Traffic impacts for SR 79 widening project in Vernon

There will be intermittent lane restrictions on State Road (S.R.) 79 at the intersection of Moss Hill Road/Sapp Avenue from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 9 and Tuesday, Nov. 10 as crews perform improvements. Lane closures will not occur during school bus transportation hours. Flaggers and additional signage will assist in directing motorists through the work area.

In addition, from 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13 to 7 a.m. Monday, Nov. 16 traffic on Moss Hill Road at S.R. 79 in Vernon will be detoured to Church Street as crews perform roadway improvements. Flaggers and detour signs will direct motorists through the work area.

All planned construction activities are weather dependent and may be delayed or rescheduled in the event of inclement weather. Motorists are reminded to pay attention to the posted speed limit of 45 mph (35 mph in the city of Vernon) when traveling through the construction area and watch for construction equipment entering and exiting the roadway. Speeding fines are doubled when workers are present.