Traffic Watch: Aug. 3, 2013

August 3, 2013 

MANATEE COUNTY

• State Road 64: The left turn lane into the Rivers Edge Shopping Plaza will be closed onand off during the day through Aug. 5 andduring the day and at night Aug. 5-19 due to landscaping work by the contractor.

• State Road 64 from west of Carlton Arms Boulevard to west of Interstate 75: Crews continue drainage improvements andpaving operationsfrom east of CarltonArms Boulevard 2.5miles to west of Inter-state 75. Crews arealso placing curb padsand sidewalk throughout the project corridor. Motorists are advisedto use caution and watch for construction workersin the construction zone.The speed limit will be reduced from 50 mph to 45 mph through the construction zone.Crews may be perform-ing work on Saturdays through the project completion, expected in the fall.

• Cortez Road at51st, 30th and 26th streets west: Daytimeand nighttime intermit-tent lane closures may occur 9 p.m. through6:30 a.m. for an improvement project consisting of the replacement of drainage pipes and miscellaneous paving activities.

Motorists shouldexpect delays and be cautious of uneven pavement. The speed limit is reduced from 45 mph to 35 mph in active work zones.

-- Herald staff reports

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