Project Updates

 

On November 2, 2018 voters approved a one-half cent increase in sales tax to fund a specific list of infrastructure improvement projects. These funds can only be used for projects approved by the Board of County Commissioners and presented to the public as part of the referendum. More information can be found at: https://slchalfcent.org/

CIP Project updates can be found at the following link:
https://www.stlucieco.gov/departments-services/a-z/public-works/engineering-division/engineering-updates-draft

 

 

EDWARDS ROAD RECONSTRUCTION 

Scope: This project is a design build project and will be administered under the FDOT LAP program. It will involve the reconstruction of Edwards Road from US1 to Oleander Avenue. The reconstruction includes roadway, curb and gutter, drainage, and utilities. There will be no changes to the existing typical section of the roadway. The County has received emergency funding from FHWA and will be responsible for the remaining costs.  A conference call with FDOT representatives is scheduled bi-weekly.

Project Manager: Lisa Campbell 
Cost: $4,600,000
Schedule: TBD          

Update:

  • The County continues to work with the FDOT on a time extension and a schedule for the FHWA funding.
  • Environmental coordination continues.
  • 60% plans were submitted to FDOT on 08/29/19 for review.
  • A draft RFP was submitted on 08/29/19 for review.

PRIMA VISTA BOULEVARD RESURFACING

Scope: This project will involve the milling and resurfacing of Prima Vista Boulevard from U.S. 1 to Airoso Boulevard, including improvements to pedestrian curb ramps and signals to meet
ADA requirements.

Project Manager: Michael Harvey, E.I. 
Cost: $3,300,000
Schedule: Construction completion is estimated to be completed late 2020.

Update:

  • The project will be constructed with the Prima Vista Boulevard Resurfacing (U.S. 1 to Banyan Drive) Drainage project.
  • Construction will be overseen in-house.
  • The construction contract has been awarded to Mancil’s Tractor Service.
  • Construction will begin October 1, after the opening of Crosstown Parkway.

JOHNSTON ROAD @ FPFWCD CANAL 1

Scope: The Johnston Road culvert at Canal 1 is an existing dual 10’ diameter culvert. The culvert experienced damage from Hurricane Irma. The culvert was inspected by a county consultant following Hurricane Irma. Upgrades will be made to extend the life of the culverts. An evaluation on upgrading to a bridge will also be conducted. Due to the proximity of the culvert at FPFWCD Canal 15, these projects will be evaluated together.

Project Manager: Selena Griffett, P.E. 
Estimated Cost: Design $350,000; Construction $1,800,000
Schedule: Design is estimated to be complete October 2020

Update:

  • An RFQ for proposals to design the culvert repair/replacement for Johnston Road at FPFWCD Canal 1 and Canal 15 is scheduled to be advertised October 6, 2019.

MIDWAY ROAD @ NSLRWCD CANAL 22

Scope: A dive inspection was done and discovered that there is undermining of the headwall and the pipe on the south side. This project will repair the undermining of the headwall as well as stabilize slopes adjacent to the culvert.

Project Manager: Pete DePasquale 
Estimated Cost: $120,000
Schedule: TBD

Update:

  • Survey for the project has been completed by the Engineering Division.
  • The consultant scope has been approved by Engineering and is awaiting contract documents.

ORANGE AVENUE CULVERT REPAIR MP 2.2 TO 4.0

Scope: A November 2015 study revealed the need to replace five culverts along Orange Avenue in the western portion of the County. The culverts are located between mile post 2.2 (east of the County Line with Okeechobee County) and mile post 4.0. This project will provide construction plans for the replacement of these culverts. The Maintenance of Traffic for this work is a primary concern.

Project Manager: Selena Griffett, P.E. 
Estimated Cost: Design $140,000; Construction $585,000
Schedule: Construction is funded via Sales Tax in FY 2020 and FY2021

Update:

  • 60% plans have been reviewed by staff.
  • Coordination with adjacent property owners is underway.

SELVITZ ROAD @ NSLRWCD CANAL 102

Scope: The culvert failed and was lined as a repair; making the culvert smaller in diameter and not meeting capacity requirements. This project will replace the culvert and bring capacity to meet current and future.

Project Manager: Lisa Campbell 
Estimated Cost: $600,000
Schedule: Design to be completed by October 2019; Construction funded in FY 2020/2021.

Update:

  • 90% plans are complete.
  • Permitting is underway; NSLRWCD and the SFWMD permits have been issued and the ACOE permit application was submitted on 09/12/19.

COUNTYWIDE FIBER OPTIC CABLE (FOC)

Scope: Countywide Fiber Optic Cable will be an ongoing, multi-year project to interconnect the traffic signals and communications. Some of the locations in Phase 1 will tie into the ATMS project that is being done by the FDOT, and will expand the FOC system to include several additional signals. Phase 1 of the Countywide FOC includes the following locations:

  • Indrio Rd – from US1 to I-95,
  • 25th St – from Midway Road to Virginia Avenue
  • Edwards Rd – from Oleander Avenue to Selvitz Road
  • Bell Ave – from Oleander Avenue to 25th Street
  • Selvitz Rd – from Midway Road to Edwards Road

Project Manager: Lisa Campbell 
Estimated Cost: $2,000,000
Schedule: TBD

Update:

  • 60% plans are due on October 9, 2019.

BRIDGE #94003729 – KEEN ROAD BRIDGE OVER TAYLOR CREEK

Scope: The scope of this project is to replace the Keen Road Bridge over Taylor Creek. The bridge was built in 1953. Regular inspections are performed by FDOT. Regular maintenance is required to sustain the service life of the bridge. The bridge was inspected by a county consultant following Hurricane Irma. There are damages to the bridge as a result of Hurricane Irma and as a result of deferred maintenance.

Project Manager: Michael Harvey, E.I. 
Estimated Cost: $2,800,000
Schedule: TBD

Update:

  • Consultant proposals are under review by the selection committee.

BRIDGE #944010 – GORDY ROAD BRIDGE OVER 10 MILE CREEK

Scope: The Gordy Road Bridge over 10 Mile Creek was built in 1987 and the wood decking has been replaced and repaired on multiple occasions.  Steel plates have been installed on the decking as a temporary repair. The replacement bridge is currently in the design phase.

Project Manager: Michael Harvey, E.I.  
Estimated Cost: Construction is estimated at $1,500,000
Schedule: Design complete by December 2019.

Update:

  • Design continues, plans have been have been reviewed and comments provided to the consultant.
  • Typical section will be one lane with pedestrian accommodation with the ability to expand to two lanes in the future.

SELVITZ ROAD AND GLADES CUT OFF ROAD INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENTS

Scope: The existing intersection is substandard. This project will improve the geometry and safety of the intersection.

Project Manager: Selena Griffett, P.E. 
Estimated Cost: Design $500,000; Construction $9,000,000
Schedule: TBD

Update:

  • An RFQ for proposals to complete a traffic study and construction documents is scheduled to be advertised in October 2019.

ST. JAMES DRIVE SIDEWALK (ROYCE AVENUE TO LAZY RIVER PARKWAY)

Scope: This project will construct a 6’ wide sidewalk on the east side of St. James Drive from Royce Avenue to Lazy River Parkway. This sidewalk will fill in an existing gap in the sidewalk.

Estimated Cost: $260,000
Project Manager: Selena Griffett, P.E. 
Schedule: Design complete in Spring 2020

Update:

  • Staff will use a continuing services consultant to provide a proposal to design the sidewalk.

BRIDGE #940029 – OLD DIXIE HIGHWAY (CR 605) OVER TAYLOR CREEK

Scope: The Old Dixie Highway Bridge over Taylor Creek was built in 1962. The bridge was inspected by a County consultant following Hurricane Irma. The County received a letter from FDOT on January 16, 2018 noting Significant Bridge Deficiencies. The bridge was closed to traffic on January 25, 2018 due to safety concerns.

Project Manager: Selena Griffett, P.E. 
Estimated Cost: $2,500,000
Schedule: TBD

Update:

  • The replacement of the bridge was determined to be a one-way bridge with the East Coast Greenway Trail adjacent to the travel lane.
  • Staff continues to negotiate the design proposal with the consultant.

OLEANDER AVENUE SIDEWALK (MIDWAY ROAD TO SOUTH MARKET AVENUE)

Scope: The County has received Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) funding to construct sidewalk along Oleander Avenue from Midway Road to South Market Avenue. The project will construct a 6’ wide sidewalk for the 1.3 miles along Oleander Avenue.

Project Manager: Selena Griffett, P.E. griffetts@stlucieco.org
Estimated Cost: Design $165,000; Construction $1,000,000
Schedule: Construction estimated to begin in May 2021

Update:

  • 30% plans will be submitted to FDOT in October 2019.
  • Environmental documentation coordination with FDOT is estimated to begin October 2019.

JOHNSTON ROAD @ FPFWCD CANAL 16

Scope: The existing 78” corrugated metal pipe culvert was inspected on April 26, 2016 and found to have a failure point 2 feet from the West end of the culvert.  The current design includes lining the pipe and slope stabilization. An engineering review will be performed to ensure the design is sufficient.

Project Manager: Selena Griffett, P.E. 
Estimated Cost: Design $50,000; Construction $200,000
Schedule: Design is estimated to be complete October 2020

Update:

  • Staff will use a continuing services consultant to provide a proposal to design this culvert.