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: February 23, 2021

Facilities

New Fire Station #15

  • Description: Construction of a new Fire Station #15 at a location to be determined.
  • Status: Request for Qualifications for architectural and engineering design firms advertised on January 28, 2021. This scope of work includes preliminary evaluation of potential sites selected by the City and construction administration services in addition to the architectural and engineering design services. Bid closing is scheduled for March 1, 2021.
  • 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: Project is in final design review with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT).  Project is set to bid in June 2021 with construction start currently scheduled for August.
  • Agency: City of Longwood
  • Contact: Eric Nagowski, E.I., Public Works Engineer 

West Warren Avenue Resurfacing

  • Description: Resurfacing of West Warren Avenue from St. Laurent Street/SR 434 to Milwee Street.
  • Status: Resurfacing to begin evening of Sunday, February 28th and run each evening until Wednesday, March 3rd.  Intersection of St. Laurent and West Warren Avenue by SR 434 will be closed the evening of February 28th.  The north two left and right turn lanes of that intersection will be converted into two-way east and west bound lanes, while the southernmost one-way lane onto West Warren will be closed. This is a temporary safety improvement, but the intersection will continue to be studied for a more permanent future improvement as part of the West Warren Avenue Complete Street study, which is currently underway.  Schedule is weather permitting and may be affected by rain or temperatures colder than 50 degrees. 
  • Agency: City of Longwood
  • Contact: Eric Nagowski, E.I., 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: Data collection for the study is underway. Public meetings are expected to begin in April 2021.
  • Agency: City of Longwood with FDOT Funding Partnership
  • Contact: Chris Kintner, AICP, Community Development Director

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: Anjum Mukherjee, AICP, Senior Planner (Community Development)

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 approximately 95% complete and should be finished by mid-March.
  • Agency: City of Longwood with FDOT Funding Partnership
  • Contact: Eric Nagowski, E.I., 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: Approximately 90% complete. Restoration has begun and project completion is anticipated by the end of February 2021.
  • 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 September 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. 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.
  • 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