Current Traffic Advisories
2014 City of Melbourne Traffic Advisories
APOLLO BOULEVARD: The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) District Five and Ranger Construction Industries, Inc. are scheduled to begin the construction of a new bridge over the Eau Gallie River. The bridge will connect Eau Gallie Blvd. and Sarno Rd. by way of Apollo Blvd. The goal of this effort is to alleviate traffic and shorten travel times for motorists, as well as to provide for better access for residents and businesses. The project cost is approximately $16.6 million. Construction is scheduled to begin in late April 2014 with a completion date scheduled for fall 2015, weather permitting. For more information, contact Nicole Colón, Public Involvement Coordinator, at 321-634-6111
Public Notice
OLD COLONIAL WAY: The City of Melbourne Engineering Department will be closing Old Colonial Way, between Riverside Drive and U.S. 1, in order to construct sanitary sewer and force main improvements as part of the Lift Station No. 12 Relocation project. The work is scheduled to begin Tuesday March 25th and anticipated to extend through Tuesday April 29th, between the hours of 8:00 AM and 3:30 PM each day. Local traffic will be detoured around the work area.

The detour route will be as follows:
  • Old Colonial Way will be closed between US 1 intersection and the Riverside Drive intersection.
  • Vehicles traveling south will be routed west on Dixie Way, south on Rio Vista Way, and then east on Old Colonial Way.
  • Vehicles traveling north will be routed west on Old Colonial Way, north on Rio Vista Way, and east on Dixie Way

If you have any questions, please contact Tom Baker at (321) 608-7310.
Traffic Advisory
BABCOCK STREET: The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) - On March 17th, 2014, the contractor is set to start major underground utility and pipe work which will shut down the following intersections for the next month: Fee Ave at Babcock St and Lincoln Ave at Babcock St. Detour routes will be signed; motorists will be directed to use Bryan St and Strawbridge Ave for any movement east of Babcock St.

Inclement weather and other unforeseen circumstances could delay or prolong work. For more information on construction related issues, please contact Nicole Colón at 321-228-1088 or Nicole Colon. For media matters, please contact the Public Information Office at 386-943-5479 or Steve Olson.
BABCOCK STREET: The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) District Five and VA Paving Inc. will be widening and reconstructing Babcock Street to a four lane divided roadway with limited access medians from Melbourne Avenue to Silver Palm Avenue. Additionally, the drainage will be upgraded and new signals installed at Melbourne Avenue, New Haven Avenue and Fee Avenue. New street lights, landscaping and irrigation will also be included. There will be paved bike lanes and six foot sidewalks in each direction. Construction will be done in phases; which may impact travel on the corridor. The project is estimated to cost approximately $5.2 million and construction will run from September 2013 to sometime in the winter of 2014. For more information, contact Nicole Colón, Public Involvement Coordinator, at 321-634-6111
Public Notice