I-75: Recreational access area on Alligator Alley: Construction project — Crews are building a recreational access facility that includes a boat ramp and parking lot with fencing and lighting. Work involves widening and resurfacing the facility’s roadway, making drainage improvements, and adding intelligent transportation system components and a high-tension cable barrier system on I-75 in this area. The job is estimated for completion by summer 2012. The contractor is Convalvias USA.
I-75: At the SR 951 interchange: Construction project — Crews are making improvements to interchange ramps, adding new mast arm signals, and placing new pavement markings and signs. Activities involve placement of base material at Northbound and Southbound off ramps as well as Northbound on ramp and curb and sidewalk placement at the Southbound off ramp and Northbound on ramp. Drivers should plan extra travel time if destinations are time-sensitive. Message boards will alert drivers when lane closures are scheduled. Completion is expected in fall 2012. The contractor is APAC Southeast.
SR 29: From north of Oil Well Road to south of County Road 846 in Immokalee (approximately eight miles): Construction project – This project resurfaces the roadway and includes sidewalk, shoulder, and guardrail work and signal modifications at Farm Workers Village. Crews are grading shoulders and placing sod. Construction is scheduled the Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Short duration lane closures may be necessary. All travel lanes will remain open from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. and from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Motorists are advised to look out for pedestrians and bicyclists, obey posted speed limits, and drive with caution in the construction zone. Completion is estimated for fall 2012. The contractor is C.W. Roberts Contracting, Inc.