Hendry County Road Watch for week beginning May 12

Posted 5/10/24

Road Watch report for Hendry County for the week of Sunday, May 12. Motorists are reminded...

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Hendry County Road Watch for week beginning May 12


HENDRY COUNTY — The following column is the Road Watch report for Hendry County for the week beginning Sunday, May 12, provided by the Florida Department of Transportation.

Motorists are reminded to wear safety belts and drive with caution, courtesy, common sense, and patience as they travel through work zones. Remember, speeding fines are doubled in work zones.

• US 27 Sidewalks in Clewiston at Various Locations and from Royal Palm Avenue and Ponce De Leon Avenue (Construction project): Crews will be adding sidewalks along the north and south side of US 27, the east side of San Luiz Avenue, the west side of Berner Road, and on US 27 extending north along Ponce De Leon Avenue and Royal Palm Avenue to Balboa Plaza. Additional work includes drainage improvements and resurfacing the intersection between US 27 and Berner Road, side streets, and turnouts. During sidewalk construction, pedestrian detours will be in place; please follow signage. During construction there may be lane closures on Berner Road, San Luiz Avenue, Royal Palm Avenue, and Ponce DeLeon Avenue. Please use caution and watch for crews working in the work zone.

  • Motorists should expect intermittent lane closures at the intersections of Royal Palm Avenue and Osceola Avenue, and San Luiz Avenue and Ventura Avenue.

• US 27 from Palm Beach County Line to East of San Diego Street (Construction project): Crews will be resurfacing US 27 from the Palm Beach County line to east of San Diego Street, widening and paving road shoulders along medians, making drainage improvements and cross slope corrections, replacing guardrail, reconstructing ADA ramps to ensure compliance, and install signing and pavement markings. During construction there will be lane closures on US 27 from the Palm Beach County line to east of San Diego Street. Please use caution in the area and watch for workers in the work zones.

  • Motorists should expect northbound and southbound outside lane closures from May 15-16, 2024, as crews perform shoulder work.

SR 80 Eastbound from the Lee County Line to the Townsend Canal (Permit project): Motorists can expect intermittent lane closures between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. from April 24 through June 21, 2024. Please watch for workers in the work zone and use caution in the area.

As a reminder, travelers can visit www.FL511.com or dial “511” from their phone to learn about traffic conditions on major roadways across the state.

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