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Construction Report for the Inlet Bridge

 

Over the past few weeks, crews removed the concrete in the first two spans of the bridge and started work on the reinforcement for the new sidewalk and the structural work required for the new bridge tender house.

Please be advised that night work is scheduled for Monday, March 16 through Thursday, March 19 from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m., which requires a single lane closure while crews work on the deck and the installation of the temporary railings for the bascule spanAdditionally, the contractor has extended their work shifts which are now from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

The project team continues coordination with the U.S. Coast Guard in an effort to minimize impacts to the public during construction. Drivers and boaters should exercise caution during construction by reducing their speed as they drive across the bridge or navigate underneath it.

 

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FDOT Hillsboro Inlet Bridge UPDATE

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Originally FDOT had planned on nightly one lane closures beginning March 9th.  

According to FDOT, this will now begin March 16th and end March 19th.  

 

(7:30 p.m. to 7:30 a.m.)

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FDOT Hillsboro Beach Bridge Rehabilitation Project 

 

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Traffic Impact:

  •          North Riverside Drive underneath the bridge is closed for the duration of construction.
  •          The bridge is closed overnight to navigation between 7:30 p.m. and 7:30 a.m. through April 30. Mariners may request an opening during this time by providing a four-hour advance notice to the bridge tender or by calling (954) 943-1847.
  •          The vertical clearance of the bridge will be reduced by 2 feet for the duration of the project.
  •          The north and south side channels will be closed to navigation for the duration of the project because of on-going work in the channels.
  •          For further marine traffic information, please review the Coast Guard’s Local Notice to Mariners for the Seventh District at http://www.navcen.uscg.gov/?pageName=lnmDistrict&region=7.
  •          FDOT plans to have one lane of the bridge closed Monday, March 9 through Thursday, March 12 between 7:30 p.m. and 7:30 a.m. A flag crew will direct traffic across the bridge.

Description: The improvements under this contract include removing the existing concrete and replacing the concrete deck; constructing a new sidewalk and pedestrian railing along the south side of the bridge; constructing new traffic railings along both sides of the bridge; upgrading the fender system; restoring existing bridge tender house; installing decorative statue and accent lighting, and removing existing paint with blasting process and re-painting the bridge.



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A1A Bridge Rehabilitation Project over the Hillsboro Inlet in Hillsboro Beach

 

 

 

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Traffic Impact:

 

 

  •          North Riverside Drive underneath the bridge is closed for the duration of construction.
  •          The bridge is closed overnight to marine navigation between 7:30 p.m. and 7:30 a.m. through April 30. Mariners may request an opening during this time by providing a four-hour advance notice to the bridge tender or by calling (954) 943-1847.
  •          The vertical clearance of the bridge will be reduced by 2 feet for the duration of the project.
  •          The north and south side channels will be closed to navigation for the duration of the project because of on-going work in the channels.
  •          For further marine traffic information, please review the Coast Guard’s Local Notice to Mariners for the Seventh District at http://www.navcen.uscg.gov/?pageName=lnmDistrict&region=7.

 

 

 

Description: The improvements under this contract include removing the existing concrete and replacing the concrete deck; constructing a new sidewalk and pedestrian railing along the south side of the bridge; constructing new traffic railings along both sides of the bridge; upgrading the fender system; restoring existing bridge tender house; installing decorative statue and accent lighting, and removing existing paint with blasting process and re-painting the bridge.

 

 

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Hillsboro Beach

Selective Crosswalk Enforcement Results

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Please note that "Vehicles" also refers to cyclists

 

 

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Hillsboro Beach Crosswalk Enforcement

 

The Hillsboro Beach Police Department will be conducting selective traffic enforcement within the crosswalks for the next two weeks.

Safety is our primary concern.

Pedestrians

         Make sure to look both ways before crossing

Make sure you are established within the designated crosswalk before crossing

 Try to make eye contact with the drivers, gesturing to them with your hand before crossing

 Please use one of the many designated crosswalk in the Town of Hillsboro Beach

Vehicles/Cyclists

Once a pedestrian has established him or herself within the crosswalk, you must stop and yield to pedestrian(s).

Cyclists, if you are operating a bicycle, you are considered a vehicle.  All vehicle rules apply.

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Please stop by or call our police department if you have any questions

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Hillsboro Beach Police Department

1210 Hillsboro Mile

Hillsboro Beach, Florida 33062

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 6th , 2014

 

                Major Jay Szesnat, along with two hundred and fourteen law enforcement officers, graduated the FBI National Academy at Quantico, Virginia on December 19th, 2014. The 258th Session of the National Academy consisted of men and women from 49 states. Included in the class are members of law enforcement agencies from the District of Columbia, 26 international countries, three military organizations, and four federal civilian organizations.

                Internationally known for its academic excellence, the National Academy Program, held at the FBI Academy, offers 10 weeks of advanced investigative, management, and fitness training for selected officer having proven records as professionals within their agencies.  On average, these officers have 19 years of law enforcement experience and usually return to their agencies to serve in executive-level positions.

                FBI Director James Comey, was the principle speaker at the ceremony.

                Training for the program is provided by the FBI Academy instructional staff, Special Agents, and other staff members holding advanced degrees, many of whom are recognized internationally in their field of expertise.

                Since 1972, National Academy students have been able to earn undergraduate and graduate credits from the University of Virginia due to the accreditation by the university of the many courses offer.  Major Jay Szesnat currently holds a Master of Science degree from Nova Southeastern University.

                The Hillsboro Beach Police Department is proud of Major Jay Szesnat and his accomplishment with the completion of this world renowned training.

 

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