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Current Construction Lane Closures in St. Lucie County

June 24 - July 1, 2022

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 and northbound Kings Highway at the Orange Avenue intersection is reduced to one lane in each direction through summer 2022, 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 2022 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.

  • Traffic on Kings Highway between the State Road 70/Okeechobee Road intersection and Pruitt Research Center Road was shifted to the newly constructed southbound lanes, to allow for widening operations and new northbound lane construction through early summer 2022. One lane of traffic will remain open in each direction, separated by double yellow lines (no passing zone).

  • Northbound and southbound traffic on Kings Highway between north of Picos Road and Orange Avenue was shifted to the new northbound pavement, to allow for widening operations and southbound lane construction through Fall 2022. One lane of traffic will be open in each direction separated by double yellow lines (no passing zone).

  • One lane in either direction of Kings Highway from Okeechobee Road to north of the I-95 bridge will be closed intermittently Monday, June 27 through Friday, July 1 from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. for roadway work. Traffic will be maintained by a flag crew.

  • One lane in either direction of Kings Highway from Okeechobee Road to north of the I-95 bridge will be closed Sunday, June 26 through Thursday, June 30 from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. for maintenance of traffic control work.

  • One lane in either direction of Orange Avenue from just west of Kings Highway to just east of Kings Highway will be closed Sunday, June 26 through Thursday, June 30 from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. for drainage work. Traffic will be maintained by a flag crew.

  • Northbound and southbound traffic on Kings Highway just south of Orange Avenue will be shifted to the new southbound pavement until Access Road, where northbound traffic will shift back onto the existing northbound pavement to allow for widening operations and lane construction through Fall 2022. One lane of traffic will remain open in each direction, separated by double yellow lines (no passing zone. Please note, the traffic shift is expected to be completed by Friday, July 1 pending weather or unforeseen circumstances. Please see flyer attached. For more information, please contact Community Outreach Specialist Samantha Kayser at 772-579-5479.

SW Port St. Lucie Boulevard Widening Project, from South of SW Alcantarra Boulevard to South of SW Darwin Boulevard

Traffic Impact:

  • Advanced Notice: Beginning at 8 a.m. Monday, June 27, 2022, SW Tunis Avenue at SW Port St. Lucie Boulevard, will be closed around-the-clock through approximately 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 29, for signalization mast arm foundation and new watermain utility pipe installation across the roadway. If the closure does not occur on Monday, June 27 through Wednesday, June 29, it’s anticipated to occur around-the-clock from 8 a.m. Thursday, June 20 through approximately 5 p.m. Friday, July 1. Traffic will be detoured as follows:

  • Northbound and southbound SW Port St. Lucie Boulevard to eastbound SW Tunis Avenue will be detoured to eastbound SW Rice Avenue/SW Chartwell Street to westbound SW Tunis Avenue.

  • Westbound SW Tunis Avenue motorists will be detoured to southbound SW Chartwell Street/SW Rice Avenue to SW Port St. Lucie Boulevard.

  • The entrance on SW Tunis Avenue to Darwin Square will remain open. Please see attached flyer. For more information, please contact Community Outreach Specialist Samantha Kayser at 772-579-5479.

City of Port St. Lucie project/adjacent to project corridor:

The Port St. Lucie Boulevard South Project Segment 3, managed by the City of Port St. Lucie, is reconstructing approximately 0.7 miles of the existing four-lane roadway from SW Gatlin Boulevard to SW Darwin Boulevard and a portion of SW Darwin Boulevard through Winter 2023.

Traffic Impact:

  • Speed limit lowered to 30 mph for the duration of the construction project.

  • Closure of existing median openings at both SW Yale Street and SW Cairo Avenue.

  • One northbound through lane will be eliminated on SW Port St. Lucie Boulevard north of SW Aurelia Avenue to Gatlin Boulevard, leaving one through lane and one dedicated left turn lane onto westbound Gatlin Boulevard. For more information about the City of Port St. Lucie’s Segment 3 Project, please contact Beth Zsoka, Project Public Information Specialist at 772-871-5176.

St. Lucie West Boulevard Widening Project, from Commerce Center Drive to Peacock Boulevard

Traffic Impact:

  • Eastbound St. Lucie West Boulevard to southbound I-95 traffic is shifted to the newly paved temporary on-ramp.

  • Eastbound and westbound traffic on St. Lucie West Boulevard just west of I-95 near the southbound on and off-ramps is shifted to the north through July 2022.

  • The eastbound lane of St. Lucie West Boulevard just west of the I-95 northbound on and off-ramps will be shifted to the south through July 2022.

  • The bike lane and shoulder along eastbound St. Lucie West Boulevard are closed through August 2022. The asphalt pathway along westbound St. Lucie West Boulevard will be open and can be used by bicycles.

  • Intermittent shoulder closures may occur Monday, June 27 through Friday, July 1, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. for road work at the following locations:

  • Northbound and southbound I-95 mainline from just north and south of the St. Lucie West Boulevard overpass

  • All I-95 on and off-ramps at St. Lucie West Boulevard

  • Eastbound and westbound St. Lucie West Boulevard from Champions Way to SW Peacock Boulevard

  • One lane in either direction of St. Lucie West Boulevard between Champions Way and SW Peacock Boulevard may be intermittently closed Monday, June 27 through Friday, July 1, from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. for roadway work. A flagging operation will be in place to help direct traffic.

  • One northbound and southbound lane of I-95 may be intermittently closed from just north and south of the St. Lucie West Boulevard overpass Monday, June 27 through Friday, July 1, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for bridge work.

  • One northbound and southbound lane of I-95 may be intermittently closed from just north and south of the St. Lucie West Boulevard overpass Monday, June 27 through Friday, July 1, from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. for bridge work. No more than one lane will be closed at a time in either direction of I-95.

  • Two southbound and northbound lanes of I-95 from one mile south to one mile north of the St. Lucie West Boulevard overpass may be intermittently closed Monday, June 27 through Friday, July 1, from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. for crane relocation. For more information, please contact Community Outreach Specialist Samantha Kayser at 772-579-5479.

State Road (SR) 716/Port St. Lucie Boulevard Over Long Creek & N. Fork of the St. Lucie River Bridge Rehabilitation Project

Traffic Impact:

  • One lane in each direction on State Road 716/Port St. Lucie Boulevard between SE Veterans Memorial Parkway and SE Floresta Drive may be closed Monday, June 27 through Friday, July 1 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for debris removal. Only one lane will be closed at a time. For more information, please contact Community Outreach Specialist Samantha Kayser at 772-579-5479.

SR-716/Port St. Lucie Boulevard Over Long Creek & N. Fork of the St. Lucie River Bridge Rehabilitation Project

Traffic Impact:

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

State Road (SR) 9/I-95 Northbound and Southbound Off-Ramps at Gatlin Boulevard Roadway Improvements Project

Traffic Impact:

  • The outside or inside ramp lane of the northbound I-95 to eastbound and westbound Gatlin Boulevard exit ramp may be closed Monday, June 26 through Friday, July 1 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for roadway work.

  • Advanced Notice: The northbound I-95 to eastbound and westbound Gatlin Boulevard off-ramp will be closed nightly, Tuesday, July 5 through Thursday night, July 7, from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., weather permitting, for barrier wall installation and striping activities. If needed, this ramp closure may also occur Sunday night, July 10 through Thursday night, July 14, from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. Motorists heading north on I-95 to eastbound and westbound Gatlin Boulevard should take the Becker Road exit ramp (Exit 114), then turn right onto Becker Road, turn left onto SW Port St. Lucie Boulevard to Gatlin Boulevard. 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, Fort Pierce, Okeechobee, St. Lucie West, Tradition)

Traffic Impact:CITY OF FORT PIERCE:

Traffic Impact:Eastbound and westbound Seaway Drive over South Bridge, in the City of Fort Pierce, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday, June 27 through Friday, July 1, 1 of 4 lanes closed, for routine maintenance. For more information, please contact Guillermo Canedo, Communications Manager, FDOT District Four at 954-777-4302.

Traffic Impact:Eastbound and westbound State Road A1A over North Bridge, in the City of Fort Pierce, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday, July 5 through Friday, July 8, 1 of 2 lanes intermittently closed, for routine maintenance. For more information, please contact Guillermo Canedo, Communications Manager, FDOT District Four at 954-777-4302.

Traffic Impact:Eastbound and westbound State Road A1A over North Bridge, in the City of Fort Pierce, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday, July 11 through Friday, July 15, 1 of 2 lanes intermittently closed, for routine maintenance. For more information, please contact Guillermo Canedo, Communications Manager, FDOT District Four at 954-777-4302.

Traffic Impact:Westbound State Road A1A between Old Dixie Highway at the FEC Railway tracks and the Day Boat Sea Food driveway, in the City of Fort Pierce, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, from Monday, May 23 through Friday, June 27, 1 of 2 lanes closed, for AT&T utility work. For more information, please contact Tal Getgood at 561-389-3711.

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 Sunday, July 31, 1 of 3 lanes may be closed, for roadway striping and activities. For more information, please contact Beth Zsoka at 772-871-5176.

FORT PIERCE:

Traffic Impact:Northbound and southbound State Road 5 between Ulrich Road and W Weatherbee Road, in Fort Pierce, 9 p.m. to 4 a.m., Monday, June 27 through Friday, July 1, 2 of 3 lanes closed, for utility work. For more information, please contact Rafael Ureña at 772-882-5084.

Traffic Impact:Northbound and southbound State Road 5 between Ulrich Road and W Weatherbee Road, in Fort Pierce, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday, June 27 through Friday, July 1, 1 of 3 lanes closed, for utility work. For more information, please contact Rafael Ureña at 772-882-5084.

Traffic Impact:Northbound and Southbound Turnpike Feeder Road between Indrio Road and Deer Run Drive, in Fort Pierce, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday, June 27 through Friday, July 1, 1 of 2 lanes may be closed with possible lane shifts, for utility pole removal and installation operations. For more information, please contact Rafael Ureña at 772-882-5084.

Traffic Impact:Eastbound State Road A1A between Shorewind Drive Bridge and Harbour Cove Drive, in Fort Pierce, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday, June 27 through Friday, July 1,1 of 2 lanes may be closed with possible lane shifts, for utility pole installation operations. For more information, please contact Rafael Ureña at 772-882-5084.

Traffic Impact:Northbound and southbound State Road A1A between Breakers Landing and Round Island Place, in Fort Pierce, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday, June 27 through Friday, July 1, 1 of 2 lanes closed intermittently for utility work. During this time, a flagging operation will be used to direct traffic. For more information, please contact Rafael Ureña at 772-882-5084.

Traffic Impact:Northbound and southbound State Road A1A between Breakers Landing and Jack Island Access Road, in Fort Pierce, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, June 24 through Friday, July 1, 1 of 2 lanes closed with possible lane shifts, for utility pole operations. For more information, please contact Rafael Ureña at 772-882-5084.

Traffic Impact:Eastbound State Road 614 between Emerson Avenue and Russakis Road, in Fort Pierce, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday, June 20 through Friday, July 1, 1 of 4 lanes closed, for FP&L utility work. For more information, please contact Jeff Kirkpatrick at 321-229-4157.

Traffic Impact:PORT ST. LUCIE:

Traffic Impact:Northbound and southbound State Road 5 between Williamsburg Way and Kitterman Road, in Port St. Lucie, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday, June 27 through Friday, July 1, 1 of 3 lanes closed, for utility work. For more information, please contact Rafael Ureña at 772-882-5084.

Traffic Impact:Northbound S U.S. 1 between Dyer Road and Prima Vista Boulevard, in Port St. Lucie, 9 p.m. to 4 a.m., Friday, June 24 through Friday, July 1, 1 of 3 lanes closed, for aerial utility work. For more information, please contact Rafael Ureña at 772-882-5084.

Traffic Impact:Southbound SR 5 between Business Park Drive and Spanish Lakes Drive, in Port St. Lucie, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday, June 27 through Friday, July 8, 1 of 4 lanes closed, for FP&L work. For more information, please contact Jeff Kirkpatrick at 321-229-4157.

Traffic Impact:Southbound SR 5 between SE Huffman Road and Dyer Road, in Port St. Lucie, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday, June 27 through Friday, July 8, 1 of 4 lanes closed, for FP&L work. For more information, please contact Jeff Kirkpatrick at 321-229-4157.

BRIGHTLINE:

Traffic Impact:Fort Pierce - Savannah Rd. Day-time flagging operations, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., for rail work. Crossings 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:Northbound and southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 at various locations between just north of Becker Road (Exit 138) and Milepost 153. Overnight single lane closure, 10 p.m.Sunday, June 26, to 6 a.m. Monday, June 27. Overnight single lane closures, 7 p.m. to 6 a.m., Monday, June 27, and nightly through Thursday, June 30. For more information, please contact Fiorella Teodista at 954-934-1130.

Traffic Impact:Southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 entrance ramp from Becker Road. Overnight full ramp closure, 10 p.m. Sunday, June 26, to 6 a.m. Monday, June 27. Overnight full ramp closures, 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., Monday, June 27, and nightly through Thursday, June 30.

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/SR 91 exit ramp to Becker Road (Exit 138). Overnight full ramp closure, 10 p.m. Sunday, June 26, to 6 a.m. Monday, June 27. Overnight full ramp closures, 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., Monday, June 27, and nightly through Thursday, June 30.

Traffic Impact:Detour Information:

Southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 traffic wishing to access Becker Road (Exit 138) will be directed to exit at Port St. Lucie Boulevard (Exit 142) and travel southwest on Port St. Lucie Boulevard to access Becker Road. For more information, please contact Fiorella Teodista at 954-934-1130.

Traffic Impact:Northbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 entrance ramp from Port St. Lucie Boulevard. Overnight full ramp closure, 10 p.m. Sunday, June 26, to 6 a.m. Monday, June 27. Overnight full ramp closures, 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., Monday, June 27, and nightly through Thursday, June 30.

Traffic Impact:Detour Information:

Port St. Lucie Boulevard traffic wishing to access northbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 will be directed to Bayshore Boulevard, travel north on Bayshore Boulevard to Crosstown Parkway, travel west on Crosstown Parkway to northbound I-95, travel north on I-95 to exit at Okeechobee Road/SR 70 and travel west on SR 70 to access northbound Florida’s Turnpike. For more information, please contact Fiorella Teodista at 954-934-1130.

Traffic Impact:Southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 entrance ramp from Port St. Lucie Boulevard. Overnight full ramp closure, 10 p.m. Sunday, June 26, to 6 a.m. Monday, June 27. Overnight full ramp closures, 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., Monday, June 27, and nightly through Thursday, June 30.

Traffic Impact:Detour Information:

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

Traffic Impact:Northbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 exit ramp to Port St. Lucie Boulevard (Exit 142). Overnight full ramp closures, 10 p.m. Sunday, June 26, to 6 a.m., Monday, June 27. Overnight full ramp closures, 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., Monday, June 27, and nightly through Thursday, June 30.

Traffic Impact:Detour Information:

Northbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 traffic wishing to access Port St. Lucie Boulevard will be directed to exit at Becker Road (Exit 138) and travel west on Becker Road to access Port St. Lucie Boulevard. For more information, please contact Fiorella Teodista at 954-934-1130.

Traffic Impact:Southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 exit ramp to Port St. Lucie Boulevard (Exit 142). Overnight full ramp closure, 10 p.m. Sunday, June 26, to 6 a.m. Monday, June 27. Overnight full ramp closures, 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., Monday, June 27, and nightly through Thursday, June 30.

Traffic Impact:Detour Information:

Southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 traffic wishing to access Port St. Lucie Boulevard will be directed to exit at Ft. Pierce/SR 70 (Exit 152), travel east on SR 70 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 Port St. Lucie Boulevard. For more information, please contact Fiorella Teodista at 954-934-1130.

Traffic Impact:Northbound Florida’s Turnpike entrance ramp from Okeechobee Road/Ft. Pierce/SR 70. Overnight full ramp closure, 10 p.m. Sunday, June 26, to 6 a.m. Monday, June 27. Overnight full ramp closures, 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., Monday, June 27, and nightly through Thursday, June 30.

Traffic Impact:Detour Information:

Ft. Pierce/SR 70 traffic wishing to access northbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 will be directed east to I-95, travel north on I-95 to exit at Vero Beach/SR 60 (Exit 147) and travel west on SR 60 to access northbound Florida’s Turnpike. For more information, please contact Fiorella Teodista at 954-934-1130.

Traffic Impact:Southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 entrance ramp from Okeechobee Road/Ft. Pierce/SR 70. Overnight full ramp closure, 10 p.m. Sunday, June 26, to 6 a.m. Monday, June 27. Overnight full ramp closures, 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., Monday, June 27, and nightly through Thursday, June 30.

Traffic Impact:Detour Information:

Okeechobee Road/SR 70 traffic wishing to access southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 will be directed east to I-95, travel south on I-95 to exit at Crosstown Parkway (Exit 120), travel east on Crosstown Parkway to Bayshore Boulevard and south on Bayshore Boulevard to access southbound Florida’s Turnpike. For more information, please contact Fiorella Teodista at 954-934-1130.

Traffic Impact:Northbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 exit ramp to Okeechobee Road/Ft. Pierce/SR 70 (Exit 152). Overnight full ramp closure, 10 p.m. Sunday, June 26, to 6 a.m. Monday, June 27. Overnight full ramp closures, 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., Monday, June 27, and nightly through Thursday, June 30.

Traffic Impact:Detour Information:

Northbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 traffic wishing to access Okeechobee Road/SR 70 (Exit 152) 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 northbound I-95 and travel north on I-95 to access Okeechobee Road/SR 70 (Exit 129). For more information, please contact Fiorella Teodista at 954-934-1130.

Traffic Impact:Southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 exit ramp to Okeechobee Road/Ft. Pierce/SR 70 (Exit 152). Overnight full ramp closure, 10 p.m. Sunday, June 26, to 6 a.m. Monday, June 27. Overnight full ramp closures, 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., Monday, June 27, and nightly through Thursday, June 30.

Traffic Impact:Detour Information:

Southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 traffic wishing to access Okeechobee Road/SR 70 (Exit 152) 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 northbound I-95 and travel north on I-95 to access Okeechobee Road/SR 70 (Exit 129). For more information, please contact Fiorella Teodista at 954-934-1130.

Traffic Impact:Southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 exit ramp to Becker Road (Exit 138). Overnight full ramp closures, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., Tuesday, June 28, and nightly through Thursday, June 30.

Traffic Impact:Detour information:

Southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 traffic wishing to access Becker Road will be directed to exit at Port St. Lucie Boulevard (Exit 142), travel west on Port St. Lucie Boulevard to SW Gatlin Boulevard, travel west on SW Gatlin Boulevard to I-95, and travel south on I-95 to access Becker Road (Exit 114). For more information, please contact Fiorella Teodista at 954-934-1130.

Traffic Impact:Northbound and southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 from north of Okeechobee Road/Fort Pierce/SR 70 (Exit 152) to Milepost 154. Overnight single lane closures, 8 p.m. to 6 a.m., Sunday, June 26, and nightly through Thursday, June 30. For more information, please contact Fiorella Teodista at 954-934-1130.

 


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