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Project Details
Work Type: Construction Work
Phase: Completed
Limits: US 98 north of NW 80th Avenue to US 98
Length: 6.838 miles
Construction Cost: $8.2 million

The Florida Department of Transportation will begin work on February 14, 2023, to make improvements to US 98 from north of NW 80th Avenue to SR 70 in Okeechobee County. During construction, US 98 will be closed for up to 10 days beginning May 22, 2023. Local traffic will be permitted to access businesses within the project limits.



Public Involvement

David Scarpelli

Community Outreach Manager

Florida Department of Transportation

Heartland Operations Center

(941) 773-7831


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Contact Information
Communications Team
David Scarpelli
(941) 773-7831
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