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Repair preparations for Park Boulevard sewer main break under way

Repair preparations for Park Boulevard sewer main break under way

Pinellas County, Florida -- The Pinellas County Department of Environment and Infrastructure is preparing a bypass plan for repairs of the sewer main break on Park Boulevard, east of Seminole Boulevard, that occurred on July 2.

Crews continue to focus on securing the open hole by installing a plate over the exposed area to protect the public.

Bayway Bridge Closure

Bayway Bridge Closure

Gulfport, Florida -- On Friday, June 28, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) plans to close the eastbound lanes of the Bayway Bridge from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. for concrete pumping of the Pier 17 footing. The FDOT may change this schedule depending on the weather.

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Traffic advisory for Park Street North

Traffic advisory for Park Street North

Pinellas County, Florida -- Park Street North to 5th Avenue North to Country Club Road will be closed due to construction related to bridge replacement. 

The closure will last from Monday, July 1 to Friday July 5.

Southbound lanes will be closed and people should expect significant delays and congestion.

Northbound lanes will be open intermittently.

Suggested detours:

  • Central Avenue to 66th Street North
  • 22nd Avenue North to 66th Street north
  • Tyrone Boulevard to 66th Street North

 

Red light program update

Red light program update

St. Petersburg, Florida -- Changes in state legislation regarding red light cameras (the Mark Wandall Traffic Safety Act) require the city to make the following changes to the "Stop on Red" program, to take effect July 1.

Some of the changes include:

FHP to conduct DUI enforcement in Pinellas County

FHP to conduct DUI enforcement in Pinellas County

Pinellas Park, Florida -- The Florida Highway Patrol’s Pinellas Park District will conduct intensified DUI enforcement tonight along U.S. Highway 19 from Park Road north to the Pasco County Line. 

Additional troopers will be utilized and will specifically target impaired drivers Friday, June 28 to Saturday morning, June 29.

Blind Pass Improvements Bicycle, Pedestrian Friendly

Blind Pass Improvements Bicycle, Pedestrian Friendly

Gulfport, Florida -- Narrow lanes will slow traffic and bring more attention to local business, St. Pete Beach Public Services Director Steve Hallock said. It will also, he added, make the area safer for pedestrians.

Road closure on Palmetto Street

Road closure on Palmetto Street

Pinellas County, Florida -- Roadwork will close Palmetto Street from Hercules Avenue to Belcher Road. 

Milling and resurfacing of pavement will close lanes and drivers should expect delays.

Suggested detours are Drew Street and Sunset Point. 

The closure will last from Tuesday, June 25 to Friday, June 28- weather permitting.