9th Street to 3rd Street

ROADWATCH (9th Street to 3rd Street)

February 15, 2018

US 17 from south of West 9th Street to north of West 3rd Street: Construction project: Crews are constructing a new four-lane concrete roadway using the old railroad corridor along Oak Street to realign this 1-mile segment. The contractor is installing curb and gutter, 7-footbike lanes, sidewalks, and a 52-foot raised median to separate the northbound and southbound lanes of traffic. The project also includes installing a new underground drainage system and two storm water ponds to manage water running off the roadway.


  • Motorists should follow the new traffic pattern on eastbound and westbound SR 66 and northbound and southbound US 17.Watch for signs and use the posted detour route utilizing the new SR 66 to travel around the work zone.
  • Motorists should expect periodic lane closures on US 17 in both directions for construction operations as crews work from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
  • Crews will continue pouring sidewalks and driveways on SR 66 East, 5th Street East, 4th Street East, and 3rd Street East Monday through Saturday.
  • Oak Street, 3rd Street East, 4th Street East, 5th Street East and 7th Street East are closed.


Please pay attention to new signage and pavement markings directing traffic through the work zone. Estimated completion is fall 2018. The contractor is AJAX Paving Industries of Florida.

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