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Current Construction Lane Closures in St. Lucie County

Feb 26 - Mar 5, 2021

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

Traffic Impact:

  • One lane in either direction of Midway Road between 25th Street and U.S. 1 may be closed Monday through Friday except from 6:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. & 4 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for drainage activities, signalization, bridge work, and embankment/excavation. Two-way traffic will be maintained with a flag crew.

  • One lane in either direction of Oleander Avenue between West 1st Street and just north of Midway Road by Merritt’s Ditch may be closed Monday through Friday except from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. & 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Two-way traffic will be maintained with a flag crew.

  • One lane in either direction of Sunrise Boulevard between West 1st Street and Augusta Street may be closed Monday through Friday except from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. & 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Two-way traffic will be maintained with a flag crew.

  • One lane in each direction of 25th Street from 1,200’ north to 500’ south of Midway Road will have daytime and nighttime lane Monday through Friday except for between the hours of 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. for paving.

  • One lane in either direction of Melville Road just south of Midway Road may be closed Monday through Friday except from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. & 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. A flag crew will maintain two-way traffic.

  • One lane in either direction of U.S. 1 at Midway Road may be closed Monday through Friday except from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. & 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

  • Eastbound traffic on Midway Road from 25th Street to east of the bridge is shifted to the south onto the newly constructed roadway. All traffic along the Midway Road project corridor is in their respective lanes. Traffic will remain one lane in each direction. Access points and turn lanes are provided throughout the corridor at the following locations:

  • Turn lanes at all four (4) signalized intersections: S. 25th Street, Oleander Avenue, U.S. 1, and the new signalized intersection at Sunrise Boulevard

  • Additional median openings are at the following locations along Midway Road: 800’ east of S. 25th Street, White City Park Entrance, Magnolia Avenue, Cypress Avenue, Elm Avenue, 700’ east of Oleander Avenue, Melville Road, and 600’ east of Melville Road

  • Northbound and southbound traffic on Oleander Avenue from 2nd Street to Merritt’s Ditch is shifted to the west on the newly constructed roadway to facilitate roadway construction to the east.

  • 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.

  • Southbound traffic on 25th Street to the north and south of Midway Road is shifted to the east onto the newly constructed roadway. All traffic along 25th Street is in their respective lanes.



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 spring 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 spring 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 spring 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. Advance signage is in place. 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 Apr. 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 Apr. 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 Apr. 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 Mar. 26 for utility work.

  • 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 Mar. 26 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 Mar. 26 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 Mar. 26 for conduit and pull box installation.

  • One lane in each direction of State Road 70 from Kings Highway to South 41st Street will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Mar. 26 for conduit and pull box installation. For more information, please contact Community Outreach Specialist Kathleen Dempsey at 772-359-5118.


Okeechobee Road/State Road 70 and Midway Road/County Road 712 Intersection Lighting Improvements Project

Traffic Impact:

  • Shoulder closures in either direction at the Okeechobee Road and Midway Road intersection may occur Saturday and Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 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 southbound lane of U.S. 1 from Port St. Lucie Boulevard to Rio Mar Drive will be intermittently closed daily, Saturday 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.

Traffic Impact:

  • 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 Gus Sikaffy at 954-995-2760.


Port St. Lucie Boulevard from East of Floresta Drive to Veteran’s Memorial Parkway in Port St. Lucie

Traffic Impact:

  • One eastbound lane of Port St. Lucie Boulevard will be closed Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for utility work. For more information, please contact Philip Sommers at 772-532-5006.


I-95 at Becker Road (Exit 114) in Port St. Lucie

Traffic Impact:

  • One southbound lane of I-95 at Becker Road (Exit 114) for about a mile north and south of the interchange will be closed Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for soil restoration. For more information, please contact Jason Huffman at 863-559-4305.


Port St. Lucie Boulevard from Floresta Drive to Midport Road in Port St. Lucie

Traffic Impact:

  • Two lanes in each direction of Port St. Lucie Boulevard will be closed Sunday through Wednesday night from 8:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. for paving. For more information, please contact John Whitford at 772-429-4817.


Port St. Lucie Boulevard at Delano Road in Port St. Lucie

Traffic Impact:

  • One lane in each direction of Port St. Lucie Boulevard will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through Apr. 21 for signal installation work. For more information, please contact Jake Ridinger at 772-201-1621.


North Bridge / State Road A1A over the Intracoastal Waterway in Ft. Pierce

Traffic Impact:

  • One lane in either direction of North Bridge may be intermittently closed Wednesday and Thursday night from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. for bridge deck work. Two-way traffic will be maintained by a flag crew. For more information, please contact Kathleen Dempsey at 772-359-5118.


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 Gus Sikaffy at 954-995-2760.


State Road A1A / Seaway Drive just East of Harbour Isle in Ft. Pierce

Traffic Impact:

  • The eastbound lane of State Road A1A / Seaway Drive just east of the Harbour Isle entrance will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Mar. 5 for curb and entrance installation. Two-way traffic will be maintained by a flag crew. For more information, please contact Ronald Buchmeyer at 772-370-9144.


Virginia Avenue from Hartman Road to S. 35th Street in Ft. Pierce

Traffic Impact:

  • One eastbound lane of Virginia Avenue will be closed Wednesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. to construct a business entrance. For more information, please contact Brandon Paul at 321-577-4925.

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 Gus Sikaffy at 954-995-2760.


Indrio Road and Kings Highway Intersection in Ft. Pierce

Traffic Impact:

  • • One westbound lane of Indrio Road at the Kings Highway intersection will be closed Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. to install a business turn lane. During this time, there will be turning lane closures on Kings Highway. For more information, please contact Ron Buchmeyer at 772-201-5683.



I-95 at the Ten Mile Creek Overpass in Ft. Pierce

Traffic Impact:

  • Two lanes in each direction of I-95 at the Ten Mile Creek overpass, just south of Okeechobee Road (Exit 129), will be closed Sunday night, Feb. 28 through Thursday night, Mar. 4 from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. for bridge maintenance work. For more information, please contact Uriel Lombardo at 305-615-3272.


I-95 at the Glades Cut Off Road (County Road 709) & the FEC Railroad Overpass in Port St. Lucie

Traffic Impact:

  • Two lanes in each direction of I-95 at the Glades Cut Off Road (County Road 709) & the FEC Railroad overpass, approximately one mile south of Midway Road (Exit 126), will be closed Sunday night, Feb. 28 through Thursday night, Mar. 4 from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. for bridge maintenance work. For more information, please contact Uriel Lombardo at 305-615-3272.


Northbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 Entrance Ramp from Becker Road

Traffic Impact:

  • Full Closure: Northbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 exit ramp to Becker Road (Exit 138) will undergo an overnight full ramp closure, 10 p.m. Sunday, February 28 to 5 a.m., Monday, March 1, and overnight full ramp closures, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., Monday, March 1, and nightly through Friday, March 5. Detour information is as follows:

  • Northbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 traffic wishing to access Becker Road will be directed to SR 714 (Exit 133), travel west on SR 714 to Citrus Boulevard, and travel north on Citrus Boulevard to access Becker Road. For more information, please contact Fiorella Teodista at 954-663-0612.


Northbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 Entrance Ramp from Becker Road

Traffic Impact:

  • Full Closure: Northbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 entrance ramp from Becker Road will undergo an overnight full ramp closure, 10 p.m. Sunday, February 28 to 5 a.m., Monday, March 1, and overnight full ramp closures, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., Monday, March 1, and nightly through Friday, March 5. Detour information is as follows:

  • Becker Road traffic wishing to access northbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 will be directed to Port St. Lucie Boulevard, travel north on Port St. Lucie Boulevard to access northbound Florida’s Turnpike. 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 overnight full ramp closures, 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., Wednesday, March 3, and nightly through Friday, March 5. 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 between Okeechobee Road/Ft. Pierce/SR 70 (Exit 152) and Yeehaw Junction/SR 60 (Exit 193)

Traffic Impact:

  • Full Closure: Northbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 between Okeechobee Road/Ft. Pierce/SR 70 (Exit 152) and Yeehaw Junction/SR 60 (Exit 193) will undergo an overnight full road closure, 11 p.m. Monday, March 1, to 5 a.m. Tuesday, March 2. If necessary, this closure may also occur from 11 p.m. Tuesday, March 2 to 5 a.m., Wednesday, March 3. Detour information is as follows:

  • Northbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 traffic wishing to continue north will be directed to exit at Okeechobee Road/Ft. Pierce/SR 70 (Exit 152), travel east on Okeechobee Road to I-95, travel north on I-95 to exit at Vero Beach/Lake Wales/SR 60 (Exit 147) and travel west on Yeehaw Junction to access northbound Florida’s Turnpike.

  • Okeechobee Road/Ft. Pierce/SR 70 traffic wishing to access northbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 will be directed to I-95, travel north on I-95 to exit at Vero Beach/Lake Wales/SR 60 (Exit 147) and travel west on SR 60 to access northbound Florida’s Turnpike. For more information, please contact Fiorella Teodista at 954-663-0612.


Southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 between Yeehaw Junction/SR 60 (Exit 193) and Okeechobee Road/Ft. Pierce/SR 70 (Exit 152)

Traffic Impact:

  • Full Closure: Southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 between Yeehaw Junction/SR 60 (Exit 193) and Okeechobee Road/Ft. Pierce/SR 70 (Exit 152) will undergo an overnight full road closure, 11 p.m. Monday, March 1, to 5 a.m. Tuesday, March 2. If necessary, this closure may also occur from 11 p.m. Tuesday, March 2 to 5 a.m., Wednesday, March 3. Detour information is as follows:

  • Southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 traffic wishing to continue south will be directed to exit at Yeehaw Junction/SR 60 (Exit 193), travel east on SR 60 to I-95, travel south on I-95 to exit at Okeechobee Road/Ft. Pierce/SR 70 (Exit 129) and travel west on Okeechobee Road to access southbound Florida’s Turnpike.

  • 60 traffic wishing to access southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 will be directed to I-95, travel south on I-95 to exit at Okeechobee Road/Ft. Pierce/SR 70 (Exit 129) and travel west on Okeechobee Road to access southbound Florida’s Turnpike.

  • Ft. Drum Service Plaza traffic wishing to access southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 will be directed to travel north on Florida’s Turnpike to exit at Yeehaw Junction/SR 60 (Exit 193), travel east on SR 60 to I-95, travel south on I-95 to exit at Okeechobee Road/Ft. Pierce/SR 70 (Exit 129) and travel west on Okeechobee Road to access southbound Florida’s Turnpike. For more information, please contact Fiorella Teodista at 954-663-0612.


 


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