Current Road Closures
Below is a listing of County roads which are currently closed or under construction in Manatee County. This page is frequently updated as information becomes available.
The section below lists all FDOT roads that also have ongoing work.
MANATEE COUNTY LOCAL ROAD CLOSURES:
18th St E closed at 44th Ave E, at intersection and approx. 200 LF to the south on 18th. Duration will be approximately 5 months, from March 30th to end of August. For more information, please contact Manatee County Project Management @ 941-708-7450. Detour Map
9th St W southbound lane will be closed at the 301 Blvd W split. Motorists may make the right turn to continue south at the signal on 301 Blvd W. This is for the Wares Creek Improvement Project which is continuing in the area.
Myakka Rd Bridge at Myakka Rd (in Sarasota County) will be undergoing replacement from July 20th to September 2017. One lane will be maintained at all times during construction, but motorists should plan for possible delays coming from Clay Gulley Rd. See link below for more information.
FDOT ROADWAY PROJECTS:
I-275 over the Terra Ceia River: Bridge maintenance project: Crews are working on the bridge. Expect northbound right lane closures from 9 am to 4 pm Tuesday, September 1st through Thursday September 3rd. Use caution and expect delays.
I-275 at the I-75 Interchange: Construction project: Crews are installing new landscaping at the interchange common areas. There are no lane closures, however motorists need to be aware of possible trucks entering and exiting the highway. Expected completion is late 2015. Oasis Landscaping is the contractor.
I-75/University Parkway Diverging Diamond Interchange (DDI): Construction project: Watch for temporary outside lane closures at night/overnight on north and southbound 75 from 8 pm to 7 am, Sunday Aug 30th through Friday morning September 4th. Temp lane closures are also in place at night/overnight on eastbound and westbound University Parkway, west of I-75 from 9 pm to 7 am on the same dates.
Crews continue mobilizing equipment, clearing within the ROW, and installing silt fence for erosion control. Reduced speed limits are within the project corridor for the duration of the project. The speed limit on 75 is reduced to 60 mph and the speed limit on University is reduced to 35 mph. Speeding fines are doubled in work zones. Improvements being made as part of this project consist of constructing a diverging diamond interchange, adding an auxiliary lane on north and south bound I-75, constructing new bridges on I-75 over University Parkway, widening University Parkway, widening bridges over Erie Creek and Foley Creek, realignment of on and off ramps at University Parkway, addition of retention ponds, drainage improvements, landscaping, new lighting, signalization, construction of a noise wall on west side of I-75, sidewalks, bike lanes, and pedestrian walkways. Expected completion is Fall 2017. The contractor is Prince Contracting, LLC.
US 301 from 3rd St W to Erie Rd: Maintenance contracts project: Crews are installing detectable warning mats at curb ramps. Pedestrians should use caution while workers are present.
US 301 from CR 675 to Moccasin Wallow Rd: Construction project: Crews are widening the roadway to a four lane divided highway, constructing sidewalk, installing highway lighting, medians, and improving drainage. Russell Engineering, Inc. is the contractor. Expected completion is Fall 2016.
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. Zep Construction, Inc. is the contractor. Expected completion is Fall 2015. Please see link below for more information.
Business 41 from Wares Creek Canal to 26th Ave West: Construction project: Crews are removing old asphalt and resurfacing the roadway; constructing sidewalk; improving drainage, and installing new signage and pavement markings. Expect nighttime/overnight lane closures from 8 pm to 6 am while crews are working. Superior Asphalt, Inc. is the contractor. Expected completion is Fall 2015.
SR 789 (Gulf Drive) from SR 684 (Cortez Ave West) northbound to SR 64: Maintenance permit project: Various locations will close from 9 am to 4 pm through Friday, September 11th. FPL crews will be tying in existing power lines to new power poles. Flaggers will be present, and drivers should use caution.
SR 789 from the Longboat Key Bridge to 13th St South: Maintenance project: Crews are sweeping bike lanes. Expect intermittent north and southbound lane closures from 9 am to 4 pm Tuesday, September 1st through Wednesday, September 9th. Use caution and expect delays.
SR 64 at 43rd Ave: Maintenance permit project: Crews are constructing a driveway. Expect intermittent daytime westbound outside lane closures from 9 am to 4 pm through Friday, September 4th. Use caution and expect possible delays.
SR 64 at 66th St Court East: Construction project: Crews are making intersection improvements, resurfacing the roadway, making storm improvements, constructing sidewalk, and installing new pavement marking and signage. Motorists should expect nighttime/overnight lane closures from 6:30 pm to 6:30 am while crews are working. Atlantic Civil Constructors Corps. is the contractor. Expected completion is Fall 2015.
SR 64 at the Anna Maria Island Bridge: Construction project: Crews are working on the bridge. Expect nighttime/overnight single-lane closures from 9 pm to 5 am. Daytime sidewalk closures are also required. One sidewalk, however, will remain open at all times. Coastal Marine Construction is the contractor. Expected completion is Fall 2015.
SR 64 from 77th St W to 59th St W: Construction project: Crews are installing highway lighting and constructing sidewalk. Expect lane closures from 10 am to 2:30 pm and 7:30 pm to 7 am, when necessary. MSB Services, LLC is the contractor. Expected completion is late 2015.