Overnight road closures on the Nassau Expressway in Lawrence begin March 11


From March 11 through May 31, between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m., there will be road closures at the Nassau Expressway and Seagirt Boulevard interchange in Lawrence to perform maintenance on the Seagirt Boulevard Bridge, according to the state Department of Transportation.

The expressway, which is also known as state Route 878, will be closed on the northbound side between Seagirt Boulevard and Rock Hall Road. Signs will indicate a detour onto Seagirt Boulevard westbound to northbound Beach 9th Street and onto Empire Avenue to return to the expressway.

The eastbound ramp from Seagirt Boulevard to the northbound expressway will be closed. For access to northbound expressway, motorists should follow the detour onto northbound Beach 9th Street onto Empire Avenue. The ramp to southbound Nassau Expressway for the Atlantic Beach Bridge will remain open.

Additional closure updates and information will be displayed on the electronic signs near the interchange.

DOT officials urge motorists to plan accordingly and drive responsibly in the work zones. Fines are double for speeding in a work zone. Convictions of two or more speeding violations in a work zone could result in the suspension of a driver’s license.

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