Here it comes….starting Sunday night, the flyover from the eastbound MacArthur Causeway to northbound Alton Road will close, and along with it, traffic patterns in the area will be scrambled.
The flyover will be closed for a month while a contractor replaces its guardrail and rebuild the base of the bridge. The work is being overseen by the Florida Department of Transportation.
There will detours and lane closures:
–Motorists traveling east on the MacArthur Causeway who wish to travel north on Alton Road will have to continue east on Fifth Street and turn north on Alton Road.
– Motorists traveling south on Alton Road who wish to travel east on Fifth Street will have to turn east on Eighth Street, then south on Lenox Avenue and turn east on Fifth Street.
– Motorists will be able to travel south on Alton Road to access westbound MacArthur Causeway.
– Motorists south of Fifth Street who are traveling north on Alton Road and wish to continue north will have to turn east on Fourth Street, then turn north on Lenox Avenue and then turn west on Fifth and then turn north again on Alton Road.
–Motorists south of Fifth Street who are traveling north on Alton Road and wish to travel west on the MacArthur Causeway will have to turn east on Fourth Street, urn north on Lenox Avenue, turn west on Fifth and then continue across the MacArthur.
–Motorists will not be able to cross Alton Road at 6 Street.