underground utility work will be a large part of this project. The decorative street lighting remains along the roadway and median landscaping will be installed. Please use caution when traveling in the work zone. The project is scheduled to be complete in early 2013. The contractor is APAC Southeast, Inc. If you have any questions, please contact Cella Molnar & Associates at 239-337-1071 or Lee County Department of Transportation, Sarah Clarke at 239-533-8718.
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Daniels Parkway Six Laning - Chamberlin Parkway to Gateway Boulevard
Lee County is nearing completion of widening Daniels Parkway from four to six lanes from Chamberlin Parkway to Gateway Boulevard. This project has reconstructed the Daniels Parkway and Chamberlin Parkway intersection to create a four way signalized intersection. PLEASE DRIVE WITH CARE and be aware of heavy equipment entering/exiting the roadway. Crews continue working throughout the project area as work nears completion.
Motorists should expect eastbound and westbound lane closures from Chamberlin Parkway to Gateway Boulevard during nighttime/overnight work from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. (Saturday night/overnight) for paving.
Motorists should expect daytime lane closures on Chamberlin Parkway between 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Through Spring 2012, Chana Court will be closed at Daniels Parkway for crews to install signals and construct the north side of the Chamberlin Parkway intersection. Local traffic will be permitted access to Chana Court from Treeline Avenue.
The majority of the widening along Daniels Parkway is within the median with some minor shoulder widening and turn lane construction occurring along the outside lanes. Landscaping within the median has been installed as part of the project. Crews continue to mill and resurface Daniels Parkway from Treeline Avenue to Fuel Farm Road. The roadway work is expected to be complete in February 2012. The contractor is Better Roads, Inc. If you have any questions please contact Cella Molnar and Associates at 239-337-1071 or Lee County Department of Transportation, Rob Phelan, P.E. at 239-533-8594.
Midpoint Bridge - There will be periodic West bound lane closures on the Midpoint Bridge from 900 PM until 5:00 AM starting February 13th through February 20th.
I. Road & Bridge Projects
Cape Coral Toll Plaza Demolition/Reconstruction
Demolition and reconstruction at the toll plaza continues. The four westbound lanes are shifted to the south (lanes 1 through 4 are shifted to lanes 5 through 8).
Effective immediately, "oversized load" trucks are NOT permitted through the travel lanes of Cape Coral Toll plaza (in either direction). This includes oversized load trucks with State permits. Oversized load truckers should use the Midpoint or north bridges for access to Fort Myers while the toll plaza is under construction. For updates on all lanes closures, traffic shifts and construction progress, please visit the project web site at www.LeeBridgeConstruction.com. The project is expected to be complete by spring, 2012. Contact Cella Molnar & Associates, Inc.
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at 239-337-1071,or Randy Cerchie at 239-533-8573 with any questions.
Colonial Blvd (CR 884) Six Laning from I-75 to State Road 82 (approximately 2.7 miles in length)
Construction activities began on Monday, August 10, 2009. Proposed work consists of widening an existing four-lane highway facility, to a six-lane urbanized divided highway. This will include the installation of street lighting, signalization, bridge widening and utility modifications. Two 8-foot wide asphalt multi-use sidewalks along the north and south sides of the road will be added. The tentative completion date is February, 2012. If you have any questions, they should be directed to Randy Cerchie, 239-533-8573.
New 1/12/ 2012
Cypress Lake Drive Summerlin Rd to McGregor Blvd. Installation of underground fiber conduits and pull boxes will commence on Tuesday, January 17th. The work will begin on the northwest corner of Summerlin Rd & Cypress Lake and progress to the west on the north side of Cypress Lake Dr to McGregor Blvd. Men and equipment will be working in close proximity to the outside westbound travel lane and will have the sidewalk closed intermittently during daytime working hours from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. Pedestrians are asked to use the sidewalk on the south side of Cypress Lake Dr. during this time period. Completion of this project is scheduled for February 29, 2012. Please contact Mike Padgett at 239-707-9402 with any questions.
The replacement of the Matlacha Bridge began October 11, 2010. Traffic will remain on the existing bridge with reduced lane widths; the sidewalk on the south side of the bridge will be closed. Two-way traffic will be maintained during daylight hours. The project will take approximately two years. Additional information is available on the project website at matlachabridge.info. If you have any questions, contact Sarah Clarke at 239-533-8718.
The Matlacha Bridge will periodically be reduced to one lane of traffic. Motorists should expect delays. Flagmen will be on site to direct traffic. PLEASE DRIVE WITH CARE and be aware of workers and equipment on the roadway.
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Six Mile Cypress Parkway Four Laning Daniels Parkway to south of Winkler Road
Northbound and southbound travel lanes are currently shifted west to the newly constructed Six Mile Cypress Parkway from Brookshire Lake Boulevard to Heritage Palms. Motorists should expect intermittent lane closures on Penzance Boulevard near Six Mile Cypress Parkway. Flagmen will be on site to direct traffic. PLEASE DRIVE WITH CARE and be aware of heavy equipment entering/exiting the roadway. This project will widen the two-lane section of Six Mile Cypress to a four-lane divided highway. This work will include the installation of a signalized intersection at Penzance Boulevard and the addition of a paved path along the west side of the roadway from Heritage Palms to Daniels Parkway. The tentative completion date is late Spring 2012. If you have any questions, please contact Cella Molnar & Associates, Inc. at (239) 337-1071.
Summerlin & Colonial Street light installation will be going on at this intersection between 1/18 through 1/20/12. The East & West bound Right Lanes will have intermittent lane closures
from 9:00am to 4:00 pm.
II. Road/Bridge Maintenance
Big Hickory Pass #120026 and Little Carlos Pass # 120055, on Bonita Beach Road - Lee County DOT Operations will be managing the concrete repairs and overlay project for the Big Hickory and Little Carlos Bridges. The job is scheduled to start November 7th, 2011 and finish early 2012, weather permitting. There will be single lane closures from7:00 am to 3:00 pm. Variable message boards will be placed to alert drivers to bridge closures. If you have any questions, please contact Ehab Guirguis at 533-9400.
US 41 Landscaping Lee County DOT Operations will be managing the installation of irrigation and landscaping along US 41, between Littleton Road and the Charlotte County Line. This project is scheduled to be completed by the end of February, 2012. Lane closures and traffic impacts may occur. If you have any questions please contact Bob DeBrock at 239-533-9425.
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New 12/ 29/2011
Estero Parkway Extension Landscaping Lee County DOT Operations will be managing the installation of irrigation and landscaping along Estero Parkway Extension between Three Oaks Parkway and Ben Hill Griffin Parkway. This project is scheduled to be completed by the end of May 2012. Lane closures and traffic impacts may occur. If you have any questions please contact Bob DeBrock at 239-533-9425
Plantation Extension Landscaping-Lee County DOT Operations will be managing the installation of irrigation and landscaping along Plantation Extension between Idlewild and Colonial Blvd. This project is scheduled to be completed by the end of February 2012. Lane closures and traffic impacts may occur. If you have any questions, please contact Bob DeBrock at 239-533-9425.
Three Oaks Parkway Landscaping Lee County DOT Operations will be managing the installation of irrigation and landscaping along Three Oaks Parkway, between Corkscrew Road and Alico Road. This project is scheduled to be completed by the end of March, 2012. Lane closures and traffic impacts may occur. If you have any questions, please contact Bob DeBrock at 239-533-9425.
IV. County-Wide Sidewalk Construction
V. Signal Work