Island roadwatch

Florida Power & Light will be working 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday, June 6, from the Gulf Drive/Cortez Road intersection in Bradenton Beach to 28th Street North in Holmes Beach.

The Florida Department of Transportation said motorists should expect northbound lane closures on Gulf Drive while FP&L completes power pole replacements.

The Florida Department of Transportation is conducting an ongoing road repair project weekdays on West Manatee Avenue/State Road 64 from the Perico Bay Club west to 75th Street, Bradenton.

Some areas of the road are being repaved, and sidewalks, signage and road marking improvements.

Any road resurfacing will be at night, 9 p.m.-5 a.m., and accompanied by a flagging operation to keep one lane open for vehicular traffic, a DOT press release said.

The project is scheduled to finish in late June.

A maintenance/repair project of the Cortez Bridge is continuing, with the majority of work taking place weeknights.

Any lane closures are 9 p.m.-5 a.m. during the week, and raising the drawbridge is planned 2 a.m.-3 a.m. A flagging operation will be in place in the event of a lane closure, a DOT press release said.

The bridge project is expected to finish in late January.

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