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. 


FDOT Road Watch District 7


FDOT Local Road Watch:

SR 684/Cortez Road at the Cortez Bridge from east of Gulf Drive to west of 127th Street:

Construction project: Crews will work on the bridge surface, repair the eastbound sidewalk, installation of lightning protection, and sidewalk handrail.  Crews will continue occasional nighttime lane closures of the eastbound lanes (towards Cortez) from Sunday through Thursday nights from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.  Additionally, the eastbound sidewalk will remain closed for several weeks and pedestrians and bicyclists will use the westbound sidewalk.  Motorists should exercise caution during work and lane closures.  Work on this project includes general maintenance and repairs to the bridge span, beams, piling, seawall, and bridge tender house. Quinn Construction, Inc. is the contractor on this project. Expected completion is winter 2014/early 2015.


SR 70 from US 41 to 15th Street East:
Construction project: Crews are resurfacing the roadway, improving drainage and working on the signals. Nighttime lane closures occur from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. nightly. Superior Asphalt, Inc. is the contractor. Expected completion is spring 2015.


SR 70 (53rd Avenue) from 15th Street East to 44th Street East:
Maintenance contract project: Crews are inspecting and repairing drainage pipes. Motorists should expect intermittent eastbound and westbound outside nighttime/overnight lane closures from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. through the end of January, weather permitting. Motorists should use caution while in the area and expect possible delays.



SR 64 from Carlton Arms Boulevard to 66th Street: Construction project: Crews are installing pavement markings and striping the roadway. Expect daytime and nighttime lane closures. Expected completion is early 2015. McShea Contracting, LLC is the contractor. 

US 41 from 69th Avenue to SR 684/Cortez Road: 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 p.m. to 6 a.m. within 600 feet of signalized intersections. FDOT permits daytime and nighttime lane closures not within 600 feet of a signalized intersection from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m., Florida Safety Contractors, Inc., is the contractor. Expected completion is fall 2015.







15th ST E closed at 44 AVe E, betwee 38th AVE E and 301 Blvd.  For more information, please contact Manatee County Project Management @ 941-708- 7450 
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