Traffic watch for Oct. 19, 2012


n 27th Street East from Seventh to Ninth avenues: The road is scheduled for closure midnight-4 a.m. Oct. 19 for work on a sanitary sewer line.

n U.S. 301/Hernando de Soto Bridge Improvement Project: The Florida Department of Transportation is making improvements to the U.S. 301/Hernando de Soto Bridge. Improvements being made as part of this project include minor structural repairs, replacing a portion of the bridge, and installing bridge pile jackets. The main channel for boat access remains open, but boaters should use caution. Most construction will occur at night and work requiring lane closures will occur between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. Lane shifts should also be expected throughout the duration of the project.

-- Herald staff report