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K-Ville Avenue (County Road 542) at Recker Highway (State Road 655) Reopening for Two Weeks between Phases of Work

Published on Feb 10, 2021

Bartow, Fla. (February10, 2021) —Polk County will reopen K-Ville Avenue (County Road 542) in southwest Winter Haven on Saturday for two weeks as the month-long first phase of construction ends. Crews have completed the installation of a sheet-pile wall needed for the addition of an eastbound right-turn lane from K-Ville Avenue onto southbound Recker Highway. The second phase of the $1.2 million project to improve traffic flow and enhance safety at the busy intersection will include road widening and traffic signal modifications. Construction will restart and the intersection will close again on March 1 for another 45 days to complete improvements.

For further details, call Bill Skelton with the Polk County Roads & Drainage Division at (863) 535-2200.