City offices will be closed Monday, Oct 5 due to the heavy rains. Monday's trash pickup is postponed until Wednesday.
City Council passed a resolution awarding a $4.6 million construction contract to widen a two-mile stretch of Independence Boulevard at their meeting on April 21.
Because of the slowing economy, construction bids were roughly $2 million less than the the project estimate. Construction is expected to begin in June. The widening project will provide for another route as north/south bound traffic increases in the future, particularly after the Skyway Bridge is constructed.
The project will
The project is partially funded by the 2006 Transportation Bond and is expected to begin this summer.
Click here to view an enlarged map of the project area.