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CommunityInterestACBeyondThe following is a list of roadwork underway by the Florida Department of Transportation that may impact traffic. All construction projects,(with the exception of those noted), will be suspended between Dec. 23, 2011 and Jan. 2, 2012 for the anticipated increase in holiday traffic.

ALACHUA COUNTY:

Archer Road (State Road 24) Crews will be repainting the roadway lines from Southwest 13th Street (US 441) to the Levy County line which is a moving operation.

Archer Road (State Road 24) Daytime lane closures for westbound traffic between Northwest 13th Street and Newell Drive to repair curb.

Interstate 75 No lane closures expected at the northbound exit ramp to Newberry Road (State Road 26) as crews widen the ramp. The speed limit is reduced to 60 mph. Semi-trucks are allowed to use the northbound inside lane approaching the Newberry Road interchange. The sidewalk on the south side of the overpass between the northbound and southbound exit ramps will be closed through the end of December. Pedestrians are directed to use the sidewalk on the north side of the road.

Interstate 75 frontage road (April Boulevard) Daytime lane closures from US 441 to the end of the road to work on drainage and the shoulders in preparation for paving.

Main Street (State Road 329) Daytime lane closures from Williston Road (State Road 331) to North Eighth Avenue to repaint the roadway markings.

Newberry Road (State Road 26) Crews will be repainting the roadway lines from US 41 in Newberry to Southwest 34th Street which is a moving operation.

Northwest 13th Street (US 441) Daytime lane closures for northbound traffic near Northwest Third Avenue to repair curb.

Southeast and Southwest 16th Avenue (State Road 226) Daytime lane closures to repaint the roadway markings from Archer Road (State Road 24) to Williston Road (State Road 331).

Southwest 13th Street (US 441) Daytime lane closures south of Archer Road (State Road 24) to modify sidewalk and driveways on both sides of the road to make improvements for pedestrians and bicyclists. The work is being overseen by the Gainesville Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA).  Work will be underway December 28-30.

Southwest 30th Avenue in Newberry The road closed south of State Road 26 and just west of US 27/41 Thursday through Saturday until 5 p.m. to replace the railroad crossing. Traffic is detoured to Southwest 46th Avenue and Southwest 266th Street or to State Road 26 and Southwest 266th Street.

Southwest 34th Street (State Road 121) Crews will be repainting the roadway lines between Williston Road (State Road 331) and West University Avenue (State Road 26) which is a moving operation.

State Road 121 Crews will be repainting the roadway lines from US 441 to the Union County line which is a moving operation.

University Avenue (State Road 26) Daytime lane closures for eastbound traffic east of Northeast 17th Street on Monday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. for Gainesville Fire Department training.

US 27/41 in Newberry The road will be closed Saturday from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. between the Newberry Fire Station and State Road 26 for the annual Christmas parade. Alachua County Sheriff’s Department will detour traffic.

US 27/41 Daytime lane closures from the Levy County line to US 441 in High Springs to repaint the roadway markings.

Waldo Road (State Road 24) Daytime lane closures just north of Northeast 39th Avenue for construction of a driveway and a right turn lane.

West University Avenue (State Road 26) Crews will be repainting the roadway lines between Southwest 13th and 34th streets which is a moving operation.

BAKER COUNTY:

County Road 125 (Manntown Bridge) Daytime lane closures weekdays after 8:30 a.m. to replace the bridge by installing piers for the new bridge foundation. Work will be underway December 27-29.

East Boulevard Possible daytime lane closures at the railroad crossing just south of US 90 in Macclenny to allow CSX Railroad to widen the crossing to provide sidewalks.

Fifth Street (State Road 228) Crews will be repainting the roadway lines from Interstate 10 to US 90 which is a moving operation.

Sixth Street (State Road 121) Crews will be repainting the roadway lines from US 90 to the Union County line which is a moving operation.

 

COLUMBIA COUNTY:

Interstate 10 Daytime and nighttime lane closures Monday between US 441(Exit 303) and the Suwannee County line (west of Interstate 75) for paving the inside lane and shoulder. Then, Tuesday through Thursday, daytime lane closures to repave the on and off ramps at the US 41 and 441 interchanges. Also, possible lane closures for replacing the motorist aid call box pads and on drainage improvements on both sides of the interstate. The speed limit is reduced to 60 mph during lane closures. No lane closures allowed Friday (after 6 a.m.) through Sunday.

Interstate 75 Daytime lane closures for northbound traffic north of the US 41/441 overpass in Ellisville to remove the barrier wall in the median. The speed limit is reduced to 60 mph during lane closures. The final layer of asphalt will be placed beginning after January 2.

US 41/441 Daytime lane closures from US 90 to the Alachua County line to repaint the roadway markings.

US 41 (North Main Boulevard) Daytime lane closures for southbound traffic from the railroad overpass to Long Street on Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. to allow the City of Lake City to repair a manhole.

US 90 Daytime lane closures between the Baker and Suwannee counties to repaint the roadway markings.

US 90 (West Duval Street) Daytime lane closures for westbound traffic from Baya Drive to Gwen Lake Drive between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. to build a new driveway at Enterprise Rent-a-Car.

 

GILCHRIST COUNTY:

State Road 26 Daytime lane closures at Southeast 70th Avenue, a mile west of the Alachua County line, to install the poles for a flashing caution signal.

 

HAMILTON COUNTY:

Interstate 75 Daytime and possible nighttime lane closures between US 129 (Exit 451) and State Road 6 (Exit 460) for replacing deficient asphalt and sealing the bridge joints on the Alapaha River Bridge and railroad overpass as well as placing the final roadway markings. The speed limit is reduced to 60 mph during lane closures.

Interstate 75 The southbound agricultural inspection station at mile marker 446 is closed until February 2012 while a new station is built.  All livestock is redirected to the FDOT weigh station at mile marker 451 which is north of the closed agricultural inspection station.

State Road 6 Daytime lane closures at the Withlachoochee River bridge (Madison County line) on Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for routine bridge maintenance.

 

LEVY COUNTY:

Alternate 27 Crews will be repainting the roadway lines between US 129 in Chiefland and the Marion County line which is a moving operation.

 

MADISON COUNTY:

State Road 6 Daytime lane closures from US 90 to the Hamilton County line to trim trees.

State Road 53 Daytime lane closures from US 90 to the Georgia line to repair the asphalt.

State Road 145 Daytime lane closures to place the final layer of asphalt between Hanson and the Georgia state line. Work will be underway this weekend.

US 90 Daytime lane closures from Greenville to the Jefferson County line to clean ditches.

 

SUWANNEE COUNTY:

Interstate 10 Daytime lane closures Monday through Thursday between US 90 (Exit 275) and US 129 (Exit 283) to work on the shoulders and place guardrail in the median. The speed is reduced to 60 mph during lane closures. No lane closures allowed Friday through Sunday and lane closures are restricted to two miles.

US 90 Daytime lane closures between the Madison and Suwannee county lines to repaint the roadway markings.

 

TAYLOR COUNTY:

US 27 Daytime lane closures from Jefferson Street to County Road 30 to make asphalt repairs.

US 98 Daytime lane closures for the construction of a temporary bridge across the Aucilla River at the Jefferson County line. No detours will be required for this project.

 

UNION COUNTY:

State Road 100 Work is underway to build a multi-use trail that follows the old Norfolk Southern rail corridor adjacent to SR 100 from State Road 238 to County Road 237.

State Road 121 Crews will be repainting the roadway lines between the Alachua and Baker county lines which is a moving operation.