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Current Construction Lane Closures in St. Lucie County

January 21 - January 28, 2021

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 west through winter 2021 to facilitate roadway reconstruction.

  • 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 west 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).

  • One lane in either direction of Kings Highway from Okeechobee Road to north of the I-95 bridge will be closed intermittently Monday, Jan. 24 through Friday, Jan. 28 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, Jan. 23 through Thursday, Jan. 27 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, Jan. 23 through Thursday, Jan. 27 from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. for drainage work. Traffic will be maintained by a flag crew. For more information, please contact Community Outreach Specialist Samantha Kayser at 772-579-5479.

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

Traffic Impact:

  • All lanes are open. 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, Jan. 24 through Friday, Jan. 28 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and nightly Sunday, Jan. 23 through Friday, Jan. 28 from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. and 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, Jan. 24 through Friday, Jan. 28 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. 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:

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

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

Traffic Impact:

  • All lanes are open. 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 FORT PIERCE:

Traffic Impact:Eastbound State Highway 68/Orange Avenue between Bent Creek Drive and 33rd Avenue, in the City of Fort Pierce, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday, Jan. 10 through Friday, Jan. 28, 1 of 2 lanes closed, to remove old power poles. For more information, please contact Robert Noa at 352-428-5005.

Traffic Impact:Westbound State Road 70/Okeechobee Road between the start of the westbound traffic separator to just below the I-95 bridge edge, in the City of Fort Pierce, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 12 through Friday, Jan. 14, 1 right lane of 3 lanes closed, for asphalt repair work. For more information, please contact Diego Marentes at 772-215-9338.

Traffic Impact:Southbound 25th Street/State Road 615 between Moore Creek and Avenue C, in the City of Fort Pierce, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday, Jan. 24 through Friday, Jan. 28, 1 of 2 lanes closed, for removal of an existing driveway and sidewalk in front of the new Freshwind Church and replacement of a section of sidewalk along 25th Street. For more information, please contact Ron Buchmeyer at 772-464-7587.

Traffic Impact:Westbound State Road A1A/N Causeway Drive between the west side of Old Dixie Highway and 100-feet west of Old Dixie Highway, in the City of Fort Pierce, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday, Jan. 24 through Tuesday, Jan. 25, 1 of 4 lanes closed, for utility work. For more information, please call Thierry Sydné at 772-466-1600 ext. 6454 or 772-302-0077.

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 Saturday, Feb. 26, 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.

Traffic Impact:Northbound S U.S. 1 at 8860 S U.S. 1 between SE Crosstown Parkway and Savannah Club Boulevard, in the City of Port St. Lucie, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., through Friday, Jan. 28, 1 of 4 lanes closed, for utility pole removal operations. For more information, please contact Robert Noa at 352-428-5005.

Traffic Impact:Westbound State Highway 716/SW Port St. Lucie Boulevard between SW Chestnut Lane and SW Monterrey Lane, in the City of Port St. Lucie, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday, Jan. 10 through Friday, Jan. 28, 1 of 3 lanes closed, for utility pole removal. For more information, please contact Robert Noa at 352-428-5005.

Traffic Impact:Westbound SW Port St. Lucie Boulevard between SE Gowin and U.S. 1, in the City of Port St. Lucie, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday, Jan. 24 through Wednesday, Jan. 26, 1 of 3 lanes closed, for milling and resurfacing the roadway. For more information, please contact Brittany Bradley at 561-718-0160.

Traffic Impact:Northbound U.S. 1 between Walton Road and Crosstown Parkway, in the City of Port St. Lucie, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., through Friday, Jan. 28, 1 of 3 lanes closed, for utility pole replacement operations. For more information, please contact Rob McIntosh at 772-577-9764.

Traffic Impact:Eastbound E Prima Vista Boulevard between 600 feet west of the E Prima Vista Boulevard and SE Federal Highway intersection and 500 feet south of the E Prima Vista Boulevard and SE Federal Highway intersection, in the City of Port St. Lucie, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday, Jan. 24 through Tuesday, Jan. 25, 1 of 4 lanes closed, for utility work. For more information, please contact Supervisor Gene R. Horne at 904-860-0072.

FORT PIERCE:

Traffic Impact:Northbound Emerson Avenue between Waterstone Boulevard and 15th Street SW, in Fort Pierce, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., through Monday, Jan. 31, 1 of 2 lanes closed, for utility work. A flagging operation will be in place to help maintain the flow of traffic. For more information, please contact Jonah Davis at 352-801-6666.

Traffic Impact:Eastbound and westbound Angle Road between Johnston Road and Timberlake Drive, in Fort Pierce, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, Jan. 21 through Friday, Jan. 28, 1 of 2 lanes closed, for utility pole replacement operations. For more information, please contact Rafael Ureña at 772-882-5084.

Traffic Impact:Northbound and southbound Turnpike Feeder Road between Suson Lane and U.S. 1, in Fort Pierce, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, Jan. 21 through Friday, Jan. 28, 1 of 2 lanes may be closed with possible lanes shifts at times, for utility pole replacement operations. For more information, please contact Rafael Ureña at 772-882-5084.

Traffic Impact:Northbound and southbound State Road A1A between Jackson Way and S Lakeview Circle, in Fort Pierce, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday, Jan. 10 through Friday, Jan. 28, 1 of 2 lanes closed, to remove old power poles. For more information, please contact Robert Noa at 352-428-5005.

PORT ST. LUCIE:

Traffic Impact:Northbound and southbound U.S. 1 at 9905 South U.S. 1, in Port St. Lucie, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday through Monday, Jan. 31, 1 of 3 lanes closed, for construction entrance. For more information, please contact Marcio Amaya 561-335-8316.

Traffic Impact:Eastbound State Road 70 between NE 128th Avenue and Bluefield Road, in Port St. Lucie, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, Jan. 21 through Friday, Jan. 28, 1 of 2 lanes closed, for utility pole replacement operations. For more information, please contact Rafael Ureña at 772-882-5084.

BRIGHTLINE:

Traffic Impact:Fort Pierce – Torpey Rd. Full road closure, 6 a.m., Friday, January 21 to 6 p.m., Sunday, January 30. Temporary access will be provided via Mariner Oaks Way. For more information, please contact Katie Mitzner at 407-502-3587.

Traffic Impact:Fort Pierce – Tarmac Rd. Full road closure, 6 a.m., Tuesday, January 18 to 6 p.m., Thursday, January 27. Temporary access will be provided adjacent to the crossing to maintain traffic flow in both directions. For more information, please contact Katie Mitzner at 407-502-3587.

Traffic Impact:Fort Pierce – Fishermans Wharf/Ave. H. Full road closure, 6 a.m., Friday, January 28 to 6 p.m., Thursday, February 10.

Traffic Impact:Detour Information:

Eastbound traffic will be directed to travel south on US-1 to Seaway Dr., travel east on Seaway Dr. to 2nd St. and travel north on 2nd St. to access Fishermans Wharf.

Westbound traffic will be directed to travel south on 2nd St. to Seaway Dr., travel west on Seaway Dr. to US-1 and travel north on US-1 to access Fishermans Wharf. For more information, please contact Katie Mitzner at 407-502-3587.

Traffic Impact:Fort Pierce – Orange Ave. Full road closure, 6 a.m., Friday, January 14 to 6 p.m., Sunday, January 23.

Traffic Impact:Detour Information:

Eastbound traffic will be directed to travel north on SR-5 to Avenue A, travel east on Avenue A to 2nd St. and travel south on 2nd St. to access Orange Ave.

Westbound traffic will be directed to travel north on 2nd St. to Avenue A, travel west on Avenue A to SR-5 and travel south on SR-5 to access Orange Ave. For more information, please contact Katie Mitzner at 407-502-3587.

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.

Traffic Impact:Ft. Pierce – Moores Creek. Day-time bridge work operations, including crane mobilization and pile driving, Monday to Saturday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., beginning January 2022. 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 north of Indiantown Road/SR 706 and south of Becker Road (Exit 138). Overnight single lane closure, 10 p.m.Sunday, January 23, to 6 a.m. Monday, January 24. Overnight single lane closures, 8 p.m. to 6 a.m., Monday, January 24, and nightly through Thursday, January 27. For more information, please contact Fiorella Teodista at 954-934-1130.

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, January 23, to 6 a.m. Monday, January 24. Overnight single lane closures, 7 p.m. to 6 a.m., Monday, January 24, and nightly through Thursday, January 27. For more information, please contact Fiorella Teodista at 954-934-1130.

Traffic Impact:Northbound and Southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 between Okeechobee Road/SR 70/Ft. Pierce (Exit 152) and Port St. Lucie Boulevard (Exit 142). Overnight full road closures, 11 p.m. Wednesday, January 26, to 5 a.m. Thursday, January 27; and 11 p.m. Thursday, January 27, to 5 a.m. Friday, January 28.

Traffic Impact:Detour information:

Northbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 traffic wishing to continue north will be directed to exit at Port St. Lucie Boulevard (Exit 142), travel west on Port St. Lucie Boulevard to Gatlin Boulevard, travel west on Gatlin Boulevard to I-95, travel north on I-95 to exit at Okeechobee Road/SR 70 (Exit 129) and travel west on Okeechobee Road to access northbound Florida’s Turnpike.

Southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 traffic wishing to continue south will be directed to exit at Okeechobee Road/SR 70/Ft. Pierce (Exit 152), travel east on Okeechobee Road to I-95, travel south on I-95 to exit at Gatlin Boulevard/Tradition Parkway (Exit 118), travel east on Gatlin Boulevard to Port St. Lucie Boulevard and travel east on Port St. Lucie Boulevard to access southbound Florida’s Turnpike.

Port St. Lucie Boulevard traffic wishing to access northbound Florida’s Turnpike will be directed to Gatlin Boulevard, travel west on Gatlin Boulevard to I-95, travel north on I-95 to exit at Okeechobee Road/SR 70 (Exit 129) and travel west on Okeechobee Road to access northbound Florida’s Turnpike.

Okeechobee Road/SR 70/Ft. Pierce traffic wishing to access southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 will be directed to I-95, travel south on I-95 to exit at Gatlin Boulevard/Tradition Parkway (Exit 118), travel east on Gatlin Boulevard to Port St. Lucie Boulevard and travel east on Port St. Lucie Boulevard to access southbound Florida’s Turnpike.

During this closure, northbound or southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 traffic will not be able to access the Port St. Lucie/Fort Pierce Service Plaza (milepost 144). The West Palm Beach Plaza (milepost 94) and Fort Drum Service Plaza (milepost 184) are alternate stops for Florida’s Turnpike drivers. For more information, please contact Fiorella Teodista at 954-934-1130.

Traffic Impact:Northbound and southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 from one mile south of Port St. Lucie Boulevard (Milepost 141) to just north of Port St. Lucie Boulevard (Exit 142). Overnight single lane closure, 10 p.m. Sunday, January 23, to 6 a.m. Monday, January 24. Overnight single lane closures, 8 p.m. to 6 a.m., Monday, January 24, and nightly through Thursday, January 27. For more information, please contact Fiorella Teodista at 954-934-1130.

Traffic Impact:Northbound and southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 from north of Port St. Lucie/Ft. Pierce Service Plaza to south of Fort Pierce/SR 70 (Exit 152) (Mileposts 149 to 150). Overnight single lane closure, 10 p.m. Sunday, January 23, to 6 a.m. Monday, January 24. Overnight single lane closures, 8 p.m. to 6 a.m., Monday, January 24, and nightly through Thursday, January 27. For more information, please contact Fiorella Teodista at 954-934-1130.

Traffic Impact:Northbound and southbound Florida’s Turnpike/SR 91 from north of Fort Pierce/SR 70 (Exit 152) to two miles of north of SR 70 (Milepost 154). Overnight single lane closure, 10 p.m. Sunday, January 23, to 6 a.m. Monday, January 24. Overnight single lane closures, 8 p.m. to 6 a.m., Monday, January 24, and nightly through Thursday, January 27. For more information, please contact Fiorella Teodista at 954-934-1130.

 


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