Wednesday, February 6, 2013
One lane of westbound traffic is closed on Causeway Boulevard for a months-long water main replacement project expected to be completed later this year.
Crews began work this week on a months-long project to replace water mains along Causeway Boulevard and at Cedar and Curlew creeks, city records indicate. One westbound lane is closed to traffic, as of Feb. 5. The roughly $2 million project first replaces a 18-inch PVC and ductile iron water main that runs along 1,700 feet of the north side of Causeway Boulevard near the the Bascule drawbridge, city records say. And after the Causeway Boulevard section is complete, two water mains that run along 900 feet of Curlew Road, just across the Bayshore Boulevard intersection will be replaced. Those water mains are under water. One of the mains cuts across 300 feet of Cedar Creek. The other water main crosses 450 feet of Curlew Creek on the golf …
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
The roadways, as well as the Gandy Bridge, are open to traffic, but the Sunshine Skyway Bridge is still closed due to Tropical Storm Debby's winds.
The Howard Frankland and Gandy bridges and the Courtney Campbell Causeway remained open to traffic as of 7:40 a.m. Tuesday, officials said. Florida Highway Patrol troopers will be monitoring flooding and surf conditions throughout the day as tropical storm conditions remain possible, FHP spokesperson Sgt. Steve Gaskins said. The Sunshine Skyway Bridge, which connects Pinellas and Manatee counties, remained closed Tuesday morning. State Road 589 remains closed in both directions from State Road 50 to U.S. Hwy. 98 due to flooding. Motorists can check FHP’s live crash and road condition report at flhsmv.gov/fhp/traffic/crs_h501.htm for these and other road closures, or call 511 for the latest and most current traffic information.
Monday, June 25, 2012
All lanes of the Howard Frankland Bridge and Courtney Campbell Causeway were reopened overnight as conditions from Tropical Storm Debby subsided.
Updated, 12:41 a.m.: All lanes of the Courtney Campbell Causeway between Clearwater and Tampa are now open, Clearwater Police reported early Tuesday. Earlier: All lanes of the Howard Frankland Bridge are reopened, the Florida Highway Patrol announced at 11 p.m. Monday as weather conditions from Tropical Storm Debby have subsided. The eastbound lanes of the Courtney Campbell Causeway, however, remain closed due to high surf, FHP spokesperson Sgt. Steve Gaskins said, citing the Clearwater Police Department. Also from FHP: Troopers will continue to monitor area roadways for motorists’ safety and will open or close them based on weather conditions, Gaskins said. Follow FHP’s live online traffic crash and roadway conditions website for …