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40th Avenue NE Bridge Project design and details to be discussed

St. Petersburg, Fla.  (October 5, 2018) – Over the past several months, engineers have been working on plans to replace an aging bridge over Placido Bayou between the Shore Acres, Northeast Park, Venetian Isles and Patrician Point neighborhoods.

Using results from ongoing surveys and conversations with residents and bridge users, the design staff is preparing a series of plans and design elements which will be brought back to the members of the community and other interested stakeholders in a special informational workshop in November.

40th Ave. Bridge Public Workshop

Location:             North East Park Baptist Church
                            3737 1st St. NE
                            St. Petersburg, FL 33704

Time:                  Tuesday, November 27th

Purpose:              40th Ave. Bridge Project Update
                            Presentation of Bridge Alignment Alternates
                            Presentation of Bridge Typical Section Alternates
                            Solicitation of Public Feedback

There will be a brief presentation and explanation of the design process, followed by opportunity for stakeholders to “choose” their design preferences.  Feedback from the meeting and design preferences will be communicated to members of the St. Petersburg City Council, who will ultimately approve the bridge replacement and set parameters for its construction time-line.

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