Florida Department of Transportation

FDOT Proposes Post Street Roundabout

FDOT Proposes Post Street Roundabout

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) held a public meeting at its Jacksonville Urban Office Training Center on Thursday, April 25 to share plans and gather community feedback for its proposed Post Street from Cassat Avenue to Old Roosevelt Boulevard Resurfacing and Rail Safety project. The project would bring an elongated roundabout to the intersection […]

New Light Signal Proposed at Riverside and Margaret

New Light Signal Proposed at Riverside and Margaret

In February, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) held a public meeting to discuss its SR 211 (from San Juan Avenue to I-95) Resurfacing Project and collect community feedback on the proposed components of the project. As it stands currently, the project plans include milling and resurfacing of SR 211 (Riverside Avenue) as well as […]

‘What’s Up on The SUP?’

‘What’s Up on The SUP?’

San Marco and Riverside communities celebrate the new Fuller Warren Shared-Use Path After a decade of anticipation, the Riverside, Avondale and San Marco communities celebrated the opening of the Fuller Warren Shared-Use Path, affectionately dubbed “The SUP” by neighborhood and community leaders. The Florida Department of Transportation held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, April […]

Construction, road closures at an end for Herschel Street roundabouts

Construction, road closures at an end for Herschel Street roundabouts

The detour signs have been removed and the traffic is once again running smoothly at the Herschel Street roundabouts, following road closures and detours for roadwork last month. The beginning of November had motorists taking the scenic route because of a detour rerouting traffic from State Road 211 (St. Johns Avenue) up Edgewood Avenue South […]

Herschel Street/St. Johns Avenue Improvement Project begins in early January

Herschel Street/St. Johns Avenue Improvement Project begins in early January

The Florida Department of Transportation begins construction on intersection improvements along St. Johns Avenue (State Road 211) from Herschel Street to Canterbury Street in early January of 2022, weather and schedule permitting, according to a recent press inquiry about the timeline. The FDOT hosted its final public open house to discuss proposed changes to the […]

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, […]

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