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Below is a list of some of the construction projects the City of Winter Haven is working on. For more information on the projects, please contact the staff person listed or call (863)291-5600.


Lake Howard Trail Phase II

Location: Lake Howard from Avenue D to Avenue G, NW

A trail around the north side of Lake Howard, located on the lake side of Lake Howard Drive.   The trail project is to include a paved 8 foot path, lighting upgrades, potential adjustments to Lake Howard  Drive to accommodate bicycles and pedestrians, pedestrian crossing and ADA upgrades at intersecting roadways, site  amenities and minimal landscape.  This project is approximately 1.1 miles and runs from Avenue D, NW to Avenue G, NW.

Anticipated Start/Completion:  October 2015/August 2016

Project Cost:  $1,764,976 (includes $1,289,838 FDOT Grant)

Project Stage/ Phase: Construction

Percent Complete:

Conduit installation began 2/8/16 and Verizon continues to re-locate equipment.  One third of the drainage installation is completed with three inlets changed to sidewalk flumes and moving pipe from the road to the trail side.

For additional information, please contact Andy Palmer, Recreation Superintendent at apalmer@mywinterhaven.com or 863-291-5656.    As additional information develops, notices will be posted to the Lake Howard Trail Phase II website:

www.mywinterhaven.com/lake_howard_trail_phase_ii.htm


Heritage Park Landscape Improvements

Location:  Lake Howard at Avenue D, NW

The Heritage Park Project will enhance the trail features to include landscaping beds, site amenities, a lakeside pergola and ornamental accent landscape.

Anticipated Start/Completion:  TBD

Project Cost:  $80,000 - Dr. Mary Mooty

Project Stage/Phase:  Conceptual

Percent Complete: 

Contact:  Andy Palmer, Parks and Recreation - (863) 291-5656 or apalmer@mywinterhaven.com


Heritage Park Boardwalk / Fishing Pier

Location:  Heritage Park

This project is an extension of the fishing pier and connection of a boardwalk to the existing Heritage Park area with additional space for boat slips.

Anticipated Start/Completion:  Early 2015 / Mid 2016

Project Cost:  Partially funded by Community Development Block Grant

Project Stage/Phase:  Construction Document Development (Design and Permitting)

Percent Complete:

Contact:  Mary Thornhill, Natural Resources - (863) 291-5600 or mthornhill@mywinterhaven.com


MLK Park Improvements

Location:  MLK Park

This project is to remove the pavilions and concrete adjacent to the Chain O' Lakes Trail and replace with small concrete pads and exercise equipment.

Anticipate Start/Completion:  Early 2015/Early 2016

Project Cost:  Partially funded by Community Development Block Grant ($70,000)

Project Stage/Phase:  Construction Document Development

Percent Complete:

Contact:  Travis Edwards, Parks and Recreation - (863) 291-5656 or tedwards@mywinterhaven.com


Low Impact Development / Winter Haven Core Raingarden Project - Phase II

Location:  Various Locations City-wide

A grant from he Southwest Florida Water Management District was received for the construction of rain gardens and stormwater percolation projects in and around the Winter Haven core area.  The project is intended to store and treat stormwater consistent with the Sustainable Water Resource Management Plan and the Chain of Lakes Water Quality Management Plan. 

Anticipated Start/Completion:  December 2016/December 2017

Project Cost:  $120,000 Cooperative Funding Grant

Project Stage/Phase: Construction Document Development

A Notice to Proceed has been issued by the SWFWMD and milestone adjustments have been submitted by the City. Awaiting final approval before initiating preliminary designs which includes an additional set of 20 gardens.

Contact: M.J. Carnevale, Natural Resources - (863) 291-5600 or mcarnevale@mywinterhaven.com

mcarnevale@mywinterhaven.com


Winter Haven Aquifer Recharge/LID Project

Location:  Northeast corners of the intersections of 7th Street, SW with Central and 7th Street, SW and Avenue A, SW and the northern side of 4th Steet, NW and Avenue D, NW

Construct rain gardens.  The project is intended to store and treat stormwater in the Lake Howard Watershed consistent with the Sustainable Water Resource Management Plan and the Chain of Lakes Water Quality Management Plan.

Anticipated Start/Completion:  November 17,2014/December 2016

Project Cost: $160,000 Legislative Appropriation

Project Stage/Phase:  Conceptual

Percent Complete:  90% Design Phase

Staff has finalized an amendment to the agreement to add the $100,000 appropriation to the original $60,000 and expand the scope of this project to construct 16 raingardens.  Staff is awaiting the updated agreement from the DEP.

Contact: M.J. Carnevale, Natural Resources - (863) 291-5600 or mcarnevale@mywinterhaven.com

mcarnevale@mywinterhaven.com


Lakewood Causeway

Location: Near the intersection of North Lake Otis Drive, SE and Lakewood Causeway

Correction of stormwater issues which includes changing the pipe location and size to 24 inches and addressing the lack of elevation changes.

Anticipated Start/Completion:  TBD

Project Cost:  Stormwater Utility Fund

Project Stage/Phase:  Conceptual / Construction Document Development (Awaiting lake level to drip to a workable level.)

Percent Complete: 

Contact: M.J. Carnevale, Natural Resources - (863) 291-5600 or mcarnevale@mywinterhaven.com

mcarnevale@mywinterhaven.com


Avenue G NW Force Main Replacement

Location:  34th to 21st Streets NW

Replace/up size existing sewer force main (approx. 1 mile of 8-inch pipe)

Anticipated Start/Completion: Fy 2015/2016

Percent Complete:  80%

Construction started the week of January 25, 2016.

Contact:  Joey Murphy, Engineering Services - (863) 291-5850 or jmurphy@mywinterhaven.com


Lift Stations (L/S)

Below is a listing of lift stations that will be replaced and/or relocated:

L/S 104

Location:  7th Street SW

Anticipated Start/Completion:  September2015 / March 2016

Project Cost:  Utility Fund

Project Stage/Phase: Construction

Percent Complete: 85%

The new lift station was cleared for use by FDEP 2/23/16.  Anticipated project completion is March 9, 2016.

 

L/S 137

Location:  Havendale Boulevard at Moose Lodge

Anticipated Start/Completion: TBD

Project Cost:  Utility Fund

Project Stage/Phase: Conceptual/ Design Phase

Percent Complete: 

Contact:  Amin Hanhan, Engineering Services - (863) 291-5850 or ahanhan@mywinterhaven.com


7th Street Reconstruction

Location: 7th Street, SW/NW

Design and prepare Construction Plans for roadway reconstruction to include drainage and roadway improvements from Lake Howard Drive to Avenue G, SW.

Anticipated Start/Completion:  TBD

Project Cost:  $75,000 (Design)

Project Stage/Phase:  Conceptual

Percent Complete:  60%

Staff is currently working with CivilSurv to complete the 90% design plans and will distribute for internal review.  Lighting concepts and cost estimates are being collected.

Contact: Mike Campbell, Public Services - (863) 291-5852 or mcampbell@mywinterhaven.com


1st Street Pedestrian Enhancements

Location:  1st Street South

ADA ramp improvements and filling in sidewalk gaps from Central Avenue to Cypress Gardens Boulevard.  Depending upon cost estimate and timing, could include crosswalk striping.

Anticipated Start/Completion: TBD

Project Cost:  $100,000 Community Development Block Grant

Project Stage/Phase:  Conceptual / Design

Percent Complete:

Contact:  Sean Byers, Senior Planner - sbyers@mywinterhaven.com or (863) 291-5600 


Lake Maude & Winter Haven Heights Sidewalks

Location:  Lake Maude, Q-Block, and Winter Haven Heights Areas

Filling sidewalk gaps, including curb and gutter as well as ADA ramps where feasible.

Anticipated Start/Completion:  TBD

Project Cost:  $100,000 Community Development Block Grant

Project Stage/Phase:  Construction

Percent Complete:  100%

Contact:  Sean Byers, Senior Planner - sbyers@mywinterhaven.com or (863) 291-5600 


Splash Pad

Location:  Trailhead Park

The Splash Pad is to be constructed at the Downtown Chain of Lakes Trailhead Park. 

Anticipated Start/Completion:  April 2016/August 2016

Project Cost:  $400,000 - Construction Fund

Project Stage/Phase:  Conceptual - Design/Build

The City Commission will consider a Design Build Contract with Tucker Construction & Engineering, Inc. at the March 28 Regular City Commission Meeting.  Design Phase will commence April 25, 2016 with the Construction Phase scheduled to begin June 3.  The Splash Pad is anticipated to be completed September 2016 .

Percent Complete: 

Contact:  Travis Edwards, Parks & Recreation Division Director - (863) 291-5656 or tedwards@mywinterhaven.com


Sertoma Park Parking Improvements

Location: Sertoma Park

Parking and drainage improvements to Sertoma Park.  Improvements will expand the existing capacity of all general parking for existing youth leagues.

Anticipated Start/Completion:  Summer 2016

Project Cost:  $700,000

Project Stage/Phase:  Design

Percent Complete:  90% (design)

Carter Engineering has completed 90% plans and submitted application to SWFWMD.

Contact:  Travis Edwards, Parks & Recreation Division Director - (863) 291-5656 or tedwards@mywinterhaven.com


South Central Park

Location:  South Central Park

Renovation of existing park and surrounding roadways to include development of vacant land at the corner of Avenue A, SW and Third Street, SW.

Anticipated Start/Completion:  July 2016/ May 2017

Project Cost:  Estimated at $3.5 million

Project Stage/Phase:  Conceptual / Construction Document Development

Percent Complete:

Original design concepts completed in 2010 have been revised and updated to reflect current and anticipated development patterns of Downtown.  Staff anticipates submitting for City Commission approval in March 2016 a proposal to revise the actual construction documents.

Contact:  T. Michael Stavres, Assistant City Manager- (863) 291-5600 or mstavres@mywinterhaven.com


3rd Street /  Avenue C, NW Drainage Improvement

Location:  3rd Street and Avenue C, NW

Exfiltration trench in right-of-way.

Anticipated Start/Completion:  TBD

Project Cost:  SWFWMD Grant

Project Stage/Phase:  Ready for Construction

Contact: Amin Hanhan, Engineering Services - (863) 291-5850 or ahanhan@mywinterhaven.com


Avenue K, NE Drainage Improvement

Location:  Avenue K, NE

Installation of a new storm pipe along Avenue K, NE and crossing through an easement to the lake as well as replacing an existing RCP pipe.

Anticipated Start/Completion:  TBD

Project Cost:  TBD

Project State/Phase: Conceptual

Percent Complete:

Contact: Amin Hanhan, Engineering Services - (863) 291-5850 or ahanhan@mywinterhaven.com


US 17 Broken Water Valves Replacement

Location:  US 17 at Avenues L, H and D NW and Avenue C SW

Replace several faulty/broken gate valves at these intersections.

Anticipated Start/Completion:  TBD

Project Cost:  Utility Fund

Project Stage/Phase:  Three locations have been completed with Avenue C, SW remaining.

Percent Complete:  75%

Contact: Amin Hanhan, Engineering Services - (863) 291-5850 or ahanhan@mywinterhaven.com


Helena Road Water Main Extension Phase 3

Location:  Helena Road - north of bridge to Winterset Road

Replace an existing 6-inch AC water main.

Anticipated Start/Completion: TBD

Project Cost:  Utility Fund

Project Stage/Phase: Ready for Construction

Percent Complete:

Contact: Amin Hanhan, Engineering Services - (863) 291-5850 or  ahanhan@mywinterhaven.com


Lake Cannon Drive, NW 2" Water Main Replacement

Replace a 2" water main along Lake Cannon Drive, NW with an 8" water main for potable and fire hydrants supply.  The project extends from 24th Street, NW to Avenue R, NW and also covers a small section of 24th Street, NW.  The project includes installing two 2" conduits for future fiber optic cable installation.

Anticipated Start/Completion:  TBD

Project Cost:  Utility Fund and IT Fund

Project Stage/Phase:  Construction Document Development

Percent Complete:  Plans are 95% complete with final comments from Utilities.

Contact: Amin Hanhan, Engineering Services - (863) 291-5850 or  ahanhan@mywinterhaven.com


1st Street, South Force Main Relocation

Location:  2nd Street, SE from Avenue A, SE to Avenue H, SE

Relocating and upsizing a section of the existing 14" C/I force main within 1st Street, South to 2nd Street, SE.

Anticipated Start/Completion:  April 2016/July 2016

Project Cost:  Utility Fund

Project Stage/Phase:  Bid Opened 1/20/16

Percent Complete:

Bid opening was 1/20/16. A recommendation of award was published 3/4/16.  Staff anticipates presenting the project to City Commission for approval at the end of March.

Contact: Amin Hanhan, Engineering Services - (863) 291-5850 or ahanhan@mywinterhaven.com


Lake Florence Water Main

Location:  Lake Florence Drive

Replace 2" water main with 8" for potable and fire hydrant flow.

Anticipated Start/Completion:  TBD

Project Cost:  Utility Fund

Project Stage/Phase:  Design

Percent Complete:  60% Plans

Contact: Amin Hanhan, Engineering Services - (863) 291-5850 or ahanhan@mywinterhaven.com


Winter Haven Airport Building Number 10 Pavement Improvements

Location:  Winter Haven Airport

Pavement restoration and improvements.

Anticipated Start/Completion: April 2016/May 2016

Project Cost:  Airport Fund

Project Stage/Phase:  Bidding

Percent Complete:  Design 100% complete.

The bid opening was February 24, 2016.  As of March 4, 2016, staff was reviewing the bids.

Contact: Amin Hanhan, Engineering Services - (863) 291-5850 or ahanhan@mywinterhaven.com


Connecting Winter Haven Airport to Downtown Fiber Optic System

Location:  Downtown to the Airport

Connecting Winter Haven Airport to Downtown Fiber Optic system.

Anticipated Start/Completion: TBD

Project Cost:  Technology Services

Project Stage/Phase:  Design Phase

Percent Complete:  60%

Contact: Amin Hanhan, Engineering Services - (863) 291-5850 or ahanhan@mywinterhaven.com


UT-12 Master Lift Station Relocation

Location:  US Highway 17 at Chain O'Lakes

Master Lift Station Relocation.

Anticipated Start/Completion:  Spring / Summer 2016

Project Cost:  Utility Fund

Project Stage/Phase:  Bid Open 2/4/16

Percent Complete:

Contact: David Bayhan, Utility Services Department Director - (863) 291-5853 or dbayhan@mywinterhaven.com


FPID 410666-2-56-01-SR 542 Phase I

Location:  From 1st Street to Buckeye Loop Road

Water and Wastewater Relocations.

Anticipated Start/Completion:  2016/2017

Project Cost:  Estimated $2.9 million -Utility and FDOT Reimbursable Funds

Project Stage/Phase:   Construction

Percent Complete:

Contact: David Bayhan, Utility Services Department Director - (863) 291-5853 or dbayhan@mywinterhaven.com


Fire Hydrant on 4" Water Main at Lake Elizabeth Dr.

Location:  Lake Elizabeth Drive from Hardee Road to Volusia Drive

Upsizing 4" Water Main for Fire Protection.

Anticipated Start/Completion:  TBD

Project Cost:  Utilities Fund

Project Stage/Phase: Design

Percent Complete: Design Plans at 60%

Contact: David Bayhan, Utility Services Department Director - (863) 291-5853 or dbayhan@mywinterhaven.com


Fire Hydrant on 4" Water Main at Desoto Road

Location:  Desoto Road from Alachua Drive to Hardee Road.

Upsizing 4" Water Main for Fire Protection.

Anticipated Start/Completion: TBD

Project Cost:  Utility Fund

Project Stage/Phase:  Design

Percent Complete:

Contact: David Bayhan, Utility Services Department Director - (863) 291-5853 or dbayhan@mywinterhaven.com


Fire Hydrant on 4" Water Main at Stevenson Road

Location: Stevenson Road at Paine Drive

Upsizing 4" Water Main For Fire Protection.

Anticipated Start/Completion:  TBD

Project Cost:  Utility Fund

Project Stage/Phase:  Design

Percent Complete:

Contact: David Bayhan, Utility Services Department Director - (863) 291-5853 or dbayhan@mywinterhaven.com


Fire Hydrant on 4" Water Main at Lake Florence Drive, South

Location:  Lake Florence Drive, South at Buchannan Road

Upsizing 4" Water Main for Fire Protection

Anticipated Start/Completion:  TBD

Project Cost:  Utility Fund

Project Stage/Phase:  Design

Percent Complete:

Contact: David Bayhan, Utility Services Department Director - (863) 291-5853 or dbayhan@mywinterhaven.com


New Airport Entrance Road

Location:  US Highway 92

New entrance road from traffic light to terminal's parking lot.

Anticipated Start/Completion:  Summer 2015/Spring 2016

Project Cost:  FDOT - Airport Fund

Project Stage/Phase:  Design

Percent Complete:  100% Design Plans complete

Contact:  Leo Treggi, Winter Haven Municipal Airport - (863) 298-4551 or ltreggi@mywinterhaven.com


Fuel Farm Replacement

Location:  Airport - Near old terminal

Replacement of the fuel farm and construction of a comfort station.

Anticipated Start/Completion: Summer 2015/Spring 2016

Project Cost:  FDOT - Airport Fund

Project Stage/Phase:  Bidding

Percent Complete:

Contact:  Leo Treggi, Winter Haven Municipal Airport - (863) 298-4551 or ltreggi@mywinterhaven.com


Seaplane Base Culvert Box Replacement

Location:  Airport - Brown's Seaplane Base

Replacement of an existing, failing culvert box by the Seaplane Base's entrance.

Anticipated Start/Completion:  Early 2016

Project Cost:  Airport Fund

Project Stage/Phase:  Construction

Percent Complete: 

Presented to and approved by City Commission January 25, 2016.

Contact:  Leo Treggi, Winter Haven Municipal Airport - (863) 298-4551 or ltreggi@mywinterhaven.com


Taxiway E

Location:  Airport - Airfield

Construction of a new taxiway from the approach end of runway 11 to the intersection of the future Taxiway F.

Anticipated Start/Completion:  October 2016/December 2016

Project Cost: FAA, FDOT, Airport Fund

Project Stage/Phase:  Design

Percent Complete:

Contact:  Leo Treggi, Winter Haven Municipal Airport - (863) 298-4551 or ltreggi@mywinterhaven.com


Taxiway F

Location:  Airport - Airfield

Construction of a new taxiway parallel to runway 5/23.

Anticipated Start/Completion:  October 2016/March 2017

Project Cost:  FAA, FDOT, Airport Fund

Project Stage/Phase:  Construction

Percent Complete: 

Contact:  Leo Treggi, Winter Haven Municipal Airport - (863) 298-4551 or ltreggi@mywinterhaven.com


Gates, Access Control and Fencing

Location: Airport - Airport Perimeter

Replacement of gates, fencing and installation of electronic access control and cameras.

Anticipated Start/Completion:  Fall 2016/Winter 2017

Project Cost:  FAA, FDOT, Airport Fund

Project Stage/Phase:  Design

Percent Complete: 

Contact:  Leo Treggi, Winter Haven Municipal Airport - (863) 298-4551 or ltreggi@mywinterhaven.com




 
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