Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Road & Dock Closures for Thursday, Sept. 7, 2023

CITY OF WEST PALM BEACH ENGINEERING, PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITY ROAD CLOSURES 

  • Washington Road between Roosevelt Place and Royal Palm Road (construction extended through February 2024): Road closures as part of a streetscape redesign, including new underground utilities, sidewalks, and storm drainage improvements. The following detours are in place:
    • Northbound Washington Road traffic should go west on Monroe Drive to Olive Avenue, north on Olive Avenue to Almeria Road, and east on Almeria Road to Flagler Drive.
    • Southbound Washington Road traffic should go west on Almeria Road to Olive Avenue, south on Olive Avenue to Monroe Drive, and east on Monroe Drive to Washington Road. 
  • 7th Street between Handy Avenue and 11th Street (through October 2023): The road is partially closed with flagging operations for swales lining and re-grading.
  • Lake Avenue between Belvedere Road and Park Place (through November 2023): Partial road closures with flagging operations for repavement and restriping.
  • Tamarind Avenue between Banyan Boulevard and 7th Street (through November 2023): Full road closure for utilities and roadway work.
  • Roadway Milling & Resurfacing (Monday, August 21 through Wednesday, September 20): full closures for repavement work at the following locations:
    • 43rd Street between Pinewood Avenue and Broadway
    • AE Isaacs Avenue between 18th Street and 22nd Street
    • Summa Street between Norton Avenue and South Dixie Highway
    • Bradley Street between South Lake Avenue and Garden Avenue
    • Plymouth Street between Webster Avenue and South Dixie Highway 

 EVENT ROAD CLOSURES   

  • 4th Street and 5th Street, between Olive Avenue and Flagler Drive; Olive Avenue between 4th Street and 5th Street (Sunday, September 10, from 5 a.m. until 2 p.m.): The roads are closed for the 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb event produced by City of West Palm Beach Firefighters.
  • Flagler Drive between Banyan Boulevard and Valencia Road (Friday, September 22, time to be determined): Full closure, St. Jude Run and Walk event.
  • North & South Clematis between Narcissus Avenue and Flagler Drive, and Lantana Avenue between Banyan Boulevard and North Clematis Street (Thursday, September 7 and Thursday, September 14, from 4 p.m. until 10 p.m.): The road is closed for Clematis by Night With Mini Market produced by City of West Palm Beach Community Events.
  • Rosemary Avenue between Okeechobee Boulevard and Hibiscus Street (Friday, September 8, 5 p.m. through Sunday, September 10, 10 p.m.): The road is closed for a street festival produced by Related. 

PRIVATE PROJECT ROAD CLOSURES

  • Roxy’s – Clematis Street between Dixie Highway and Olive Avenue (Monday, July 31 through Thursday, November 2):  Closure of the 300 block of Clematis to vehicular traffic in both directions. Pedestrian access is maintained; however, a short detour is in place due to closure of the northern sidewalk nearby the construction site.
  • One Flagler – Chase Street between Lakeview Avenue and Okeechobee Boulevard (through Fall 2023): The road is closed for construction. The eastern sidewalk is closed for construction.
  • One Flagler – Lakeview Avenue between Flagler Drive and Chase Street (through February 2024): Single lane closure due to construction. No site deliveries in the work zone. 
  • 300 Clematis / 301 Banyan (through December 2023):
    • Sidewalk closures along site frontage on Banyan Boulevard and North Olive Avenue
    • Alley north of Clematis Street closed between North Olive Avenue and the Chase Bank plaza.
    • Closure of left-most lane along North Olive Avenue between Banyan Boulevard and Clematis Street.
    • Full closure of Banyan Boulevard between Olive Avenue and Dixie Highway, from Friday, September 8, 9 a.m. through Sunday, September 10, 3 p.m. for crane removal.
  • The Square East/West Towers – (through December 2023):
    • Gardenia Street between Rosemary Ave and Quadrille Boulevard, full road closure. Pedestrian access maintained along the northern side of the road.
    • Rosemary Avenue between Fern Street and Hibiscus Street, full road closure from 7 a.m. till 2 p.m. on Saturday, September 9 and Saturday, September 16.

PALM BEACH COUNTY ENGINEERING & PUBLIC WORKS ROAD CLOSURES IN THE CITY

  • Palm Beach Lake Boulevard east of the Palm Beach Outlets/Target Store entrance (until further notice): periodic right lane closures for pole installation and underground utility work. 
  • Roebuck Road Bridge over Florida’s Turnpike (until further notice): Temporary lane closures with flaggers controlling traffic for bridge maintenance.
  • Congress Avenue from 45th Street to south of Echo Lake Drive (until further notice):  Periodic northbound right lane closure for underground utility work.
  • Congress Avenue south of 45th Street (until further notice): Periodic daytime and nighttime lane closure pavement markings. 
  • Congress Avenue north of Presidio Place (until further notice): Periodic southbound right lane closure for FPL pole removal.
  • Haverhill Road north of David’s Mack Drive (until further notice): Periodic northbound right lane closures for FPL pole replacement.
  • Jog Road north of Okeechobee Boulevard to north of Snelgrove Way (until further notice): Periodic northbound and southbound left turn closures.
  • Belvedere Road between Bristol Drive and Australian Avenue (until further notice): Periodic eastbound partial right turn lane closures and westbound right lane closures for pole installation.
  • 45th Street west of Australian Avenue (until further notice): Periodic eastbound right turn lane closures for FPL pole removal.
  • 45th Street west of Corporate Way (until further notice): Periodic eastbound right turn lane closure for underground utility work.
  • 45th Street east of Northpoint Boulevard (until further notice): Periodic daytime westbound right turn lane closure for underground utility work.
  • For more information about PBC road closures, contact PBC Engineering & Public Works at (561) 684-4000 or visit the Road & Bridge Construction List

FLORIDA DEPT. OF TRANSPORTATION (FDOT) ROAD CLOSURES IN THE CITY OF WPB 

  • Southern Boulevard (State Road 80) Bridges Replacement Project (through Summer 2023)
    • Flagler Drive from Southern Boulevard to Monroe Drive is closed for reconstruction. Access will be maintained for local traffic only. Traffic will be detoured as follows:
      • Traffic going north on Flagler Drive should go west on Southern Boulevard to Washington Road, north on Washington Road to Monroe Drive, and east on Monroe Drive to Flagler Drive. 
      • Traffic going south on Flagler Drive should go west on Monroe Drive, east to Washington Road, and south on Washington Road to Southern Boulevard. 
  • SR 809/Military Trail at SR 882/Forest Hill Boulevard Intersection Improvements (through Winter 2024)

    • Project limits: 0.7-mile at and nearby the intersection of State Road 809 and State Road 822. 
    • Work includes widening, milling, and resurfacing, constructing additional right and left turn lanes, installing new 5-foot bike lanes at various locations along SR 882, improving sidewalks and driveways, installing four new signal mast arms at the intersection, and installing new signage and pavement markings.
    • One lane in each direction of Military Road from Sunset Ranch Road to Forest Hill Boulevard may be closed from 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, for utility location and FPL pole removal.

  CITY OF WEST PALM BEACH DOCKS

  • Currie Park Boat Docks and Ramps (2400 North Flagler Drive): Ramps are open daily, from sunrise to sunset.
  • Lake Mangonia Park Boat Ramps (2957 North Australian Avenue): Ramps are open daily, from sunrise to sunset. 
  • Clematis Street Docks (South Clematis Street at South Flagler Drive): Docks are open daily, from 5 a.m. until midnight.
  • Fern Street Dock (Fern Street at South Flagler Drive): The dock is open daily from 5 a.m. until midnight. No overnight dockage is allowed for boats, dinghies, or kayaks. The Fern Dock is also the home of a West Palm Beach Marine Patrol Boat and the West Palm Beach Fire Rescue Boat. 

Originally published at https://www.wpb.org/Home/Components/News/News/3615/772

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