US 41 from Wiggins Pass Road to Anchor Rode Drive: Maintenance contract project: Crews will be sweeping the roadway from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, January 17 through Thursday, January 19, weather permitting. Motorists should use caution as crews work in the roadway.
The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will hold an open house for the I-4 Ultimate project’s Workforce Development program. The purpose of this open house is to inform the community of the project and the potential job opportunities that are available throughout the project. The open house will be held on Thursday, January 19, 2017 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., with brief presentations at 12:15 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. at the Career Source Center, 609 N. Powers Drive, Orlando, FL 32818. Anyone is encouraged to apply for the opportunity to build a career in the construction industry. Please note: this is an informational open house only. No applications will be taken and no interviews will be conducted.
The I-4 Ultimate project will transform 21 miles of Interstate 4 (I-4), from Kirkman Road to State Road 434 with new express lanes, reconstructed general use lanes, interchanges & bridges, and landscaping throughout the corridor.
Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability or family status. Persons wishing to express their concerns relative to FDOT compliance with Title VI may do so by contacting Jennifer Smith, FDOT District Five Title VI Coordinator by phone at (386) 943-5367, or via email at Jennifer.Smith2@dot.state.fl.us.
Persons with disabilities who require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or persons who require translation services (free of charge) should contact Katie Widdison, Project Public Involvement Coordinator, by phone 386-212-0449, or by email at Katie.Widdison@dot.state.fl.us at least seven (7) days prior to the meeting. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact us by using the Florida Relay Service, 1-800-955-8771 (TDD) or 1-800-955-8770 (Voice).
Media questions may be directed to the FDOT public information office: Jessica Ottaviano at 386-943-5473 or via email at email@example.com.
US 41 at Bay Street: Maintenance project: Crews are making asphalt repairs. Expect right and center southbound lane closures from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, January 12. Use caution and expect possible delays.
SR 867/McGregor Boulevard from A&W Bulb Road to Cypress Lake Drive: Maintenance contract project: Motorists should expect intermittent outside northbound lane closures during nighttime/overnight hours from 9 p.m. Thursday, January 12 to 6 a.m. Friday, January 13 for crews to install power poles, weather permitting. Motorists should use caution as crews work in the roadway.
Lane Closures on Eastbound I-4 and Westbound I-4 On-Ramp
CLOSED at the I-4/SR 559 Interchange, Exit 44
I-4/SR 559 Interchange (Auburndale): Construction project:
Temporary intermittent single and double lane closures are in place at night/overnight Tuesday, January 3 on eastbound I-4 at the I-4/SR 559 interchange. Single lane closures begin at 8 p.m. and double lane closures begin at 10 p.m. Expect delays.
Detour – Westbound I-4 On-Ramp CLOSED at the I-4/SR 559 Interchange:
Wednesday, January 4. Details below:
The contractor anticipates a temporary detour route at the I-4/SR 559 interchange at night/overnight Wednesday, January 4 between 10 p.m. and 4 a.m. while crews place the final friction course on the ramp.
Motorists traveling on SR 559 wishing to enter westbound I-4 are directed to enter eastbound I-4, exit at CR 557/Lake Alfred, Exit 48, travel north on CR 557, enter westbound I-4, continue west on I-4.
Speeding fines double when workers are present. Project improvements include constructing a new bridge on SR 559 over I-4, expanding SR 559 from two lanes to four lanes from north of CR 559A to the westbound entrance ramp to I-4, shifting the eastbound lanes of I-4 to the south, installing lighting on SR 559, resurfacing the existing roadway, and improving drainage. Expected completion is early 2017. The contractor is Cone and Graham.