Highlands County road projects for which the Florida Department of Transportation has issued a road advisory:
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.
- All US 27 traffic lanes have shifted eastward and reduced to two lanes in each direction.
- Locke Street on southbound US 27 is closed to traffic. South Hart Avenue on eastbound SR 64 is open to traffic. 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.
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.