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.
This Project has been broken down into 3 Phases:
Phase 1 – Thomasson drive west- infrastructure completed September 2020
Phase 2- Thomasson drive east- infrastructure completed in December 2020
Phase 3 – roundabout- commenced in January 2021
Anticipated construction completion is July 2021
Please click on the link for the conceptual proposed Roundabout; Proposed Roundabout