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Public Notice: East Highland Drive Will Be Resurfaced Impacting The Roadway Between Cleveland Heights Boulevard and South Florida Avenue

City Crews will be resurfacing East Highland Drive from Cleveland Heights Boulevard to South Florida Avenue beginning August 28th.  The project is scheduled to take up to five days with an estimated September 1st completion.  Crews will be working 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. for the duration of the project and during work hours, East Highland Drive will be reduced to one lane of traffic while the roadway is being resurfaced.  Detours will be in place and clearly marked to reduce the impact to vehicular traffic. The detour is highlighted in red on the attached map.


Kevin Cook
Director of Communications
City of Lakeland

About Lakeland

The City of Lakeland was incorporated in January 1885 and has grown to become one of the largest inland communities in Florida.  With a current population of over 100,000 Lakeland continues to grow. It has been designated a Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area by the US Census Bureau for over 30 years.  With tourist attractions and gulf beaches only an hour away, Lakeland continues to capitalize on its ideal central Florida location along the I-4 corridor.  The City owns and operates Lakeland Electric, the third largest publicly owned utility in Florida and it was one of the first to offer power in the Sunshine State over 115 years ago. 

For additional information about the City of Lakeland, please visit www.lakelandgov.net.  Citizens are also invited to follow the City on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Vimeo, Snapchat and Nextdoor.  Citizens can find the City of Lakeland on these social media platforms by searching lakelandgov. 



For additional information about the City of Lakeland, please explore LakelandGov.net.
Citizens are also invited to follow the City on social media.