Eyes on the road

The Florida Department of Transportation posted the following advisory for the week of Oct. 9:

• SR 789/Gulf Drive from SR 64/Manatee Avenue to SR 684/Cortez Road: Manatee County is installing new force mains and water mains. For more information, visit amipipereplacement.com.

• SR 789 at the Longboat Key Drawbridge: Crews are working on the bridge. Expect nighttime/overnight intermittent north and southbound lane closures 9 p.m.-4 a.m. through Thursday, Oct. 12. Use caution and expect possible delays.

• State Road 684 at 119th Street West: Intersection improvements at intersection will begin in late-October. Improvements include extending the existing median east of 119th Street West to 119th Street West; eliminating the eastbound Cortez Road to northbound 119th Street West movement; installing improved crosswalks on Cortez Road and 119th Street West; and modifying the traffic signal to a continual green-phase for eastbound Cortez Road at 119th Street West unless pedestrian activates signal to cross Cortez Road.

Construction will begin late-October and is anticipated to be complete by the end of 2017. Motorists can expect lane closures from 8 p.m-6 a.m.

For the latest road watch information, go online to www.fl511.com or dial 511.

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