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Olean Boulevard Widening/Gertrude - Aaron Multi Use Path

Project Description

This project is to widen Olean Boulevard from U.S. 41 to Easy Street. This design is a five-lane section with two travel lanes in each direction and a continuous center left/right turn lane in the middle. The design also includes a sidewalk on both sides of Olean Boulevard from Aaron Street to Easy Street, LED decorative lighting, and new traffic signal systems with pedestrian crossings at Aaron Street and Harbor Boulevard. This project will also include multi-use paths and utility expansions on Aaron Street and Gertrude Avenue with LED decorative lighting.

Project Location

Olean Boulevard from US 41 to Easy Street, Aaron Street from Harbor Boulevard to Gertrude Avenue, and Gertrude Avenue from Caring Way to Harbor Boulevard.

Latest Updates

Work Completed: Giannetti has completed the concrete curbing construction on Olean Boulevard from Aaron Street to Harbor Boulevard and concrete sidewalks from Harbor Boulevard to Easy Street. Giannetti has completed the roadway base construction on Brinson Avenue from Aaron Street to Harbor Boulevard. Crews have also completed the reclaim water main installation on Harbor Boulevard.

Current Work (two-week schedule):   Crews are currently installing the new signal system mast arms and new street lighting at various location within the project. Crews are currently installing the new reclaim water main on Gertrude Avenue. Paving on Brinson Avenue and Aaron Street is schedule for this week.


Phase Cost
Design $2,000,000.00
Construction $15,571,041.24
Total Budget $17,571,041.24
Funding source(s):

Sales Tax C419006 (Olean Blvd)

Park Side CRA C191505 (Multi Use Path)


Phase Estimated Start Date Forecast Completion Actual Completion
Planning and Approval 06/09/2016 04/03/2017 04/12/2017
Design Development 05/01/2017 05/14/2018 04/16/2019
Construction 10/21/2019 11/08/2021

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Project Manager
Jeff Keyser

Public Relations
Tracy Doherty
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Sponsor Department
Public Works

Design Engineer/Architect
Florida Transportation Engineering/Johnson Engineering

Construction Contractor
Giannetti Contracting Corporation

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