A truck plows through floodwaters in St. Augustine.A truck plows through floodwaters in St. Augustine.

Drainage improvements coming in St. Augustine

Published on March 24, 2023 at 1:11 pm

A drainage improvement project is coming soon at King Street and Florida A1A in Downtown St. Augustine.

The Florida Department of Transportation has set up an  open house from 4 to 6 p.m. April 18 so residents can learn more about the project.

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The $4.2 million project includes replacing a drainpipe on King Street under Avenida Menendez. Other improvements include a new concrete masonry wall system, metal and concrete stanchions with guardrails, sidewalk upgrades, bicycle path and new landscaping.

The open house will include FDOT staff and engineers. It is scheduled in the Alcazar Room in City Hall, 75 King St.

Drivers can expect detours in the project area as it enters its final phases later this year, the FDOT said.

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author image Reporter, WJCT News 89.9 Dan Scanlan is a veteran journalist with almost 40 years of experience in radio, television, and print reporting. He has worked at various stations in the Northeast and Jacksonville. Prior to joining the WJCT News team, Dan spent 34 years at The Florida Times-Union as a police and current affairs reporter.
author image Reporter, WJCT News 89.9 Dan Scanlan is a veteran journalist with almost 40 years of experience in radio, television, and print reporting. He has worked at various stations in the Northeast and Jacksonville. Prior to joining the WJCT News team, Dan spent 34 years at The Florida Times-Union as a police and current affairs reporter.