Sidewalks

Starkey Gap Trail

Location: Pasco County, FL
Client: Florida Department of Transportation – District Seven & Pasco County
Project Description: This project included roadway design and multiple agency coordination for the new 2.7-mile asphalt shared use path, which connects the Pinellas Trail to the Starkey Trail in Pasco County.  The project traverses Duke Energy Right of Way for 2.1 miles and involves coordination efforts with Duke Energy, Pasco County, Pinellas County, and four private landowners.  In addition, the trail’s alignment was established to meet Duke Energy guidelines for trail’s within Duke Energy Right of Way while minimizing impacts to existing wetland lands, the 100-Year FEMA Flood Plain, and over 100 gopher tortoise burrows.
Construction: Currently underway 

SR 45 (US 41) Sidewalk Improvements

Location: Bartow, FL
Client: Florida Department of Transportation – District One
Project Description: The SR 45 (US 41) Sidewalk project consists of constructing 2.5 miles  of 8-foot concrete sidewalk along SR 45 in Lee County from SR 78 to  North Fork Drive.  The sidewalk is requested and partially funded by Lee   County and Lee County’s MPO as part of their pedestrian enhancement  initiative within the SR 45 corridor.  8-foot sidewalk exhibit many of same design challenges and of 10 and 12-foot multi-use trails.  The sidewalk will be placed within the SR 45 right-of-way and will require modifications to the existing roadside swale and side drains, wetland avoidance, limiting impacts to FEMA’s 100-Year Flood Plain, a box culvert extension, and pedestrian enhancements at signalized intersections, and utility coordination. 
Construction: Scheduled for 2020

CR 25 Sidewalk Improvements

 Location: Lady Lake, FL
Client: Town of Lady Lake
Project Description: Connelly & Wicker prepared construction plans and specifications for  the construction of 0.8 miles of sidewalk along Oak Street and CR 25 providing sidewalk connectivity to Villages Elementary School in the Town of Lady Lake. This project was a Local Area Project (LAP) Safe  Routes to School project sponsored by FDOT District Five with federal funding. Construction documents were prepared for the Town of Lady Lake with FDOT oversight.
Construction: 2016-2017

SR 15 (US 17) Shared Use Path

 Location: Green Cove Springs, FL
Client: Florida Department of Transportation – District Two
Project Description: As part of the 2008 Minor Design Contract, the Florida Department of Transportation requested Connelly & Wicker to prepare a set of construction plans for the construction of a 2.5 mile Shared Use Path along SR 15 (US 17) from Governors Creek Bridge to Ball Road in Green Cove Springs, FL.  The project involved the construction of a 10’ wide asphalt path adjacent to SR 15 (US 17) and included drainage improvements, pedestrian upgrades, and the avoidance of major utility conflicts.  The existing roadside swale required significant re-grading along with the reconstruction of most of the side drains within the project corridor.  In addition a box culvert was widened to accommodate the new path and multiple driveways and side streets were re-constructed.  The project was let in March 2013 and construction was completed in June 2014.                      Construction:  2013-2014

SR 228 Macclenny Sidewalk

Location: Macclenny, FL
Client: Florida Department of Transportation – District Two
Project Description: As part of the 2012 Minor Design Contract, the Florida Department of Transportation requested Connelly & Wicker to prepare a set of construction plans for the construction of approximately 0.75 miles of new sidewalk along SR 228 from Barber Road (Walmart driveway) to Lowder Street in Macclenny, FL.  The project involved fitting a 5’ sidewalk between the roadway and right of way while maintaining the roadside swales and existing drainage patterns.  A right turn lane entering the Walmart also required widening in order to fit a bicycle key-hole lane along with the proposed sidewalk.  The roadside swale was re-configured and side drains at driveways were replaced in many locations.  The project was assigned a Task Work Order in April 2012 with design survey, utility coordination, and roadway design beginning in May 2012.  The project was let in October 2013 and construction was completed in May 2014  
Construction: 2014

Amelia Island Multi-Purpose Path

Location: Nassau County
Client: Florida Department of Transportation – District Two
Project Description: Connelly & Wicker was the designer the new 5.9 mile multi-purpose path along SR A1A on Amelia Island for the Florida Department of Transportation.  The combined pedestrian and bicycle path began at the Amelia Island State Park at the southern tip of the island and ended at Peter’s Point Park north of the Ritz-Carton development.  The ten foot wide asphalt path required a design that met ADA requirements and minimized tree removals.  The project included the design of a mid-block crossing utilizing a solar powered rapid rectangular flashing beacon (RRFB).   The design included pavement design, earthwork, drainage structure modifications, utility coordination, signing and pavement marking, a public meeting and wetland permitting. 
Construction: 2012-2013

Emma L. Hardee Elementary School – Safe Routes to School

Location: Nassau County, FL
Client: Florida Department of Transportation
Project Description: This project included the design of 2400 linear feet of concrete sidewalk on off system roadways in residential Fernandina Beach, FL neighborhoods to provide a safe pedestrian route to Emma L Hardee Elementary School.  Special attention was given to additional requests from local government officials, public works representatives and adjacent property owners to provide design solutions that met specific community needs. Project Scope also included Signing & Pavement Marking Design, Significant Local Government Coordination, Public Involvement and Post-Design Services.
Construction: 2012

Landon Middle School – Safe Routes to School

Location: Duval County, FL
Client: Florida Department of Transportation
Project Description: This project included the design of approximately 1 mile of concrete sidewalk on 7 off-system roadways in the San Marco community in Jacksonville, FL to provide a safe pedestrian route to Landon Middle School.  In addition to the design work involved, extensive advance coordination was conducted the Department to provide a design that would not only serve the needs of the community, but would also mitigate unnecessary impacts to property owners in areas containing substantial project constraints. Project Scope also included Signing & Pavement Marking Design, Design Variance and Public Involvement.
Construction: 2012