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Linton Blvd Bridge Closure thru September 18, 2013, 6:00 pm
September 13, 2013: The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has advised that the following road projects are active from September 13-20, 2013:
Project: Linton Boulevard Bridge Repairs/Maintenance
Restrictions: The Linton Boulevard Bridge over the Intracoastal Waterway in the City of Delray Beach is closed to vehicle and pedestrian traffic for repairs and maintenance through Wednesday, September 18th, 6:00 pm. Alternative routes and traffic detours include Atlantic Avenue Bridge, Ocean Blvd/A1A, US 1/Federal Highway and Atlantic Avenue.
Project: Construction on US 1/Federal Highway from south of 10th Street to North of George Bush Boulevard (2.4-mile project) in the City of Delray Beach. Work consists of reconstruction between SE 2nd Street and NE 2nd Street, widening for street parking, addition of a 4-foot bike lane and new left turn lane, milling & resurfacing, pavement markings and signing, sidewalks, curb & gutter, decorative lighting, water main upgrades, drainage modifications, new signalization, irrigation, and landscaping. Expected completion date: Summer 2015.
Restrictions: - There is a double lane shift on NE 5th Avenue, from NE 3rd Street to NE 5th Street from Monday, September 16th through Friday, September 20th for water main installation.
- There is a double lane shift on SE 5th Avenue, from SE 1st Street to SE 8th St from Monday, September 16th through Friday, September 20th.
- SE 5th Avenue at SE 9th Street will have lane reductions and lane shifts from Monday, September 16th through Friday, September 20th.
- No road closures are scheduled for SE 6th Avenue; however, work at SE 10th Street will begin and may cause traffic detours as necessary.
For more information, contact FDOT's Public Information Office at (561) 641-6440.
Linton Boulevard Bridge Closing for
Maintenance and Repairs
The Palm Beach County Bridge Section of the Engineering & Public Works
Road & Bridge Division will be closing the Linton Boulevard Bridge over the Intracoastal Waterway to vehicle and pedestrian traffic. The bridge will close on Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 6:00 A.M. and remain closed until Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at 6:00 P.M. to perform repairs and maintenance on the bridge.
Message board signs providing notification will be placed 10 days in advance of the closure. Bridge users are asked to either head north to the Atlantic Avenue Bridge or south to the Spanish River Boulevard Bridge.
For more information, contact Barry Meve, Bridge Superintendent at 561-233-3975
Update from Highland Beach!!
Town of Highland Beach – Water Pipe Break UPDATE
The Water Plant has resumed operations and is fully functioning.
The Town is no longer utilizing water from Delray Beach. Anyone using kidney
dialysis or treating water for tropical fish can change back to the normal treatment of
Town water may be discolored for a few hours, until the Delray Beach water has moved
through the system.
Should you have any questions, comments or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact
the Water Plant at 561-243-2084.
July 22, 2011
Town of Highland Beach – Water Pipe Break
Due to a water pipe flange leak, we will temporarily be using water from Delray Beach
that will have added ammonia for disinfection purposes. Anyone using kidney dialysis
or treating water for tropical fish should change treatment accordingly.
Water remains potable. We will continue to keep you updated as information becomes
Safety Council of Palm Beach County, Inc. Issues Fourth of July Safety Tips
An estimated 400 people are expected to die on our nation’s highways this Fourth of July holiday, according to the Safety Council of Palm Beach County, Inc. This holiday is not only one of the most dangerous driving weekends of the year, but the day’s cookout activities also create a safety risk.
“Our Independence Day is a great reason for celebration, but we all need to remember the threat this holiday represents to personal safety,” said Toni Burrows, Executive Vice President for the CouncilWe want everyone to have fun, but we want them to be safe too.”
The Safety Council issues these Fourth of July Safety Reminders:
Holiday Traffic Safety
q Drivers who turn with a wide radius.
q Drivers at speeds 10 miles below the speed limit or speeding excessively.
q Drivers who are following too closely.
q Drivers who have a slow response to traffic signals.
Outdoor Grill Safety
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