Project Activities

The US 41-Fruitville Road Roundabout Construction Project began on October 14, 2019 and will progress in phases to maintain as much access and traffic flow as possible. The projected completion of the project is fall of 2020. Phase III of construction began in August 2020.

Phase III

Phase 3 map

Phase III of construction is now in effect.

Northbound US 41 traffic will be shifted to the newly completed east half of the roundabout while leaving southbound traffic in its existing location.

The center and a portion of the west side of the roundabout will be constructed during this phase.

ACCESS

Motorists can visit our Road Alerts page for the latest information about possible road closures.

Fruitville Road will remain closed to westbound traffic between Cocoanut Avenue and US 41. Motorists will be able to travel east on Fruitville Road during this phase.

Two lanes of traffic will be maintained in each direction on US 41 during this phase of construction.

Access will be restored from US 41 to Fourth Street and Fifth Street and the alley located between Fourth and Fifth Streets during this phase.

Phase II

phase 2 map

Traffic has been shifted to the newly constructed detour on the west side of US 41 while crews construct the roundabout on the east side of the roadway.

ACCESS

Motorists can visit our Road Alerts page for the latest information about possible road closures.

Two lanes of traffic will be maintained in each direction on US 41 during this phase of construction.

Fruitville Road will be closed to westbound traffic between Cocoanut Avenue and US 41 while the east half of the roundabout is constructed. Motorists will be able to travel east on Fruitville Road during this phase.

There will be no access from US 41 to 4th Street or the alleys located between 1st Street to 5th Street during Phase 2 construction.

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The City of Sarasota in coordination with The Florida Department of Transportation and The Quay are improving this key intersection to improve connectivity, access, and safety for pedestrian, bicycle and vehicular traffic flow and operations between downtown Sarasota and the Bayfront area.