Suwannee Democrat


October 4, 2012

Democrat Morning Update for Thursday, Oct. 3

Live Oak — Weather:

Today A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 10am. Cloudy, with a high near 84. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Tonight A chance of showers, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Traffic news:

Suwannee County

Interstate 10  Daytime lane closures westbound near mile marker 288 approximately five miles east of US 129 (Exit 283) Tuesday and Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. to investigate a depression in the roadway.

Hamilton County

Interstate 75  Nighttime lane closures between US 129 and the Suwannee County line (Suwannee River bridges) Monday through Thursday starting at 9 p.m. for crews to install traffic sensors in the asphalt and to reseal bridge joints at the Suwannee River bridges and at the US 129 interchange. Also, daytime lane closures Monday and Tuesday from 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. to place the final layer of asphalt on the US 129 entrance and exit ramps. The speed limit is reduced to 60 mph during lane closures.

US 129  Daytime lane closures between the western city limits of Jasper and the Georgia line after 8:30 a.m. for drainage, driveway and side street improvements in preparation for resurfacing.

Lafayette County 

County Road 354  Possible daytime lane closures between US 27 and State Road 51 (Hal Adams Bridge) for construction of a new bike trail on the north and east side of the road.

State Road 51  Possible daytime lane closures between County Road 354 and the Hal Adams Bridge for construction of a new bike trail on the east side of the road.

Columbia County

Interstate 75  Daytime lane closures northbound from the Alachua County line (Santa Fe River bridge) to one and a half miles north Monday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. for roadway testing.

South Main Boulevard (US 41) Possible daytime lane closures southbound near Southwest Crescent Street for construction of a new Family Dollar Store.

State Road 47  Possible daytime lane closures for northbound traffic at the new Clay Electric site south of Lake City and trucks entering and leaving daily.

State Road 136  Daytime lane closures just west of US 41 at the Suwannee River Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for routine bridge maintenance.

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