Media Release

SW 8th Avenue Milling and Resurfacing

Monday, June 30, 2008 1:00 AM
4:23 p.m.
ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - As part of the ongoing and concerted effort to make much needed improvements to the County's transportation infrastructure, on May 27, 2008, the Alachua County Board of County Commissioners awarded a contract to John C. Hipp Construction Equipment Co., Inc. for the milling and resurfacing of SW 8th Avenue.
The milling and resurfacing of SW 8th Avenue will be from SW 122nd Street (Parker Rd) to SW 75th Street, and the addition of four feet wide, paved shoulders is included.
The estimated cost of the project is $2.0 million.  Funding for this project comes from the Transportation Trust Fund and was approved by the Board of County Commissioners in February of 2005.
The Alachua County Public Works Department is pleased to announce that work is expected to begin on July 8, 2008 and will last approximately 90 calendar days.  Daily lane closures may be in effect during construction.  Travelers through this area should expect delays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays.
For more information, please call Alachua County Public Works Department at 352-374-5245.


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

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