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/

 

 

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: Michael Harvey, E.I. harveym@stlucieco.org
Cost: $4,600,000
Schedule: Project Completion Early 2024
Update:

  • Edwards Eastbound roadway and drainage completed. Edwards Westbound roadway and drainage are underway.

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: Completed in 2020.
Update:Completed

    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: Completed in 2020.
    Update:Completed in 2020.

    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: Construction completed in 2021.
    Update:Construction completed in 2021.

    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: Design underway
    Update:

    • Project designed delayed due to COVID-19 and right of way challenges.
    • Construction Plans are at 30% completion.

    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: Construction Completed.
    Update:Construction Completed.

    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: The design was delayed due to license agreement challenges with the adjacent property owner.
    Update:

    • Plans are 90% completed
    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: Completed in December 2023.
    Update:Completed.

    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: Michael Harvey, E.I.harveym@stlucieco.org
    Estimated Cost: Design $165,000; Construction $1,000,000
    Schedule: Construction will be completed in Spring 2024
    Update: The Oleander Avenue sidewalk project from Midway Road to S. Market Avenue is still looking to wrap up construction in 2024.  The project will tie into the future sidewalk that will run from S. Market Avenue to Edwards Road.

    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: Edmund Bas, P.E.base@stlucieco.org
    Estimated Cost: $200,000
    Schedule: TBD
    Update:

    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: Construction bidding fall 2023
    Update:

    • Design completed.
    • Construction will begin in Spring 2024.
    JOHNSTON ROAD @ FPFWCD CANAL 1 and 15

    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: Daniel Zrallack, P.E.. ZrallackD@stlucieco.org
    Estimated Cost: Design $350,000; Construction $1,800,000
    Schedule: Design is estimated to be completed by Spring 2024.
    Update:

    • The design is currently at 30% completed.
    • The design cost is estimated at $537,335, and Construction Cost: TBD
    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: Michael Heller  hellerm@stlucieco.org
    Estimated Cost: Design $50,000; Construction $200,000
    Schedule: Design Completed
    Update:

    • Construction Spring 2024.
    • Design cost is $77,285 and Construction cost is estimated at $660,000

     

    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: Daniel Zrallack, P.E. ZrallackD@stlucieco.org 
    Estimated Cost: Design $500,000; Construction $9,000,000
    Schedule: Design is currently at 60% completed.
    Upda

    • Design cost is $2,07,368 and construction estimated cost is $16,000,000.
    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: Edmund Bas, P.E. base@stlucieco.org
    Schedule: Design completed
    Update: Awaiting funding from St. Lucie County TPO