Work to begin at Gunnery Road, Lee Boulevard
The left turn lane on Lee Boulevard at Gunnery Road will begin to be widened mid month.
The Lee County Board of County Commissioners approved a contract with Stevens and Layton, Inc. on May 4.
Spokesperson Tim Engstrom said the County Project Authorization is for minor paving, drainage, and concrete improvements providing for the extension of the left turn lane at the low bid amount of $404,159.25.
The existing eastbound left turn lane is 290 feet. An additional 400 feet will be added for a total of 690 feet. The westbound left lane, which is 375 feet will have an additional 700 feet added, will have a total of 1,075 feet.
The construction will be completed this fall.