Weekly road report for Jan. 9


Published: Monday, January 9, 2012 at 7:29 a.m.
Last Modified: Monday, January 9, 2012 at 7:29 a.m.

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

Alachua County:

Archer Road - Nighttime lane closures at Southwest 40th Avenue to extend the left turn lane.

East University Avenue - Daytime lane closures near Northeast 43rd Street to repair sidewalk.

Interstate 75 - No lane closures expected at the northbound exit ramp to Newberry Road where the ramp is being widened. 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 remain closed. Pedestrians are directed to use the sidewalk on the north side of the road.

Interstate 75 frontage road - Daytime lane closures from US 441 to the end of the road to resurface.

Main Street - Daytime lane closures from Williston Road to North Eighth Street to repaint the roadway markings.

Newberry Road - Daytime lane closure for eastbound traffic Tuesday after 8:30 a.m. from the northbound I-75 exit ramp to the driveway just past Dunkin’ Donuts to mill and repave the outside lane.

Southwest 13th Street - Daytime lane closures south of Archer Road 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).

Southwest 34th Street - Crews will be repainting the roadway lines between Williston Road and West University Avenue, which is a moving operation.

Southwest 40th Boulevard - Lane closures on Southwest 40th Boulevard from Archer Road to Southwest 42nd Street in association with the Southwest 62nd Boulevard Interim Projects. Northbound and southbound traffic on Southwest 40th Boulevard will be shifted to the west side of the existing road in order to begin reconstructing the east side of Southwest 40th Boulevard.

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

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

US 301 - Crews will be repainting the roadway lines between the Bradford and Marion county lines, which is a moving operation.

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

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