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Project Details
Work Type: Safety Project
Phase: Construction
Limits: Havendale Boulevard to Brigham Road
Length: 1.474 miles
Construction Cost: $2.76 million
Start of Current Phase: Mid 2022
Est. Completion of Current Phase: Early 2023

 Safety improvements along US 17 from Havendale Boulevard / MLK Boulevard to Brigham Road in Winter Haven began in July 2022. Project Improvements include:

  • Add 6-foot sidewalks along both sides of US 17
  • Install new Pedestrian Hybrid Beacons (PHB) also known as High-Intensity Activated CrossWalk Signals (HAWK) with a raised pedestrian refuge in the median at New Beginnings High School
  • Remove paved shoulder on the west side of US 17 from Avenue V NW to Avenue W
  • Install new curb and gutter and repair existing curb and gutter along both sides of US 17
  • Modify entrances at several existing driveways to bring them to current standards
  • Upgrade transit stops
  • Install lighting and upgrade signal equipment
  • Improve drainage
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Contact Information
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Sandra Mancil
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  • Due to Hurricane Ian, all roadwork has been suspended until further notice.

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