Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm
Reporter – News Analyst
May 23, 2019 – 9:00 a.m.

Wanda Forrest

Wanda Forrest, Transportation Planning Manager of the North Florida Transportation Planning Organization (TPO) briefed the Fernandina Beach City Commission at their May 21, 2019 Regular Meeting on projects planned and in the pipeline for the city:

–Amelia Island Parkway Trail from State Road A1A (Fletcher Ave.) to Via Del Rey is scheduled for construction in FY 2022-23 at a cost of $589,696.

–Amelia Island Parkway Trail from Via Del Rey to 14th Street will cost just over a million dollars and is scheduled for construction in FY2023-24.

–Centre Street rail crossing improvements are scheduled for FY2019-20 at a cost of $347,893.

–Ash Street rail crossing improvements are also scheduled for FY2019-20 at a cost of $337,640.

The complete plan for North Florida is available at http://northfloridatpo.com/images/uploads/Draft_2019_TIP.pdf

Forrest also invited listeners to participate in a telephone town hall meeting on Wednesday, June 12 from 6:30 – 7:30 pm and/or Thursday, June 13 from 6:30 – 7:30 pm to talk about transportation projects and programs needed to meet current and future needs of the community.  To participate, you must register online at www.PathForward2045.com.

Participants are not obligated to speak and may simply listen.  Questions may be submitted in advance to Marci Larson at mlarson@northfloridatpo.com.

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