Advisory committee to discuss bridge design July 1

Filed under DAYTONA BEACH, EVENTS, VOLUSIA

Volusia County’s Project Advisory Committee will meet from 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 1, to discuss the design aspects of the replacement for the Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge. The meeting will be in the boardroom of the Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce, 126 E. Orange Ave., Daytona Beach.

The focus of this meeting will be on educational content for the overlooks and finalizing railings and colors from the previous meeting in April. Public input will be accepted at the end of the meeting.

Additional meetings are tentatively scheduled to be held monthly.

Persons who require special accommodations or translation services should contact Rebecca Zawadski of Ghyabi & Associates at rzawadski@ghyabi.com or 386-677-5499, ext. 246, before the meeting.

The project extends from City Island Parkway east along Orange Avenue/Silver Beach Avenue to South Peninsula Drive in Daytona Beach. In addition to a high-rise bridge, the project includes a bicycle and pedestrian path, fishing piers, veteran memorials, a riverside memorial area, lighting and landscaping.

Federal funding has been secured for construction, which is expected to egin in early 2015.

For more information, call Volusia County Engineer Jerry Brinton at 386-736-5967, ext. 12294.

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