Clay County Motorist Alert: 8 ongoing road projects the week of Aug. 14

Zoey Fields

Clay County motorists should anticipate three new road projects starting soon. There are eight ongoing projects the week of Aug. 14.

Projects starting soon:

County Road 315, Bonded Transportation Program Project (Green Cove Springs) – Anticipate temporary, single-lane closures from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. starting Aug. 21 on County Road 315 between Maryland Avenue and the railroad tracks for utility location work.

This Bonded Transportation Program project is the third segment of the First Coast Expressway connector road, Cathedral Oak Parkway (County Road 216) from Maryland Avenue to U.S. 17, which includes operational improvements at the intersections of US 17 and County Road 315, and County Road 315B and County Road 315, according to a Clay County press release.

Panda Avenue (Middleburg) - Anticipate a road closure and detour starting soon for a cross-drain replacement project at the Panda Avenue and Lion Street intersection. Work is anticipated to take 60 days to complete.

Bonded Transportation Program- Road construction is beginning for the Clay County Bonded Transportation Program projects in Middleburg, Green Cove Springs, and Lake Asbury. Motorists should anticipate temporary lane closures and flagging operations as projects get underway. Visit the Bonded Transportation Dashboard for anticipated start dates and project updates. Sign up for the project newsletters.
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Ongoing County Projects

Aquarius Concourse (Orange Park)- Daytime, single-lane closures on Aquarius Concourse from Blairmore Boulevard West to Auriga Drive for a combined Clay County Utility Authority utility relocation and county road and drainage improvement project.

County Road 216, Cathedral Oak Parkway, Bonded Transportation Program Project (Green Cove Springs)- Work is underway to construct a new 3.3-mile, two-lane roadway from State Road 23 to the intersection of County Road 315 and Maryland Avenue. The project will include a grass median, bike lanes, and sidewalks.

Work is anticipated to be completed in early 2025, according to the press release.

College Drive (Doctors Inlet) – Anticipate daytime, single-lane closures on a portion of College Drive between the traffic signals at Old Jennings Road and County Road 220 for storm system upgrades. This project is expected to take seven months to complete.

County Road 218 (Middleburg) – Anticipate daytime, single-lane closures Mondays through Saturdays from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on County Road 218 at the entrance of Shadowlawn Elementary School for traffic circle construction.

Crews will be laying temporary asphalt this week. This project is part of the First Coast Expressway connector road Cathedral Oak Parkway from County Road 218 to the First Coast Expressway, according to the press release. Those with questions about this project can email

Filmore Street (Orange Park) – Filmore Street is closed at the intersection of Moody Avenue for a cross-drain replacement project. Traffic is detoured via State Road 21 and Bolton Road. Work is estimated to take up to 45 days to complete.

Grove Park Lane and Grove Park Drive North (Orange Park) - Anticipate daytime, single-lane closures on Grove Park Lane and Grove Park Drive North from Grove Park Drive East to Grove Park Drive West for a drainage improvement project.

Sandridge Road, Bonded Transportation Program Project (Lake Asbury) - Work continues in phases from Eagle Haven Drive to Russell Baptist Church with minimal intermittent single-lane closures and occasional lane shifts, aiming to keep traffic flowing in both directions on Sandridge. The speed limit is 25 mph throughout the entire work zone and Clay County Sheriff’s Office is enforcing it, the press release said.

Please visit the Clay County newsroom for the latest updates.

Town Center Boulevard (Fleming Island) – Anticipate intermittent lane closures for a drainage and intersection improvement project at Town Center Boulevard and County Road 220. The project includes paving, drainage, sodding, signalization, signs, and pavement markings. Work is anticipated to be complete by the end of August.

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