Current Road Closures

Below is a listing of roads which are currently closed or under construction in Manatee County. This page is frequently updated as information becomes available.

FDOT Road Watch

Roadwatch April 19th 2015


The FDOT releases a weekly schedule of projects within District 1.  Below are the projects within Manatee County.


US 41 from 69th Ave to SR 684/Cortez Rd:  Construction project: Crews are making intersection improvements and pedestrian safety upgrades, including pedestrian refuge islands throughout the project limits.  Expect nighttime/overnight lane closures from 7 pm to 6 am within 600 feet of signalized intersections.  FDOT permits daytime and nighttime lane closures not within 600 feet of a signalized intersection from 9 am to 4 pm and from 7 pm to 6 am.  Florida Safety Contractors, Inc. is the contractor.  Expected completion is Fall 2015.


US 41 over US 301:  Construction project:  Crews are raising US 41 over US 301 approximately 18 inches, removing old asphalt and resurfacing the roadway, improving drainage and guardrail, and installing barrier wall.  Expect nighttime/overnight single lane closures on US 41 from 9 pm to 6 am and possible shoulder closures on US 301.  The second phase of construction, expected to begin in mid-to-late summer, the US 41 bridges will close to traffic from 9 pm each night to 6 am each morning while crews raise the bridges.  Traffic will be detoured to US 301 where motorists can make a U-turn and return to US 41 in either direction.  Short-term, 10-minute closures of US 301 will also occur.  Zep Construction, Inc. is the contractor.  Expected completion is Fall 2015.


Raising the Bridge Bulletin



SR 789 at 29th Street:  Maintenance permit project:  Utility crews are making repairs.  Expect daytime southbound lane closures from 9 am to 4 pm Monday, April 20th.  Crews will also work overnight from 8 pm to 6 am.  Wednesday, April 22nd.  Use caution and expect delays.


SR 70A/15th St E from 26th Ave to 24th Ave:  Construction project:  Crews are constructing sidewalk, removing old asphalt, resurfacing the roadway, drainage improvements, and new signage and pavement markings.  Motorists should expect daytime lane closures from 6 am to 7:30 pm.  American Lighting and Signalization Inc. is the contractor.  Expected completion is Summer 2015.


SR 70 at Greenbrook Blvd:  Maintenance permit project:  Crews are constructing a left turn lane.  Expect eastbound lane closures from 9 am to 4:30 pm on Wednesday, April 15th through Friday, April 24th.  Use caution and expect possible delays.


SR 70 from 9th St E to 4th St E:  Maintenance permit project:  Crews are replacing poles.  Expect nighttime/overnight westbound traffic shifts from 9 pm each night to 6 am each morning, Monday April 20th, through Thursday, April 23rd.  Use caution and prepare for possible delays.


SR 64 at Virginia Drive West:  Maintenance permit project:  Crews for FPL will trim trees for power lines.  Expect daytime outside westbound lane closures from 10 am to 3 pm Monday, April 20th.  Use caution and expect possible delays.








18th St E closed at 44th Ave E, at intersection and approx. 200 LF to the south on 18th.  Duration will be approximately 3 months, from March 30th to June 30th.  For more information, please contact Manatee County Project Management @ 941-708-7450.  Detour Map