Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Road Watch Collier County from the Department of Transportation

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/Alligator Alley over Little Marsh (approximately 11 miles east of SR 29):  Maintenance contract project:  Motorists should expect one southbound lane closed from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, October 28while crews perform bridge maintenance.  Drivers should use caution as crews work near the roadway.

US 41 over Rostov Canal (west of SR 29):  Maintenance contract project:  Motorists should expect intermittent northbound and southbound lane closures from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, October 29 and Thursday, October 30 for crews to repair bridge barrier wall.  Drivers should use caution while crews work near the roadway. 

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, and working on the bridge over Henderson Creek.

  • Motorists should expect Trail Ridge Road at US 41 to close at 7 a.m. Wednesday, October 29and remain closed through 8 p.m. Thursday, October 30 for crews to install storm drain across the road.Variable message boards notify drivers of this closure.

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.

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.  Crews are are clearing the area and installing sidewalk on Andrew Drive.  Estimated project completion is early 2015.  The contractor is Marquee Development.

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.

US 41 from Immokalee Road to 109th Avenue North:  Maintenance permit project:  Motorists should expect the southbound outside lane to be closed from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. for crews to repave the bike lane.  Drivers should use caution while crews work near the roadway.

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

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