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Pinellas Sets Meeting on Forest Lakes Boulevard Project

Forest Lakes Boulevard | Pinellas County | Road Construction

The county proposes to widen Forest Lakes Boulevard to a four-lane, divided highway from west of Pine Avenue to west of Race Track Road.

OLDSMAR – Pinellas County will host a neighborhood project information meeting to preview planned roadway improvements to Forest Lakes Boulevard.

Th meeting is scheduled from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Thursday (June 28) at the Oldsmar City Council Chambers, 101 State St. W, Oldsmar. It is open to the public.

The project features the widening of the busy collector roadway to a four-lane suburban divided highway from west of Pine Avenue to west of Race Track Road in Oldsmar. Also included are drainage improvements, a 5-foot-wide paved shoulder that will be designated as a bike lane, sidewalks on both sides of the road and traffic signal upgrades. It is estimated to cost about $12.7 million.

County representatives will be available in an open house format to discuss the project and answer questions. No formal presentation will take place.

The project is part of the Pinellas County Capital Improvement Program and is funded for construction in fall 2018 through the Penny for Pinellas, with partial funding through a County Incentive Grant Agreement administered by the Florida Department of Transportation.

Public participation is one of the most important aspects of the project. Citizens are encouraged to attend the meeting and express their views.

For information, call Pinellas County Public Works at (727) 464-8900 and/or go to pinellascounty.org.

Photo courtesy of Pinellas County.

 

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