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Ribbon cutting set for Leesburg’s Pine Street road project

Ribbon cutting set for Leesburg’s Pine Street road project

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For immediate release:  June 5, 2024
Contact:  Office of the City Manager
                   352-728-9786 ext. 1100
                   citymanager@leesburgflorida.gov


Ribbon cutting set for Leesburg’s Pine Street road project

            LEESBURG, FL – A ribbon cutting ceremony for Leesburg’s Pine Street Road Improvement Project is scheduled for 10:30am on Wednesday, June 19, on site near 305 Pine Street, Leesburg.

          The $3.87 million project widened the roadway between Canal Street and Childs Street to accommodate designated on-street parking and added curvature to the street for traffic calming. Additional improvements include widening of sidewalks, improved landscaping, decorative lighting and off-street parking.  

          “Completion of this project is another city revitalization accomplishment,” said City Manager Al Minner. “It enhances a portion of our community which has been overlooked for many years and, along with the H.O. Dabney Aquatic Center, provides an extension of the downtown business corridor.”

          The roadway and parking improvements were designed by CPH and built by Wharton-Smith, Inc. Construction Group. Both firms are located in Sanford, Florida.  

          The public is invited to attend the ceremony. For more information, call the Public Works Department at 352-435-9442.

 

Leesburg is a progressive city of more than 28,000 residents in northwest Lake County. The city government serves twice as many people with its electric, gas, water and wastewater public utilities. Leesburg is also a central hub for commerce, attracting 50,000 people to work each weekday. For more information, visit www.leesburgflorida.gov.

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