Road Watch for Okeechobee, Glades, and Hendry Counties for the week of June 7

The following is the Florida Department of Transportation’s Road Watch report for the week of June 7. As a reminder, travelers can visit www.FL511.com or dial “511” from their phone to learn about traffic conditions on major roadways across the state If you know before you go, you can plan accordingly and save time and […]

Road Watch for Okeechobee County for the week of May 17

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. 441 S.E. between canal 59 and S.E. 66th Avenue (Maintenance permit project): Crews are constructing a new pumping station including a new driveway […]

Glades County Road Watch for the week of April 19

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. • S.R. 27 from 5th 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. • S.R. 80 from Dalton Lane to CR 833: (Construction project) Crews will widen approximately 11 miles of roadway from two to four lanes and […]

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. • S.R. 27 from Fifth Street to north of SR 78: (Construction project) Crews will be milling and resurfacing the roadway on U.S. 27 from […]

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 […]