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Date of Issue: July 29, 2009

More road work on north Longboat Key

Gulf of Mexico Drive on the north end of Longboat Key will be seeing road improvements that could stall traffic through mid-September.

According the Florida Department of Transportation, S.R. 789 from Broadway Street to the Longboat Pass Bridge will see sidewalk and turn-lane improvements.

“An intermittent one-lane two-way traffic operation with flagmen will be conducted weekdays between 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.,” according to the DOT.

“Motorists are advised to use caution in the area and expect delays with slow moving traffic. Contractor is Frederick Derr & Company Inc., of Sarasota.