Florida Department of Transportation

New tree canopy coming to Riverside and Avondale

New tree canopy coming to Riverside and Avondale

Forty-three new trees will soon grace Riverside and St. Johns avenues (State Road 211). The FDOT is currently preparing the roadway for the addition of new trees and the removal of some Pindo Palms that are either aged out, rotting or diseased, according to FDOT. “Recent collaboration between the FDOT, JEA, Council member Randy DeFoor, […]

San Juan road improvements focus on pedestrian safety

San Juan road improvements focus on pedestrian safety

One local businessman had harsh words for the Florida Department of Transportation’s plans to install a mid-block median and pedestrian crossing near his business on San Juan Avenue (State Road 128) near the Ortega neighborhood. Viktor Gjergji, owner of Viktor’s Payless and Groceries, which is located at 6612 San Juan Avenue, was the only member […]

Edgewood Avenue to get road, overpass rejuvenation

Edgewood Avenue to get road, overpass rejuvenation

Engineers with the City of Jacksonville and the Florida Department of Transportation are planning ways to transform Edgewood Avenue, provide more safety for pedestrians and bicyclists and more parking for businesses. The plans are still in the design phase and the $4.4 million project would affect Edgewood from U.S. 17 to the Lenox Avenue intersection, […]

Work on Fuller Warren shared-use path is on schedule

Much progress is being made as far as the Florida Department of Transportation’s Fuller Warren Shared-Use Path project is concerned. “We are really, really on schedule right now,” said Daryl Goss, community outreach specialist for the Florida Department of Transportation. “We’re over half-way complete. We expect to have the project completed in late 2020.” The […]