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Port Charlotte, FL 33948

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Various Intersection Improvements

Project Description

This project incorperates design and construction of new turn lanes and traffic signal modifications at various intersections in Port Charlotte, Florida. New left and right turn lanes will be added to various intersections along with possible signal modifications, sidewalks and pedestrian crosswalk improvements

Project Location

  • Cochran Boulevard @ Quesada Avenue – Northbound right turn on Quesada Avenue
  • Murdock Circle @ US Highway 41 – Eastbound right turn lane on Murdock Circle Peachland Boulevard @ Harbor Boulevard - Left turn lanes on all approaches
  • Veterans Boulevard @ Cochran Boulevard – East and Westbound right turn lanes on Veterans Boulevard, Northbound Right turn lane
  • Veterans Boulevard @ Atwater Street – East and Westbound right turn lanes
  • Veterans Boulevard @ Yorkshire Street – East and Westbound right turn lanes
  • Veterans Boulevard @ Harbor Boulevard – East and Westbound right turn lanes
  • Veterans Boulevard @ Orlando Boulevard – Eastbound right turn lane
  • Veterans Boulevard @ Torrington Street – Eastbound right turn lane
  • Veterans Boulevard @ Loveland Boulevard – Eastbound right turn lane

Latest Updates

Current: FTE has submited the 60% design plans for Cochran @ Veterans to Charlotte County for Review. FTE is preparing the 60% plans for Yorkshire @ Veterans

Aternate design concepts have been approved by the County. These include Veterans Boulevard @ Atwater Street, Veterans Boulevard @ Harbor Boulevard, Veterans Boulevard @ Orlando Boulevard, Veterans Boulevard @ Torrington Street and Veterans Boulevard @.Loveland Boulevard. FTE has started the Survey work at these locations.

The Murdock Circle turn lane project is completed and the Quesada Boulevard Turn Lane project is covered under the 2021 County Paving Program. Please see seperate project updates for construction.


Phase Cost
Design $500,000.00
Engineering $78,000.00
Construction $2,000,000.00
Total Budget $2,578,000.00
Funding source(s): Gas Tax C411620


Phase Estimated Start Date Forecast Completion Actual Completion
Planning and Approval 02/11/2019 08/14/2019 08/14/2019
Design Development 09/02/2020 12/06/2021

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Project Phase
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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

Construction Contractor

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