Current Road Work Updates

In the event of a named storm system or other natural emergency/weather-related incident, road closures will be announced our Emergency Road Closures Map Page.  

See the map and table below for current road work with possible lane and full road closures. Some closures are intermittent or overnight. See "Notes" for more information. Additional construction projects are listed below for FDOT (State) roadways. Visit our Smart Traffic website for live updates and traffic camera views of our roads.

Current Road work INCLUDING POSSIBLE Closures

Construction Projects - FDOT Roadways

Updated May 17, 2024


I-75 at US 301 Interchange (Exit 224): Construction project: Project will widen the I-75 from SR 64 to the Manatee River, reconfigure the I-75/US 301 interchange from a partial cloverleaf interchange to a tight diamond configuration, construct new bridges will be constructed over the Manatee River for a northbound exit ramp and a southbound entrance ramp, and US 301 improvements. This week, crews will work on I-75 paving; drainage, utility, and sidewalk work on US 301; and, beam installation, and decking for the construction of the new bridges over the Manatee River.

  • Nightly, from Sunday, May 19 through Thursday, May 23, crews will CLOSE the I-75 northbound exit ramp to US 301 (Exit 224) during the overnight hours from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m.  Motorists should follow the posted detour signs; or, identify an alternate route.
  • Nightly, from Sunday, May 19 through Thursday, May 23, crews will CLOSE the US 301 on-ramp to I-75 northbound during the overnight hours from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m.  Motorists should follow the posted detour signs; or, identify an alternate route.
  • Motorists should expect double lane closures on I-75 northbound during nighttime/overnight hours from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. through the duration of the construction; double closures on I-75 southbound during the nighttime/overnight hours from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. through the duration of the construction.
  • Motorists should expect lane closures on US 301 during nighttime/overnight hoursfrom 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.through the duration of the construction.
  • Motorists should expect lane closures on Tidewater Preserve Boulevard through the duration of bridge construction.
  • Motorists should expect lane shifts on I-75 and US 301 through the duration of the construction.
  • Drivers should exercise caution and be aware of construction vehicles entering and exiting the interstate through the duration of the construction.

 

Variable message signs will be in place to alert drivers that work is underway.  Estimated completion is mid-2025.

 

I-75 between Exit 217 (SR 70) and Exit 220 (SR 64): Construction: Crews will be working in the roadway and mobilizing equipment. 

 

May 9, May 19-23, May 26-30, June 2-6, 2024 - Temporary overnight lane closures are needed from 8 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. This affects inside lanes on both north and southbound I-75 as crews work in the median.

 

US 41 BUS from 17th to Bayshore Road/ 26th Street, including the 23rd Street Roundabout, Palmetto: Construction:  Work is being finalized so please use caution in the construction zone and be alert for construction and landscaping in the area.

 

  • Motorists should expect the roundabout to be in final configuration.  Please use caution as motorists adapt.

     

  • Following construction roadwork, landscaping teams will begin work in the area.

 

US 301 from 25th Court East to 13th Avenue East: Construction project: Crews have begun a 7.6-mile improvements project consisting of milling and resurfacing the roadway, widening in areas, base work, curb and gutter, sidewalk, guardrail, drainage improvements, bridge expansion joints, signalization, lighting, and signing and pavement marking.  

 

  • Motorists should expect shoulder closures including pedestrian access restrictions along the US 301 corridor northbound and southbound between 25th Court East and 9th Avenue East. Alternate pedestrian routes will be clearly posted. To maintain safety, pedestrians should follow the posted detour signage.

     

  • Motorists can expect right-turn lane closures at the intersections of US 301 and Tallevast Road to 9th Avenue East from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

 

The project’s expected completion is late 2024.

 

US 301 and Moccasin Wallow Road Roundabout: Permit project: Crews are constructing the Manatee County roundabout at the intersection of US 301 and Moccasin Wallow Road. Plan for additional travel time or consider an alternate route.

 

SR 70 from Lorraine Road to Bourneside Boulevard, Bradenton: Construction project: This project includes widening SR 70 from Lorraine Road to Bourneside Boulevard from a two-lane undivided roadway to a four-lane or six-lane divided roadway, depending on the location, construction of roundabouts on SR 70 at Uihlein Road, Del Webb Boulevard, and Bourneside Boulevard, intersection improvements at the existing signalized intersection of Greenbrook Boulevard and Lorraine Road, construction of four bridges over Braden River crossings, new drainage system, construction 10-foot shared use paths, street lighting, and landscaping, and installation of new fiber optic cable connecting the two signalized intersections to Manatee County’s regional Advanced Traffic Management System (ATMS).

 

This week, crews will continue excavating the Pond area on the southeast corner of Bourneside Boulevard and SR 70. Material will be hauled to the south side of SR 70 between Bourneside Boulevard and Uihlein Road and placed as roadway fill. Drainage work will continue on SR 70 east of Bourneside Boulevard.

 

Work will continue constructing eastbound bridges, this will involve driving bridge piles via hydraulic hammer and grading the river channel. This work will occur during daytime hours and produce noise that may be audible to the surrounding area. Bridge work will continue into summer.

 

All work will be off the roadway with no planned lane closures. Please use caution and watch for trucks and construction vehicles entering or exiting the work zone by way of the eastbound SR 70 shoulder. Work will occur Monday through Saturday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Please use caution and be aware of workers and flaggers in the area.

 

SR 70 and Lockwood Ridge Road: Permit project: Through the end of May, motorists can expect an intermittent westbound left turn lane closure, within the duel left turn lanes.  Manatee County is constructing right turn lanes on Lockwood Ridge Road. Please use caution in the area.

 

SR 70 /15th Street East: Construction project:  Starting May 13, there will be a road closure at the railroad crossing lasting through the end of the month.  Please use alternate routes.

 

SR 64 at Lorraine Road South and 145th Street North: Construction:  Crews have begun work on the conversion of the traffic signal to a free-flowing roundabout. Lanes on SR 64 will be reduced to single lanes in each direction after the Rye Road roundabout.

 

SR 64 at Bourneside Boulevard to Rangeland Parkway: Permit project: Manatee County has closed this section of Bourneside Boulevard through October. Please choose an alternate route.

 

SR 64 from 43rd Street West to 15th Street East and from 10th Street West to 10th Street East: Construction project: Construction is underway for the 1.7-mile resurfacing project through the City of Bradenton.

 

Crews will be milling and paving overnight through May 22 and then again starting on May 29 through June 5, 2024.

 

           Completion is slated for spring 2024.