Indian River Drive ‘Repaving’ Project Underway in Sebastian

Repaving project to finish soon along Indian River Drive in Sebastian, Florida.
Repaving project to finish soon along Indian River Drive in Sebastian, Florida.

SEBASTIAN – You may have noticed the heavy machinery parked on the side of Indian River Drive at various locations this past week.

Major Jim Hill told Sebastian Daily the project includes repaving the road and requires some piping along the roadway.

“We are trying to have most of the project complete before the Clambake so as not to disrupt the event. This is a repaving project with a drainage element that will help treat stormwater,” said Hill.

The crosswalks and speed bumps along Indian River Drive have been removed.

Last July, many residents were wondering why the city was tearing up all the paver crosswalks along Indian River Drive.

“It’s part of the repaving project. Indian River Drive is being repaved, and the concrete crosswalks have to come out,” Major Hill said at the time.

We’ll keep you updated on when repaving begins since parts of the road will be temporarily closed.

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Andy Hodges was born in Annapolis, Maryland. When he was age 9, his parents moved to Jupiter, Florida. Andy spent several years at various radio & television stations in Florida such as WLIZ, WFLX-FOX 29, WIRK, WIXI, WKSY, WRMF, and WJNO to name a few. In 1994, Andy made a career change to computer programming and worked for several technology companies (two are Fortune 500) in Atlanta, Georgia. However, Andy returned to Florida and settled in the small town of Sebastian in 2002. In 2005, he returned to the broadcasting news sector and eventually joined our news team in 2016 as editor in chief. Andy's family has lived in Sebastian for more than 45 years.