Edgewater Drive August 15th Update

Aug 16, 2016

Edgewater Drive August 15th Update

As a result of recent weather delays, the Port Charlotte Boulevard and Edgewater Drive intersection closure continues.

Local motorists are also asked to be aware of the adjusted traffic pattern near the intersection of Edgewater Drive and South Waterway Drive NW near the Sunrise Park entrance.

The westbound lane of W. Tarpon Boulevard is closed temporarily, due to a water main relocation as part of the Parkside Redevelopment project. This lane closure is intermittent and will be opened after 5:30 p.m. Traffic is being detoured north and south on Port Charlotte Boulevard.

Road restoration will take place as soon as possible after the utility work is completed. The Utilities Department advises motorists to use caution while driving near the affected area.


To facilitate additional utility repairs, a portion of Lauzon Avenue remains closed until further notice. Follow detour map.

CC-TV’s GoEP2 Spring 2016 update video highlights progress – above ground and below — on the Edgewater Drive Phase II Improvements Project.

The intersection of Lake View Boulevard and Edgewater Drive remains closed until further notice.

Check out links to FDOT’s brochure and video to learn more about navigating this new traffic pattern at the intersection of Edgewater Drive and Midway Boulevard.

Edgewater Drive remains closed to through traffic from Midway Boulevard to Harbor Boulevard.

Altoona Street remains closed from Edgewater Dr. to Webster Ave. until further notice.


Edgewater Drive closed to thru traffic. Local traffic only, including resident access, mail, school buses, resident deliveries and emergency services. Please check detour map for access routes.

West Spring Lake Bridge, East Spring Lake Bridge and Sunrise Waterway Bridges are closed to vehicle, pedestrian and bicycle traffic.

Lauzon Street is closed from Sheeley Street to Lakeview Avenue for the duration of project.

The intersection of Edgewater Drive and Harbor Boulevard was transitioned from a traffic signal to a four-way stop. Motorists are asked to use caution and obey signage while traveling through the area.The final build-out will include new mast arms, traffic signals and pedestrian facilities.

Spring 2017: Scheduled completion.

The Author | SEDFL-TG

View More Post from The Author