Courtney Campbell Causeway to get a facelift | News
Clearwater, Florida -- The Florida Department of Transportation has announced a 5.3-mile resurfacing project on the Courtney Campbell Causeway will start on Sunday, April 22.
According to the FDOT, the resurfacing project will take place between the Pinellas County Line and Rocky Point Drive. The vehicle access road on the north side of SR 60 betwen the two roads will also be repaved.
Motorists should use caution as the pavement will be rough and the lanes may be uneven during the paving process.
The majority of the paving activities is expected to be completed by August.
The contractor working on this project will also be building a 5-foot sidewalk on the north side of SR 60 between Bay Harbor Drive and the Westin Resort driveway and a 12-foot multi-use trail on the south side of the road between the west end of Ben T. Davis Beach and the Bayport Drive exit.
Traffic signals and poles will be replaced with hurricane resistant ones at the boat ramp entrance and the Ben T. Davis Beach entrance. The guardrail will also be replaced throughout the project limits.
Lane closures are allowed between 8 p.m. and 6:30 a.m. This $8.4 million project is expected to be complete in the summer 2013.