Current and Upcoming Road & Municipal Projects

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SW 12th Ave Upgrades - iSIP Innovative Sustainable Infrastructure Program

iSIP - SW 12th Avenue Upgrades

As part of the City of Boca Raton’s Innovative Sustainable Infrastructure Program (iSIP) in the Boca Square neighborhood, there will be infrastructure upgrades installed along SW 12th Avenue from Camino Real to Palmetto Park Road. 

The goal of this project is to have the major upgrades completed by the time Addison Mizner Elementary School opens for students in August 2021.

Visit the project webpage for more details.

Verde Trail Asphalt Pathway Project

The City Boca Raton is reconstructing deteriorated asphalt pathway and adding ADA ramps in the Verde Trail loop.

The construction will include but not be limited to installation of new pathway and incidental work such as removal of existing materials, tree root trimming, grading, installation of root barrier, modification of irrigation systems, and installation of sod.

The estimated completion date of the pathway construction is March 31st, 2021.

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Map of Verde Trail and St Andrew in Boca Raton showing the location of the pathway project

Construction at the South Beach Pavilion

Updated: March 26, 2021

Work has begun on repairs at the South Beach Pavilion (at the end of Palmetto Park Road). The north set of stairs, deck and railing at the pavilion sustained significant damage due to a car accident.

Please Note:

While initial work is being done on the north stairs, beach access will be available via the adjacent south stairs. Work is expected to be complete in late Spring 2021.

Questions or comments? Email us: BocaRec@myboca.us

March 24, 2021 Progress Photos

South Beach Pavilion stairs construction and deck reconstruction
South Beach Pavilion stairs construction and deck reconstruction

5th Avenue Sidewalk

Beginning January 11, 2021, sidewalk improvements will begin on NE 5th Avenue from Boca Raton Road to SR5 / US-1. Project improvements include:

  • Concrete sidewalk installation
  • Driveway and curb & gutter replacement to align with new sidewalk installation
  • Minor signage and pavement marking upgrades
  • Minor landscaping relocation and irrigation repairs

You can visit the FDOT website for more information or view the NE 5th Ave Sidewalk Project flyer.

December 2020 picture of NE 5th Ave Sidewalk Project update
Expected Start Date January 4, 2021
Expected Completion Date Fall 2021
More Information Visit the project website at https://www.d4fdot.com/pbfdot/ne_5th_avenue_sidewalk_improvements.asp

Bodler Barthelemy, P.E., FDOT Project Manager

Jennifer Valmer, FDOT Project Administrator

Parks & Recreation Projects

Hidden Lakes Park Pavilion

Starting Monday, April 19, 2021, work will begin replacing the pavilion at Hidden Lakes Park, located at NW 4th Ave and Country Club Blvd. The work should take approximately five weeks. 

The existing pavilions and slab will be demolished and replaced with a new pavilion and slab. The work area will be fenced off and will not affect the usage of the tennis courts, parking lot or playground.

Spanish River Park Restroom Renovations

Renovations will begin on Spanish River Park Restrooms #3 and #4 this week. There is a temporary restroom trailer on-site and will remain during the construction. Restroom #3 is being demolished and rebuilt to provide triple the existing capacity for the park. Restroom #4 is being renovated and expanded. The work is expected to be finished this summer.

Woodlands Park

The park is undergoing sewer improvements which began on April 19 and should take 4-5 weeks. During this time, all park amenities will be operational, with a few exceptions when making the final connections to the restroom building and crossing sidewalks.

Traffic Signal Mast Arms

Traffic Signal Mast Arms are being painted around the City in 59 locations. As of mid-November 2020, mast arms at 13 intersections have been completed:

  • Mizner & NE 2nd
  • Yamato Road & NW 55 Diag.
  • Yamato Road & St. Andrews Boulevard
  • Spanish River Boulevard & Airport Road
  • Spanish River Boulevard & West Library
  • Yamato Road & Patch Reef Park
  • Glades Road & St. Andrews Boulevard
  • Glades Road & Butts Road
  • Glades Road & NW 22nd Avenue (Renaissance Way)
  • Glades Road & NW 13th Street
  • Glades Road & NW 4th Avenue
  • Glades Road & NW 2nd Avenue
Spanish River library West Mast Arm Painting
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Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacon Crosswalks

Beginning mid-November 2020, NEW Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacon (RRFB) Crosswalks are being installed in four locations on Palmetto Park Rd. between Federal Hwy. and NE 5th Ave. These new RRFBs are being installed to enhance pedestrian safety at key crosswalks for the purposes of improving downtown walkability. 

The RRFBs draw attention to approaching vehicles as vehicles as pedestrians look to cross the street. Crews are in the process of completing the installations. 

I-95 Express Lanes

The purpose of the 95 Express Lanes is to improve mobility, relieve congestion, provide additional travel options, enhance transit services, accommodate future growth and development in the region, enhance emergency evacuation, and improve system connectivity between key limited access facilities in South Florida. Parts of this project affecting the Boca Raton area are:

  • 3B-1 SW 10th St to south of Glades Rd
  • 3B-2 Glades Rd to Linton Blvd
    • SR-808/Glades Road Interchange to a Diverging Diamond Interchange (DDI)
    • Clint Moore Road bridge at I-95

Visit the 95 Express Lanes project page for more information. For Ramp and Traffic Impacts and Road Closures from the I-95 Express Lane Project, visit our Road Closures page.

Palmetto Park Road El Rio Canal Bridge


The Palmetto Park Road El Rio Canal Bridge Project, overseen by Palm Beach County Roads and Bridge, will result in a  widening of the existing Palmetto Park Road El Rio Canal Bridge. Two lanes of the bridge will remain open during the construction period, which is estimated to last approximately 15 months. 

Palm Beach County Roads and Bridge is extending the eight foot (8’) shared use pathway from the end of the FDOT project (where the pathway currently terminates on the north side of Palmetto Park Road), throughout the bridge upgrade, to the western limit of Palmetto Dunes Park.
Expected Start Date:
Spring 2021
Expected Completion Date:
Project schedule estimated to take 15 months
More Information:
Palm Beach County Roads and Bridges, 561-233-3950

Palmetto Park Road Intracoastal Waterway Bridge


The Palmetto Park Road Intracoastal Waterway Bridge Project, overseen by Palm Beach County Roads and Bridges, will result in routine maintenance for the existing Palmetto Park Road Intracoastal Waterway Bridge.  The maintenance will require closures at the Palmetto Park Road Bridge to vehicles and pedestrians. The construction schedule has not yet been established.
Expected Start Date:
Summer 2021
Expected Completion Date:
TBD
More Information:
Palm Beach County Roads and Bridges, 561-233-3950