Overnight work con­tin­ues on Fla­gler Bridge

Palm Beach Daily News - - OPINION -

Here are con­struc­tion and traf­fic up­dates for this week.

Fla­gler Me­mo­rial Bridge: The bridge will be closed be­tween 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. to­day-Wed­nes­day for the in­stal­la­tion of per­ma­nent strip­ing, ac­cord­ing to the Florida Depart­ment of Trans­porta­tion. Quadrille Boule­vard be­tween Dixie High­way and Fla­gler

Drive be­tween Fourth Street and Sev­enth Street will also be closed dur­ing those hours. The in­ter­sec­tion of Royal Poin­ciana Way and Co­coanut Row/ Bradley Place also may be closed dur­ing this time, FDOT said.

Is­land Road bridge: A sin­gle lane will be closed as re­pairs are done to cracked and dam­aged con­crete Mon­day-Fri­day.

Hurricane Irma af­ter­math: In parks and com­mon ar­eas, trees will be trimmed and branches and limbs bro­ken dur­ing Hurricane Irma will be re­moved. There will be in­ter­mit­tent lane clo­sures and park­ing stalls will be used where avail­able. These ar­eas will be af­fected: North County Road; fi­cus canopy be­tween Wells Road and Mi­raflo­res, Wrights­man and Dean Park, Emer­ald Park, Lake­side Park, Worth Av­enue and County Road, Royal Palm Way kapok trees, Peru­vian Av­enue and Phipps Plaza.

Co­conut palm trim­ming: Ex­pect limit lane clo­sures and pe­ri­odic block­ing of park­ing stalls. The fol­low­ing streets will be af­fected: Mon­day — Worth Av­enue (blocks 100-400); 100 block of Royal Palm Way. Tues­day — Hibis­cus (blocks 0-400), Co­coanut Row (blocks 100-400), Brazil­ian Av­enue (blocks 100-400), Aus­tralian Av­enue (blocks 100-200). Wed­nes­day — Aus­tralian Av­enue (blocks 300-400), Chilean (blocks 100-400), Peru­vian (blocks 100400). Thurs­day — all of South Lake Drive, Gul­stream Av­enue, Via Ma­rina and Mid­dle Road. Fri­day — Cause­way and traf­fic cir­cle, Ibis Way cir­cle, Ibis Isle Park, South Fire, Peru­vian Park, D-14, Park Av­enue and town nurs­ery.

Worth Av­enue work: Dam­aged con­crete palm tree sur­rounds will be re­moved. Some park­ing spa­ces will be closed dur­ing the work, which con­tin­ues through the

300 block and af­fects both north and south sides of the street.

Side­walk re­pair: Sec­tions of cracked or dam­aged side­walks will be re­moved and re­placed, clos­ing park­ing spa­ces. The fol­low­ing ar­eas will be af­fects: South Ocean Boule­vard, Clarke Av­enue, Via Ma­rina,

Main Street, Gulf­stream Road, Sun­set Av­enue, Mid­dle Road, Semi­nole Av­enue, Ham­mon Av­enue, Ever­glade Av­enue, Peru­vian Av­enue, Wells Cir­cle, Chilean Av­enue, Park Av­enue, Aus­tralian Av­enue, North County Road, South Lake Drive, Royal Palm Way, Sea­spray Av­enue, Brazil­ian Av­enue, Co­coanut Row and Seabreeze Av­enue.

Coun­try Club Road clo­sure: Due to work on the D-8 Pump Sta­tion, Pub­lic Works has to place a trailer-mounted tem­po­rary gen­er­a­tor in the road­way in front of the sta­tion. The road will be open to lo­cal traf­fic only un­til fur­ther no­tice.

Lake Trail im­prove­ments: Paving work con­tin­ues and the path will be closed at these lo­ca­tions from Mon­day un­til Oct. 27: Tang­ier Av­enue to Dun­bar Road, Dun­bar Road cul-de-sac and White­hall Way to­ward Seav­iew Av­enue.

Street­light paint­ing: A town con­trac­tor will be paint­ing street­lights, with in­ter­mit­tent clo­sures on side­walks and park­ing spa­ces. The fol­low­ing streets are af­fected: 400 block of Royal Palm Way, Gulf­stream Road, 200 block of Sea­spray, South Ocean Boule­vard from Bar­ton to Sloan’s Curve, and South County Road from Worth Av­enue to El Bravo.

Un­der­ground util­ity work: La Puerta Way will be closed to through traf­fic from North Ocean to

North Lake Way un­til Oct. 13. Lau­rie Lane and Onondaga Av­enue are closed to through traf­fic. One lane on North Ocean Boule­vard from De­bra Lane to Caribbean Road will be closed for the in­stal­la­tion of un­der­ground con­duit; one lane of North Ocean Boule­vard from In­dian Road to the East In­let will be closed for water main in­stal­la­tion.

An­dres Leiva / Daily News

A sign in­forms mo­torists of nightly lane clo­sures on the Fla­gler Bridge and Fla­gler Drive through Fri­day.

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