Matanzas Bridge Project
During a public meeting back in January, the Florida Department of Transportation presented its plan to redesign the Matanzas Pass Bridge, and the foot-of-the-bridge on the beach side. That presentation left residents with many questions. Last night FDOT answered all of those questions.
Back in January the Florida Department of Transportation presented this design to the Fort Myers Beach town council as part of its foot-of-the-bridge redesign. Due to feedback from the community this design, and a design that included a cantilever that would have expanded the bridge out for pedestrians, have both been spiked.
Based on feedback from the community and input from the town council, Town Manager Roger Hernstadt will be firing off a letter to the Florida Department of Transportation with the council's concerns about the Matanzas Pass Bridge project. Here are those concerns.
The Florida Department of Transportation held an informational meeting for Fort Myers Beach residents Thursday night regarding the massive Matanzas Pass Bridge redesign project. 75 residents attended, about 15 spoke during public comment.
We asked Florida Department of Transportation representatives to come on Beach Talk Radio this weekend to discuss the foot of the Matanzas Pass Bridge project. Here’s what they told us.
Last week the Florida Department of Transportation made a presentation to the Fort Myers Beach Town Council about their new foot of the bridge design project. The state is going with a design that drops several new crosswalks right at the foot of the Matanzas Pass Bridge.
According to the Florida Department of Transportation a public hearing on the planned reconfiguration at the base of the Matanzas Pass Bridge on the beach side will be held this summer. An exact date was not given. So, when might construction on this project begin?