Motorist Alert: Clay County to begin new road project in Green Cove Springs; 8 ongoing projects

Zoey Fields

Clay County has one new road project in Green Cove Springs beginning the week of Aug. 21. The project is part of the county’s Bonded Transportation Program.

New county project:

County Road 315, Bonded Transportation Program Project (Green Cove Springs) – Motorists should anticipate temporary, single-lane closures Aug. 21 through Aug. 25 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 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 US 17, which includes operational improvements at the intersections of US 17 and CR 315, and CR 315B and CR 315.

Visit the Bonded Transportation Dashboard for anticipated start dates and project updates. Sign up for the project newsletters.
Clay County motorist alerts are given at the start of each work week.Photo byFlorida Department of Transportation

Project starting soon:

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, according to a county press release.

Ongoing county projects:

Aquarius Concourse (Orange Park)- Motorists should anticipate 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.

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, a county press release said.

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 2025.

County Road 218 (Middleburg) – Anticipate daytime, single-lane closures Monday through Saturday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on County Road 218 at the entrance of Shadowlawn Elementary School for traffic circle construction. This project is part of the First Coast Expressway connector road Cathedral Oak Parkway from County Road 218 to the First Coast Expressway.

Motorists are asked to be patient, slow down and pay attention to flaggers and signage. 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, the press release said.

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 the Clay County Sheriff’s Office is enforcing it.

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, according to the press release.

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