Hendry County Road Watch

US 27 from SR 80 to the Palm Beach County Line: Maintenance contract project: Crews will be installing underground utilities near the roadway during daytime hours, Monday through Friday, weather permitting. Motorists should use caution as crews work near the roadway.

SR 80 at Riverbend RV Park: Maintenance permit project: Crews will be installing underground utilities near the roadway during daytime hours, Monday through Thursday, weather permitting. Motorists should use caution as crews work near the roadway.

SR 80 from Birchwood Parkway to Dalton Lane: Maintenance contract project: Crews will be installing underground utilities near the roadway during daytime hours, Monday through Friday, weather permitting. Motorists should use caution as crews work near the roadway.

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. Work also includes drainage improvements, adding curb and gutter, and installing LED lighting. Drivers should use caution while traveling in this area. Estimated project completion is summer 2020. The contractor is AJAX Paving Industries of Florida.

SR 80 from Dalton Lane to Indian Hills Drive:  Maintenance permit project: Crews will be relocating utilities near the roadway during daytime hours, Monday through Friday, weather permitting.  Motorists should use caution as crews work near the roadway.

SR 29/Bridge Street at LaBelle Drawbridge over the Caloosahatchee River: Construction project: Crews will repair and rehabilitate the LaBelle drawbridge by strengthening the steel and concrete beams. Motorists should expect intermittent lane closures on the bridge over the Caloosahatchee River during overnight hours from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Crews will be utilizing the existing traffic signals to allow vehicles to pass through the construction project. Please follow the signs and signals when approaching the bridge. If a full bridge closure is required, message boards will be in place to notify drivers of the closures and detour routes. The full bridge closure hours will be from Friday at 10 p.m. to Monday at 6 a.m. only. There will be limited pedestrian access on the bridge.  Please allow extra travel time and watch for construction crews in the work zone. Estimated completion is early 2019.  The contractor is Seacoast, Inc. 

SR 29 from the LaBelle Draw Bridge to the Glades County line: Maintenance project: Crews will be landscaping and tree trimming near the roadway during daytime hours, Monday through Thursday, weather permitting. Motorists should use caution as crews work near the roadway.

SR 29 from G Road to the Townsend Canal: Maintenance project: Crews will be cleaning drainage structures near the roadway during daytime hours, Monday through Thursday, weather permitting. Motorists should use caution as crews work near the roadway.

SR 29 at Jaycee Lion Drive: Maintenance project: Crews will be installing underground utilities near the roadway during daytime hours, Monday through Thursday, weather permitting. Motorists should use caution as crews work near the roadway.

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