Category Archives: Traffic

Breaking News: Road Closures Due to Saturday’s Triathlon

DOWNTOWN ROAD CLOSURES DUE TO TRIATHLON SATURDAY, JUNE 1st Saturday morning through midday All traveling public should avoid the following…Australian Ave from Palm Beach Lakes to Southern. Southern Blvd west of Australian, will be open to travelers but with lane closures. Athletes on bicycles will be traveling from Australian to CR700 near 20 mile Bend […]

Palm Beach County Traffic Report, Jan 25 through Feb 1, 2013

Palm Beach County traffic will be affected this week by ongoing construction projects and maintenance work, Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) officials report. Weather permitting; closures will be in effect on I-95 and in other areas throughout Palm Beach County for construction activities. For around-the-clock, real-time, I-95 traffic information, call 511. To view real-time video […]

Voice Your Opinion: What Should Southern Blvd Bridge Look Like

Take an active role in planning your city. What do YOU think the Southern Boulevard Bridge should look like? (Above is just one possible FDOT rendering) (West Palm Beach, FL) – The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) wants to hear from YOU! FDOT is holding a public information meeting Monday, December 3, 2012 at 5:30pm […]

FEC Railroad Closes Two Downtown Crossings

(West Palm Beach, FL) – The Florida East Coast Railroad (FEC) will be shutting down two downtown crossings over the next few weeks. ——————————— Banyan Boulevard will be closed at the FEC tracks (at Quadrille Boulevard): Sunday, 11/18 @ 7am until Tuesday, 11/20 @ midnight (3 days) ——————————— Clematis Street will be closed at the […]

BREAKING TRAFFIC TROUBLES – AVOID FLAGLER BRIDGE

Emergency FDOT Repairs to Flagler Memorial Bridge (North Bridge) Jamming Traffic Due to problems caused by Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) repairs to the Flagler Memorial Bridge (North Bridge), the bridge is remaining closed to traffic for longer than planned. Please advise drivers to use alternate routes: If you are approaching from the south, please […]

Sandy causes intermittent WPB Flagler Flooding

  Alternate Routes During Flooding Include Olive Avenue & Dixie Highway   (West Palm Beach, FL) – For the next few days, West Palm Beach residents can expect to see intermittent flooding along Flagler Drive in the city. A combination of storm surge from hurricane Sandy, a full moon affecting tidal conditions, and the rise […]

City Emergency Crews Hitting Flooded Neighborhoods

August 28, 2012 For immediate release West Palm Beach, FL – City of West Palm Beach crews are working today on draining flooded neighborhoods across the city. The Department of Public Utilities has dispatched special equipment designed to vacuum up standing water from roadways and intersections.  The crews have been working almost around the clock […]

Library closing early – More flood info – 8/27/12 @ 5:15pm

For immediate release EMERGENCY FLOODING MEASURES BEING TAKEN IN WPB    WEST PALM BEACH LIBRARY CLOSES EARLY     FLOODING…. The City of West Palm Beach is taking emergency steps to reduce the flooding in several city neighborhoods. The City is pumping 97 million gallons out of the Grassy Waters Preserve in order to make […]

West Palm Beach Flood Alert – 8/27/12 @ 4:45pm

Posted August 27, 2012 @ 4:45pm CITY FLOOD ALERT: Several areas of WPB experiencing heavy flooding. Use extra caution in the Villages on and around Village Blvd, Shenandoah Dr. & Saratoga Rd. DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH FLOOD WATERS. Western communities also flooding. WPB Utilities & Public Works taking steps to help water drain. Please obey […]

Quadrille Blvd Improvements to begin August 13

From new landscaping and decorative street lights, to new crosswalks and pavement markings, the City of West Palm Beach this week is continuing general improvements in the downtown. Beginning this Monday August 13th 2012 Quadrille Blvd. from 3rd Street to Datura will be receiving the “facelift.” The work involves new landscaping, new electrical services, new […]

FEC Railroad to Partially Close Okeechobee Blvd for Crossing Repair

FEC work will close westbound crossing Sunday morning until Wednesday Morning Florida East Coast Railway (FEC) will be closing the westbound lanes of Okeechobee Blvd at the FEC railroad tracks for repair work beginning Sunday, July 29, 2012 and lasting until Wednesday morning, August 1, 2012. (For clarification, the FEC tracks are the tracks that […]

FEC Crossing Repair at Flamingo Drive

FEC work will close crossing through Tuesday night July 16, 2012 – Florida East Coast Railway (FEC) has closed the railroad crossing located at Flamingo Drive in the City of West Palm Beach. The closure is due to FEC repair work. The crossing will remain closed through Tuesday night, July 17, 2012. It is expected […]

Clematis Project Ahead of Schedule

Almost a week ahead of schedule, the Clematis Street Streetscape project has moved from the 500 block to the 400 block of Clematis Street, allowing crews to reopen the 500 block of Clematis Street ahead of schedule. While some work is still underway on the 500 block, it has been reopened to vehicle traffic. The […]

Clematis Street Improvements

500 block will be the first to see new streetscape improvements From new landscaping and decorative street lights to bike racks, benches and bollards, the City of West Palm Beach this week is kicking off its campaign to improve Clematis Street. Beginning this Wednesday, June 13th 2012 the 500 block of Clematis will be the […]

25th Street Closure at CSX railroad crossing

LOCATION:  25th Street at CSX Crossing (between Electronics Way and Windsor Avenue) DESCRIPTION: Railroad Crossing Rehabilitation – work performed by CSX railroad WHEN: Tuesday April 3, 2012 at 7:00 A.M.  through Thursday April 5, 2012 at 6:00 A.M. RESTRICTIONS: Total closure of 25th Street at the CSX railroad crossing Traffic will be detoured via: 36th Street, Broadway, […]

2012 Sunshine State Races Half Marathon

SUNSHINE STATE RACES HALF MARATHON, FEBRUARY 25 When: Saturday, February 25, 2012, 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Where: Meyer Amphitheatre –  Flager Drive, Gregory Rd., Federal Hgwy, and Summa St. Tie on those running shoes and get in gear Sat., Feb. 25th at 7:30am as the inaugural Sunshine State Races takes off in Downtown West […]

Traffic Advisory: Major Road Closure Okeechobee Blvd.

LOCATION: Okeechobee Blvd. from Australian Ave. to Tamarind Ave. DESCRIPTION: Road widening, railroad reconstruction, new structures with traffic signals. RESTRICTIONS: Lane closures during the evening Sunday through Thursday from 10PM – 6AM. The total closure of Okeechobee Blvd. at the railroad crossing will begin July 11, 2011 at 5:00 A.M. and end August 12, 2011 […]

Traffic Advisory: Australian Ave. between 7th St. and Banyan Blvd.

To facilitate emergency utility work the following road closure will be in effect from 5AM Wednesday, June 22 until Friday June 24, 2011 when the area will reopen to traffic. LOCATION: Australian Ave. between 7th Street and Banyan Blvd. SOUTHBOUND TRAFFIC ONLY RESTRICTION: The southbound traffic will be detoured via: Palm Beach Lakes Blvd., Dixie […]

Australian Ave. between PB Lakes & Banyan NOW Open.

FRIDAY, JUNE 17, 2011 UPDATE: Australian Avenue is NOW Open. To facilitate emergency utility work the following road closure will be in effect from 6AM Sunday, June 12 through 6PM Friday June 17, 2011. LOCATION: Australian Ave. between Palm Beach Lakes and Banyan Blvd. SOUTHBOUND TRAFFIC ONLY RESTRICTION: The southbound traffic will be detoured via: […]