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Current Construction Lane Closures in St. Lucie County

October 15 - October 22, 2021

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

Traffic Impact:

  • Nighttime lane closures will occur along the project Friday, Oct. 8 through Thursday, Oct. 14 from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. for paving at the following locations:

  • One lane in either direction of U.S. 1 at Midway Road

  • One lane in either direction of Midway Road between U.S. 1 and 2nd Street

  • One eastbound lane of Midway Road between Jorgensen Road and 25th Street

  • One lane in each direction of 25th Street from River Hammock Lane to Divine Road

Turning lanes may be intermittently closed, and motorists will still be able to make the turn using the through lane. While paving through the intersections, short-term intermittent closures may occur, and motorists will be temporarily diverted to side streets.

  • The traffic signal at the intersection of U.S. 1 and Midway Road will undergo maintenance operations Thursday, Oct. 14 from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. During this time, police officers will be on site to direct traffic. Advanced notice signage will be in place.

  • Nighttime lane closure will occur along the project Friday, Oct. 8 through Thursday, Oct. 14 from 6 p.m. to 7 a.m. for paving at the following locations:

  • One lane in either direction of Sunrise Boulevard between Midway Road and just north of Charlotta Street

  • One lane in either direction of Oleander Avenue between West 2ndStreet and Midway Road

Two-way traffic will be maintained with a flag crew. Turning lanes may be intermittently closed, and motorists will still be able to make the turn using the through lane. While paving through the intersection, short-term intermittent closures may occur, and motorists will be temporarily diverted to side streets.

  • 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. For more information, please contact Community Outreach Specialist Samantha Kayser at 772-579-5479.


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 Thursday 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 winter 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 winter 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 winter 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.

  • One southbound lane of SR 713 at the Pilot truck entrance to 20 feet north of SR 70/Okeechobee Road may be closed from Sunday, Oct. 10 through Thursday, Oct. 14 from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. for drainage work.

  • One westbound lane of SR 70/Okeechobee Road at Kings Highway may be closed Sunday, Oct. 10 through Thursday, Oct. 14 from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. for mast arm activities. During this time, the westbound turn lane from SR 70/Okeechobee Road to the entrance of Florida’s Turnpike will also be closed. For more information, please contact Community Outreach Specialist Samantha Kayser at 772-579-5479.



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 Oct. 31 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 Oct. 31 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 Oct. 31 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 Oct. 31 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 Oct. 31 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 Oct. 31 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 Oct. 31 for conduit and pull box installation.

  • The left westbound lane of Okeechobee Road at the State Road 70/Virginia Avenue intersection will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Oct. 31 for traffic controller work. For more information, please contact Community Outreach Specialist Samantha Kayser at 772-579-5479.


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 and along frontage/side streets parallel to the corridor will be intermittently closed Monday, Oct. 11 through Friday, Oct. 15 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and nightly from Sunday, Oct. 10 through Friday, Oct. 15 from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. for paving and sidewalk repair work. Access to motorists will still be provided. Law enforcement officers may be on site as needed to help guide the flow of traffic. During this time, sections of the sidewalk will be closed. Pedestrian detour signage will be in place, directing pedestrians to the nearest signalized intersection.

  • One southbound lane of U.S. 1 at Virginia Avenue will be closed Monday, Oct. 11 through Friday, Oct. 15 from 8:30 a.m. to 7 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.

  • One lane in either direction of U.S. 1 at Virginia Avenue will be closed Monday, Oct. 11 through Friday, Oct. 15 from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. for paving and 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 Samantha Kayser at 772-579-5479.

MAINTENANCE, UTILITY, PERMIT & ADDITIONAL AGENCY PROJECTS

ST. LUCIE COUNTY

Traffic Impact: (City of Port St. Lucie, Port St. Lucie, White City, City of Fort Pierce)

CITY OF PORT ST. LUCIE:

Traffic Impact: Westbound and eastbound Port St. Lucie Boulevard between SE Floresta Drive and SE Wald Street, in the City of Port St. Lucie, around the clock through Friday, Nov. 19, 1 of 3 lanes may be closed, for drainage, mast arm and roadway activities. For more information, please contact Beth Zsoka at 772-871-5176.

PORT ST. LUCIE:

Traffic Impact: Southbound U.S. Highway 1 between Banyan Drive and La Buona Vita Drive, in Port St. Lucie, 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., Friday, Oct. 15 through Friday, Oct. 22, 1 of 3 lanes closed, for pole replacement operations. For more information, please contact Rafael Ureña at 772-882-5084.

Traffic Impact: Southbound U.S. Highway 1 between Banyan Drive and La Buona Vita Drive, in Port St. Lucie, 9 p.m. until 4 a.m., Friday, Oct. 15 through Friday, Oct. 22, 2 of 3 lanes closed, for pole replacement operations. For more information, please contact Rafael Ureña at 772-882-5084.

Traffic Impact: Northbound U.S. Highway 1 between Kitterman Road and Sunshine Boulevard, in Port St. Lucie, 9 p.m. to 4 a.m., Friday, Oct. 15 through Friday, Oct. 22, 1 of 3 lanes closed, for utility and sidewalk work. For more information, please contact Rafael Ureña at 772-882-5084.

Traffic Impact: Northbound and southbound U.S. Highway 1 at 9905 South US Highway 1, in Port St. Lucie, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, Nov.12, 1 of 3 lanes closed, for road work. For more information, please contact Marcio Amaya 561-335-8316.

CITY OF FORT PIERCE:

Traffic Impact: Northbound and southbound State Road 713/Kings Highway between St. Lucie Boulevard and Indrio Road, in the City of Fort Pierce, 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., Friday, Oct. 15 through Friday, Oct. 22, 1 of 2 lanes may be intermittently closed, for pole replacement operations. For more information, please contact Rafael Ureña at 772-882-5084.

BRIGHTLINE:

Traffic Impact: Fort Pierce – Savannah Rd. Day-time flagging operations, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., for rail work. Crossing may be closed briefly (1-2 minutes) as trucks enter and exit Savannah Rd. For more information, please contact Katie Mitzner at 407-502-3587.

FLORIDA’S TURNPIKE:

Traffic Impact: Southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 entrance ramp from Becker Road. Overnight full ramp closure, 10 p.m. Sunday, October 17, to 6 a.m. Monday, October 18. Overnight full ramp closures, 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., Monday, October 18, and nightly through Thursday, October 21.

Traffic Impact: Detour information:

Becker Road traffic wishing to access southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 will be directed to Port St. Lucie Boulevard/Citrus Boulevard, travel south on Citrus Boulevard to Martin Highway/SR 714 and travel east on Martin Highway to access southbound Florida’s Turnpike. For more information, please contact Fiorella Teodista at 954-934-1130.

Traffic Impact: Southbound Florida’s Turnpike entrance ramp from Okeechobee Road/SR 70. Overnight full ramp closure, 10 p.m. Sunday, October 17, to 6 a.m. Monday, October 18. Overnight full ramp closures, 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., Monday, October 18, and nightly through Thursday, October 21.

Traffic Impact: Detour information:

Okeechobee Road/SR 70 traffic wishing to access southbound Florida’s Turnpike will be directed to travel east on Okeechobee Road to I-95, travel south on I-95 and 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 954-934-1130.

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY

Traffic Impact: (City of Vero Beach, Vero Beach, Indian River Shores, South Beach, Sebastian, City of Fellsmere)

VERO BEACH:

Traffic Impact: Eastbound and westbound State Road 60 from just west of 44th Avenue to 43rd Avenue, in Vero Beach, around the clock, through Oct. 31, 1 of 2 lanes closed, for drainage work. For more information, please contact Matthew Kirkland at 813-716-6339.

Traffic Impact: Westbound State Road 60 between 66th Avenue and 74th Avenue, in Vero Beach, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, Oct. 15 through Friday, Oct. 22, 1 of 3 lanes closed, for utility work. For more information, please contact Rafael Ureña at 772-882-5084.

Traffic Impact: Eastbound State Road 60 between 78th Avenue and 74th Avenue, in Vero Beach, around the clock, Friday, Oct. 15 through Friday, Oct. 29, 1 of 3 lanes closed, for drainage work. For more information, please contact Mike Griffin at 561-248-1747.

Traffic Impact: Southbound US Highway 1 South of 19 Street, in Vero Beach, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday, Oct. 11 through Friday, Oct. 22, 1 of 2 lanes closed, for sidewalk and curb removal and replacement. For more information, please contact Ronald Buchmeyer 772-370-9144.

Traffic Impact: Westbound State Road 60 between 400 feet east of Pine Creek Boulevard to 100 feet east of Pine Creek Boulevard, in Vero Beach, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 19, 1 right lane of 3 lanes closed, for utility work. For more information, please contact Pete Rolan at 772-318-9560.

CITY OF VERO BEACH:

Traffic Impact: Eastbound State Road 60 at the intersection of 35th Avenue, in the City of Vero Beach, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., through Friday, Oct. 22, 1 of 3 lanes closed, for utility work. For more information, please contact Daniel Moura at 561-900-5278.

Traffic Impact: Westbound State Road 60 between 17th Avenue and 18th Avenue, in the City of Vero Beach, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday, Oct. 18 through Friday, Oct. 22, 1 of 4 lanes closed, for curb and gutter work. For more information, please contact Joseph Foglia at 954-444-6125.

INDIAN RIVER SHORES:

Traffic Impact: Intersection of State Road A1A and John’s Island Drive, in Indian River Shores, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., through Monday, November 8, 1 of 2 lanes may be closed, for turn lane extension. For more information, please contact John Blum at 772-562-4191.

SOUTH BEACH:

Traffic Impact: Northbound and southbound State Road A1A between Gracewood Lane and Periwinkle Drive, in Vero Beach, 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., Friday, Oct. 15 through Friday, Oct. 22, 1 of 2 lanes may be closed with possible lane shifts, for FPL pole replacement operations. For more information, please contact Rafael Ureña at 772-882-5084.

Traffic Impact: Northbound and southbound State Road A1A between Periwinkle Drive and Ocean Trail Lane, in Vero Beach, 9 p.m. to 4 a.m., Friday, Oct. 15 through Friday, Oct. 22, 1 of 2 lanes may be closed with possible lane shifts, for FPL pole replacement operations. For more information, please contact Rafael Ureña at 772-882-5084.

Traffic Impact: Northbound and southbound State Road A1A between Periwinkle Drive and Ocean Trail Lane, in Vero Beach, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, Oct. 15 through Friday, Oct. 22, 1 of 2 lanes may be closed with possible lane shifts, for FPL pole replacement operations. For more information, please contact Rafael Ureña at 772-882-5084.

TOWN OF FELLSMERE:

Traffic Impact: Eastbound and westbound County Road 512 to I-95 entrance ramps, in the Town of Fellsmere, 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 17 through Monday, Oct. 18, the turn lanes only of 2 lanes closed, for bridge repair work. Ramps will be open. For more information, please contact Bob Eison at 352-787-1616.

INTERSTATE I-95:

Traffic Impact: Northbound and southbound I-95 just south of State Road 60, in Vero Beach, 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., Monday, Oct. 18 through Friday, Oct. 22, 2 of 3 lanes closed, for bridge repair work. For more information, please contact Bob Eison at 352-787-1616.

 


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