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Hancock Street Sidewalk

City of Lakeland crews will be constructing a new sidewalk along the South side of Hancock Street from Lincoln Ave to New York Ave. New sidewalk will also be constructed on the East side of Lincoln Ave from Hancock Street to Park Street. Every effort will be made to alleviate inconveniences however temporary delays can be expected. During construction some driveway aprons will need to be reconstructed to meet standards. We will make every effort to make contact with the property owners that will be affected to schedule the best time for the removal and replacement of their driveway aprons. The City of Lakeland appreciates your patience as we work to enhance pedestrian mobility in your neighborhood.


Horney Park Drainage.

For the next several weeks City Crews will be up- grading the storm drain system in Horney Park and along the North side of E. Hibiscus Dr. No major delays are expected although construction equipment and vehicles will cause some congestion.


Cleveland Heights ADA ramp.

Contractors working for City of Lakeland will be repairing and replacing handicap ramps as part of the future resurfacing of Cleveland Heights Bl from E Edgewood to Westover St. Roads will remain open however; lane closures will occur. Work is expected to take 4 weeks to complete.


Beginning October 5th 2015 contractors working for the City of Lakeland will begin milling and resurfacing North Socrum Loop Rd from Daughtery Rd/Walt Loop Rd to Marcum.

Traffic will remain open and work will be performed between the hours of 8:00a.m.— 4:30 p.m. Delays are expected and uneven lanes will occur. Residents are urged to use caution through the work zone.

Work is expected to take 2 weeks weather permitting. For questions please contact Troy McCain at (863) 834-3303.



City crews will begin construction on a Multi-use trail on New Jersey Road between Edgewood Drive and Crystal Lake Drive on January 5th. Periodic lane closures with flaggers may create temporary delays.

Beginning January 12th New Jersey Road/ Sylvester Road intersection will be closed to thru traffic for approximately two weeks.

Detours will be clearly marked.


Construction work on the north side of Bella Vista Street from US 98 to Gilmore Ave will begin Monday December 8, 2014. Temporary Lane closures will be required to perform the work. Your patience will be appreciated as our construction workers are working in the street.