NE 5th Avenue Sidewalk Improvements

Update: January 15, 2021

The NE 5th Avenue Sidewalk Improvements Project on behalf of the City of Boca Raton began contract time this week. Work is currently underway between NE 10th Street and NE 9th Street, with the sidewalk currently closed in this section until work is completed. 

Traffic Impact / Lane Closure Information

  • 1/19/21 - 1/22/21 - The southbound lane may be closed, intermittently, 9am until 4pm, Tuesday, January 19 through Friday, January 22 for construction activities such as concrete pouring for new sidewalk. During this time, a flagging operation will be used to direct traffic northbound and southbound.
  • Currently closed: The sidewalk between NE 10th Street and NE 9th Street is currently closed around-the-clock until work is completed in this section, with a pedestrian detour in place.
  • Please note: Work is being done one block at a time. Once work is completed at NE 10th Street and NE 9th Street, the operation is expected to move to NE 9th Street and NE 8th Street, and then continue southbound to NE 8th Street and NE 7th Street through January 2021. For more information, please contact Community Outreach Specialist Meredith Cruz at 561-641-6440 or

January 1, 2021

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

Project Details

Expected Start DateJanuary 4, 2021
Expected Completion DateFall 2021
More InformationVisit the project website at

Bodler Barthelemy, P.E., FDOT Project Manager

Jennifer Valmer, FDOT Project Administrator