The $6 Million project is funded by the Bayshore Beautification Municipal Service Taxing Unit (MSTU). The new project will consist of a roundabout at the intersection of Thomasson Drive and Bayshore Drive and will enhance Thomasson Drive from Orchard Lane to Hamilton Avenue by constructing new 6-foot-wide sidewalks, bike lanes, decorative street lighting, signage and Florida friendly landscaping. Wright Construction Group Inc. based in Fort Myers, Florida was awarded the construction contract. Construction began on May 6, 2020 and will last approximately 12 months. The project started at the intersection of Hamilton Avenue and Thomasson Drive, moving east along Thomasson Drive to the intersection of Orchard Lane. Please click on link for project notification: Thomasson Drive – Notification -website -e-mail post.
To help facilitate this project, the Board approved a contract with AECOM Technical Services, Inc. (“AECOM”), to provide Construction, Engineering, and Inspection (CEI) services associated with this project. AECOM representatives coordinate the daily construction activity with Wright Construction, CRA staff and the public.