Weekly road report for Jan. 3


Published: Monday, January 3, 2011 at 7:23 a.m.
Last Modified: Monday, January 3, 2011 at 7:23 a.m.

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

Alachua County:

Archer Road - Nighttime lane closures Monday through Thursday from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. between Interstate 75 and Southwest 34th Street for work on the medians.

Hawthorne Road - Daytime lane closures from Waldo Road to the Putnam County line to allow inmate crews to repaint the roadway markings.


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Newberry Road - Daytime lane closures in both directions at Southwest 131 Street (Town of Tioga) for in the installation of a new mast arm traffic signal.

Northeast and Northwest 39th Avenue - Daytime lane closures from I-75 to west of SR 26 to allow inmate crews to repaint the roadway markings.

Northwest 34th Street - Daytime lane closures at the Gainesville Senior Recreation Center at Northwest 58th Avenue to modify the driveway.

South Main Street - A new detour is now in place to reconstruct the intersection with Second Avenue (by the Courthouse). Southbound through traffic is detoured to University Avenue, Southwest Sixth Street and Southwest Fourth Avenue. Northbound through traffic is detoured to Southeast Fourth Avenue, Southeast Third Street and University Avenue. Local traffic has access and all businesses in the area are open and accessible.

Southwest 16th Avenue - Daytime lane closures at the VA Medical Center to modify the turn lanes.

State Road 26 - Traffic is now using the new overpass over U.S. 301 and the CSX Railroad. Daytime lane closures on the west side of U.S. 301 to finish the connector roads.

U.S. 41 - Daytime lane closures from the Levy County line to U.S. 441 in High Springs to allow inmate crews to repaint the roadway markings.

U.S. 301 - Daytime lane closures from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. between Orange Heights and Waldo for work on drainage structures in the median as part of the resurfacing project.

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