RoadWatch Advisory for US 17 in Hardee County

Apr 11 • 104 Views • View Comments

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US 17 from south of West 9th Street to north of West 3rd Street: Construction project: Crews are constructing a new four-lane concrete roadway using the old railroad corridor along Oak Street to realign this 1-mile segment. The contractor is installing curb and gutter, 7-footbike lanes, sidewalks, and a 52-foot raised median to separate the northbound and southbound lanes of traffic. The project also includes installing a new underground drainage system and two storm water ponds to manage water running off the roadway. Estimated completion is fall 2018. The contractor is AJAX Paving Industries of Florida. New US 17 is now open to all southbound and northbound traffic.  The sidewalks are open so please use caution and watch for pedestrians.

  • Motorists should expect southbound and northbound intermittent lane closures on the new US 17 during daytime and nighttime hours Wednesday, April 11 through Friday, April 13 for crews to complete road work. 

Please use caution in this area and watch for crews working close to the roadway.


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