Commuter alert: Road work on 4th Street
December 30, 2022 - The City of St. Petersburg is forewarning commuters that starting Jan. 9 sections of 4th Street will undergo road work for repairs and safety improvements. "While work is being performed, there will be temporary lane closures and pedestrian and bicycle detours. The contractor is obligated to maintain access to businesses and residences throughout the project though temporary closure of some on-street parking should be expected," the city wrote. The projects, spearheaded by the state, entails construction of curb buildouts at 10 intersections along 4th Street between 5th Avenue North and 5th Avenue South to improve pedestrian safety. The work also includes milling and resurfacing, sidewalk, drainage improvements, pedestrian signals, signing and pavement marking. It's expected to be completed in early 2024.