Category Archives: Traffic


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: North Flagler Drive at 40th Street

Major Road Closure City of West Palm Beach LOCATION: North Flagler Drive at 40th Street DESCRIPTION: Relocation and reconstruction of a stormwater line RESTRICTIONS: Total closure of the north Flagler Drive and 40th Street intersection will begin at 9:00 A.M. on Monday, July 11, 2011 and is expected to end on or before 6:00 P.M. […]

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: […]

St. Patrick’s Day Events and Boat Show Traffic Advisory

What: St. Patrick’s Day/Boat Show West Palm Beach Traffic Advisory When: Thursday, March 17, 2011 Affected Area: Clematis Street, Centennial Square, Flagler Drive (03/11/11) West Palm Beach residents and visitors should be aware of the following information regarding St. Patrick’s Day in downtown West Palm Beach: There will be 3 major St. Patrick’s Day celebrations […]

Traffic Advisory: Boat Show Preparation

What: Palm Beach Int’l. Boat Show Information When: Beginning Friday, March 11, 2011 Affected Area: Flagler Drive in Downtown WPB and City Place ______________________________________________________________ West Palm Beach residents and visitors should be aware of the following information regarding the Palm Beach International Boat Show: Beginning Friday, March 11, 2011, Flagler Drive northbound will be closed […]

Clematis Streetscape Corings

When: Friday, January 21st, 2011 Where: Clematis Street from Narcissus Ave. to Rosemary Ave. In preparation for Clematis Streetscape, on Friday, January 21st, coring of the street will take place along Clematis Street from Narcissus Ave to Rosemary Ave. The work will be completed throughout the day and will require temporary road closures.  There will […]

33rd Street Infrastructure Improvements

When: Beginning Monday, October 25, 2010 Affected Area: 33rd Street at Broadway Due to improvements and upgrades taking place on 33rd Street, motorists should be aware that the intersection of 33rd Street and Broadway will be closed to through traffic beginning Monday, October 25, 2010. The intersection is expected to reopen no later than Wednesday, […]

24th Street Open to Traffic

What:  24th Street Open to Traffic When:  Beginning Thursday, October 21, 2010 Affected Area:  Northwood Village area (10/21/10)  Motorists should be aware of the following changes in the Northwood Village area: 24th Street is now completely open to traffic between Broadway and Dixie Highway. 25th Street is closed to through traffic between Broadway and Spruce […]

Portion of Belvedere Road closed to traffic

When: Beginning Friday, July 16, 2010, at 8:00 p.m. Affected Area: Belvedere Rd. between Mercer Rd. and Hillsboro Rd. Motorists should be aware that due to a Palm Beach County and CSX project to rebuild a railway crossing, Belvedere Road will be closed to traffic just west of I-95 between Mercer road and Hillsboro Road […]