Estero Blvd Construction
The long and complicated Estero Boulevard road improvement project is finally coming to an end after 7 years of work. On Wednesday, Lee County and the Town of Fort Myers Beach will host an official ribbon cutting for the project at Charley's Boat House.
Fort Myers Beach Mayor Ray Murphy wants to take over Estero Boulevard from Lee County. Of course, along with that, comes the upkeep, maintenance and every other cost associated with owning one of the most traveled roads in Lee County. Here's why Murphy wants that road.
Shovels first hit the ground back in 2015. Lee County has said all along that road construction on Estero Boulevard will be done by the end of 2021. Rob Phelan from Lee County D.O.T. gave the town council an update on the project Thursday. Here's what he said...
It's a project that's disrupted the traffic flow on Fort Myers Beach for years. However, everyone on the island knows it needed to be done. And, as we see longer stretches of the road completed, there's a big bright light at the end of the tunnel. Let's get an update on the project directly from those doing the work