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 10, 2022

Facilities

New Fire Station #15

  • Description: Construction of a new Fire Station #15.
  • Status: The City has closed on the purchase of the property at 451/455 West Warren Avenue as a future location for the Fire Station. Funding is still being sought through a variety of means including grant funding. The design phase is expected to begin later in 2022, and there is no set construction timeline. 
  • Agency: City of Longwood
  • Contact: Chris Kintner, AICP, Community Development Director

Lewis House Gazebo at Longwood Cemetery

  • Description: Construction of a gazebo in the Longwood Cemetery utilizing materials and elements from the historic Lewis House. 
  • Status: Plans are anticipated to be submitted for permitting in the first week of May, and construction bid documents are being prepared.
  • Agency: City of Longwood
  • Contact: Chris Kintner, AICP, Community Development Director

Transportation and Complete Streets

Cross Seminole Trail Connector

  • Description: Construction of a shared-use path and sidewalks connecting to the Cross Seminole Trail through Arbor Park and Grant Street.
  • Status: Construction along Timocuan Way is nearly complete.  The trail section running parallel to Quail Street and along Arbor Park is under construction. A majority of the sidewalk has been constructed along the alignment and the connections, ramps and curbs are being finished.
  • 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: The planning study is now complete. The City is now pursuing funding for the design phase. 
  • 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: Median landscaping improvements on 17-92 from Raven Ave. to Dog Track Road. 
  • Status: Updated plans have been received and are currently being reviewed by the city and FDOT.
  • 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: Project is being  advertised on 5/12/2022 with bids due and to be opened on 6/13/22.
  • Agency: City of Longwood
  • Contact:  Shad M. Smith, P.E. City Engineer/Public Works Director

Mobility Fee Study

  • Description: Preparation of a mobility plan and mobility fee study to enact a mobility fee on new developments and fund applicable transportation infrastructure improvements.
  • Status: The City Commission has selected a consultant for the project, and negotiations for a contract have commenced.
  • Agency: City of Longwood
  • Contact:  Chris Kintner, AICP, Community Development Director

Utilities

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: Restoration work and final residential connections are underway. Estimated completion in May 2022.
  • 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: Construction is estimated to begin in July 2022.  
  • 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: In design phase. 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. Currently Design is in Phase IV and FDOT started R/W acquisition phase. 
  • Agency: Seminole County Design and FDOT Right of Way Acquisition and 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: Construction started 4/4/2022.
  • Agency: Seminole County
  • Contact:  Angela Cardona, P.E. Seminole County Project Manager