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Bella Vista Signalization

Beginning on September 17, 2013 the intersection of Bella Vista and Highway US 98 N will be a fully operational signalized intersection. The new traffic signal will feature left turn signals including flashing yellow arrows to remind motorists to yield to oncoming traffic and pedestrians. 

Watch this short video produced by the Florida Department of Transportation that explains how the new traffic signal will function.


  • 8/26/13 - Variable Message sign boards will go up. Boards will remain in place for one week after signal is activated.

    9/9/13 - Construction Begins (planned work to be completed in 1 week
    Only one lane of traffic will be closed at any time in any direction. All work that requires lane closures will be done between 9:00AM and 3:00PM, Monday through Friday. 

    9/17/13 - New Signal is Activated

    10/3/13 - Celebration Ceremony at 9AM