Water-Related News

Drainage construction to close Bridgers Avenue in Auburndale for 60 days

Bartow — Polk County will close Bridgers Avenue from Pearl Street to Eaker Street in Auburndale for 60 days to construct a new $2.8 million drainage system. Traffic will be detoured along Virginia Avenue, Lake Lena Boulevard and Bridgers Avenue to bypass work zone. Commuters are advised to drive with caution, be alert to pedestrians, and to add extra time to trips through this area.

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