Traffic Watch: July 16, 2013

July 16, 2013 

MANATEE COUNTY

• State Road 64 from west of Carlton Arms Boulevard to west of Interstate 75: Crews continue drainage improvements and paving operations from east of Carlton Arms Boulevard2.5 miles to west of Interstate 75. Crews are also placing curb padsand sidewalk throughout the project corridor. Motorists are advisedto use caution and watch for construction workersin the constructionzone. The speed limitwill be reduced from 50 mph to 45 mph throughthe construction zone. Crews may be performing work on Saturdays through the project completion, which is expected in the fall.

• Cortez Road at 51st, 30th, and 26th streets west: Daytime and nighttime intermittent lane closures may occur 9 p.m. through 6:30 a.m. for an improvement project consisting of the replacement of drainage pipes and miscellaneous paving activities. Motorists should expect delays and be cautious of uneven pavement. The construction activities will take place at one intersection at a time. The speed limit is reduced from 45 mph to 35 mph in active work zones.

-- Herald staff report

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