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ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – Preliminary work for sidewalk construction will begin in the Gardens of Gulf Cove on Drucker Circle, Coliseum Boulevard and Coniston Street starting Tuesday, April 15.
Sidewalk construction will begin shortly thereafter and is expected to be completed by May 9. Traffic patterns will shift due to intermittent lane closures throughout the duration of this project. There will be traffic signs and flagmen present as needed and citizens are urged to use caution when moving through in this area.
More information about this project is available online.
Submitted by Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. – It has happened to most people. You are driving along and traffic has come to a stand-still. There is an accident somewhere up ahead that has traffic snarled.
If only you had known about the situation, you could have taken an alternative route.
Submitted by Charlotte County
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. – Due to the Charlotte Harbor Super Boat Grand Prix event, the Tom Adams Bridge opening schedule will comply with U.S. Coast Guard requirements regarding marine traffic.
On Saturday, April 12, and Sunday, April 13, the Tom Adams Bridge drawbridge will be raised for boats to pass on demand as usual, except from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 3:30 to 6:30 p.m., when the bridge will be raised every 30 minutes.
ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – There will be no road closures during the upcoming Charlotte Harbor Super Boat Grand Prix at Englewood Beach.
Anyone in the area of Englewood Beach April 11–13 during the race can expect congestion and potential traffic delays, according to the Charlotte County Sheriff’ Office, but no roads are being closed as a result of the race.
Submitted by Charlotte Co. Sheriff’s Office
ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – Two men were arrested in Englewood in separate incidents Wednesday and charged with possessing cocaine, according to a Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office news release.
ENGLEWOOD, Fla. — The Englewood Water District will hold a public hearing at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, April 3, in the Board Room at the EWD office, 201 Selma Ave.
The purpose of the hearing shall be to amend the five Englewood Water District supervisor election districts.
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. —Charlotte County is looking for volunteers for the following committees:
Gardens of Gulf Cove Street & Drainage Unit Advisory Committee is seeking two volunteers to serve as regular members for a three year term from the date of appointment. Applicants must be a resident of Charlotte County and reside within the Unit. Submit application and resume to Public Works Department, 7000 Florida Street, Punta Gorda, FL 33950; call 941−575−3600 or email MSBU-TU@CharlotteFL.com.
Submitted by Florida Highway Patrol
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Highway Patrol is collaborating with five other states in an effort to keep the roadways safe and fatality-free through March 30.
All six states that line Interstate 75 (Florida, Georgia, Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio and Michigan), will be participating in an intensified enforcement effort called “Staying Alive on I-75.” By all states working together, the entire 1,786 miles of I-75 will be covered under this enforcement action.