451937-2 Pine Island Causeway and Bridge Reconstruction Project
|Work Type:||Bridge Construction|
|Limits:||Project limits are County Road 78 (Pine Island Road) from west of Little Pine Island Bridge (Bridge No. 120111) to west of Shoreview Drive|
Due to the damage caused by Hurricane Ian, FDOT is committed to improving quality of life for the Matlacha and Pine Island community. An executive order from Governor DeSantis paved the way for permanent Pine Island Road Causeway and Bridge permanent repairs. The roadway segments within this area however are owned, operated, and maintained by Lee County.
This project is being procured as an emergency contract pursuant to the State of Florida Governor’s Executive Order No. 22-218, as amended by Executive Order No. 22-219 so the team can respond more rapidly for the community.
The limits of the Project are County Road 78 (Pine Island Road) from west of Little Pine Island Bridge (Bridge No. 120111) to west of Shoreview Drive.
Goals of the project:
- Develop design and deliver phases of construction to provide for a permanent roadway, meeting the applicable standards within Lee County right-of-way;
- Resiliency options for potential inclusion in permanent construction;
- Proactively communicate, collaborate, and coordinate with Project stakeholders and the public;
- Minimize impacts to the natural and built environments;
- Complete NEPA and related environmental documentation prior to construction;
- Complete permitting required for construction;
- Restore access to private property;
- Ensure that all NEPA commitments are met;
- Minimize disruption to traffic flow during construction;
- Minimize impacts to and endeavor to avoid utilities and coordinate Utility/Agency Owner’s (UAO) utility relocation schedules and plans;
- Align phased Project delivery and earned value with available funding and environmental commitments;
- Use innovation, design optimization accelerated construction techniques and sharing of risk to expedite project completion.
As information becomes available, this website will be updated.
NOTE: The Shared Use Feasibility Study is currently on hold.
Stakeholders are an integral part of our process, so we have created a project hotline, email, website, and dedicated community outreach team to serve you throughout this process.
- Lee County
- Property Owners
- Utility Agencies and Owners - see Reference Documents for known utilities in area
- Lee County School District
- Businesses, Business Organizations, and Hotels in adjacent areas
- Neighborhood Associations
- Fire, Law Enforcement, and Emergency services
- General Traveling Public
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