Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Blvd to Undergo Streetscape.
Written by Kristen Schmutz
Belden Communications News
Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Blvd from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard to Ridgewood Avenue will be undergoing a streetscape, that is intended to enhance the overall aesthetics, and walkability of the area while also encouraging economic development.
The estimated amount of the project is around $291,300 and is scheduled to start in December 2020 and end in April 2021.
A neighborhood meeting is scheduled for 4:30 p.m., Thursday, November 12, at Joe Harris Park – off Pearl Street – for residents to learn about the streetscape.
The project will include:
- Existing trees will be restored with crape myrtles and sabal palms.
- Pavers will be leveled at the base of the trees to improve the walking surface.
- New benches and trash receptacles.
- Minimal disruption to businesses and motorists.
For more information, contact Deputy Public Works Director David Waller at (386) 671-8681.
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