Projects


Projects Currently in Progress (Link to the Map)

  • Amos Avenue Traffic Humps

    City of Lakeland employees will be constructing a traffic hump along Amos Avenue beginning Monday November 13th. This work is expected to take 3 days to complete.

    For questions, contact Michael Whigham, Manager of Construction & Maintenance, at 863.834.3300.

  • Brunnell Parkway Sidewalk

    New sidewalk will be constructed along the east side of Brunnell Pkwy from Memorial Boulevard to 10th Street.  No major delays are anticipated, however motorists should use caution.  This Federal grant funded project is scheduled for completion February 2018.

    For questions, contact Michael Whigham, Manager of Construction & Maintenance, at 863.834.3300.

  • Main Street Sidewalk (Missouri to Florida)

    Beginning October 2, 2017 City crews will be replacing the street scape sidewalk along the north side of Main Street between Missouri Avenue and South Florida Avenue.  Intermittent traffic delays may be encountered for west bound Main street motorists.  Curb side parking along the north side of Main Street throughout this block will be closed until the project’s completion.  We anticipate this project to be complete November 30, 2017.

    For questions, contact Michael Whigham, Manager of Construction & Maintenance, at 863.834.3300.

  • Road Resurfacing

    Beginning November 13, 2017, contractors working for the City of Lakeland will be resurfacing the following alleys:

    • East/West Alley Between Michigan Avenue and S Ingraham Avenue, north of Palmetto
    • North/South Alley Between Mississippi Avenue and Johnson Avenue north of Frank Lloyd Wright Way
    • North/South Alley Between College Avenue and S Rushing Avenue, south of E Palmetto Avenue
    • North/South Alley between S Rushing Avenue and Parkhill Avenue, south of E Palmetto
    • Angelina Lane
    • Ballard Street

     For questions, contact Michael Whigham, Manager of Construction & Maintenance, at 863.834.3300.

  • Rose Street Sidewalk

    This project will complete the sidewalk corridor along Rose Street from the CSX Railroad Crossing beside US 98 to Gary Road. Funding for construction is provided through a Federal LAP grant.  Construction began July 17th, 2017 on this project. Rose Street travel lanes will be closed in phases throughout the six-month project. Rose Street will be closed to eastbound traffic between Ingraham Avenue and Lake Parker Drive beginning November 13th and will remain closed until approximately December 30, 2017. Detours will be clearly marked. (Map)

    For questions, contact Michael Whigham, Manager of Construction & Maintenance, at 863.834.3300.

     

Upcoming Projects

  • County Line Road at US 92 Improvements

    This project will increase the capacity of the intersection of County Line Road and US 92 by adding a northbound right turn lane and adding pavement for a future second northbound left turn lane. The full median opening at County Line Road and Old Tampa Highway will also be closed making Old Tampa Highway a right-in-right-out connection.

    The City’s engineering consultant, DRMP, is designing the project with construction anticipated to begin in late 2018.  Additional project-related information may also be obtained by contacting Ron Laubach, P.E., Public Works Engineering, City of Lakeland at 863.834.6031.

     

    County Line Rd and US 92

  • Garden Street Sidewalk

    This project will complete the sidewalk on the north side of Garden Street. Design will be completed in-house in 2017 with construction planned for 2018.

    Additional project-related information may also be obtained by contacting Ron Laubach, P.E., Public Works Engineering, City of Lakeland at 863.834.6031.

    Garden Street Sidewalk Project Area Image

  • Kettles Avenue Sidewalk

    This project will construct a sidewalk on the west side of Kettles Avenue. Design will be completed in-house in 2017 with construction planned for 2018.

    Additional project-related information may also be obtained by contacting Ron Laubach, P.E., Public Works Engineering, City of Lakeland at 863.834.6031.

    Kettles Avenue Sidewalk Project Area Image

  • Lakeland Park Drive Connector

    A new roadway is planned to connect Carpenters Way with Lakeland Park Drive. This new connector road will provide two travel lanes, a 10’ wide shared-use path, street lighting, and a new intersection with Carpenters Way, which will be located between Interstate 4 and the Carpenters Way historic arch.

    The City’s engineering consultant, CivilSurv Design Group, Inc., has completed construction plans for the project and all permits have been obtained. City staff is underway with purchasing the required land for the project. Construction is funded and is anticipated to start Spring 2018.

    The project contact is Mr. Greg James, Project Manager, at 863.834.8440. You may also follow the City of Lakeland Public Works Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/lakelandgov where project-related information on this and other projects will be posted periodically.

    Lakeland Park Drive Connector Proposed Area Image

  • Mall Hill Drive Widening

    This project will add bike lanes on both sides of Mall Hill Drive and complete the sidewalk on the west side of Mall Hill Drive from Griffin Road to Hampton Hills Drive. This project is being designed in-house. Construction by in-house forces is planned to begin in Fiscal Year 2018.

    Additional project-related information may also be obtained by contacting Ron Laubach, P.E., Public Works Engineering, City of Lakeland at 863.834.6031.

    Mall Hill Drive Widening Image

  • New York Cycle Track

    This project will convert the southbound travel lane of New York Avenue from Lime Street to Main Street into a two-way bicycle facility. Streetscaping is also included as part of the project. It is part of an overall strategy to enhance the west side of Downtown Lakeland and create a more inviting bicycle and pedestrian environment between the Lakeland Center and Munn Park Historic District. Design will be completed in-house in 2017 with construction planned for 2018. Funding for construction is provided through a Federal LAP grant.  Additional project-related information may also be obtained by contacting Ron Laubach, P.E., Public Works Engineering, City of Lakeland at 863.834.6031.

    New York Avenue Cycle Track Image

  • North Wabash Avenue

    Lakeland has completed construction plans to extend North Wabash Avenue from 10th Street to Fairbanks Street. This 0.85-mile project will provide a two-lane roadway, a 5’ wide sidewalks on both sides of the street, street lighting, a new railroad crossing, stormwater drainage system, and an improved intersection at 10th Street with the addition of a new traffic signal.

    The City’s engineering consultant, AECOM, has completed construction plans for the project and all permits have been received. The City’s consultant, American Acquisition Group, LLC, is underway with purchasing the required land for the project. Construction is funded and is anticipated to start by January 2019.

    The project contact is Mr. Greg James, Project Manager, via email or telephone at 863.834.8440.  You may also follow the City of Lakeland Public Works Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/lakdlandgov where project-related information on this and other projects will be posted periodically.

  • South Wabash Avenue Extension

    This project begins at the intersection of Harden Boulevard at Beaker Boulevard and extends north to the intersection if Wabash Avenue at Ariana Street. It includes connections to Lakeside Village Shopping Center, Village Center Drive, Grasslands Boulevard, and Faye Street.  The project is currently under design, which is scheduled to be complete in 2017.  Construction is currently unfunded but planned for 2020.   Additional project-related information may also be obtained by contacting Ron Laubach, P.E., Public Works Engineering, City of Lakeland at 863.834.6031.

  • US 92 at Wabash Avenue Intersection

    The City’s engineering consultant, Bayside Engineering, Inc., has completed 60% construction plans for the project. Construction is funded and is anticipated to start by Fall 2018.

    The U.S. 92 at Wabash Avenue intersection project will enhance this intersection by constructing an additional eastbound left-turn lane. Eastbound traffic will now have dual left-turn lanes, dual thru-lanes, and a right-turn lane. The signalization for the intersection will also be re-constructed.

    The project contact is Mr. Greg James, Project Manager, via email or telephone at 863.834.8440. You may also follow the City of Lakeland Public Works Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/lakelandgov where project-related information on this and other projects will be posted periodically.

Recently Completed Projects

  • Westgate Central Trail

    Construction is complete on the Westgate Central Trail.

    Westgate Central Trail Project Area Image

  • Josephine Street Sidewalk

    City of Lakeland completed the installation of a new sidewalk on the south side of Josephine Street from the Westgate Trail to Pinewood Avenue.  This project begin in August 2017 and was completed in September 2017.