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Engineering's Capital Improvement Projects

Bella Vista Trail 
This project will create a new multi-use asphalt trail on the south side of Bella Vista Street from Martin L King Blvd to US 98 and on the north side of Bella Vista Street from US 98 to West Lake Parker Drive. This trail was designed by Kimley-Horn. Construction by contractor is scheduled to begin in the Winter of 2015/2016 with completion in the Spring of 2016. Funding for construction is provided through FDOT grant funds.

 

Central Avenue Drainage

This project will address flooding issues along Central Avenue. A storm drain system will be constructed along Central Avenue from West Highland Street to South of Belmar Street. The design by Amec Foster Wheeler will be complete in the Summer of 2015 with construction starting in the Winter of 2015.

 

Crystal Lake Drive (Lake Hollingsworth Drive to New Jersey Road)

This project will add bike lanes on both sides of Crystal Lake Drive and intersection improvements at Crystal Lake Drive and Lake Hollingsworth Drive. Intersection improvements will include removing the corner islands and modifying the traffic signal to enhance pedestrian safety. The storm drain system will also be upgraded. This project is being designed by Chastain Skillman. Construction is scheduled to begin in the Winter of 2015.

 

Crystal Lake Drive (New Jersey Road to Bartow Road)

This project will add bike lanes on both sides of Crystal Lake Drive and a sidewalk on the north side of Crystal Lake Drive. It will complete the bicycle connection between Bartow Road (US 98) and Lake Hollingsworth Drive. The design is being performed by Envisors, a Pennoni Company. Construction is scheduled for the Spring of 2016. Funding for construction is provided through FDOT grant funds. 

 

Lincoln Avenue Sidewalk
This project will construct a new concrete sidewalk on the east side of Lincoln Avenue from Beacon Road to Ariana Street. It is being designed in-house with construction scheduled for the Summer of 2016. Funding for construction is provided through FDOT grant funds.


Main Street Widening

This project will add bike lanes/paved shoulders on Main Street from Lake Bonny Drive W to Longfellow Boulevard. Shallow swales will also be constructed in some areas to help improve drainage. Design is being completed in-house. Construction is scheduled for the Winter of 2015.

 

Mall Hill Drive Widening

This project will add bike lanes/paved shoulders and complete the sidewalk on the west side of Mall Hill Drive from Griffin Road to Hampton Hills Drive. The intersection of Mall Hill Drive and Hampton Hills Drive will also be converted to a four-way stop. This project is being designed in-house. Construction is scheduled to begin in the Winter of 2015.

 

New York Avenue 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 2016 with construction planned for 2017. Funding for construction is provided largely through FDOT grant funds.

 

Rose Street Sidewalks

This project will complete the sidewalk corridor along Rose Street from the CSX Railroad Crossing beside US 98 to Gary Road. Design will be completed in-house in 2015 with construction planned for 2016/2017. Funding for construction is provided through FDOT grant funds.

 

Three Parks Trail South
This project provide a critical link in the City's Three Parks Trail System. It consists of a multi-use asphalt trail extending from Carleton Street south along the west side of the Cleveland Heights Golf Course to Cleveland Heights Boulevard. Design was completed by Kimley-Horn. Construction by in-house personnel began in April 2015 and is expected to be completed in the Summer of 2015.

 

Three Parks Trail North
This project will provide a critical link in the City's Three Parks Trail System. It consists of a multi-use asphalt trail along the northeast side of the Cleveland Heights Golf Course. The trail will begin at the existing asphalt trail at the intersection of Southington Avenue and Edgewood Drive and extend east to Glendale Street. This project was designed by Kimley-Horn.  Construction by City of Lakeland personnel is scheduled to begin in July, 2015 with completion in the Winter of 2015/2016. Funding for construction is provided through FDOT grant funds.

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