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Road Closures in Clearwater

1/10/2014 9:52:10 AM

Contact: Traffic Operations Division, (727) 562-4750

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Jan. 10, 2014

Road Closures in Clearwater

CLEARWATER, Fla. -- The following road and lane closures will take place in the City of Clearwater:

NOW TO JAN. 31

Three streets are currently under construction for milling and resurfacing, now through Jan. 31. Only local traffic will be allowed through:

- Eldridge Street from Vine to Myrtle Avenues. Detour route: Seminole Street.

- Seminole Street from Myrtle Avenue to Vine Street. Detour route: Palmetto Street.

- Vine Avenue from Eldridge to Nicholson Street. Detour routes: Myrtle or Pennsylvania avenues.

NOW TO MAY 6

Various lanes of Court Street from Missouri to Highland avenues will be under construction now through approximately May 6. Contractors for the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will mill and resurface the road and make upgrades to the pedestrian signals and sidewalks so they are ADA-compliant. Motorists can expect lane closures, delays, and congestion. A detour is in place, and suggested alternate routes include Gulf-to-Bay Boulevard, Cleveland Street, and Myrtle Street.

SUNDAY, JAN. 19

The following road closures will take place Sunday, Jan. 19 from 6:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. due to the Clearwater Running Festival. All are moving lane closures; traffic will be allowed through by Police Officer escort when it is safe for competitors.

- Clearwater Causeway from the Memorial Causeway Bridge to the Roundabout

- Southbound lane of Clearwater Pass Bridge and shoulder

- Cleveland Street from Osceola Avenue to the waterfront

- Coronado Drive from the Roundabout to Gulfview Boulevard

- Court Street from Osceola Avenue to the Memorial Causeway Bridge

- Fort Harrison Avenue from Lotus Path to the Pinellas Trail

- Gulf Boulevard from the Sand Key Park entrance to Walsingham Road

- Gulfview Boulevard from Coronado Drive to Beach Walk on Clearwater Beach

- Osceola Avenue from Cleveland to Court streets

Residents with questions can call the City of Clearwater’s Traffic Operations Division at (727) 562-4750.

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