Highlands County road projects for which the Florida Department of Transportation has issued a road advisory:

US 98 at Garden Terrace in Spring Lake: Maintenance permit project: Crews are constructing a new treatment plant including a new driveway connection to US 98. Watch for workers close to the roadway with shoulder closures. Watch for trucks and equipment entering and leaving the roadway.

US 27 from West Townsend Street to Batts Street and on SR 64 from US 27 to Self Avenue: Construction project: Crews are replacing existing roadway with concrete pavement on US 27 southbound from West Pleasant Street to Paulk Street, US 27 northbound from Dyal Street to West Hill Street, and on SR 64 from Self Avenue to US 27. The contractor is also milling and resurfacing the existing roadway on US 27 from West Townsend Street to Batts Street and on SR 64 from Collier Avenue to Self Avenue, installing curb and gutter, installing traffic separators, sidewalks, traffic signals, street lights, and signing and pavement markers. A single continuous lane closure on US 27 will be in place during intersection construction.

  • TRAFFIC SWITCH on US 27 southbound. Motorists will be switched to the right onto the newly constructed concrete travel lanes. Please use caution in this area and obey the posted speed limit. Watch for workers in the construction zone.
  • North Hart Avenue on westbound SR 64 is closed to traffic. Please follow detour signs and watch for workers in the construction zone.
  • The SR 64 eastbound traffic lane has shifted temporarily to the right. Please use caution through this area and watch for workers in the construction zone.
  • SR 64 westbound traffic has shifted to the south onto the newly constructed concrete road. Please use caution through this area and watch for workers in the construction zone.
  • Motorists should expect US 27 northbound outside lane closures from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Additional lane closures, single-lane flagging operations, and temporary lane shifts will occur during nighttime/overnight hours on US 27 and SR 64. The contractor is Concrete Services, LLC. Estimated project completion date is early 2020.

US 17 (Lakeview Drive) between Mellow Lane and Kenilworth Boulevard: Maintenance permit project: Watch for southbound lane closures with traffic using the center turn lane as crews relocate existing cables and remove old power poles. Watch for trucks entering and exiting the site. Use caution and watch for crews working close to the roadway.

SR 70 from US 27 to CR 721: Maintenance project: Crews will perform weed control and tree trimming along the guardrail in this area. Motorists should use caution and expect intermittent lane closures eastbound and westbound from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

SR 70 at Bony Lane: Maintenance permit project: Crews are constructing a new driveway connection to SR 70. Watch for workers close to the roadway with shoulder closures. Watch for trucks and equipment entering and leaving the roadway.

SR 70 near the DeSoto County line: Maintenance permit project: Crews will be installing utility poles at the back of the right-of-way. Motorists should use caution and watch for crews working on SR 70 from the DeSoto County line to US 27.

SR 66 from US 27 to CR 635: Maintenance project: Crews will be cleaning ditches along SR 66 from US 27 to CR 635. Motorists should expect intermittent east and westbound lane closures on SR 66 Monday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Please use caution and watch for crews working close to the roadway.

SR 66 at Orange Blossom Boulevard & SR 66 at Payne Road: Construction Project: Watch for daytime lane closures as crews will be widening turn lanes. This project consists of widening, base work, milling and resurfacing, drainage, and signing and pavement markings. The contractor is Lynch Paving and Construction Co. Inc. Expected completion is spring 2019.

SR 17 from North of Arbuckle Creek Road to north of Rialto Avenue: Construction project: Watch for daytime lane closures as crews continue paving. This project includes widening to add a southbound left turn lane from SR 17 to Arbuckle Creek Road, milling and resurfacing from Arbuckle Creek Road to Rialto Avenue and 300 feet of Arbuckle Creek Road, shoulder work, curb and gutter and signing and pavement markings. The contractor is Lynch Paving and Construction Co. Expected completion is spring 2019.

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