Improvments on the Lake Trail continue
Here are some traffic updates from the Town of Palm Beach for the week starting Sept. 4.
Lake Trail improvements: Milling and resurfacing will close the path from Tuesday through Sept. 29 from Country Club Road to Tangier Avenue and Whitehall Way toward Seaview Avenue.
Flagler Memorial Bridge: The bridge is now opening for marine traffic twice an hour at 15 minutes past the hour and 45 minutes past the hour, including during the morning and afternoon rush hours.
Southern Boulevard Bridge: Construction continues. See southernblvdbridge.com.
Water main maintenance: The city of West Palm Beach will be working on Sunrise Avenue between Bradley Place and North County Road and parallel parking will not be available during that time. ... A West Palm Beach contractor is doing inspections and maintenance on Southern Boulevard from Washington Road in West Palm Beach to South Ocean Boulevard. Work is expected to be done before Nov. 22. Intermittent closures could occur at night.
Bradley Park sidewalk replacement: Sidewalk along south side and at northeast corner of Bradley Place and Royal Poinciana Way will be closed.
Street light painting: On Tuesday, a town contractor will be painting streetlights, with intermittent closures on sidewalks, parking spaces, and single lanes. The following streets are affected: West Indies Drive, Caribbean Road, North and South County Road from Ridgeview Drive to Seabreeze Avenue and South Ocean Boulevard from Barton Avenue to Seabreeze Avenue.
Nightingale Trail and La Puerta Way underground utility work: On Tuesday, the northbound lane of North Lake Way between El Pueblo Way and Nightingale will be closed and traffic will be detoured to North Ocean Boulevard. On Wednesday, the southbound lane of North Ocean between El Pueblo and Nightingale will be closed and traffic detoured to North Lake Way.
Florida Public Utilities gas-line replacements: Installation of gas lines, gas-service connections and road restoration will take place in these areas: Via Del Mar, west of South County Road (200 block of Via Del Mar) and Royal Poinciana Plaza.
Undergrounding work: Laurie Lane and Onondaga Avenue are closed to through traffic. One lane on North Ocean Blvd. will be closed for the installation of underground conduit.
Ocean outfall abandonments: On Tuesday and Wednesday, South Ocean Boulevard will be closed for a portion of each day to complete final roadway restoration from Gulfstream Road to South County Road.
Right of way: • AT&T contractor Hypower to install new conduit on Cocoanut Row from Australian Avenue to Royal Palm Way.
• The city of West Palm Beach at 204 Via Del Mar and 221 Oleander Ave. for new water service. Work is not expected to last more than a couple of days.
• Florida Power & Light Co. will be working in these locations: Bradley Place at Oleander Avenue, North County Road at Seminole Avenue, North County Road at Everglade Avenue and North County Road at Atlantic Avenue.
Traffic help: Call 838-5410 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., weekdays, to report excessive traffic delays or concerns. After-hour concerns can be reported to the police, 838-5454.