LEON COUNTY - Florida's Capital County
Leon County Logo Volunteer Day Street Activity Image of Lake Munson Image of the Courthouse
Image of an Azela Bush Image of a kid getting their face painted
home
Agendas
Online Services
Community Resources
Search
Left side line art


 
spacer image
bullet Leon County Home Page
spacer image
bullet County Projects
spacer image spacer image
 Orange Ave.
bullet map of the construction
 project
bullet Roundabout Information
bullet Roundabout Usage
bullet Roundabout
 Handouts/Fliers
bullet Roundabout Links
bullet April 9 Groundbreaking
 Ceremony
bullet November 4 Grand
 Opening
spacer image

 


 
right side line art

Orange avenue Construction Project

Back to County Projects

Project Completed

Work was completed on the Orange Avenue Construction Project in November 2006, nine months ahead of schedule.  The project extended from south Monroe Street to Blair Stone Road, and included widening of the roadway from two to four lanes, installation of sidewalks, bike lanes, curbs and gutters, a stormwater drainage system and landscaping.

The roadway improvements benefit the community, providing for better traffic flow and enhanced opportunities for pedestrian and bicyclist activity. The total construction cost was $28 million and is being funded by the one cent local option sales tax approved by Leon County voters in 1989 to finance road improvements. The planning for this road project began more than 10 years ago. The publicís input was integral in the road design. 

The Board of County Commissioners thanks the many residents in the area for their patience during this transition. 

The Board celebrated the grand opening of Orange Avenue with a block party and community parade on November 4.  Click here to see photos of the event.

For more information about the Orange Avenue Construction Project, the public can call the Public Works Department at 606-1500.

Click here for information regarding the Orange Avenue and Jim Lee Road roundabout.
Thumb Nail of roundabout drawing

map of the construction project - Click Here
Click here to see a map of the construction project


Click here to see photos from the Nov. 4 Grand Opening

photos from the April 9 Groundbreaking Ceremony - Click Here
Click here to see photos from the April 9 Groundbreaking Ceremony

body line art


                                            Privacy & Accessibility Policy             Send Comments