Monday, November 12, 2012
The state Department of Transportation has a few nighttime road closures planned around Largo through Nov. 17.
The Florida Department of Transportation has a few road construction projects planned around Largo through Nov. 17, according to a news release. 1. US 19 between Whitney Road and SR 60 2. Ulmerton Road between the Seminole Bypass Canal and El Centro/Ranchero Boulevard 3. Seminole Boulevard at 8th Avenue
Monday, November 5, 2012
Work on Belcher Road between Bryan Dairy Road and 118th Avenue North is expected to be complete by the end of November, according to Pinellas County officials.
Some drainage improvement work on Belcher Road is nearing completion. The roadwork and drainage improvement project, which started in July, is complete except for paving and milling. The work between 118th Avenue North and just south of Bryan Dairy Road is scheduled to be finished by Nov. 30, according to Pinellas County officials. Pinellas County also provides roadwork updates and temporary road closings for special events on its website.
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Nine months into the three-year widening project, many business owners have complaints.
With most major road projects, merchants in the immediate area can be greatly affected by the work being done, losing business due to inaccessibility or the desire of patrons to steer clear of the construction zone. But nine months into a major road-widening project on Ulmerton Road, some Largo business owners are more upset by the massive scale of the project, the attitude of construction workers, and the perception that there is no end in sight than they are with the loss of revenue. “I was threatened by Pinellas County Utilities for obstructing my (water) meter; they said they couldn’t read it,” said Santo Sardo, who has owned Sardo's Pizza at Ulmerton Road and Seminole Boulevard for the past seven years. “There were two construction …
Friday, July 29, 2011
Railroad repairs on Starkey Road between Ulmerton and Bryan Diary Road are complete and all lanes are open.
Construction on Starkey Road between Bryan Dairy Road and Ulmerton Road is complete. All lanes opened to traffic Thursday night. Starkey Road was reduced to one lane in both directions from July 27 through July 28, for railroad crossing repairs. Officials estimated that the railroad crossing repairs would be complete on July 30. They finished a day ahead of schedule. Officials don’t anticipate any further lane closures on Starkey Road between those intersections. The county and CSX Transportation Inc. performed emergency repairs on a damaged concrete transition panel between the railroad tracks and the roadway.