9th Street to 3rd Street

ROADWATCH (9th Street to 3rd Street)

May 19, 2017

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 of the roadway.


  • Oak Street, East Third Street, East Fourth Street and East Fifth Street are closed to thru traffic. Watch for signs and utilize the posted detour route using East Sixth Ave/SR 66.
  • Motorists should expect periodic lane closures on US 17 in both directions for construction operations.
  • Motorists should anticipate new traffic patterns on SR 66 and US 17 starting June 8, 2017. Watch for lighted message boards directing traffic in a new direction through the work zone.
  • Expect lane closures on US 17 northbound and southbound from south of SR 64 to 5th Street for utility relocations. Follow flagger direction.


Estimated completion is fall 2018. The contractor is AJAX Paving Industries of Florida.

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