Both Port Tack bridges are scheduled for replacement. This work will also include Port Tack drainage, plus paving and pathway installation from the intersection of Mooring Buoy to Full Sweep.
Update as of December 4, 2019*
Thank you for your patience as we successfully complete another phase of Palmetto Dunes’ multi-year bridge replacement program.
- PT East Bridge (near Mooring Buoy). The project is on schedule to be substantially completed in late January 2020. Our biggest uncertainty regarding schedule is weather, as January is often too cold for asphalt paving.
- PT West Bridge (near Full Sweep). It is currently on schedule to be open by March 13, 2020. We’ll continue to provide updates as we near completion.
- Lagoon Lowerings. In order to accommodate work, we’ll continue unscheduled lagoon lowerings. We’ll keep the lagoon close to normal levels for the Audubon Christmas Bird Count on December 16 and for the week of Christmas. If you’d like to receive lagoon updates, please click here.
- Safety. Please use caution when driving, walking and biking along the detoured routes, especially during the evening. Many owners’ traffic patterns have been rerouted due to construction, so there will be more traffic than usual.
*Bridge replacement schedule/dates subject to change.
During the demolition and reconstruction of the Port Tack bridges, including associated roadway, pathway, drainage and utility work, the bridges will be closed to all traffic – vehicle, bicycle, pedestrian, and boat. If you live north of the Port Tack bridges, you will not have access to the full lagoon system. During this time owners and guests will need to alter their travel routes. This project will include drainage, paving and pathway work on Port Tack from the intersection of Mooring Buoy to Full Sweep. We’re also planning to replace the storm water pipes on Lookout and resurface the road. Please email Ben Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Accessing the Beach
Property owners and renters are encouraged to either bike to the beach via Sea Lane to Mooring Buoy or to park at the Dunes House.