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Alton Rd. Detour and Traffic Pattern Change

A small section of Alton Rd. on the north side of Midway Blvd. will be closed for construction starting Monday, Dec. 11. This closure is necessary to complete the new sanitary system in that area. The intersection is expected to be closed approximately one week.  Residents are asked to use Orlando Blvd. and Foote Ave. to access to their homes.

Detour Announced for Beacon Drive

CHARLOTTE COUNTY TRAFFIC ADVISORY  Detours announced for Beacon Drive A section of Beacon Dr. on the south side of Midway Boulevard will be closed for construction starting Monday, Nov. 27. This closure is necessary to complete the Beacon intersection construction on the south side. The planned schedule to re-open is late January, 2018.   Residents are asked to use Abscott St. and Fontaine Ave. for access to their homes.

Crosswalk Opens At PCMS

Monday, October 16, the newly constructed sidewalks and crosswalk opened in front of Port Charlotte Middle School on Midway Blvd. for all pedestrians including students. The speed limit is 20mph. Please drive safely.

Clean-Up Begins From Hurricane Irma

The contractor will be re-installing traffic control devices and providing general clean up from the storm in anticipation school re-opening Monday, Sept. 18. Once the storm clean-up is complete and traffic control devices are re-established, the contractor will resume regular construction activity.

Storm Precautions

Notice to all Motorists & Residents Until Further Notice  Midway Blvd from Harbor Blvd to Kings Highway is currently under major construction.  Charlotte County Project Management has directed immediate action to be taken on this project in preparation for the effects of Hurricane Irma.   All non-essential traffic control devices will be removed from the roadway and secured during this storm event.  Only mandatory safety devices will remain and secured to protect the general public.  Motorists and residents are to use extreme caution while in this vicinity.  This area is prone to flooding while the project is still under construction.  Please do not use this roadway unless absolutely necessary.  Please visit www.AlertCharlotte.com for emergency notifications.

Alternate Pedestrian Route On Alton

Notice of Pedestrian Temporary Walkways – Midway Blvd. – Port Charlotte Middle School Sidewalks on the south side of Midway Blvd. between Hayworth Rd. and Orlando Blvd. will be closed to through pedestrian traffic effective immediately. Students will be guided along the northerly sidewalk with the assistance of Charlotte County deputies from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m., and 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday. Students are asked to cross only in the assisted areas located in the vicinity of Hayworth Rd. and Orlando Blvd. The entire length of Alton Rd. may be used also. Pedestrians during all other times will be detoured around adjacent sidewalks in accordance with the posted signage along the detour route.

Traffic and Pedestrian Pattern Change with School Re-Opening

Thursday, Aug. 10, traffic patterns will change with the OPENING of Hayworth, Alton, and Orlando on the north side of Midway Blvd.  With schools starting this week, students will be guided along the sidewalks with the assistance of Charlotte County deputies from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m., and 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday, at the crossings. Students are asked to cross only in the assisted areas located in the vicinity of Hayworth Rd. and Orlando Blvd. Also, there will be a lane shift for vehicles in front of the school area between Hayworth Rd. and Orlando Blvd. The following intersections of Hayworth, Morley, and west Alton on the south side of Midway will be closed to through traffic. Please see ‘Maps and Detours’ All drivers are asked to drive slowly and carefully in the construction area.

Road Closures for Sections of Hayworth, Alton & Morley Effective Aug. 10

Please be advised that a small section of Hayworth, Alton, and Morley Roads on the south side of Midway Blvd. will be closed to through traffic, and will be detoured using the adjacent roads, effective Wed., August 10. The Hayworth Rd. closure may be accessed by using Conway Blvd., off Midway Blvd., to Katherine Ave.  Morley St. and Alton Rd. closures will be detoured by using the eastern portion of Alton Rd. at Midway Blvd.  This detour is necessary to construct the roadway returns to Hayworth South, Alton South and Morley South off of Midway Blvd., and is expected to be in effect approximately 3 months. Also tomorrow, traffic flow will change with the opening of Hayworth, Alton, and Orlando at the north side of Midway Blvd. 

Portion of Hayworth Rd. closed north of Midway

A short section of Hayworth Rd., will be closed to through traffic, which will be detoured using Page St. and Laramore Ave., effective Monday, July 24. This detour is anticipated to be in effect approximately one month. Travelers are encouraged to choose an alternate route when possible. Mail delivery, emergency services, and access to local residences will be maintained during construction. Please drive carefully.
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