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
The FDOT releases a weekly schedule of projects within District 7. Click on link below for a complete listing.
I-75 at University Parkway: Construction project: Crews are constructing new sidewalk, installing pedestrian signals and making improvements to the northbound I-75 on-ramp and southbound I-75 off-ramp. There will be nighttime lane closures from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. while crews are working at the I-75 northbound on ramp. Project completion is expected in spring 2014. Florida Safety Contractors, Inc. is the contractor.
US 41 from south of 301 Boulevard to south of 23rd Avenue: Constructionproject:Crews start work to remove existing asphalt and resurface the roadway. Nighttime/overnight paving operations will occur from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Sunday through Thursday. Crews will remove existing pavement and resurface the roadway. Existing signals on US 41 will be replaced with new signals at the 301 Boulevard, 30th Avenue, and 26th Avenue intersections. Motorists are advised to use caution while in the area and to expect possible delays. Project completion is expected in early 2014. The contractor is Superior Asphalt, Inc.
US 41 at SR 684 (Cortez Road): Construction project: Crews begin activities to reconstruct the intersection to enhance pedestrian access by reducing walking distance across the intersection. Initial work includes installation of construction signs and silt (plastic) fence for erosion control. Crews will relocate utilities and remove concrete islands located between right-turn lanes and through lanes. Crews will reconstruct corners of the intersection with new curb, handicap crosswalk ramps, and striping for new crosswalks. The contractor then replaces existing traffic and pedestrian signals. To reduce delays to motorists, intersection reconstruction occurs Sunday through Thursday during nighttime/overnight hours. At least one travel lane will remain open to traffic in each direction. Expect lane closures during these hours:
· Single lane closures:
8:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. on US 41
7 p.m. to 6 a.m. on SR 684 (Cortez Road)
· Double lane closures:
9:30 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. along US 41
9:30 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. along SR 684 (Cortez Road)
The north/south crosswalks at US 41 (on the east and west side of the intersection) are closed to pedestrian traffic. Pedestrians must use the crosswalks at the signalized intersections at 9th Street West or 20th Street West to cross Cortez Road.
Motorists are advised to use caution while in the area and to expect possible delays. Project completion is expected in early 2014. The contractor is Superior Asphalt, Inc.
44th AVE between US 41/Cortez Rd and 301 Blvd will be closed while under construction. Local and business traffic will be allowed access during construction. For questions on the project, please contact Manatee County Public Works Project Management @ 941-708-7450