State of Florida Department of Transporation reports construction on
US 41: From west of the entrance to the Skunk Ape Research Headquarters and Trail Lakes
Campground to east of the US 41/Turner River Road intersection: Construction project — Crews are installing a Radar Animal Detection System (RADS) along US 41 that will detect large animals as they approach the road and communicate their presence to drivers on signs next to the highway. Work to install ITS devices is underway, weather permitting, and requires daytime lane closures for about two weeks. East/west traffic alternately will use one lane for a short distance under flaggers’ directions. Project completion is expected end of 2011. The contractor is TransCore, Inc.