Public Hearings on FDOT-Funded Multiuse Trail Project to be Held in October

Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020 – City of Green Cove Springs, in partnership with the Florida Department of Transportation, will be holding two public hearings in October for a Local Area Project of a 8-foot wide multiuse trail in three areas within city limits: Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard between Vera Francis Hall Park and Palmetto Avenue, Oak Street to US 17, and along N Orange Avenue from Governors Creek Bridge to Harbor Road.

Both hearings will be held at 5:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers of City Hall. The first hearing will be on Tuesday, Oct. 6, and the second hearing will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020. These hearings will provide information about the project to all interested residents, as well as answer any questions or concerns about the project.

Link to Oct. 6 public hearing: https://www.greencovesprings.com/events/52377/

Link to Oct. 20 public hearing: https://www.greencovesprings.com/events/52378/

City Council approved the design phase for the multiuse trail on April 2, 2019, which allowed staff to move forward with hiring a contractor for the design and placement of the trail. Staff then presented the schedule for public hearings for the project on July 21, 2020, and the two October dates were approved by Council.

Once completed, this trail will extend the existing recreational trail in Fleming Island, which ends at Harbor Road, through Green Cove Springs city limits to the south end of the city.

Please contact Communications Coordinator Tiffanie Reynolds with any questions at 904-297-7046 or treynolds@greencovesprings.com

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