Road watch advisory for Okeechobee County

OKEECHOBEE — On Thursday, March 26, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., motorists should expect a lane closure with one lane traffic and flaggers on the north side of State Road 710 approximately one and a half miles east of Southeast 86th Boulevard. Crews are installing a temporary turn lane. Watch for workers close to […]

Road Watch for Glades County

Motorists are reminded to wear safety belts and drive with caution, courtesy, common sense, and patience as they travel through work zones. Remember, speeding fines are doubled in work zones. • U.S. 27 from Fifth Street to north of S.R. 78: (Construction project) Crews will be milling and resurfacing the roadway on U.S. 27 from […]

Expect lane closures on State Road 78 at Click Drive in Lakeport

LAKEPORT — State Road 78 (Lakeport Road) westbound at Click Drive: Permit project: On Wednesday, January 22 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. motorists should expect a westbound lane closure on S.R. 78 (Lakeport Road) at Click Drive while crews perform clean up in that area

Oversize vehicle escorted through area

The Florida Highway Patrol began conducting an escort of a permitted overdimension load (Exhaust Air Duct) through the area on Tuesday, Jan. 21, and will continue through Sunday, Jan. 26. This escort may cause minimal traffic delays and congestion. The escort will consist of two marked Florida Highway Patrol Dodge Chargers, one oversize tractor-trailer, and […]

Road Watch for Hendry County

Motorists are reminded to wear safety belts and drive with caution, courtesy, common sense, and patience as they travel through work zones. Remember, speeding fines are doubled in work zones. • U.S. 27 from Industrial Canal to Central Street in Clewiston: (Construction project) Crews will install welcome signs, lighting, fencing, and landscaping at the eastern […]

Road Watch for Glades County

Motorists are reminded to wear safety belts and drive with caution, courtesy, common sense, and patience as they travel through work zones. Remember, speeding fines are doubled in work zones. • U.S. 27 from Fifth Street to north of S.R. 78: (Construction project) Crews will be milling and resurfacing the roadway on U.S. 27 from […]

Road Watch for Hendry County

Motorists are reminded to wear safety belts and drive with caution, courtesy, common sense, and patience as they travel through work zones. Remember, speeding fines are doubled in work zones. • U.S. 27 from Industrial Canal to Central Street in Clewiston: (Construction project) Crews will install welcome signs, lighting, fencing, and landscaping at the eastern […]

Road Watch for Glades County

Motorists are reminded to wear safety belts and drive with caution, courtesy, common sense, and patience as they travel through work zones. Remember, speeding fines are doubled in work zones. • U.S. 27 from Fifth Street to north of S.R. 78: (Construction project) Crews will be milling and resurfacing the roadway on U.S. 27 from […]

Road to be closed on U.S. 441 Southeast Dec. 10

OKEECHOBEE — Okeechobee Utility Authority announced in a press release that work will be done in the 1700 block, to include the 1800 block, of U.S. 441 S.E. beginning Tuesday, Dec. 10 through Wednesday, Dec. 11, from 6 p.m. to 9 a.m. Streets, cross streets and general direction may be affected. Okeechobee Utility Authority shall […]

Man seriously injured in car crash, other driver charged with allegedly driving without a license

HENDRY COUNTY — According to a press release from Florida Highway Patrol, Robert Crissey, 70, of Homestead, was seriously injured in a car crash on Thursday, Nov. 28, at approximately 5:20 p.m. Mr. Crissey was headed westbound on U.S. 27/S.R. 80 when his vehicle, a 2006 Hyundai Sonata, collided with a 2007 Ford Expedition. The […]