Media Release

NW 16th/23rd Ave. Plan

Tuesday, October 5, 2010 10:45 AM

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL – At the Public Hearing on October 12, 2010, at 5 p.m. Alachua County Public Works staff will present to the Alachua County Board of County Commissioners a summary of the results of the NW 16th Ave/NW 23rd Ave Project Action Plan.  The Public Hearing is in the Jack Durrance Auditorium (room 209) in the County Administration Building located at 12 SE 1st Street downtown Gainesville.


To view the Action Plan Summary Report click here.


Staff will recommend that the Board accept the recommendations listed in the Action Plan Summary Report and direct staff to proceed with the development of the 30% plans for presentation to the Board. 


The NW 16th Ave/NW 23rd Avenue Project (between NW 57th Terrace and NW 13th Street) includes the resurfacing and rehabilitation of the existing pavement, upgrading the existing pedestrian facilities to meet current ADA requirements, addressing safety and operational issues through intersection and median opening modifications, and stabilizing the retaining walls along NW 16th Ave.  The project length is 4.0 miles. 


As always, citizens are encouraged to attend this meeting.  The meeting can be viewed live on Cox Channel 12 or online at the County’s Video on Demand site.


For more information, contact Brent King at the Alachua County Public Works Department at 374-5245 ext 1217.



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