The Clewiston News

FDOT issued a RoadWatch Advisory for Hendry County

HENDRY COUNTY — Florida Department of Transportation issued a RoadWatch Advisory for SR 80 at CR 833 in Hendry County.

SR 80 from Dalton Lane to CR 833: Construction project: Crews will widen approximately 11 miles of roadway from two to four lanes and add new turning lanes. Additional work includes repaving the current lanes of SR 80 and constructing ten new bridges. Three of the bridges will require full demolition and removal of the existing bridges in order to construct the new ones. On Friday, November 3. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. motorists should expect single lane closures for eastbound and westbound traffic with flagging operations on SR 80 at CR 833 as construction crews work to install a temporary barrier wall. Work also includes drainage improvements, adding curb and gutter, and installing LED lighting. Estimated project completion is summer 2020. The contractor is AJAX Paving Industries of Florida.