Gale Lemerand Drive Closed For Utilities Project May 1 – August 14
Portions of Gale Lemerand Drive between Stadium Road and Museum Road as well as the Lemerand/Stadium intersection will be closed beginning May 1 for an underground utilities project. The project is scheduled to finish by August 14.
The work will be carried out in multiple phases. The first phase is scheduled to last 6-8 weeks and will include the construction of a temporary right turn lane from the southbound lane of Gale Lemerand Drive onto Stadium Road. All other traffic movements through the intersection will be blocked. Detours will be posted at Fletcher Drive, Woodlawn Drive and Museum Road. Local traffic will be allowed to access parking and service areas at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium from Stadium Road, and the Tolbert Housing Area and Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering area from Gale Lemerand Drive. Deliveries to Gator Dining will be allowed from Stadium Road west of Gale Lemerand. The scooter parking at Weil Hall will be closed.