“We appreciate everyone’s patience as the project moves to this next phase,” said Lt. Col. Andrew O’Connor, acting garrison commander.
“We urge motorists to exercise caution in the area and allow for extra time as they navigate around the closure.”
The road will be closed between Biddle Drive and Service Road. Detours will be in place using Asher Miner Road and Clement Avenue or Biddle Drive and Quartermaster Road.
Indiantown Gap officials said that the main gate and visitors center will be located on Fisher Avenue near the intersection of Biddle Road. Excavation began in late 2021 and construction of the gate and visitors center is expected to take approximately one year to complete, finishing around March 2023.
An east gate will be placed on Fisher Avenue near the intersection with Quartermaster Road, with work planned to begin in the first half of 2023 and expected to take about a year.
Officials said that the gates will not affect access to Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Memorial Lake State Park, Marquette Lake, the Keystone Conference Center or Fort Indiantown Gap’s hunting and fishing areas.
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