Traffic Watch:

August 30, 2013 

MANATEE COUNTY

• State Road 70 from Tara Creek Boulevard to U.S. 301: . Crews are working 8 p.m.-6 a.m. through Aug. 31 to remove and replace the roadway markings. Motorists should expect intermittent lane closures.

• U.S. 41 from 73rd Street to I-275 ramp: There will be northbound and southbound single lane closures 7 a.m.-6 p.m. while crews are replacing railroad tracks. Speed limit will be reduced to 50 mph. Project completion is anticipated in the fall.

• 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 Boulevard 2.5 miles to west of Interstate 75. Crews are also placing curb pads and sidewalk throughout the project corridor. The speed limit will be reduced to 45 mph. Crews may be performing work on Saturdays through the project completion, which is expected in the fall.

• State Road 64 and Interstate 275: Motorists should expect intermittent lane closures 9 p.m.-6 a.m. through summer on State Road 64 as work crews continue to repair bridge substructures on the Anna Maria Island Bridge, and the northbound and southbound bridges of I-275 south of the Sunshine Skyway. No lane closures will take place on I-275.

-- Herald staff reports

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