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Portion of Main Street to Close for Storm Pipe Installation

Beginning Monday April 25th City of Lakeland crews will be installing a new storm pipe across Main Street east of West Lake Bonny Drive. Main Street will be closed to thru traffic between West Lake Bonny Drive and Interlachen Pkwy for approximately 4 days. Detours will be clearly marked.


PUBLIC NOTICE - LAKELAND HIGHLANDS ROAD LANE CLOSURE

UPDATE:  Due to recent weather conditions and forecasted rainfall, a decision has been made to delay the repair work until Monday, April 18th. We are hope to re-open traffic lanes to normal operations by the end of the day, Thursday, April 21. Thank You!

LAKELAND, FL (April 8, 2016) - The City of Lakeland’s Water Utilities Department is monitoring a slow leak on an effluent force main pipe along CR 37B Lakeland Highlands Road in the vicinity of Magnolia Avenue.  The inside northbound travel lane of Lakeland Highlands Road has been closed between Clubhouse Road and Sean Lane to facilitate work crews access on a 24 hour round the clock basis.  This lane closure is necessary to ensure the safety of both the traveling public and our crews.  

The City is making preparations for repair to the force main.  Due to the limits of excavation required in order to work on the pipe, crews will need to close both northbound travel lanes of Lakeland Highlands Road between Clubhouse Road and Lake Miriam Drive.  During the period of northbound lane closure, the southbound travel lanes will be converted to two-way travel.  The lane diversion will start Tuesday, April 12th.   The contractor, Kamminga & Roodvoets, plans to start their mobilization efforts as soon as the northbound travel lanes are closed.  Potentially, the closure may last 7-10 days as there will be extensive roadway restoration to accomplish once the pipe repair is complete and the force main is back in service.  All traffic is encouraged to avoid this area if at all possible during the lane closures.  For more information, contact City of Lakeland Wastewater Division at 863-834-8277.


Additional CSX Work to Begin on April 18th!

 

CSX plans to close two intersections along the US 98 Corridor to perform maintenance and repair work on railroad wood ties. The intersection at Ingraham Road will be closed beginning April 18th for approximately one week. The following week, beginning on April 25th, the intersection at South Crystal Lake Drive will close for approximately one week. 

All traffic detours are being coordinated by CSX as City personnel are not involved in the repair work. 

 

 

 


Road Construction at Beacon Road and South Florida Avenue

LAKELAND, FL (March 22, 2016) - On Monday, March 28, City of Lakeland crews will be constructing a concrete separator on Beacon Road west of South Florida Avenue. The east bound left turn lane will be closed for approximately one week to allow for construction activities. Roads will remain open during the process; however delays are likely. Residents are advised to look for alternate routes and if traveling the work zone please use caution. 

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