Road Alerts

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HOW TO NAVIGATE AROUND CONSTRUCTION

LOCAL BUSINESS ACCESS (BUSINESS BORDERED BY US 41 TO CENTRAL AVENUE / FRUITVILLE ROAD TO GULFSTREAM AVENUE)

CURRENT CONDITIONS

Please note that a new traffic pattern is now in effect.  US 41 travel lanes have been shifted to the west side of the existing travel lanes. While this traffic shift is in place there will be four lanes along US 41, with two lanes of traffic in each direction. Impacts to lane usage affecting motorists will be as follows:

  • Westbound Fruitville Road is closed to all traffic from Cocoanut Avenue to US 41 (in effect through summer 2020). Motorists desiring to travel westbound on Fruitville Road to reach US 41 will need to make a right turn onto Lemon Avenue, follow Lemon Avenue to 10th Street, make a left turn at 10th Street, and follow 10th Street to US 41. Detour signage is in place.
  • No left turns from southbound US 41 to eastbound Fruitville Road (in effect through fall 2020).
  • Southbound motorists, if desiring to go east from US 41, will need to turn left at 10th Street, follow 10th Street to Lemon Avenue, turn right at Lemon Avenue and then follow Lemon Avenue to Fruitville Road. Detour signage is in place.
  • The traffic signal at the US 41-Fruitville Road intersection Has been deactivated and the signal removed.
  • The third left-turn lane from Gulfstream Avenue onto NB US 41 has been reinstated.
  • The left turn movement from northbound US 41 to westbound Boulevard of the Arts has been reinstated.
  • Eastbound traffic on Fruitville Road from US 41 to Cocoanut Avenue will remain open.
  • There will be no access from US 41 to Fourth Street or the alleys located between First Street to Fifth Street.

CURRENT ROAD WATCH INFORMATION

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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.