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Project Details
Work Type: Safety Project
Phase: Completed
Limits: From Carter Road to Fitzgerald Road
Construction Cost: $3 million

This South Florida Avenue safety project includes: 

  • creating a continuous sidewalk on both sides of South Florida Avenue from Carter Road to Fitzgerald Road
  • resurfacing the intersections and adding high visibility crosswalks at Carter Road, Shepherd Road/Shimmering Drive, Christina Boulevard, Ewell Road/CR 540A, Brannen Road and Schoolhouse Road/Fitzgerald Road
  • removing the concrete separator at Fitzgerald Road
  • upgrading signal equipment
  • constructing concrete bus pads at bus stops

Construction began in June 2021 and is expected to be completed in early 2022 at a cost of approximately $3 million. Lane closures are only allowed at night/overnight between 8 p.m. and 6:30 a.m. although daytime work off the roadway is allowed.  

Public Involvement

There are no more public meetings planned for this project. 

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Contact Information
Communications Team
Sandra Mancil
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Project Documents
Project Images
New sidewalk along South Florida Avenue in South Lakeland
New bus stop pad along South Florida Avenue