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Emergency Sewer Repair Closes Thousand Oaks Boulevard in Davenport for Two Weeks


Published on Jan 6, 2023


Bartow, Fla. (January 6, 2023) —Thousand Oaks Boulevard near Oak Leigh Court in Davenport be closed for two weeks of emergency repairs already underway to fix a sewer line damaged by a boring project to install new fiber optic cabling. Sewer service is being provided with a bypass system and access to residences will be maintained during repairs. Through traffic is being detoured along Ronald Reagan Parkway and Old Lake Wilson Road avoid work zone.

Thousand Oaks Boulevard is a well-traveled north-south alternate to Lake Wilson Road between Ronald Reagan Parkway and the Polk-Osceola County Line Road. Lake Wilson Road is also under construction with a Polk County widening project. Backups and travel delays are expected, especially during weekday peak-hour traffic. Commuters should drive with caution, follow detour signs, and add extra time to trips in this area.

Contact Bill Skelton with the Polk County Roads & Drainage Division at 863-535-2200 for more details.