PALM BEACH NEWS

Post Date: 11/23/2021

CITY OF WEST PALM BEACH ENGINEERING CLOSURES

  • The intersection of Cross Wy. and Clear Lake Ave. and the intersection of South Mangonia Cir. and Cross Wy. (Monday, November 29, 2021, until further notice): Intermittent lane closures for sidewalk and ADA crosswalk upgrades as part of the Roosevelt Estates Traffic Calming and Resurfacing Project.
  • The intersection of Olive Ave. and Tanglewood Ct. (Monday, November 29, 2021, 3:00 p.m., until 8:00 p.m.). The intersection will be closed for paving. Detours:
  • Northbound Olive Ave. traffic should:
    • Go east on Okeechobee Blvd. to Chase Ave.,
    • Go north on Chase Ave. to Fern St.,
    • Go west on Fern St. to Olive Ave.
  • Southbound Olive Ave. traffic should:
  • Go west on Hibiscus St. to Dixie Hwy.,
  • Go south on Dixie Hwy. to Okeechobee Blvd.,
  • Go east on Okeechobee Blvd. to Olive Ave.
  • Washington Rd. between Monceaux Rd. and Monroe Dr. (through Spring 2022): Intermittent lane closures for streetscape redesign including new underground utilities, sidewalks, and storm drainage improvements. Local traffic only between Greenwood Dr. and Monroe Dr. Detours:
  • Northbound Washington Rd. traffic should: Go west on Malverne Rd. to Olive Ave., go north on Olive Ave. to Southern Blvd., and go east or west on Southern Blvd.
  • Southbound Washington Rd. traffic should: Go west on Southern Blvd. to Olive Ave., go south on Olive Ave. to Malverne Rd., go east on Malverne Rd. to Washington Rd.
  • Georgia Ave. between Nottingham Blvd. and Southern Blvd., and Miller Ave. between Nottingham Blvd. and Southern Blvd. (through Spring 2022): Local traffic only for utility improvements. Flaggers will assist motorists in the work zone.
  • N. Flagler Dr. between 34th and 36th St. (until further notice): Motorists should expect slow traffic for road construction. Flaggers will assist motorists through the work zone.
  • N. Flagler Dr. between 43td and 45th St. (through Summer 2022): Partial daytime lane closures for road construction.   

 

EVENTS ROAD CLOSURES

  • 500 Block Road Closure produced by Moonfest.

Road closures (Friday, November 26, 2021, 5:00 p.m. until Sunday, November 28, 2021, 11:00 p.m.):

  • 500 block of Clematis St.

 

  • Old Northwood Home Tour produced by the Old Northwood Neighborhood Association.

Road closure (Friday, December 3, 2021, 10:00 a.m., until Sunday, December 5, 2021, 3:00 a.m.):

  • Spruce Ave. between 28th St. and 34th St.

 

  • Clematis by Night Tree Lighting at Centennial Square produced by City of West Palm Beach Community Events. Road closures (Wednesday, December 1, 2021, 10:00 a.m. until Friday, December 3, 2021, 10:00 a.m.):
  • Flagler Dr. from Banyan Blvd. to Datura St.
  • N. & S. Clematis St. between Narcissus St. and Flagler Dr.
  • The GreenMarket produced by City of West Palm Beach Community Events. Road Closures (Saturday, December 4, 2021, from 5:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.):
  • North and South Clematis St.
  • Narcissus St. between Banyan Blvd. and N. Clematis St.
  • Lantana Ave. between Banyan Blvd. and N. Clematis St.
  • 200 block of Clematis St.
  • West Palm Beach Antique Flea & Craft Market produced by Bill Jacobson. Road Closure (Saturday, December 4, 2021, from 5:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.):
  • 300 block of Clematis St.

 

PRIVATE ROAD CLOSURES

  • Icon Marina Village – N. Flagler Dr. between 43rd St. and 45th St. (through Spring 2022): Periodic closures of the northbound lane for the installation of underground utilities. Flaggers will assist motorists in the work zone.
  • The Watermark - Datura St. between Quadrille Blvd. and South Dixie Hwy. (through December 2021): The westbound lane is closed for the construction of a senior living facility. Motorists should use Clematis St. or Evernia St. as westbound alternatives.

 

PALM BEACH COUNTY (PBC) ENGINEERING & PUBLIC WORKS ROAD CLOSURES IN CITY OF WPB

  • 45th St. west of Village Blvd. (until further notice): Periodic daytime eastbound lane closures, and periodic westbound double lane night closures for FPL overhead maintenance.
  • Australian Ave. at the southeast corner of Belvedere Rd. (until further notice): Periodic northbound lane closure and left-turn lane closure at James L. Turnage Blvd. for underground utility work.
  • Australian Ave. at Banyan Blvd. (until further notice): Southbound left-turn lane closures for road improvements within the Banyan Blvd. Streetscape Project.
  • Belvedere Rd. between Lake Ave. and Georgia Ave. (until further notice): Periodic westbound right lane closure for FPL pole replacement.
  • Haverhill Rd. north of Caribbean Blvd. to north of Dyer Blvd. (until further notice): Traffic shifted to the east side of Haverhill Rd. for road widening.
  • Congress Ave. south of Ware Dr. (until further notice): Periodic southbound right lane closure for FPL underground utility work.
  • N. Congress Ave. from Presidential Wy. to Embassy Dr. (until further notice): Periodic southbound right-lane closures for FPL pole replacement.
  • Florida Mango Rd. over the canal north of Bridgeman Dr. (through Tuesday, January 22, 2022): Periodic lane closures with flaggers controlling traffic for bridge replacement.   

 

FLORIDA DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION (FDOT) ROAD CLOSURES IN THE CITY OF WPB

  • Eastbound Okeechobee Blvd. at I-95 southbound entrance ramp (through Spring 2022): Eastbound Okeechobee Blvd. will be widened to provide an exclusive turn lane to I-95 southbound. The entrance ramp will be closed to traffic nightly, as needed, from 1:00 p.m. until 6:00 a.m., Sunday through Thursday. Road closures:
  • Motorists will be detoured via the westbound Okeechobee Blvd. to I-95 southbound entrance ramp via a U-turn movement just east of Australian Ave.Signage will be in place to assist motorists.
  • Okeechobee Blvd. south sidewalk between Church St. and Tamarind Ave. (through Spring 2022.) Sidewalk closure:
    • Sidewalk closed so crews can safely widen eastbound Okeechobee Blvd. for an additional southbound turn lane onto I-95. Pedestrians will be detoured to the north sidewalk via Church St. and Tamarind Ave.Signage will be in place to assist pedestrians.
  • Westbound Okeechobee Blvd. and Riverwalk Blvd. (through Friday, November 19, 2021): One of four lanes closed, from 9:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, for pole installation.
  • Vehicle Detection & Traffic Signals Improvement Project (through Fall 2021): This project is upgrading traffic signalization with video vehicle detection (camera) systems at area intersections. Motorists should expect slower traffic and construction activity at the following intersections:
  • 45th St. at Corporate Way
  • 45th St. at Haverhill Rd.
  • Quadrille Blvd. at Hibiscus St.
  • Southern Blvd. Bridge Replacement Project- Flagler Dr. between Southern Blvd. and Worth Ct.: Flagler Dr. will be closed for roadway reconstruction as part of the Southern Blvd. bridge replacement project. Access is reserved for local traffic only. 
    • Northbound Flagler Dr. traffic near Worth Ct. should:
      • Go west on Worth Ct. N. to Washington Rd.,
      • Go north on Washington Rd. to Southern Blvd.,
      • Go east on Southern Blvd. to Flagler Dr.
    • Southbound Flagler Dr. traffic near Worth Ct. should:
      • Go west on Southern Blvd. to Washington Rd.,
      • Go south on Washington Rd. to Worth Ct N.,
      • Go east on Worth Court N. to Flagler Dr.
  • Pedestrians using Flagler Dr. between Southern Blvd. and N. Worth Ct. should:
    • Use the east Flagler Dr. sidewalk.
  • Pedestrians using Southern Blvd., between Washington Rd. and Flagler Dr. should:
  • Use the north Southern Blvd. sidewalk.

 

 CITY OF WEST PALM BEACH DOCKS

  • Currie Park Boat Docks and Ramps (2400 North Flagler Dr.): Ramps are open daily, sunrise to sunset.
  • Lake Mangonia Park Boat Ramps (2957 North Australian Ave): Ramps are open daily, sunrise to sunset.
  • Clematis St. Docks (South Clematis St. at South Flagler Dr.): Docks are open daily, from 5:00 a.m. until midnight.
  • Fern St. Dock (Fern St. at South Flagler Dr): Dock is open daily, from 5:00 a.m. until midnight. The Fern St. Dock is available for day docking only. No overnight dockage is allowed for boats, dinghies, or kayaks.

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