FDOT NEWS RELEASE -- The Flagler Memorial Bridge will close nightly from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday, June 12, through Friday, June 16, for paving operations and final testing of the bridge.

The Flagler Memorial Bridge Replacement Project includes replacing the existing bascule (draw) bridge with a new bascule bridge connecting the Town of Palm Beach and the City of West Palm Beach over the Lake Worth Lagoon and the Intracoastal Waterway (ICWW). The Flagler Drive overpass is being replaced with an “at-grade” intersection. New lighting, pedestrian features, traffic signals, drainage, and landscaping are also included. Active construction began on Sept. 10, 2012, and will last until summer 2017. The estimated construction cost is $106 million.

For more information about the Flagler Memorial Bridge Replacement Project, call Public Information Officer Angel Gardner at (561) 702-9096 or email her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Information can also be found on the project website: www.flaglerbridge.com.