The Florida Department of Transportation and Manatee County posted the following notices for the week of June 25:
SR 64/Manatee Avenue on Perico Island: 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.
Gulf Drive: Crews have begun directional drilling and open-cut installation of a force main along Gulf Drive between Avenue C and Cortez Road. The activity is expected to continue through June. To accommodate this activity, 10th Street North will be closed at Gulf Drive but travelers may access 10th Street by taking either 11th Street North or 12th Street North to Bay Drive North.
Avenue C: Crews are installing a force main down the center of Avenue C from Gulf Drive heading northward toward 26th Street. Water services are being installed across Avenue C from west to east, working northward from Gulf Drive to 26th Street. Intermittent road closures will be in place. Crews also are fusing and stringing pipe down the center of Avenue C from Gulf Drive heading northward to 24th Street. Ten feet of crushed concrete has been installed in the eastern and western rights of way between 22nd and 24th streets to accommodate local traffic.
For more information about the pipeline project, go online to amipipereplacement.com.
For the latest road watch information, go online to www.fl511.com or dial 511.