: Three engineering firms have been shortlisted to develop construction plans for this project. Staff expects to make a recommendation for award to the City Commission at its July 18 meeting.
The Oakland Avenue Reconstruction Project will cost an estimated $895,000 from the general bond funds. This project will reconstruct the existing extent of Oakland Avenue from Taylor Road to Lakeshore Drive to provide a boulevard appearance along with construction of the initial West Orange Trail Connector segment. Future phases will extend Oakland Avenue to Maguire Road and to the relocated Silver Star Road, which is a project being discussed with the Florida Department of Transportation. The planned multimodal facility will convey the West Orange Trail connector to the shores of Starke Lake via the northern segment of the proposed new downtown area.
General Fund Capital Bond Construction Schedule
This project includes Segment 1 of the West Orange Trail connector.