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Project Details
Work Type: Construction Work
Phase: Construction
Limits: Manatee County line to CR 661
Length: 11 miles
Construction Cost: $11 million
Start of Current Phase: Mid 2024
Public Involvement

Nancy Morgan

Community Outreach Manager

Florida Department of Transportation

Heartland Operations Center

(941) 720-6335



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  • SR 70 from Manatee County Line to CR 661: Construction project: Crews will resurface SR 70 from the Manatee County line to CR 661, widen turn lanes and road shoulders, regrade ditches and improve drainage, and perform full depth roadway reconstruction at various locations. During construction the speed limit has been reduced to 50 mph and there will be periodic lane closures on SR 70 from the Manatee County line to CR 661.

    • Motorists should expect intermittent shoulder closures along SR 70 throughout the project.
    • Motorists should expect lane closures on SR 70 from Manatee County line to County Road 661 throughout the project.

    Please use caution in the area and watch for workers in the construction zone.  Estimated completion is summer 2024.