The Clewiston News

Hendry County Roadwatch Report for week of November 5

HENDRY COUNTY

US 27 from SR 80 to the Palm Beach County Line: Maintenance project: Crews will be landscaping near the roadway during daytime hours, Monday through Thursday, weather permitting. Motorists should use caution as crews work near and on the roadway.

SR 82 from the Collier County Line to the Lee County Line: Maintenance project: Crews will be repairing signs near the roadway during daytime hours, Monday through Thursday, weather permitting. Motorists should use caution as crews work near and on the roadway.

SR 80 from the Lee County line to Double J. Acres: Maintenance contract project: Crews will be constructing a median opening and right turn lane. Motorists should expect intermittent eastbound and westbound lane closures from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, weather permitting. Motorists should use caution and expect delays.

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 Double J. Acres Road to CR 78A: Maintenance permit project: Motorists should expect intermittent eastbound and westbound lane closures from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. while crews construct turn lanes, weather permitting. Motorists should use caution as crews work near the roadway.

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.

State Roadways (SR 80, SR 29 and SR 27): Maintenance contract project: Crews will be removing Hurricane Irma debris on state roadways. Motorists should expect intermittent lane closures from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday, weather permitting. Motorists should use caution and expect delays.