Pedestrian Safety Project

SR 29 (Main Street) from N. 1st Street to N. 9th Street

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 Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) partnered with the Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) and the Municipal Service Taxing Unit (MSTU) to program a project on SR 29 in Immokalee due to a history high bicycle and pedestrian crashes and activity.


The purpose of the project is to increase pedestrian and bicyclist safety and consists of installing two RRFBs (Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacons), signing and pavement marking improvements, reconstruction of the lighting system, constructing a new signal at 3rd Street, drainage improvements, and sidewalk enhancements. The project is estimated at 1.85 Million. The FDOT Project Manager is David Jones.


Project Schedule:

  • 100% design completed in May 2019.
  • Out for bid by July 2019.
  • Award the contract to the contractor by December 2019.
  • Construction will begin within 60/90 days after awarded contract (May 2020).
  • Expected completion by end of 2020.


Background:

  • FDOT will pay the cost to install 30 standard LED light Poles.
  • MSTU will pay the cost difference to add the enhancements.


The MSTU provided an advance deposit of $125,342 to FDOT for installation of holiday attachments on 30 light poles and all efforts associated with adding the attachments, including banner arms, GFCI outlets, additional conductors, mobilization and maintenance of traffic at SR29 from 1st Street North to 9th Street North in Immokalee.

 

Pedestrian Crosswalk 5th - 1st street

Pedestrian Crosswalk 9th - 6th street

Pedestrian Crosswalk 9th - 6th street

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Pedestrian Crosswalk 9th - 6th street

Pedestrian Crosswalk 9th - 6th street

Pedestrian Crosswalk 9th - 6th street

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