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 Local Road Watch:
US 41 at Moccasin Wallow Road:
Construction project: Crews continue stabilizing the turn lanes in preparation of paving and installing signalization equipment at US 41/Moccasin Wallow Road. Lane closures are in place during the day Tuesday, September 2 through Friday, September 5. The right turn lanes on northbound and southbound US 41 will close from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., and alternating through lanes will close from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. FDOT anticipates the lane closures to be in place through September 30. In observance of the Labor Day holiday, construction activities contractor will suspend on Monday, September 1. Work on this project includes new signals and signal back plates, extended turn lanes, new pedestrian features and upgrades to meet current ADA standards, addition of bike lanes at the right turn lanes, roadway lighting at the intersection, and pavement markings. Motorists should use caution and watch for construction workers in the construction zone. Project completion is expected late 2014. The contractor is Traffic Control Devices, Inc.
US 41 at Orlando Avenue:
Maintenance permit project: Crews are working on Orlando Avenue. The southbound left turn lane to eastbound US 41 will close beginning Tuesday, September 2 through Friday, September 26. The right turn lane from US 41 to eastbound Orlando Avenue will also close during this time. Motorists should follow the detour route and plan additional travel time.
SR 70 east of 9th Street East:
Maintenance permit project: Crews are installing new sewer line. The eastbound and westbound lanes will close overnight from 8 p.m. Monday, September 8 to 5:30 Tuesday, September 9 and again at 8 p.m. Tuesday, September 9 to 5:30 a.m. Wednesday, September 10. Please use caution.
SR 70 between 1st East and 4th Street East:
Maintenance permit project: Crews are replacing power poles. The two westbound lanes will close at 9 p.m. Wednesday, September 3 through 5 a.m. Thursday, September 4. During this time, traffic will shift to the eastbound lane. Motorists should use caution, pay close attention to lane shifts and expect delays.
SR 64 from the Manatee River to Dam Road: Maintenance permit project: Crews are working on power lines. Motorists should expect intermittent eastbound and westbound lane closures from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, September 17 through Friday, October 3. Use caution and expect possible delays
COUNTY ROAD CLOSURES
44th AVE between 301 Blvd and 15th ST E 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- 450