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Roadwatch Report for the week of July 15 – July 19

Post Date:07/12/2019 3:42 PM

Motorists are reminded to wear safety belts and drive with caution, courtesy, common sense, and patience as they travel through work zones.  Remember, speeding fines are doubled in work zones.

 

Road construction scheduled for the week of July 15 – July 19, 2019:

There will be no milling or paving this upcoming week. 

For more information about this project, please contact the Department of Public Works at (941) 240-8050 or email RDCustomerservice@cityofnorthport.com

 

Sidewalk on Sardinia Ave, between N. Salford Blvd and Pincushion St, will be closed from July 1 – July 26:

The sidewalk on Sardinia Avenue, between North Salford Blvd and Pincushion Street, will be closed from July 1 through July 26.  Crews will be removing the old sidewalk, installing a new drainage pipe and then constructing a new section of sidewalk.  Only the sidewalk is closed.  The roadway will remain open. 

Please use caution by paying attention to traffic signs and barricades.  For more information about this project, please contact the Department of Public Works at (941) 240-8050 or email pwcustservice@cityofnorthport.com

 

Richbriar Drive, between Lisa Boulevard and Sawyer Circle, is currently closed:

Richbriar Drive, between Lisa Boulevard and Sawyer Circle, is currently closed.  Crews will be replacing a stormwater pipe in the area. 

Please use caution by paying attention to traffic signs, barricades and detour routes.  For more information about this project, please contact the Department of Public Works at (941) 240-8050 or email pwcustservice@cityofnorthport.com

 

North Orlando Boulevard near Brice Boulevard is closed:

North Orlando Boulevard near Brice Boulevard is currently closed.  Crews will be replacing a stormwater pipe in the area. 

Please use caution by paying attention to traffic signs, barricades and detour routes.  For more information about this project, please contact the Department of Public Works at (941) 240-8050 or email pwcustservice@cityofnorthport.com

 

US 41 from Salford Boulevard to west of Sumter Boulevard:

Crews are widening US 41 from Salford Boulevard to Sumter Boulevard to a six-lane highway; resurfacing the roadway; improving drainage; constructing sidewalk, and installing highway lighting. Russell Engineering, Inc. is the contractor. Expected completion is early summer 2019.

 

US 41 from Tuscola Boulevard to Ortiz Boulevard:

Crews are constructing a multi-use path; installing bus pads and shelters; improving drainage; constructing/replacing sidewalk; installing guardrail and highway lighting, and installing new signing and pavement markings. Expect nighttime/overnight lane closures from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Daytime lane closures between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. are possible. Lane closures within 600 feet of signalized intersections are not permitted between 5:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Florida Safety Contractors, Inc. is the contractor. Expected completion is summer 2019. 

 

US41 Linear Parking Project:

The City of North Port will be installing angled parking spots along the US 41 Access Road, between Almonte Terrace and Landover Terrace and between North Port Boulevard and Bolander Terrace.   A Florida Job Growth Grant application was approved by City Commission to fill the funding shortfall of the construction of this project.  The grants were submitted for both projects.  If awarded a grant – providing needed funds for construction, staff would rebid the project.  As of this week, there is no update regarding an award of the grant. 

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