Tag Archives: Alachua County Public Works

Alachua County Ranks Seventh Statewide In Successful Recycling

By on September 23rd, 2015 | Last updated: September 23, 2015 at 1:47 pm

Contamination in recycling has lead to deficit for the national recycling industry. Alachua County has managed to remain successful due to their dual stream system.

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Community Pays, Government Paves Roads

By on July 13th, 2015 | Last updated: July 10, 2015 at 8:27 pm

Tired of cars sending up clouds of dust when driving by, High Springs residents took action to get four local roads paved. About 75 percent of residents polled were willing to pay higher property taxes to fund the construction, but some are fighting against it, citing the costs as unnecessary.

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No Immediate Fix for SW 62nd Boulevard Road Conditions

By and on April 21st, 2015 | Last updated: April 21, 2015 at 2:55 pm

Despite continual repairs to Southwest 62nd Boulevard, commuters will still have to drive along the road’s potholes and “alligator cracks” until it is reconstructed in 2016. Once a project development and environment study is completed, the city of Gainesville can work on a $45.2 million project that will turn Southwest 62nd Boulevard from a two-lane road into a four-lane road.

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Alachua County Public Works proposal to add sidewalks, additional lanes

By on October 18th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:10 pm

The Alachua County Public Works Department is assessing a $2.7 million proposal to widen SW 61st Street and SW 20th Avenue. The project would also add sidewalks and pedestrian crosswalks.

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Alachua County debates road improvement tax

By on September 13th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:38 pm

The proposal would increase the existing sales tax from 6.5 to 6.75 percent

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