Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Road Watch Report Collier County

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.

As a reminder, travelers can visit www.FL511.com or dial “511” from their phone to learn about traffic conditions on major roadways across the state.

I-75 at CR 886/Golden Gate Parkway:  Construction project:  Crews are widening 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 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.  Drivers should use caution traveling in this area.  Estimated completion is spring 2015.  The contractor is Wright Construction Group.

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 are replacing the traffic signal at Manatee Road. Crews currently are relocating utilities, constructing culverts, installing underground storm drainage, working on the bridge over Henderson Creek, and are constructing the sound wall on the south side of the roadway.  Drivers should be aware of construction vehicles and equipment entering and exiting the roadway.  The contractor expects to complete work in fall 2016. The design/build team is Wantman Group Inc./Ajax Paving Industries of Florida, LLC.

US 41/9th Street North from 7th Street North to Orchid Drive:  Construction project:  Crews are adding 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 with crews working in this area.  Estimated completion is spring 2015.  The contractor is Wright Construction Group.

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.  Drivers should use caution traveling in this area.  Estimated completion is February 2015.  The contractor is Wright Construction Group.

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