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Posted on: August 4, 2017

Getting Around Town - Construction that could affect your commute

Traffic Advisory

With boats, trains, cars and planes coming in and out of Boca Raton daily, there are bound to be construction, road and bridge work projects that affect your daily commute. Here are some projects to be aware of that are happening in and around our City.

Want the information sent directly to your phone or email? Be sure to sign up for news flash alerts in the Notify ME section of our website or sign up for Nixle alerts by texting your zip code to 888777. Road Closures and Project updates can be found on the City’s website.

Additionally, you can check on traffic status from Florida’s voice automated system by dialing 511 from your mobile phone or visit their website.

FEC Project impacting City of Boca Raton

RRX @ Palmetto Park Road and Dixie Highway

Complete closure of east and westbound traffic August 6-8, 2017


City Projects/City Roads:

Resurfacing St. Andrews Blvd. from Glades Road to Palmetto Park Road

Beginning September 5, 2017

Single lane closures

Resurfacing of 18th Street from Dixie Highway to the El Rio Canal Bridge

Beginning late Fall of 2017

Periodic single lane closures

All Aboard Florida/Go Brightline 

Brightline will continue ongoing testing of its trains and training crew members along the Florida East Coast (FEC) Railway. Trains will traverse the FEC Railway between 15th Street in West Palm Beach and downtown Miami.

Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Projects impacting Greater Boca Raton

I95 & Spanish River Blvd. Interchange Project

Estimated completion Fall 2017

Periodic nightly closures of on ramps as needed

Intermittent closure of the TRex trail as needed

Glades Road Turnpike Project

Estimated Completion Summer 2018

Intermittent ramp closures as needed

Westbound Glades road lane closures as needed

Palm Beach County 

Camino Real Bridge Renovation 

Closure expected April 2018 – April 2019

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