Surgeons Drive to Close for Two Weeks

By: City of Tallahassee Email
By: City of Tallahassee Email

News Release: City of Tallahassee
May 29, 2014

Beginning Monday, June 2, Surgeons Drive will be closed between 1528 and 1554 Surgeons Drive. Traffic will be detoured to Miccosukee Road and to Medical Drive. The closure will last approximately two weeks.

Recently, a failure of the roadway was discovered in the 1500 block of Surgeons Drive. After working with a geotechnical engineers, it was determined that the issue is being caused by soil conditions in the area. To remedy this issue and hopefully prevent further damages, the City’s Public Works Department will excavate the poor soil and replace it with stable soil.

News Release: City of Tallahassee
May 13, 2014 - 12:45pm

Effectively immediately, Surgeons Drive is being closed to northbound traffic and detoured. A failure of the roadway has been found in the 1500 block of the road. The City’s Public Works Department is working diligently to investigate the issue with the assistance of a geo-technical engineer. The duration of the closure is unknown at this time. Southbound traffic on Surgeons Drive should not be impacted at this time. It might be necessary to temporarily close it when repairs begin. Updates will be provided as the issue is investigated and resolved.

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