Weekly road report for March 1


Published: Monday, March 1, 2010 at 7:56 a.m.
Last Modified: Monday, March 1, 2010 at 7:56 a.m.

The following road work by the Florida Department of Transportation and the city of Gainesville could impact traffic this week.

Alachua County:

East University Avenue - Daytime lane closures Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. between East Third Street and Waldo Road for sidewalk repairs and construction of raised medians.

Interstate 75 - Daytime lane closures Monday through Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. for northbound traffic two miles south of U.S. 441 for asphalt repairs.

Northeast 23rd Avenue - Crews will be repainting the roadway lines between Northwest 13th Street and Waldo Road.

North Main Street - Traffic has been shifted onto the new paved lanes on the west side of the road between University and Eighth avenues. One lane in each direction will be maintained while crews reconstruct the east side of the roadway. Sections of sidewalk are closed and pedestrians should cross Main Street at designated crosswalks only.

South Main Street - Traffic is detoured around the intersection with Depot Avenue for underground utility work. Motorists traveling north on Main Street will be able to turn west onto Depot Avenue and travel to Sixth Street. Southbound Main Street traffic will be directed to Southwest Fourth Avenue, Southwest Sixth Street, Southwest 16th Avenue and back to Main Street. Local traffic has access, but will be unable to cross the intersection.

Northwest 39th Avenue - Daytime lane closures at North Gainesville Baptist Church to modify the driveways.

Southwest 122nd Street - Daytime lane closures from Archer Road to SW 81st Place between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. to place sod on the shoulders and paint the final roadway markings.

State Road 18 - Crews will be repainting the roadway lines between the Union County line and County Road 18.

SR 26 in Orange Heights - Traffic may be periodically stopped for crews to sweep dirt off the road tracked by construction vehicles from south of the road just west of U.S. 301.

SR 26 - Crews will be repainting the roadway lines west of U.S. 301 in Orange Heights to Hawthorne Road.

SR 235 - Crews will be repainting the roadway lines between County Road 340 and the Bradford County line.

U.S. 41 - Possible daytime lane closures at Southwest 30th Avenue south of Newberry for construction of a westbound turn lane and to pave a small section of Southwest 30th Avenue.

U.S. 301 in Orange Heights - Possible daytime lane closures just south of SR 26 while crews work on the roadway shoulder and in the median to build a new overpass.

Wacahoota Road - Daytime lane closures are scheduled on both sides of the I- 75 overpass while crews resurface.

Williston Road - Crews will be repainting the roadway lines between the Levy County line and Southwest 13th Street.

Gainesville:

Depot Avenue - The roadway between Main and Southeast Third streets is closed for Gainesville Regional Utilities remediation work and city road work. Eastbound Depot Avenue traffic will be detoured to Southeast Fifth Avenue. Westbound Depot Avenue traffic will be detoured to Southeast Fifth Avenue at several cross streets. The roadway between Southeast Third and Fourth streets has been reopened.

Northeast Eighth Avenue – Occasional daytime lane closures in the 2400 block.

Northeast 24th Street – Intermittent daytime road closures between Northeast Sixth Avenue and Northeast Eighth Avenue due to construction of drainage pipe and pond. Access to residents will be made available at all times. Residents should use caution as large trucks are entering the roadway at Northeast Eighth Avenue and Northeast 25th Street.

Southeast Second Avenue – Parking will not be available in the unit block, between Main and First streets, for location of a roll-off container until May.

Southwest Eighth Avenue Sidewalk – Expect sidewalk closure from Southwest 11th Street, east for half a block on the south side of the road through July.

Southwest 11th Street Sidewalk – Expect sidewalk closure from Southwest Eighth Avenue, south for one block on the east side of the road through July.

Southwest 12th Street - Occasional closure in the 400-600 blocks for repairs.

Southwest 23rd Street – Expect traffic delays due to construction of a roundabout at Southwest 35th Place.

Southwest 23rd Terrace – Expect traffic delays due to construction of a roundabout at Southwest 23rd Street and Southwest 35th Place.

Southwest 27th Street – Daytime lane closure between 38th and 40th places, in front of Lexington Crossing Apts., on Monday for paving.

Southwest 35th Place – The roadway is closed to westbound traffic at Southwest 23rd Street. Motorists may use Southwest 34th Street as an alternative route.

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