CLEARWATER – Motorists traveling the city of Clearwater should be aware of the following road closures:
• Saturday, April 12 – Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue from Metto to LaSalle Streets will be closed from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. due to the Soul Fest event. Detour routes are Pennsylvania or Myrtle avenues.
• Saturday, April 12 through Saturday, April 19 – The intersection of Belleair Road at U.S. 19 will be closed so the FDOT can place girders on spans of the southbound portion of the overpass bridge at Belleair Road.
Closures will occur nightly from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. the next morning. Detour routes are as follows: Southbound traffic at the bridge will be shifted into a two-way configuration on the northbound roadway of U.S. 19 from Belleair Road to just south of Haines Bayshore Road during those hours.
Access to Belleair Road from U.S. 19 will be via a detour using Nursery Road to Belcher Road to Belleair Road.