Project Extends from the Indian River County Line to just south of the City of Palm Bay
Brevard County – Motorists will see a major overhaul of I-95 in southern Brevard County as work is now underway to add lanes and rehab the Interstate.
The construction is occurring in the middle of the Interstate. Access is being maintained to both the northbound and southbound rest areas on this stretch. The project also includes replacing the bridges over C-54 Canal and Fellsmere Canal, and widening the bridges over Sotile Canal.
Motorists should expect single lane closures occurring overnight—periodically—during the duration of the project.
Other vital information:
• Construction Cost: $51.8 million
• Project Length: 12.44 miles
• From: Indian River County Line
• To: Malabar Road-State Road (SR) 514
• Contract Days: 821
• Day Contract Began: January 30, 2012
• Targeted Completion: Springtime 2014
According to traffic statistics from the Florida Department of Transportation’s Florida Traffic Online site, close to 36,000 vehicles, on average, use this stretch of the Interstate daily. Nearly 6,000 vehicles are trucks.
Motorists are urged to drive with care and caution in the construction zone. Also Buckle Up. Safety belts save lives.