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SR 80 (Southern Blvd) Bridge Replacement Project

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Construction Updates

May 1 to May 31, 2018

Major Activities

  • Switch traffic to the temporary bridge on Thursday, May 17
  • Install temporary lighting and traffic signals
  • Install curb and sidewalk on the temporary bridge western approach
  • Pave temporary bridge western approach
  • Begin demolition of existing fender system

Restrictions:

Southern Boulevard:

The Southern Boulevard Causeway and Southern Boulevard from Flagler Drive to Washington Road will have single-lane closures from 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 16, to 6 a.m. Thursday, May 17. Flaggers will maintain two-way traffic – one direction at a time – in the remaining open lane as crews restripe the roadway.

Southern Boulevard Bridge:

The north sidewalk on the Southern Boulevard Bridge is closed until further notice. Pedestrians should use the south sidewalk.

Flagler Drive:

Flagler Drive south of Southern Boulevard will have single-lane closures from 9:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. nightly from Tuesday, May 8, to Thursday, May 10. Flaggers will maintain two-way traffic – one direction at a time – in the remaining open lane as an existing manhole is removed.

Flagler Drive north of Southern Boulevard will have temporary closures from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 15. Police officers will maintain local traffic through the intersection as paving is performed at the intersection of Flagler Drive and Southern Boulevard.

The northeast corner of Flagler Drive and Southern Boulevard is closed to pedestrians. Pedestrians should use the west sidewalk on Flagler Drive.

Marine Restrictions:

The navigable Intracoastal Waterway (ICCW) through the Southern Boulevard Bridge will have half-channel closures from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday starting May 17, 2018. A double-span opening (full channel open) may be requested during those times if four-hour notice is provided by calling Project Superintendent Clay Bores at (407) 488-0738. During half-channel closures, the horizontal clearance through the bridge is 40 feet. The Southern Boulevard Bridge opens for marine traffic twice per hour at 15 minutes and 45 minutes past the hour.