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Mail Delivery at Central Locations Start Monday, June 19 for Construction Areas

Due to construction on Midway Blvd., the Postal Service has placed central locations for several areas to pick up mail. Residents will receive a letter with three (3) keys, and directions to their private mailboxes. Mail delivery to these boxes will start on Monday, June 19. According to Julian Montoya, manager of customer service, “The Post Office is providing and paying for the initial 3 keys, if you lose the keys there will be a $25.00 fee to replace them.  If you have any questions you can contact any supervisor at the Port Charlotte Annex at 625-2397.  Any parcels that you may order will be left in the box or a notice will be left for you to pick up at the Port Charlotte Branch located at Conway and 41.  Thank you for your patience.”

Detour Opening Delayed Due to Inclement Weather

Please be advised that due to inclement weather, the current detour of Midway Boulevard traffic has been extended until the week of June 26.  Midway Boulevard, in the vicinity of Port Charlotte Middle School between Alton Road and Orlando Boulevard, is closed for the installation of a sewer main in front of the school. The installation is delayed due to the heavy rainfall in the area, and the re-opening is dependent on the weather conditions.    This detour takes advantage of the school closure for the summer. Midway traffic in this area is being routed with a short detour using Alton Rd., Foote Avenue and Orlando Blvd. Travelers are encouraged to choose an alternate route when possible. Mail delivery, emergency services, and access to local residences will be maintained during construction.  

Flooding in Construction Area

Due to the heavy rains, portions of the roadway in the construction area are under water. The contractor is diligently working to get the water level lowered. Currently traffic is reduced to one lane. Motorists are encouraged to find an alternative route. The lanes will re-open once the rains slow, and the water level drains. Please drive with caution.  

North Section of Alton Rd. Closed Until Mid-Summer

A short section of Alton Road traffic will be detoured effective Monday, April 17 until mid-summer, in the vicinity of the Port Charlotte Middle School between Foote Ave. and Midway Blvd.  Bus traffic will be allowed to continue to use the bus loop via the detour route. The sidewalk in front of the Middle School will be closed and all pedestrian traffic will be detoured to the south sidewalk with crossings at Hayworth Rd. and Orlando Blvd. Students will be guided along the southerly 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.  Pedestrians during all other times will be detoured around adjacent sidewalks in accordance with the posted signage along the detour route.

Traffic Pattern Change and New Detour at Achilles St. North of Midway Blvd.

Notice of Traffic Pattern Change in the vicinity of Achilles and Abscott Sts., and a new detour to begin for Achilles north of Midway. There will be a traffic pattern change in the vicinity of Achilles and Abscott Streets effective Friday afternoon, March 31.  Also the existing detour at Achilles St. south of Midway will re-open to traffic Friday. However, Achilles St. north will close, and a new detour will be effective using Avacado St. to Abalon St. for approximately 2 months.

Driveways Closed At Port Charlotte Middle School

NOTICE OF ENTRANCE CLOSURE   PORT CHARLOTTE MIDDLE SCHOOL UNTIL MID-SUMMER Effective Monday, March 20, Port Charlotte Middle School driveways on Midway Blvd. will be closed to all school traffic. School traffic must use the new entrance off Orlando Blvd.

PCMS Area closed During Spring Break

A short section of Midway Boulevard traffic will be detoured effective Saturday, March 11 through Friday, March 17.   Midway Boulevard, in the vicinity of the Port Charlotte Middle School between Alton Road and Orlando Boulevard will be closed for the installation of pipes.    This detour takes advantage of the school closure and lower traffic anticipated over Spring Break.   Midway traffic in this area will be routed with a short detour using Alton Rd., Foote Avenue and Orlando Blvd. 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 see MAPS & DETOURS webpage for more information.

Sidewalk Between Noble Terr and Page St Closed

Please be advised the sidewalk on the north side of Midway Blvd. between Noble Terrace and Page St. will be closed to through pedestrian traffic starting Thursday, February 9, 2017. This closure is necessary to allow construction of storm drains along Midway Blvd. The sidewalk is anticipated to be closed until Wednesday, February 15, 2017. Students will be guided along the southerly sidewalk with the assistance of Charlotte County deputies from 8:10 to 9:50 a.m., and 2:40 to 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday.  Pedestrians during all other times will be detoured around adjacent sidewalks in accordance with the posted signage along the detour route. This closure is being conducted in conjunction with the Midway Boulevard (Phase 2) road widening project. Upon completion, Midway Boulevard will be a four lane roadway with center turn lanes, new sidewalks and a closed drainage system.  Construction is projected to be complete in the fall of 2018.   Mail delivery, emergency services, and access to local residences will be maintained during construction.  On behalf of road construction crews, and pedestrians, please drive safely.  

Sidewalk Closed For About A Week

The sidewalk on the north side of Midway Blvd. between Page St. and Hayworth Rd. will be closed to through pedestrian traffic starting Monday, January 30. This closure is necessary to allow construction of storm drains along Midway Blvd. The sidewalk is anticipated to be closed approximately one week. Students will be guided along the southerly sidewalk with the assistance of Charlotte County deputies from 8:10 to 9:50 a.m., and 2:40 to 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday.  Pedestrians during all other times will be detoured around adjacent sidewalks in accordance with the posted signage along the detour route. Please visit the Maps and Detours Page to view the detour map.