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 campbelll@stlucieco.org
Cost: $4,600,000
Schedule: TBD          
Update:

  • The Production RFP and Plans were submitted to FDOT for review on 02/03/20.
  • The LAP Agreement is on the Board Agenda for 05/19/20.
  • The RFQ for CEI was closed on 03/18/20, 4 submittals were received. Awaiting selection committee meeting.
  • Expected advertisement for Design Build Firm is June of 2020.
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. harveym@stlucieco.org
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 (U.S. 1 to Banyan Drive) Drainage project.
  • Resurfacing is approximately 80% complete.

 

RUSSO ROAD @ FPFPWCD CANAL 6

Scope: The existing 36” and 48” corrugated metal pipe culverts were damaged during Hurricane Irma and are in need of replacement. Coordination with FDOT and FPL are required in the design and construction of this project.

Project Manager: Gary Franklin, frankling@stlucieco.org
Cost: $300,000
Schedule: Construction completion expected June 30, 2020.
Update:

  • Project awarded to PRP Construction
  • Project is substantially complete
  • Guardrail installation remains
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. harveym@stlucieco.org
Estimated Cost: Construction is estimated at $1,500,000
Schedule: Design complete
Update:

  • Preparing Bid Book
  • Awaiting Corps of Engineers permit
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. griffetts@stlucieco.org
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.
  • Project has been advertised for RFP; delayed due to COVID-19
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: Gary Franklin frankling@stlucieco.org
Estimated Cost: $120,000
Schedule: TBD
Update:

  • 60 percent plans are currently under review.
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. griffetts@stlucieco.org
Estimated Cost: Design $140,000; Construction $585,000
Schedule: Construction is funded via Sales Tax in FY2021
Update:

  • 90% plans are underway
  • Coordination with adjacent property owners continues.
  • Permitting 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 campbelll@stlucieco.org
Estimated Cost: $600,000
Schedule: Design to be completed by October 2019; Construction funded in FY 2022/2023.
Update:

  • This project will be removed from the next update as design is complete and construction is three years out.
  • Plans and permitting are complete.
  • Bids will be advertised in June of 2022
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:

  • 90% plans submitted to FDOT in June 2020.
  • Environmental documentation has been submitted to FDOT.

 

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 – (now on hold)

Project Manager: Lisa Campbell campbelll@stlucieco.org
Estimated Cost: $200,000
Schedule: TBD
Update:

  • 60% plans have been reviewed and returned, awaiting 90% plans. The portion for Selvitz Road has been put on hold due to the upcoming widening of the roadway. The fiber will be included in the construction project.

 

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. harveym@stlucieco.org
Estimated Cost: $2,800,000
Schedule: TBD
Update:

  • Borings completed early May 2020.
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. griffetts@stlucieco.org
Estimated Cost: Design $350,000; Construction $1,800,000
Schedule: Design is estimated to be complete October 2020
Update: Consultant proposal under review

JOHNSTON ROAD @ FPFWCD CANAL 17

Scope: The existing 84” corrugated metal pipe culvert was inspected and found to be in need of replacement. 

Project Manager: Gary Franklin. frankling@stlucieco.org
Estimated Cost: Design $50,000; Construction $200,000
Schedule: Design is estimated to be complete December 2020
Update: Notice to Proceed sent to consultant May 8, 2020

 

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. griffetts@stlucieco.org
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 on hold due to COVID-19

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. griffetts@stlucieco.org
Schedule: Design complete in Spring 2020
Update: Notice to Proceed sent to consultant May 21, 2020