Hendry County Encourages Voluntary Evacuations

Shelters to be opened to Public on Saturday (August 30, 2019) – LaBelle, Fla. – Hendry County Emergency Management is strongly encouraging Hendry County residents who live in low-lying, flood prone areas as well as residents who live in RV’s or mobile homes to voluntarily evacuate to a safer structure. Residents are encouraged to evacuate […]

Hurricane Dorian Sand Bag Locations in Hendry County

WHAT: Sandbags are now available for public pickup. Residents will need to bring their own shovel and will be responsible for loading their own sandbags into their vehicles. Residents are asked to be courteous to their fellow Hendry County residents and limit themselves to 25 sandbags. Please only take what your family needs. Locations may […]

Hendry County issues local State of Emergency Residents are urged to prepare for Hurricane Dorian

(August 29, 2019) – LaBelle, Fla. – Hendry County Officials have declared a local State of Emergency effective at 1pm, Thursday, August 29, 2019 in preparation for the potential threat of Hurricane Dorian. Hendry County Emergency Management (EM) Officials are urging residents to prepare for the possibility of tropical storm conditions beginning Sunday afternoon through […]

Hendry County celebrates Grand Opening of new LaBelle Airport Terminal

Hendry County staff, elected officials and representatives from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) along with contractors, consultants and community partners celebrated the grand opening of the new LaBelle Airport terminal building with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, August 23. The total project which includes the terminal building, […]

Hendry County Holiday Schedule for Independence Day

LaBelle – Hendry County government offices will be closed Thursday, July 4, thru Friday, July 5, in honor of the Independence Day holiday. County offices will resume regular business hours on Monday, July 8. Hendry County Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Center will be closed Wednesday, July 3, and will resume regular business hours on Monday, […]

Ft Denaud Bridge closed

Please be aware that the Fort Denaud Bridge is currently CLOSED to vehicular traffic due to mechanical issues. Please seek an alternate route to reach your destination. An update will be sent out as soon as additional information becomes available.

Notice of Fort Denaud Road Paving

Please be advised that Hendry County Road & Bridge Contractor, Lynch Paving & Construction Co., Inc., along with its subcontractors, will begin paving operations on Fort Denaud Road on Friday, May 17, 2019. The County asks the public to keep in mind that this project will take place over several months. For the safety of […]

Road Work Notice for Fort Denaud Road

Please be advised that Lynch Paving & Construction Co., Inc., a Hendry County Road & Bridge Contractor, along with its subcontractors, will begin a roadway project which will include resurfacing on Fort Denaud Road from Fort Denaud Bridge Way to Huggetts Road. This project is proposed to begin on Monday, March 4, 2019 and is […]

Helms Road Extension nears completion

LaBelle, Fla. – The Helms Road Extension project, a four-lane highway extending from State Road 80 west of LaBelle to State Road 29 south of LaBelle, is funded 100 percent by FDOT and is nearing completion. The project contractor, AJAX, is currently preparing the base of the final two lanes of roadway for paving. Paving […]

What Happened at the Hendry County Board Meeting

The following is a highlight of the Hendry County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) regular meeting held on Tuesday, April 24 at the Commission Chamber in LaBelle. Awards, appearances and presentations • Proclaiming May 2018 as Older Americans Month, Kristen O’Donnell, Area Agency on Aging in Southwest Florida – The Board of County Commissioners of […]