Eyes on the road

The Florida Department of Transportation and Manatee County posted the following notices for the week of July 30:

State Road 64/Manatee Avenue from Martinique Drive to 107th Court West on Perico Island: Crews are improving drainage, constructing sidewalk and bicycle lanes and installing new signing 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 in Bradenton Beach: Through Aug. 24, crews will proceed with open-cut installation of a force main from just north of Ninth Street heading south to the north side of Cortez Road before proceeding east on the Cortez Road Bridge embankment.

Avenue C in Bradenton Beach: Installation of water services from Gulf Drive north to 26th Street is nearing completion. Crews are working to complete installation of water main crossings at the intersections along Avenue C from 22nd to 26th streets. Intermittent road closures will be in effect as needed.

Palm Drive in Holmes Beach: Crews continue with pipe installation in the eastern right of way along Palm Drive, working north from 74th to 81st streets.

68th Street in Holmes Beach: Installation of pipe in the southern right-of-way along 68th Street between Palm Drive and Holmes Boulevard is nearing completion.

Holmes Boulevard in Holmes Beach: Through Aug. 15, crews will mill asphalt and install a force main in the western/southbound travel lane of Holmes Boulevard between 68th and 69th streets.

Gulf Drive in Holmes Beach: Gulf Drive is closed to northbound traffic at 81st Street, with all northbound traffic being detoured onto 81st Street to access Palm Drive.

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.

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