Infrastructure Projects

The list below includes major infrastructure projects throughout the City of Longwood, organized by category. This list is typically updated on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month.

Last Update: May 11, 2021

Facilities

New Fire Station #15

  • Description: Construction of a new Fire Station #15 at a location to be determined.
  • Status: The contract with the consultant will appear at the May 17th City Commission meeting, as well as a task order for a space needs analysis and site evaluation, the initial phases of the relocation project. 
  • Agency: City of Longwood
  • Contact: Chris Kintner, AICP, Community Development Director

Transportation and Complete Streets

Cross Seminole Trail Connector

  • Description: Construction of sidewalk, shared use path and shared lane pavement markings (sharrows).   These items will connect from the SunRail station down Church Avenue to Grant Street and then continue to the end of North Grant Street then proceed to Timucuan Way up to the Cross Seminole Trail at General Hutchinson Parkway.  
  • Status: A Local Agency Program (LAP) agreement between the City and FDOT was approved at the May 3rd City Commission meeting. Project is set to bid in June 2021 with construction start currently scheduled for August.
  • Agency: City of Longwood
  • Contact: Eric Nagowski, P.E., Public Works Engineer 

West Warren Avenue Resurfacing

  • Description: Resurfacing of West Warren Avenue from St. Laurent Street/SR 434 to Milwee Street.
  • Status: Resurfacing is complete. Final pavement marking and striping will occur sometime over the next couple of months.  A more detailed schedule will be provided. Work is anticipated to be performed at night.
  • Agency: City of Longwood
  • Contact: Eric Nagowski, P.E., Public Works Engineer 

West Warren Avenue Complete Streets Study

  • Description: This majority grant-funded study aims to re-imagine West Warren Avenue from St. Laurent Street/SR 434 to Milwee Street, including the design of multi-modal facilities and landscape and hardscape treatments to create a gateway into the City’s Heritage Village.
  • Status: A public workshop was held on May 4th. Presentations from the workshop and the ability to comment on the project's progress are available at the link below. A follow-up public meeting is anticipated for November 2021.
  • Agency: City of Longwood with FDOT Funding Partnership
  • Contact: Shad M. Smith, P.E. City Engineer/Public Works Director
  • Link: http://warrenavestudy.com/

Landscaping

 17-92 Median Landscaping 

  • Description: Installation of median landscaping and irrigation on 17-92 from Raven Avenue to Dog Track Road.
  • Status: Design and FDOT approval currently being finalized. Installation budgeted in FY 2021.
  • Agency: City of Longwood with FDOT Funding Partnership
  • Contact: Eric Nagowski, P.E., Public Works Engineer 

Interstate 4/SR 434 Pond

  • Description: Installation of trees, landscaping, and irrigation at the pond south of SR 434 between Interstate 4 and Raymond Avenue.
  • Status: Construction is complete.
  • Agency: City of Longwood with FDOT Funding Partnership
  • Contact: Eric Nagowski, P.E., Public Works Engineer

Ronald Reagan Boulevard Hardscape and Landscape Improvements

  • Description: Landscape and hardscape improvements on Ronald Reagan Blvd. primarily near the intersection with Church Avenue, including improvements to the area surrounding the clocktower.
  • Status: City received outside agency comments in late January 2021, bid documents are being finalized. Construction planned for Summer 2021.
  • Agency: City of Longwood
  • Contact:  Shad M. Smith, P.E. City Engineer/Public Works Director

Utilities

East Longwood Phase I Septic Tank Abatement Project

  • Description: Construction of approximately 8,600 linear feet of gravity sewer in the northeast portion of the City.
  • Status: Currently under construction. Final asphalt paving and lateral connections (septic tank abatement) to occur over the next month. All gravity main work is complete.
  • Agency: City of Longwood
  • Contact: Andrew Marsian, Utilities Project Manager (Public Works)

Longdale Subdivision Septic Tank Abatement Project

  • Description: Construction of approx. 8600 feet of 8” gravity sanitary sewer and 1650 feet of force main sewer.  Abandonment of approximately 225 existing septic tanks and subsequent sanitary hook ups.
  • Status: Construction underway as of February 2021.
  • Agency: City of Longwood
  • Contact: Andrew Marsian, Utilities Project Manager (Public Works) 

Grant Street AC Water Main Replacement Project

  • Description: Replacement of approximately 2,600 linear feet of asbestos water main.
  • Status: Project is complete.
  • Agency: City of Longwood
  • Contact: Andrew Marsian, Utilities Project Manager (Public Works) 

 East Longwood Phase II Septic Tank Abatement Project

  • Description: Installation of sewer lines and connection of approximately 120 residential properties to sewer.
  • Status: Engineering consultant is currently conducting area survey to determine optimal hydraulics. Construction is estimated to begin in October 2021.   
  • Agency: City of Longwood
  • Contact: Andrew Marsian, Utilities Project Manager (Public Works)

Outside Agency Projects

These projects are ones where the scheduling, timing, and implementation is completed by outside agencies, but where the project scope is within the City limits. Updates to this section may not be as frequent as these are outside agencies that may not provide regular updates to the City. 

SR 434 Resurfacing, Sidewalk Upgrades and Median Modifications FP No. 443838-1

  • Description: Project improvements from east of Rangeline Road to US 17-92 with an exception area from Florida Central Parkway to Myrtle Ave.  Construction includes addition of access management (medians), wider sidewalks, and milling and resurfacing.  Right-of-way is needed for corner clips to allow for u-turns.
  • Status: Design is just beginning. Survey work is currently underway along the corridor. Construction is approximately 4-5 years out on the current schedule.
  • Agency: Florida Department of Transportation
  • Contact: Daniel Simpson, Florida Department of Transportation
  • Link: https://www.cflroads.com/project/435777-1

SR 434 and Ronald Reagan Blvd. Intersection Improvements 

  • Description:  Addition of eastbound dual left lanes and eastbound right turn lane and westbound dual left lanes and westbound right turn lanes. Construction of stormwater pond on northwest corner property.
  • Status: Finalizing design then proceeding to ROW acquisition.  Not fully funded. The Public Hearing is scheduled for May 18, 2021 at 5:30 PM in the Longwood Community Building located at 200 West Warren Avenue Longwood, FL 32750. Notifications will go out in the coming weeks. 
  • Agency: Seminole County Design and FDOT Construction.
  • Contact: Angela Cardona, P.E. Seminole County Project Manager or Teresa Cruz, P.E. FDOT Project Manager

Longwood Hills Road Seminole-Wekiva Trail Connector 

  • Description: Installation of wide sidewalk which will function like a shared-use path from Seminole-Wekiva Trail to North Ronald Reagan Boulevard. Includes new boardwalk bridge over Soldiers Creek just west of North Ronald Reagan Boulevard.
  • Status: Finalizing design and utilities coordination.
  • Agency: Seminole County
  • Contact:  Angela Cardona, P.E. Seminole County Project Manager