As of September 2022
The construction for the South Segment of the project from Tropicana Parkway to Pine Island Road is expected to be completed in early 2023. Work includes widening Burnt Store Road to four lanes and constructing a new bridge over the Shadroe Canal. Motorists should expect side road closures and traffic shifts throughout the duration of the project.
The Lee County Department of Transportation (Lee County DOT) and their contractor, Wright Construction Group, will begin construction in January 2021 to widen Burnt Store Road from Tropicana Parkway to Pine Island Road to four lanes. The expected be complete in late 2022.
The Burnt Store Road Widening project consists of three segments: North, Middle, and South. The North Segment from Van Buren Parkway to Diplomat Parkway was completed in January 2018. The Middle Segment from Diplomat Parkway to south of Tropicana Parkway was completed in April 2020. The South Segment from Tropicana Parkway to Pine Island Road was completed in early 2021.
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