State Road 80/ Southern Blvd. Construction Open House - May 10
Between Lion Country Safari Rd. and Forest Hill Blvd./ Crestwood Blvd.
FDOT Open House
(no formal presentation)
Thursday, May 10
5:30 - 7:30 pm
Loxahatchee Groves Town Hall
155 F Road
Loxahatchee Groves, FL 33470
The Florida Dept. of Transportation is hosting this informal public open house prior to construction which is scheduled to begin in late May. Completion is scheduled for summer 2021. Project plans will be on display and staff will be available to answer questions and address individual concerns.
This $33 million project includes:
- Widening from four to six traffic lanes
- Adding a shared use pathway
- Adding paved shoulders
- Adding buffered bike lanes in the urban area
- Adding new drainage
- Installing new highway lighting
- Installing new signs and pavement markings
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Welcome to the following new member representatives of the Palm Beach TPA Governing Board, as appointed by their respective governmental entities:
History and Roles Highlighted in Board Member Training
The Metropolitan Planning Organization Advisory Council (MPOAC) conducts a weekend training institute twice each year for Board members from around the state. On May 7, the Palm Beach TPA sponsored an abbreviated training session and offers thanks to the City of West Palm Beach for providing meeting space and audio/visual support.
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The training videos linked below cover the following topics:
- Historical perspective on how and why metropolitan planning organizations (MPOs) emerged
- Authority and Responsibilities of MPOs including the Palm Beach Transportation Planning Agency (TPA)
- Seeking funding for transportation initiatives
- Roles of the Palm Beach TPA Governing Board and Governing Board Members
TPA Supports Free Bike Valet at SunFest
The Palm Beach TPA partnered with the West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority (DDA) for the 4th year to provide safety items to bicyclists using the free bike valet operated by the DDA adjacent to the SunFest event held May 3-6. In addition to giveaways of bike headlights, taillights, bike bells and reflective drawstring backpacks to improve the safety of riders, riders were also offered an opportunity to participate in a TPA survey to better plan the future transportation system for Palm Beach County and the southeast Florida region.
TPA Presents to Council for the Blind
Palm Beach TPA Executive Director Nick Uhren presented to the Florida Rehabilitation Council for the Blind at their quarterly meeting on May 3 in West Palm Beach.
Request Palm Beach TPA presentations and exhibits: Public Relations Manager Malissa Booth.
Go to PalmBeachTPA.org/meeting to access online agendas, backup materials, presentations, minutes and audio recordings of past meetings of the Governing Board, advisory committees, and the Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board. Members of the public are encouraged to attend all meetings of these Boards and committees, as well as ad hoc committee meetings or workshops publicly noticed on PalmBeachTPA.org.
Public Notice: Please be advised that multiple members of the Palm Beach TPA Governing Board or any of its advisory committees may attend any of these meetings.
Complete TPA calendar listings: PalmBeachTPA.org/calendar
For additional details and information on applying for TPA employment, click here.