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Here's what roadwork is planned in Clay County

For Clay Today
Posted 6/7/24

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Bonded Transportation Program

 Road construction is beginning for the Clay County Bonded Transportation Program projects in Middleburg, Green Cove Springs and Lake …

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Here's what roadwork is planned in Clay County


Posted

Starting soon

Bonded Transportation Program

 Road construction is beginning for the Clay County Bonded Transportation Program projects in Middleburg, Green Cove Springs and Lake Asbury. Motorists should anticipate temporary lane closures and reduced speed zones as projects get underway. Visit the Bonded Transportation Dashboard for anticipated start dates and project updates. Sign up for the project newsletters.  

County Road 220 on Fleming Island – Work will soon begin on a median modification and safety improvement project on County Road 220 between U.S. Highway 17 and Town Center Boulevard. Drivers should expect daytime single-lane closures and lane shifts beginning June 23. Work will take approximately 90 days to complete.

Richards Road in Lakeside – A drainage system upgrade project will start soon on Richards Road between Gordon Court and Weaver Road.  Drivers should expect a full road closure and detour while crews work to replace storm pipes under the road. Work will take up to 45 days to complete.

New county projects

Springbank Road in Green Cove Springs – Anticipate a daytime, single-lane closure with flaggers on Springbank Road east of State Road 16 on June 7 for wellpoint installation.

Ongoing county projects

County Road 209 from Peters Creek Bridge to U.S. 17, Bonded Transportation Program project in Lake Asbury – Construction work began on May 13, with drainage pipe installation throughout the project area. Anticipate daily single-lane closures and watch for flaggers. Please slow down and use caution when working with crews close to the roadway.  Bonded Transportation Program project No. 2 includes designing and reconstructing the two-lane roadway into four lanes with a median, turn lanes, bike lanes, curb and gutter and sidewalks. All work is estimated to be completed in spring 2026.

There will be a one-day westbound traffic detour on County Road 209 (Russell Road) from U.S. 17 to Revels Road on Saturday, June 22. Drivers will be detoured on C.R. 315 to the south while crews set up for drainage system installation.

County Road 209 from Sandridge Road to Peters Creek Bridge, Bonded Transportation Program project in Lake Asbury – Anticipate daily single-lane closures with flaggers on C.R. Road 209 at Watkins Road, and lane closures continue on C.R. 209 at Oak Stream Drive. Please slow down and use caution when working with crews close to the roadway. Motorists should expect a 35-mph low-speed zone in the work area. Bonded Transportation Program project No. 3 includes operational improvements on County Road 209 (Russell Road) at the intersections of C.R. 209B and C.R. 739B; Oak Stream Drive and C.R. 209; and Watkins Road and C.R. 209. All work is anticipated to be completed in Spring 2025.

The first layer of pavement is complete at Russell Road and Oak Stream Drive, and crews open the Oak Stream Drive access gate on evenings and weekends. The gate will remain closed and locked on workdays while the project is underway.

C.R. 16, Cathedral Oak Parkway, Bonded Transportation Program project 6B in Green Cove Springs – Work is underway to construct a new 3.3-mile, two-lane roadway from S.R. 23 to the intersection of C.R. 315 and Maryland Avenue. The project will include a grass median, bike lanes and sidewalks. A temporary traffic signal is in place, and drivers can expect daytime traffic delays Mondays through Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. to transfer fill dirt from one side of C.R. 315 to the other side. The contractor will manage school bus and emergency vehicle traffic during the work. All work is anticipated to be completed in the summer of 2025.

Drivers can expect a temporary traffic shift for intersection work and daytime lane closures with flaggers for paving operations on C.R. 315 from June 10-14.

County Road 218, Bonded Transportation Program project in Middleburg – Anticipate intermittent, single-lane closures on County Road 218 from Masters Road to Pine Tree Lane for gas utility relocation work. Bonded Transportation Program project No. 1 involves designing and reconstructing a 2.7-mile section of C.R. Road 218 from two lanes to four lanes and adding a median, turn lane, curbs, gutters, sidewalks and bike lanes. Road construction is anticipated to begin this summer, with project completion expected in the summer of 2025.   

C.R. 218 Cathedral Oak Parkway West in Middleburg – Anticipate daily, single-lane closures from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on C.R. 218 at Cathedral Oak Parkway for intersection work and on June 17-20 for paving operations. This project is part of the First Coast Expressway connector road Cathedral Oak Parkway from C.R. 218 to the First Coast Expressway. All work is estimated to be completed in December 2024. The speed limit has been lowered to 35 mph in the construction zone. Please be patient, slow down, and pay attention to flaggers and signage.

There will be a full detour of the traffic circle at CR 218 and Cathedral Oak Parkway from Saturday, June 22 at 7 a.m. until Sunday, June 23 at 5 p.m. for asphalt paving and striping operations. Drivers will be detoured using Thunder Road. Emergency vehicles will have full access.

County Road 220 on Fleming Island – Drivers should anticipate nighttime, single-lane closures with flaggers in the westbound lane of C.R. 220 from Habersham Harbor Drive west to Silver Point through Sept. 10 for CCUA water line upgrades. The project could take up to 395 days to complete and includes temporary pavement in the median and a traffic shift to maintain the two westbound lanes for the majority of the project. The speed limit will be 35 mph throughout the work zone.  

Road closure and detour on County Road 220 at Habersham Harbor's entrance is scheduled for utility work on June 3-14. Drivers will be detoured on Lakeshore Drive and Waterbury Lane. The road will reopen at 5 p.m. and close at 7 a.m. on the weekend.

Sandridge Road, Bonded Transportation Program Project in Lake Asbury – Anticipate daytime, single-lane closures with flaggers Monday through Sunday on Sandridge Road from Henley Road to the west of C.R. 209. This stretch of road is not accessible for wide loads while construction is ongoing. This project includes designing and reconstructing the two-lane urban roadway, adding a turn lane, curbs, gutters, sidewalks, and bike lanes. All work is anticipated to be completed in the spring of 2025. The speed limit is 25 mph throughout the work zone, and CCSO enforces it. Traffic lanes are very narrow. Please slow down and respect the safety of our workers along the roadside.

Drivers can expect a traffic shift onto the newly paved outside lanes on Sandridge Road beginning July 1.

Silverado Circle in Green Cove Springs – Anticipate daytime, single-lane closures on Silverado Circle in the Silver Creek subdivision for a drainage repair project. Once drainage structures are in place, the intersection of Silverado Circle and Southbank Circle will be closed to all traffic up to the end of June. Follow detour.

FDOT projects

For more information about FDOT projects, please visit nflroads.com/.

Kingsley Avenue from U.S. 17 to Blanding Boulevard in Orange Park – FDOT is working on a resurfacing project on S.R. 224 (Kingsley Avenue) from S.R. 21 (Blanding Boulevard) to U.S. 17 (Park Street). This project is expected to be completed this summer. Nighttime lane closures Sunday through Thursday from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. for road work.

S.R. 21 from C.R. 215 to C.R. 218 in Middleburg – FDOT is milling and resurfacing S.R. 21 from C.R. 215 to C.R. 218. Work on this project includes milling and resurfacing, base work, shoulder treatment, drainage improvements, signal and lighting upgrades, new signage, and other incidental construction. 

Daytime southbound lane closures weekdays from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. and northbound from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. for road work.

U.S. 17 (S.R. 15) from Water Oak Lane to Eagle Harbor Parkway on Fleming Island – This FDOT, resurfacing and intersection improvement project, includes median installation from Water Oak Lane to Village Square Parkway; adding a second travel lane for through traffic on Bald Eagle Road westbound to C.R. 220; adding a median island and two right turn slip lanes from U.S. 17 southbound to C.R. 220 westbound and installing sidewalk and crosswalk improvements; widening and adding second left turn lane from U.S. 17 northbound to East-West Parkway westbound and installing crosswalk and pedestrian signage improvements; widening and extending left and right turn lanes on U.S. 17 southbound at Eagle Harbor Parkway and adding a fourth travel lane for through traffic on U.S. 17 southbound. All work is estimated to be completed by November 2024.

Nighttime lane closures Sunday through Thursday from 8:30 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. for road work.

First Coast Expressway work FDOT

First Coast Expressway north – S.R. 23 from S.R. 21 to north of S.R. 16 in Middleburg – Construct 10.5 miles of new multi-lane, limited-access toll road with drainage system, stormwater ponds, traffic signals, lighting, signage, guardrails, three tolling facilities, 26 new bridges, noise walls and retaining walls. Construction began in March 2019 and is expected to be completed in spring 2025.

Blanding Boulevard – Anticipate an overnight closure of northbound Blanding Boulevard from C.R. 220 to Baxley Road from 11 p.m. on June 10 until 5 a.m. on Tuesday, June 11, for First Coast Expressway construction. During the closure, traffic will detour via C.R. 220 and Baxley Road.

C.R. 220 just west of Baxley Road – Daytime lane closures with flaggers Monday through June 15 from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. for road work.

First Coast Expressway south – State Road 23 from north of S.R. 16 to east of C.R. 209 in Green Cove Springs – Construct 9.7 miles of new multi-lane, limited-access, toll road with drainage system, stormwater ponds, traffic signals, lighting, signage, guardrails, 15 new bridges and two tolling facilities. Construction began in April 2019 and is expected to be completed in spring 2025.

County Road 15A south of Green Cove Springs – Daytime lane closures weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and nighttime lane closures weeknights from 6 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. for road work.

County Road 209 from U.S. 17 to Bayard Road (Virginia Village) - Daytime lane closures weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and nighttime lane closures weeknights from 6 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. for road work.

Springbank Road just south of S.R. 16 – Daytime lane closures with flaggers weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and nighttime lane closures weeknights from 6 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. for road work.

S.R. 16 west of Green Cove Springs – Daytime lane closures weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and nighttime lane closures weeknights from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. for overpass work.

U.S. 17 South of Green Cove Springs – Daytime lane closures on weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and nighttime lane closures on weeknights from 6 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. for road work.

U.S. 17 at C.R. 15A – Nightly directional closures of U.S. 17 north of C.R. 15A from Sunday, June 9, through Thursday, June 13, for overhead sign installation. One roadway direction will close each night at 10 p.m., reopening by 5 a.m. the following morning. Motorists traveling on U.S. 17 will be detoured approximately three miles via Bayard Road and C.R. 209.

For more information on Clay County Road projects, visit claycountygov.com/government/engineering/road-projects.