Weekly road report for Jan. 16


Published: Monday, January 16, 2012 at 7:23 a.m.
Last Modified: Monday, January 16, 2012 at 7:23 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.

Archer Road - No lane closures expected but pedestrians may be directed to the opposite side of the road between Southwest 44th and 78th streets, west of Interstate 75, while the sidewalks are repaired prior to resurfacing the road.

East University Avenue - Daytime lane closures to repaint the roadway markings from Waldo Road to Main Street.

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.

North Main Street - Daytime lane closures to repaint the roadway markings from East University Avenue to Northwest Eighth Avenue.

Northwest Sixth Street - Daytime lane closures to repaint the roadway markings from Northwest Eighth Avenue to US 441.

Northwest Eighth Avenue - Daytime lane closures to repaint the roadway markings from North Main Street to Northwest Sixth Street.

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 34th Street - Daytime lane closure at Southwest 41st Place near the Dollar General store on Monday from 2-5 a.m. to access a manhole.

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 24 - Crews will be repainting the roadway lines from the Levy County line to US 27/41 in Archer, which is a moving operation.

State Road 235 - Daytime lane closures after 8:30 a.m. Wednesday through Friday between County Road 241 and the Bradford County line near Brooker to resurface.

US 27/41 - Daytime lane closures from the Levy County line to US 441 in High Springs to repaint the roadway markings. Also, crews will be repainting the roadway lines, which is a moving operation.

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

US 441 - Daytime lane closures to repaint the roadway markings from Northwest Sixth Street to the Columbia County line.

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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