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Current Construction Lane Closures in St. Lucie County

May 7 - May 14, 2021

Midway Road Widening Project, from S. 25th Street to U.S. 1

Traffic Impact:

  • One lane in either direction of Melville Road from Midway Road to Brack Road will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for asphalt work. A flag crew will maintain two-way traffic.

  • One lane in either direction of Midway Road between U.S. 1 and 2nd Street will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for asphalt work. Two-way traffic will be maintained with a flag crew.

  • One eastbound lane of Midway Road between Jorgensen Road and 25thStreet will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for asphalt work. Two-way traffic will be maintained with a flag crew.

  • One lane in either direction of Sunrise Boulevard between West 1st Street and just north of Charlotta Street will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for asphalt work. Two-way traffic will be maintained with a flag crew.

  • One lane in either direction of Oleander Avenue between West 2nd Street and Midway Road will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for asphalt work. Two-way traffic will be maintained with a flag crew.

  • One lane in each direction of 25th Street from River Hammock Lane to Divine Road will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for curb and asphalt work. Two-way traffic will be maintained with a flag crew.

  • Northbound and southbound traffic on Sunrise Boulevard from 1st Street to Charlotta Street is shifted to the west on the newly constructed roadway to facilitate roadway construction to the east.



Kings Highway Widening Project, from South of State Road 70 to North of the I-95 Overpass

Traffic Impact:

  • The speed limit on Kings Highway from south of Okeechobee Road / State Road 70 to north of the I-95 overpass has been temporarily reduced from 50 MPH to 40 MPH. This speed limit reduction will be in place through the end of the project.

  • One lane in either direction of Kings Highway may be intermittently closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through fall 2022 for roadway work. Two-way traffic will be maintained by a flag crew. During this time, intermittent side street closures may occur, maintaining two-way traffic at all times.

  • Southbound Kings Highway just north of Okeechobee Road is shifted to the east through summer 2021 to facilitate roadway reconstruction. During this time, the southbound to eastbound turning lanes is reduced to one lane.

  • Southbound and northbound Kings Highway at the Orange Avenue intersection is reduced to one lane in each direction through summer 2021, temporarily removing the designated turning lanes, to facilitate roadway reconstruction.

  • Eastbound Orange Avenue just west of Kings Highway is reduced to one through lane through summer 2021 to facilitate roadway reconstruction.

  • Northbound and southbound traffic on Kings Highway from just north of Crossroads Parkway to south of Orange Avenue is shifted to the east on the newly constructed road to facilitate reconstruction of Kings Highway. Please note, westbound traffic on Graham Road will not need to pull forward as far when coming to a complete stop before turning north or south onto Kings Highway. For more information, please contact Community Outreach Specialist Kathleen Dempsey at 772-359-5118.


“Jobs Express Terminal” Gatlin Boulevard Park and Ride Lot Project

Traffic Impact:

  • One eastbound lane of Gatlin Boulevard from Brescia Street and Edgarce Street will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Jun. 2021 for construction of a permanent driveway.

  • One northbound lane of Brescia Street just south of Gatlin Boulevard may be closed Sunday through Thursday night from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. through Jun. 2021 for driveway turnout construction. During this time, pedestrian traffic may be detoured to the other side of Brescia Street.

  • The westbound lane of Hayworth Avenue between The Home Depot and Edgarce Street may be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Jun. 2021 for driveway turnout construction. Two-way traffic will be maintained by a flag crew. For more information, please contact Community Outreach Specialist Kathleen Dempsey at 772-359-5118.


US 1/State Road 5 and State Road 70 Advanced Transportation Management Center (ATMS) Improvements Design-Build Project

Traffic Impact:

  • The northbound and southbound shoulders of U.S. 1 from North 3rd Street to Kings Highway will be intermittently closed Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through May 28 for utility work.

  • One northbound lane of U.S. 1 from Orange Avenue to Causeway Drive will be intermittently closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through May 28 for conduit and pull box installation. During this time, intermittent sidewalk closures will occur, detouring pedestrians to the nearest signalized intersection.

  • One southbound lane of U.S. 1 from Avenue C to Avenue M will be intermittently closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through May 28 for conduit and pull box installation. During this time, intermittent sidewalk closures will occur, detouring pedestrians to the nearest signalized intersection.

  • The southbound shoulder of U.S. 1 from Savanna Club Boulevard to Rio Mar Drive will be closed intermittently Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through May 28 for conduit and pull box installation. During this time, intermittent sidewalk closures will occur, detouring pedestrians to the nearest signalized intersection.

  • One northbound lane of U.S. 1 from Rio Mar Drive to Orange Avenue will be intermittently closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through May 28 for conduit and pull box installation. During this time, intermittent northbound turn lane and sidewalk closures will occur. Pedestrians will be detoured to the nearest signalized intersection.

  • One eastbound lane of State Road 70 from South 41st Street to U.S. 1 will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through May 28 for conduit and pull box installation.

  • One lane in each direction of State Road 70 from Kings Highway to South 41stStreet will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through May 28 for conduit and pull box installation.

  • At the 25th Street and State Road 70 intersection, the northbound center lane of 25th Street and one eastbound lane of State Road 70 is closed around the clock for utility work. This lane closure is anticipated to be in place through Friday, May 14. For more information, please contact Community Outreach Specialist Kathleen Dempsey at 772-359-5118.


U.S. 1/State Road (SR) 5 Improvement Projects

Traffic Impact:

  • One lane in each direction of U.S. 1 from Port St. Lucie Boulevard to Rio Mar Drive will be intermittently closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for sidewalk repair work. During this time, sections of the sidewalk will be closed. Detour signage will be in place, directing pedestrians to the nearest signalized intersection. For more information, please contact Community Outreach Specialist Kathleen Dempsey at 772-359-5118.

Utility Work Not Construction Related:

  • One southbound lane of U.S. 1 from La Buona Vita Drive to Banyan Drive will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for utility work. For more information, please contact Rafael Ureña at 772-882-5084.

  • One northbound lane of U.S. 1 from Village Drive to Veterans Memorial Parkway will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for utility work. For more information, please contact Rafael Ureña at 772-882-5084.


Port St. Lucie Boulevard at Floresta Drive in Port St. Lucie

Traffic Impact:

  • One eastbound lane of Port St. Lucie Boulevard will be closed Monday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for utility work. For more information, please contact Kevin Lilly at 757-717-5881.


State Road A1A from Jackson Way to Regal Road in Ft. Pierce

Traffic Impact:

  • The northbound lane of State Road A1A will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for utility work. Two-way traffic will be maintained by a flag crew. For more information, please contact Rafael Ureña at 772-882-5084.

25th Street from Edwards Road to Cortez Boulevard in Ft. Pierce

Traffic Impact:

  • One southbound lane of 25th Street will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for utility work. For more information, please contact Rafael Ureña at 772-882-5084.

Okeechobee Road/State Road 70 just West of Carlton Road in Ft. Pierce

Traffic Impact:

  • One westbound lane of Okeechobee Road/State Road 70 will be closed Wednesday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for striping. For more information, please contact John Whitford at 772-349-8029.

Southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 Exit Ramp to Okeechobee Road/Ft. Pierce/SR 70 (Exit 152)

Traffic Impact:

  • Full Closure: Southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 exit ramp to Okeechobee Road/SR 70 (Exit 152) will undergo an overnight full ramp closure, 10 p.m. Sunday, May 9, to 6 a.m. Monday, May 10, and overnight full ramp closures, 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., Monday, May 10, and nightly through Friday, May 14. Detour information is as follows:

  • Southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 traffic wishing to access Okeechobee Road/SR 70 will be directed to exit at SR 60 (Exit 193), travel east along SR 60 to I-95, and travel south on I-95 to Okeechobee Road/SR 70 (Exit 129). For more information, please contact Fiorella Teodista at 954-663-0612.

Southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 Entrance Ramp from Okeechobee Road/SR 70

Traffic Impact:

  • Full Closure: Southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 entrance ramp from Okeechobee Road/SR 70 will undergo an overnight full ramp closure, 10 p.m. Sunday, May 9, to 6 a.m. Monday, May 10, and overnight full ramp closures, 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., Monday, May 10, and nightly through Friday, May 14. Detour information is as follows:

  • Okeechobee Road/SR 70 traffic wishing to access southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 will be directed to I-95, travel south on I-95 to exit at Crosstown Parkway (Exit 120), travel east on Crosstown Parkway to Bayshore Boulevard and travel south on Bayshore Boulevard to access southbound Florida’s Turnpike. For more information, please contact Fiorella Teodista at 954-663-0612.

Northbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 exit ramp to Okeechobee Road/Ft. Pierce/SR 70 (Exit 152)

Traffic Impact:

  • Full Closure: Northbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 exit ramp to Okeechobee Road/Ft. Pierce/SR 70 (Exit 152) will undergo an overnight full ramp closure, 10 p.m. Sunday, May 9, to 6 a.m. Monday, May 10, and overnight full ramp closures, 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., Monday, May 10, and nightly through Friday, May 14. Detour information is as follows:

  • Northbound Florida’s Turnpike traffic wishing to access Okeechobee Road/SR 70 will be directed to exit at Port St. Lucie Boulevard (Exit 142), travel north on Bayshore Boulevard to Crosstown Parkway, travel west on Crosstown Parkway to I-95, and travel north on I-95 to exit at SR 70 (Exit 129). For more information, please contact Fiorella Teodista at 954-663-0612.

 


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