Weekly road report for Jan. 23


Published: Monday, January 23, 2012 at 7:36 a.m.
Last Modified: Monday, January 23, 2012 at 7:36 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 - The sidewalks are closed in areas between Southwest 44th and 78th streets, west of Interstate 75, for repairs prior to the road being resurfaced. Pedestrians are directed to use the sidewalks on the opposite side of the road.

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

Interstate 75 at Newberry Road - Traffic is scheduled to be switched to the new northbound ramp Wednesday night. The ramp may be closed for up to four hours after 9 p.m. on Wednesday night to finalize the new traffic pattern and shift. Traffic will be detoured to either Archer Road or Northwest 39th Avenue. The speed limit is reduced to 60 mph on I-75 and 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 remains 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 for drainage and shoulder work.

Newberry Road - Daytime and nighttime lane closures at the I-75 northbound exit ramp for repaving the ramp.

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 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 and nighttime lane closures 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.

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