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South Gulf Cove Bridge Repairs - Construction

Project Description

South Gulf Cove has four (4) bridges needing design services to implement the FDOT maintenance and repair items for each of the respective bridges. The design services shall also include designing ADA-compliant sidewalks across each of the bridges. The sidewalk design shall include transitions from the bridges to the existing sidewalks including the traverse of intersecting roadways.  

Project Location

All four bridges are located in South Gulf Cove-

#014053 is located on Keystone Boulevard over the Santa Cruz Waterway

#014054 is located on Appleton Boulevard over the Santa Cruz Waterway

#014055 is located on Keystone Boulevard over the President's Waterway

#014056 is located on Ingraham Boulevard over the President's Waterway

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Latest Updates

Upcoming Project Activities -June 2024

Construction will begin on May 20, 2024, on bridge 014054 located on Appleton Boulevard over the Santa Cruz Waterway.  This bridge will be closed starting May 20, 2024, through August 3, 2024 (75 days).

You might have noticed at each of the bridges, the County has hired a consultant to exclude bats from under the bridges. The consultant has recently installed bat houses at each bridge so the bats being excluded can go to the bat houses.  The consultant should be done by March 15, 2024.


Phase Cost
Design $199,895
Construction $4,590,209.62
Funding source(s): South Gulf Cove MSBU


Phase Estimated Start Date Forecast Completion Actual Completion
Design Development 08/26/2021 08/28/2023 10/11/2023
Construction 05/20/2024 04/30/2025

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Project Manager
Kelly Slaughter

Public Relations
Tracy Doherty
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Sponsor Department
Public Works

Design Engineer/Architect
Bridging Solutions

Construction Contractor
Thomas Marine Construction

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