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File #: 22-0153   
Type: Departmental Status: Passed
In control: Board of County Commissioners
On agenda: 10/19/2021 Final action: 10/19/2021
Title: FDOT KANNER HIGHWAY (SR-76) LANDSCAPING PROJECT
Attachments: 1. SR 76 Kanner Hwy Landscape Project.pdf
PLACEMENT: Departmental
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FDOT KANNER HIGHWAY (SR-76) LANDSCAPING PROJECT
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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:
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The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is actively designing a $1.289 million landscape improvement project for Kanner Highway (SR-76) from SE Cove Road to SE Monterey Road. Construction is projected to begin in October of 2023. FDOT has reached out to Martin County to determine interest in contributing funds for the installation and maintenance of the project.
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DEPARTMENT: Public Works
PREPARED BY: Name: Todd Warren and Kylie Yanchula
Title: Vegetation Maintenance Manager and Field Operations Administrator
REQUESTED BY: Martin County Board of County Commissioners

PRESET:
PROCEDURES: None

BACKGROUND/RELATED STRATEGIC GOAL:

The Florida Department of Transportation is actively designing a $1.289 million landscape improvement project for Kanner Highway (SR-76) from SE Cove Road to SE Monterey Road. Construction is projected to begin in October of 2023. The landscape architecture firm for the project, Cotleur and Hearing, is currently working on the conceptual landscape design plans which were presented at the Metropolitan Planning Organization meeting on September 20th, 2021. On September 28th, 2021 the Board of County Commissioners expressed interest in expediting the project timeline and the Chair submitted a letter to this end on October 1st, 2021.

The conceptual design presented at the MPO Board meeting assumed the highest level of landscaping aesthetic. The current FDOT budget would need to be supplemented by County contributions ($635,963.65) for this level of aesthetic to be achieved. Alternatively, the County may contribute fewer funds and the landscaping design will be determined by the overall budget. The landscape architect developed renderings and projected costs associated with a high, medium, and low level of aesthetic for the Board to consider. Rough cost estimates for annual mainte...

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