9th Street to 3rd Street

ROADWATCH (9th Street to 3rd Street)

October 13, 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.


  • Motorists should expect periodic lane closures on US 17 in both directions for construction operations as crews work from 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
  • Oak Street, 3rd Street East, 4th Street East, 5th Street East and 7th Street East are closed. Watch for signs and use the posted detour route utilizing the new SR 66 detour to travel around 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.
  • Motorists should follow the new traffic pattern on eastbound and westbound SR 66 and northbound and southbound US 17. Watch for signs directing traffic in a new direction through the work zone.
  • Motorists should be aware that a new traffic pattern has been implemented at the southern end of the project. 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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