Eyes on the road

The Florida Department of Transportation and Manatee County posted the following notices for the week of May 14:

• Avenue C: Manatee County crews are replacing force mains. Installation of a 6-inch water main is underway along Avenue C from 24th to 26th streets north. Crews are installing water services across Avenue C. Intermediate road closures will take place. The route from Avenue C southbound onto Gulf Drive is temporarily closed. The roadway is open northbound to local traffic and emergency vehicles from Gulf Drive to 22nd Street North.

• Gulf Drive, between Avenue C and Cortez Road: Continuing through June 29, directional drilling and open-cut installation of a force main is underway. Traffic will be shifted to the west to allow for construction activities. For more information about the project, go online to amipipereplacement.com.

• SR 64/Manatee Avenue on Perico Island from Martinique Drive to 107th Court West: Crews are improving drainage, constructing sidewalk and bicycle lanes and installing new signage and pavement markings. Work occurs off the roadway and does not require lane closures. Florida Safety Contractors Inc. is the contractor. Expected completion is fall 2018.

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

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