What: US 41 Roundabouts from 10th Street to 14th Street, Sarasota, FL [Read more…] about FDOT RoadWatch Advisory for US 41 Roundabouts from 10th Street to 14th Street in Sarasota
The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), District One, invites you to attend a preliminary design public information meeting about the proposed I-75 at Clark Road (SR 72) interchange improvements in Sarasota County. [Read more…] about Public Information Meeting for I-75 at Clark Road (SR 72) Interchange Improvements
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Low-fare carrier, Frontier Airlines today announces new, non-stop service from Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport (SRQ) to Trenton-Mercer Airport (TTN) and an increase in flights to Cleveland and Philadelphia, included in the winter schedule. [Read more…] about Frontier Airlines announces non-stop service from Sarasota to Trenton and additional flights to Cleveland and Philadelphia
What: The installation of speed humps at St. Armands Circle (SR 789), originally slated to start July 8, has been postponed due to inclement weather. Work on the speed humps will begin Monday, July 15. Nighttime/overnight lane closures from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. are expected. [Read more…] about Installation of speed humps at St. Armands Circle (SR 789) in Sarasota County
Project to Improve Pedestrian Safety
The Florida Department of Transportation, at the request of the St. Armands Circle Association and the City of Sarasota, will begin installing speed humps at eight locations along S.R. 789 in the vicinity of St. Armands Circle on Monday, July 8. [Read more…] about Speed Humps to be Installed at Saint Armands Circle
SBC Striders Team Named Top Fundraising Team at 2018 Walk to End Alzheimer’s
More than 1,500 Sarasota/Manatee area residents joined the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s in the fight to end Alzheimer’s disease on November 17 at Nathan Benderson Park. Participants raised nearly $369,000, exceeding the goal by over $30,000. [Read more…] about Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® Raises $369,000 in Sarasota/Manatee
FDLE agents arrested Bernard McBride Jr., 57, of 3458 Saulstars Court, Sarasota for four counts of grand theft that took place over a year. [Read more…] about FDLE arrests Sarasota man for grand theft
The Florida Department of Transportation’s I-75 at University Parkway, Diverging Diamond Interchange (DDI) project was recognized today by a consortium of national transportation organizations as one of 12 finalists in the “America’s Transportation Awards” competition. The online voting that begins today will now determine the national Grand Prize and the People’s Choice Awards and a cash prize state departments of transportation can use for educational scholarships or non-profits in their home states. [Read more…] about FDOT’s I-75 at University Parkway Diverging Diamond Interchange (DDI) Project Named One of the Best Transportation Projects in the Nation
The Florida Lottery announces that Lubomir Richvalsky, 60, of Sarasota, claimed a $1 million prize in the $10,000,000 WORLD CLASS CASH Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $748,000.00.
Richvalsky purchased his winning ticket from Publix, located at 8409 Tamiami Trail South in Sarasota. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
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Scratch-Offs are an important part of the Lottery’s portfolio of games, generating more than $784 million for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in FY 2016-17, and comprising approximately 68 percent of ticket sales.
I-75 (SR 93) / University Parkway Diverging Diamond Interchange (DDI) Sarasota/Bradenton: Construction project:
Temporary Night/Overnight Ramp Closure at I-75/University Parkway Interchange
Tuesday, May 1 through Thursday, May 3
Detour – I-75 Northbound On-Ramp Closure at the I-75/University Parkway Interchange:
The contractor anticipates implementing a temporary detour route at the I-75/University Parkway interchange at night/overnight Tuesday, May 1 through Thursday, May 3 between 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. to repair asphalt pavement.
Motorists traveling on University Parkway wishing to travel north on I-75 are directed to enter southbound I-75, exit at Fruitville Road/Exit 210, travel east and enter northbound I-75 and continue north.
Improvements being made as part of this project consist of constructing a diverging diamond interchange, adding an auxiliary lane on northbound and southbound I-75, constructing new bridges on I-75 over University Parkway, widening of University Parkway, widening of I-75 bridges over Errie Creek and Foley Creek, realignment of on-ramps and off-ramps at I-75/University Parkway, addition of ponds, drainage improvements, new lighting and signalization, construction of a noise wall on the west side of I-75, sidewalks, bike lanes, and pedestrian walkways. Expected completion is early 2018. The contractor is Prince Contracting, LLC. For additional information, please visit the project website at swflroads.com/i75/university.