Weekly road report for Jan. 31


Published: Monday, January 31, 2011 at 7:15 a.m.
Last Modified: Monday, January 31, 2011 at 7:49 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 (State Road 121) for work on the medians. Also, crews may be working in the medians during daytime hours but no lane closures allowed.


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Interstate 75 - Daytime lane closures for southbound traffic and the exit ramp for Northwest 39th Avenue (State Road 222) (exit 390) Tuesday and Wednesday between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. while crews work on highway lighting.

Newberry Road - Daytime lane closures at Southwest 131st Street while crews work on modifying the signal at the Town of Tioga.

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

South Main Street - A detour is 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 while crews work on driveway and turn lane modifications.

Southwest 34th Street - Daytime lane closures Sunday between Archer Road (State Road 24) and Windmeadows Boulevard while Gainesville Regional Utilities (GRU) adjust water valves.

State Road 26 - Daytime lane closures from US 301 to the Putnam County line to allow inmate crews to repaint the roadway markings. Traffic is now using the new overpass over US 301 and the CSX Railroad.

State Road 121 - Crews will be repainting the roadway lines from US 441 by the FHP station to the Union County line.

State Road 235 - Crews will be repainting the roadway lines from County Road 340 to the Bradford County line.

US 301 - Daytime lane closures from 8 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.

Waldo Road - Daytime lane closures from Williston Road to US 301 to allow inmate crews to repaint the roadway markings.

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