CLEARWATER – The city of Clearwater recently announced the following road closures:
• Cleveland Street and the Drew Street extension will be closed to traffic on the weekend of Feb. 14 to 16, due to the Blues Walk event and Clearwater Sea-Blues festival. The detour is Pierce Street.
• Hercules Avenue from Druid Road to Imperial Way and surrounding streets will be closed intermittently under Clearwater Police escort on Saturday, Feb. 15, due to the F6 Tornado Challenge. Traffic will be allowed through as deemed safe to do so.
• Palmetto Street from highland to Glenwood Avenues is closed to traffic through March 10 due to sanitary sewer construction. Detour routes include Elmwood and Walnut streets and Wood Avenue.
• Hillcrest Avenue just south of Lakeview Road is closed to traffic (excluding local traffic) through March 7 due to construction related to the Hillcrest/Brookhill Traffic Calming project. Detour is Evergreen Avenue.
Residents with questions can call the Traffic Operations Division at 562-4750.