2014 City of Melbourne Traffic Advisories
TULIP LANE & CAMELLIA DRIVE: The City of Melbourne Public Works & Utilities Department will be closing Tulip Lane and a portion of Camellia Drive in between Lantana Lane and Holly Lane, in Melbourne, to repair a sanitary sewer manhole. The work is scheduled to begin Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 at 8:00 AM and extend until Friday, August 1st, 2014 at 5:00 PM. Local Traffic will be routed around the work area. If you have any questions please contact Perry McThenney at 321-288-7785.
BABCOCK STREET: Beginning Monday, August 4th, there will be a new traffic pattern as part of the Babcock Street Phase 3 project from Apollo Boulevard to Alma Drive. This traffic pattern will shift traffic to the outside lanes and the Contractor will work in the median. The speed limit through this work zone is 25 MPH and is strictly enforced. The new traffic pattern will be in place until October 2014 If you have any questions please contact Tami Gillen at (321) 608-7311.
PARADISE BOULEVARD: The Brevard County Public Works Department will be closing N. Riverside Drive, located in Indialantic, from Sand Pine Road to Paradise Boulevard beginning July 8, 2014. The road will be closed for approximately 12 weeks. During this time, traffic is expected to be heavier on Paradise Boulevard as drivers will be re-routed onto to Paradise Boulevard toward A1A. For more information or updates on the project, please call the Brevard County Public Works Road & Bridge Construction Office at (321) 255-4310.
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
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