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Road closure May 29: Lake Hollingsworth Drive

Road closure May 29: Lake Hollingsworth Drive

 

Lakeland, Florida-- According to the City of Lakeland, beginning Tuesday, May 29, 2012 the City of Lakeland Public Works Department will close a portion of Lake Hollingsworth Drive to replace a failed storm pipe at the intersection of Fairhaven Drive.

Lake Hollingsworth Drive will be closed from Cleveland Heights Boulevard to Crystal Lake Drive for two days.

Residents will have access to their property at all times and detours will be clearly marked.

Highway 60 re-opened after sulfuric acid spill

Highway 60 re-opened after sulfuric acid spill

Bartow, Florida-- Around 6:45 p.m., officials re-opened Highway 60 near Rifle Range Road.

The highway was closed after 1,000 pounds of sulfuric acid fell off of a Davis Supply truck and spilled all over the road. 

Normal traffic patterns have resumed.

Earlier Story: Questions surround acid spill in Bartow

AARP Defensive Driving Course

AARP Defensive Driving Course

The City of Winter Haven will offer the AARP Defensive Driving Course at the Senior Adult Center, 250 S. Lake Silver Dr. NW.

This class is designed to teach the current rules of the road, defensive driving techniques, and how to operate a vehicle more safely in today's increasingly challenging driving environment. Participants will also learn how to manage and accommodate common age-related changes in vision, hearing and reaction time. Upon completing the course, participants may be eligible to receive an insurance discount and/or a discount on roadside assistance plans.

Temporary lane closure: Griffin Elementary installs bus loop

Temporary lane closure: Griffin Elementary installs bus loop

Lakeland, Florida-- Kathleen Road in Lakeland will have a lane closed at Griffin Elementary,  which is located .25 mile north of Griffin Road (CR 582) .

The closure will begin at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, April 16, and will take place to install a bus loop.

The Kathleen Road project should be completed and the road reopened by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 20.

Commuters should avoid this area for the duration of the project.

Eight-week lane closure on Old Highway 37

Eight-week lane closure on Old Highway 37

Polk County, Florida-- According to a recent release from the Polk County Board of County Commissioners, residents should prepare for an eight-week lane closure on Old Highway 37.

While the county works to replace a water main, residents will have to avoid the mile stretch between Ewell Road and Shepard Road .

The closure begins at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, April 16 and should should be completed by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, June 15. 

For additional information contact Trent Taylor-Hill in the Traffic Engineering and Operations Division at 863-534-7334.

Road closure in Auburndale begins Monday

Road closure in Auburndale begins Monday

Auburndale, Florida -- The Polk County Transportation Division has announced a temporary closure of Jersey Road, east of Auburndale, between Sherry Avenue NW and E. Derby Avenue beginning at 8 a.m. on Monday, March 26.

The county says the temporary closure is required to replace a drainage pipe beneath road and reconstruct two retaining walls. Closure should last four weeks.

Old Dixie Highway closure

Old Dixie Highway closure

Auburndale, Fla. -- The Polk County Transportation Division has announced Old Dixie Highway, west of Auburndale, will be closed for three days just south of Evergreen Street, which is located .15 mile north of US Highway 92 (E. Memorial Blvd.).

The county says the temporary closure is required to replace a drainage pipe beneath road, and will begin at 8 a.m. on Monday, March 12.