Island roadwork for Aug. 6-13

The Florida Department of Transportation maintenance project for the Cortez Bridge is continuing, with the sidewalk on the south side closed for repairs.

Nighttime lane closures of the eastbound lane and a flagging operation will occasionally take place from 9 p.m.-6 a.m. Sunday through Thursday.

The project is not expected to finish before late January.

The DOT also reported Florida Power and Light is replacing power poles on Gulf Drive/State Road 789 from the Cortez Road intersection to 28th Street in Holmes Beach and in Cortez.

The DOT said the eastbound right lane of Cortez Road at

106th Street West will be closed 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 7-8 as its crew replaces utility poles.

Additional pole replacement is scheduled this week at various locations on Cortez Road West from 103rd Street West to 119th Street West, the DOT said.

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