Construction Updates

Monthly Look Ahead Schedule

Traffic Management

Traffic Shifts at the Intersection of S.R. 82 and Colonial/Lee Boulevard Begin Tuesday, July 6th – Southbound S.R. 82 and Eastbound Colonial/Lee travel lanes will shift.

Fort Myers, FL – Beginning Tuesday, (July 6), southbound travel lanes on S.R. 82 will shift to the west at the intersection of S.R. 82 and Colonial/Lee Boulevard. There will be one travel lane in each direction on S.R. 82. Once the S.R. 82 lane shift is complete, then the eastbound travel lanes on Colonial/Lee Boulevard will shift to the north at the intersection of S.R. 82 and Colonial/Lee Boulevard. There will be two travel lanes open in each direction after the traffic shift is completed Friday, July 9. (See attached map.)

Motorists should expect intermittent nighttime lane closures from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. while crews restripe lanes and shift traffic. Motorists are advised to USE CAUTION driving in this area. Crews will be reconstructing the new northbound travel lanes of S.R. 82 and the new eastbound travel lanes of Colonial/Lee Boulevard as part of the City of Fort Myers’ S.R. 82 Widening Project. This traffic shift is expected to remain in place for approximately six months.

Temporary Access Closure at Crossroads Shopping Plaza
(North access drive on S.R. 82)

On Wednesday, August 25th and Thursday, August 26th, the north access drive on S.R. 82 at the Crossroads (Publix) Shopping Plaza will temporarily close while crews construct storm drainage across the access drive as part of the S.R. 82 Widening Project from Ortiz Avenue to Colonial/Lee Boulevard (C.R. 884). Motorists should use the remaining access drives into the plaza during this time. This closure is expected to last two days. This schedule may be subject to change due to inclement weather and unforeseen underground conditions.

S.R.82 & Colonial/Lee Blvd. Intersection

Utility pipe installation continues on the north side of S.R. 82. Phase I installation is complete. Phase II installation is nearing completion.

Storm Drainage
Crews will be concentrating on storm drainage this month.

Westbound traffic shift from Ortiz Avenue to Teter Road is complete. Westbound lanes of S.R. 82 are shifted south immediately adjacent to the eastbound lanes in this area. Two travel lanes in each direction are open.

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