Current Road Construction Projects in Clay County

28 07 2005

Branan Field Chaffee Road (State Road 23) – Installing a 6-foot tall fence on both sides of roadway from Blanding Boulevard (State Road 21) to 300 feet north of Kendlewood Drive. Safety Contractors, Inc., began November 12, 2004 at a cost of $646,247.48. Jessica Reese/project engineer. (208225-8)

State Road 16 — Resurfacing from the beginning of the four-lane at Kingsley Lake to State Road 21 (5.6 miles). Anderson Columbia Company of Lake City began April 12, 2004 and should finish in 285 days (early 2005) at a cost of $3,610,400.00. Buckley Williams of England, Thims and Miller is the CEI project engineer (904-276-1366). Kent Ponder/FDOT project manager. (2082373)

State Road 16 – Resurfacing from State Road 21 to U.S. 17 in Green Cove Springs (13.4 miles). Also, add turn lanes at Clay County Fairgrounds. APAC-Southeast, Inc., of Sarasota began April 12, 2005 and should finish in 210 days (late 2005) at a cost of $6,652,789.70. Lane closures can occur between 8:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Buckley Williams of ETM is CEI project engineer (904-276-1366). Kent Ponder/FDOT project engineer. (2082002)

State Road 21 – Bridge repairs to the Black Creek Bridge. American Geotechnical, Inc., of Ocala began July 12, 2005 and should finish in 10 days at a cost of $63,070. Carlo Diaz/project engineer. (2082267)

State Road 21 – Resurfacing from the Putnam County line to State Road 100 in Keystone Heights (6.2 miles). V.E. Whitehurst & Sons, Inc., of Williston began April 19, 2005 and should finish in 210 days (late 2005) at a cost of $3,430,989.56 (combined with Bradford County resurfacing job). Buckley Williams of England, Thims and Miller is CEI project engineer (904-276-1366). Kent Ponder/FDOT project engineer. (2082264)

State Road 21 – Adding left turn lane at Branan Field Road and Baxley Road. Callaway Contracting, Inc., of Jacksonville began Jan. 3, 2005 and should finish in 75 days at a cost of $330,611.00. Ricky Langley of DRMP is CEI project engineer (904-641-0123). Scott Lent/FDOT project engineer. (208211-4)

State Road 21 – Resurfacing from State Road 16 to County Road 220 (8.5 miles). Anderson Columbia Company Inc., of Lake City started July 14, 2005 and should finish in 150 days at a cost of $4,595,937. John Rogero of England, Thims and Miller is CEI project engineer (904-276-1366). Kent Ponder/FDOT project manager. (208111-2 & 208226-5)

State Road 100 – Adding traffic signals at Commercial Circle/Sylvan Way. PAH Constructors, Inc., of Melbourne started July 18, 2005 and should finish in 75 days (Fall of 2005) at a cost of $99,574.00. Hubert Severance of HNTB is CEI project engineer (353-336-1010). (208182-6)

U.S. 301 – Widening to provide acceleration lanes and offset left turn lanes at intersection with County Road 218. APAC-Southeast, Inc., of Sarasota began May 31, 2005 and should finish in 90 days (Summer of 2005) at a cost of $781,161.18. Karle Maye of DRMP is DEI project engineer (904-641-0123). (2081164)

Construction is Imminent
County Road 215 – Safety project between State Road 16 and State Road 21 (6 miles). Bids to open in July 2005 at estimated $709,746. (4136121)

U.S. 17 – Drainage improvements between Gum and Grove streets. Bids were opened July 20, 2005 and the apparent low bidder was J.B. Coxwell Contracting, Inc., of Jacksonville with a bid of $6,510,067.03 (combined with U.S. 17 resurfacing). Fred Wright/project designer. (208202-2)

U.S. 17 – Resurface between State Road 16 and Governor’s Creek (1.9 miles). Bids were opened July 20, 2005 and the apparent low bidder was J.B. Coxwell Contracting Inc., of Jacksonville with a bid of $6,510,067.03 (combined with U.S. 17 drainage improvements). Fred Wright/project designer. (2080852)

Projects in Five-Year Work Program
(*** projects in tentative Five-year Work Program)

Blanding Boulevard (State Road 21) – Upgrade traffic signals from Spencer Street to the Duval County line (1.7 miles) in 2007/08 at estimated $3.4 million. Fred Wright/project designer. (2082301)*

Blanding Boulevard (State Road 21) – Add lanes and reconstruct from Old Jennings Road to Knight Boxx Road (1.2 miles) in 2008/09 at estimated $7.4 million. Right of way acquisition in 2005/06, 2006/07 and 2007/08. Craig Teal/project designer. (2082112)*

College Avenue Extension (formerly known as the Cleveland Connector) – Design to build new roadway between State Roads 21 and 23 to begin in 2007/08. (2082291)*

County Road 209 – Replace the Black Creek Bridge in 2008/09 at estimated $9.7 million. Purchase right of way in 2006/07 at estimated $2.2 million. Public hearing held Aug. 1, 2002 at Rideout Elementary School. Craig Teal/project designer. (2115602)*

*** County Road 215 – Safety project from State Road 16 to State Road 21 (6.1 miles) in 2005/06 at estimated $788,000. (4136121)

County Road 220 – Add sidewalk between Knight Boxx Road and Doctors Inlet school in 2006/07 at estimated $832,000. Fred Wright/project designer. (2115765)*

*** Doctor’s Lake Drive – Build bike path from Peoria Road to Kingsley Avenue (4.4 miles) in 2009/10 at estimated $836,000. (2115702)

Kingsley Avenue (State Road 224) – Replace traffic signals at Debarry Avenue and Doctors Lake Drive in 2008/09 at estimated $696,000. (2082363) *

Park Avenue (U.S. 17) – Add two lanes and reconstruct from Creighton Road to Milwaukee Avenue (1.5 miles) in 2009/10 at estimated $28 million. Nelson Bedenbaugh/project designer. (2082071)*

State Road 16 – Add lanes and reconstruct from U.S. 17 to Reynolds Industrial Park in 2009/10 at estimated $3.1 million. (2081832)*

State Road 16 – Resurface from Reynolds Industrial Park to the Shands Bridge in 2009/10 at estimated $2.4 million. (2081833)*

State Road 16 – Resurface from the Bradford County line to State Road 230 (2.1 miles) in 2006/07 at estimated $1.4 million. Nelson Bedenbaugh/project designer. (2082032)*

State Road 16 – Build sidewalk through Penney Farms (2.8 miles) in 2008/09 at estimated $572,000. (2082374)*

State Road 21 – Replace bridge over Black Creek in 2008/09 at estimated $6.6 million. Purchase right of way in 2006/07. Rod Nelson/project designer. (2082332)*

State Road 21 – Add sidewalk from Hardees in Keystone Heights to Goldhead Branch State Park in 2006/07 at estimated $904,000. Fred Wright/project designer. (2081113)*

State Road 100 – Add sidewalk from County Road 214 to Twin Lakes Road in 2006/07 at estimated $295,000. Fred Wright/project designer. (2081824)*

*** State Road 100 – Resurface from the Bradford County line to the Putnam County line (5.3 miles) in 2008/09 at estimated $3.2 million. (2081872)

U.S. 17 – Resurface between Governors Creek and the end of the four lane (5.3 miles) in 2006/07 at estimated $6.9 million. Fred Wright/project designer. (2080853)*

U.S 17 – Resurface from the Putnam County line to Batton Road (5 miles) in 2006/07 at estimated $4 million. Mohammed Majboor/project designer. (2081772)*

*** U.S. 17 — Resurface from County Road 220 to Creighton Road (2.6 miles) in 2008/09 at estimated $3.8 million. (2082073)

*** U.S. 17 — Resurface from State Road 16 to Governor’s Creek (1.9 miles) in 2005/06 at estimated $2.4 million. (2080852)

Recently Completed Projects
(within past year)

Clay County — Added sidewalks in various locations around schools including on Mederia Drive from Blairmore Boulevard to Edson Drive; on Everett Avenue (CR 220) from State Road 21 (Blanding Boulevard) to Scenic Drive; and on Doctor’s Lake Drive (CR 224A) from Woodveil Lane to Admirals Walk Drive East, for a total of 2.1 miles. The Everett Avenue sidewalk included a timber bridge. Haynes & Son, Inc., of McAlpin began Feb. 2, 2004 and finished Jan. 21, 2005 at a cost of $482,395. (2115762)

Park Avenue (U.S. 17) — Resurfaced from McIntosh Avenue to the Duval County line (3.8 miles). Hubbard Construction Company of Winter Park began Sept. 15, 2003 and finished Oct. 22, 2004 at a cost of $5,950,000.00. (2082281)

State Road 21 — Resurfaced and added 5-foot paved shoulders from State Road 100 in Keystone Heights to State Road 16 at Camp Blanding (16.5 miles). APAC-Southeast, Inc., of Sarasota began September 29, 2003 and finished Dec. 21, 2004 at a cost of $4,867,941.00. (2082262)

Projects Under Consideration

*** Blanding Boulevard (State Road 21) – Design to add lanes between County Road 218 and Knight Boxx Road (County Road 220 B), (6.4 miles) begins in 2008/09. Public hearing held Sept. 24, 2002 at Middleburg High School. (208211-5)

Branan Field Chaffee Road (State Road 23) – Design to add lanes from Blanding Boulevard (State Road 21) to the Duval County line has begun and will continue into 2006. (2082254, 2082255)

College Avenue Extension (formerly known as the Cleveland Connector) – Study to look at new roadway between Blanding Boulevard (State Road 21) and Branan Field Chaffee Road (State Road 23) is underway by RS& H. David Anderson/FDOT project manager. (2082291)

River Crossing – Corridor study to determine the feasibility of connecting Branan Field – Chaffee Road (State Road 23) to the proposed I-95/State Road 9B interchange that would cross the St. Johns River at either the Shands Bridge or slightly north of Popo Point began in December 2002 and is expected to take two years to complete. Steve Wilson of HDR in Jacksonville is consultant project manager. Imran Ghani/FDOT project engineer. See web page for more details. Public meetings held March 30 and April 1, 2004. (2082253)

State Road 21 — Study to determine improvements from Forest Street to State Road 100 in Keystone Heights is underway. (2082234)

*** State Road 21 – Design to add lanes from County Road 220 to Old Jennings Road to begin in 2008/09. (2082113)

Wells Road Connector – Study to look at new roadway between Blanding Boulevard (State Road 21) and Argyle Forest Boulevard (1 mile) is underway. Debbie Miller/project engineer. (21115302)

Source: Florida Department of Transportation


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