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Flamingo/Edgewater Widening

Project Description

Project will replace the existing two-lane Flamingo Boulevard from 776 to a point north of Edgewater Drive and the existing remaining section of two-lane Edgewater Drive from Midway Boulevard to Collingswood Boulevard with a new four-lane roadway. The project will also connect Flamingo Boulevard from its southernmost curve to the intersection of Edgewater Drive and Collingswood Boulevard, creating a new alignment for the roadways. Additionally, intersection improvements at 776 and Flamingo Boulevard will be included. 

The project is split into 3 phases, identified as phases 3, 4, & 5. The design will include all three phases and the construction will be multiphase. 

Project Location

Flamingo Boulevard from 776 to a point north of Edgewater Drive, connecting Flamingo Boulevard from its southernmost curve to the intersection of Edgewater Drive and Collingswood Boulevard, including Edgewater Drive from Midway Boulevard to Collingswood Boulevard. 

Latest Updates

Four design firms have responded to a Request for Proposal to design the project. The firms have been ranked by a selection committee and the Board has approved staff to move forward with negotiations. After successful negotiations, the Chairman of the Board will sign a design contract with the top firm. 

Budget

Phase Cost
Design $5,200,000
Funding source(s):

2014 Sales Tax Extension for the design of phases 3, 4, & 5.

2020 Sales Tax Extension for the construction of phase 4, in the future.

Schedule

Phase Estimated Start Date Forecast Completion Actual Completion
Design Development 03/29/2021 01/23/2023

Project Phase
Design Development

Last Updated
10/13/2021

Project Manager
Lindsey Johnson

Public Relations
Tracy Doherty
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Project Number
c412102

Sponsor Department
Public Works

Design Engineer/Architect
TBD

Construction Contractor
TBD

Sales Tax Project

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