Saturday, November 28, 2020

COLLIER COUNTY Road Report

Motorists are reminded to wear safety belts and drive with caution, courtesy, common sense, and patience as they travel through work zones. Remember, speeding fines are doubled in work zones.

I-75 at CR 886/Golden Gate Parkway:  Construction project:  Crews widen the southbound-off ramp to include two dedicated right turn lanes, a shared right/left turn lane, and two dedicated left turn lanes.  The project also replaces traffic signals and resurfaces the intersection and ramp.  Work occurs during daytime and nighttime hours.  Motorists should expect lane closures during nighttime/overnight hours from 5:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. and during daytime hours from 10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.  Drivers should use caution traveling in this area.  Estimated completion is spring 2015.  The Contractor is Wright Construction Group.

Andrew Drive from US 41 to Caledonia Avenue and Francis Avenue from Shadowlawn Drive to Pineland Street:  Construction project:  Crews build sidewalk, install curb and gutter, signs, and pavement markings as well as make drainage improvements to manage water running off the roadway.  Currently crews are working on Andrew Drive and Francis Avenue.  Estimated project completion is early 2015.  The contractor is Marquee Development.

US 41 from Catalina Drive to Lakewood Boulevard:  Maintenance permit project:  Motorists should expect the westbound lane to be closed from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. for crews to install culvert pipe.  Drivers should use caution as crews work near the roadway.

US 41 (Tamiami Trail East) from SR 951 to Greenway Road: Construction project: Crews continue work to expand two-lane US 41 to six lanes from SR 951 to Joseph Lane and to four lanes from Joseph Lane to Greenway Road. A 30-foot median will separate northbound and southbound travel lanes. The project also includes a 10-foot multi-use pathway along southbound travel lanes and a six-foot sidewalk parallel to northbound lanes. Median openings spaced throughout the project allow for left turns and U-turns. Crews also replace the traffic signal at Manatee Road. Crews are currently relocating utilities, constructing culverts, installing underground storm drainage, working on the bridge over Henderson Creek, and are beginning to construct the soundwall on the south side of the roadway.  Motorists should be aware of construction vehicles and equipment entering and exiting the roadway.  The contractor expects to complete work by fall 2016. The design/build team is Wantman Group Inc./Ajax Paving Industries of Florida, LLC.

US 41 from Rattlesnake Hammock Road to Guilford Road:  Maintenance permit project:  Motorists should expect the outside northbound lane to be closed from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. weekdays for crews to install concrete utility poles.  Drivers should use caution and expect slow moving traffic.

US 41/9th Street North from 7th Street North to Orchid Drive:  Construction project:  Crews add landscaping in the median and decorative brick pavers in areas along the project.  Work occurs during daytime and nighttime hours.  Motorists should expect the inside northbound and southbound lanes to be closed during nighttime/overnight hours from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Drivers should use caution as crews work in this area.  Estimated completion is spring 2015.  The contractor is Wright Construction Group.

SR 29 from Santa Rosa Avenue to Immokalee Drive:  Maintenance permit project:  Crews are connecting a driveway and installing underground utilities.  Drivers should use caution while crews work near the roadway.

CR 31/Airport Pulling Road at North Horseshoe Drive:  Construction project:  Work continues to replace traffic signals and illuminated street signs, install a traffic separator, and resurface the intersection.  Work occurs during daytime and nighttime hours.  Motorists should expect lane closures during nighttime/overnight hours from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.  Crews are widening the roadway.  Drivers should use caution traveling in this area.  Estimated completion is spring 2015.  The contractor is Wright Construction Group.v

Travelling? Watch for I-75 RAMP CLOSURES

I-75 — Airport Direct Connect from south of the Alico Road interchange (#128) to south of the Daniels Parkway interchange (#131): Construction project: Crews are paving ramps.  The contractor will post detour signs to guide motorists.  Emergency services will be able to travel through the closure if necessary.

The I-75 — Airport Direct Connect project builds a direct connection from I-75 to Southwest Florida International Airport.  The project builds new northbound lanes parallel to I-75 south of the Alico Road interchange and new southbound lanes parallel to I-75 south of the Daniels Parkway interchange.  Crews are constructing a bridge over I-75 and over Treeline Avenue/Ben Hill Griffin Parkway connecting the interstate to Terminal Access Road and the Midfield Terminal Complex.  Project completion is expected spring 2015. Cost of the job is $54.1 million. The design/build team is Stantec (C3TS)/Prince.

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