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Traffic Advisory - Gertrude Avenue Closed

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. (Oct. 5, 2021) – Gertrude Avenue, between Caring Way and Harbor Boulevard, will be closed to through traffic starting Monday, Oct. 11, for approximately eight weeks.

This closure is required to construct the new utilities upgraded system as part of the Olean Boulevard project. Detour signs will be in place directing traffic around the work zone. Travelers are encouraged to choose an alternate route, such as Brinson Avenue and Harbor Boulevard, when possible.

The Public Works Department reminds motorists to remain alert at all times and to exercise caution when traveling in the vicinity of construction zones. For information on this project, visit

For media, contact Tracy Doherty at 941-575-3643 or


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