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Year in Review 2014: Longboat Pass Bridge damaged, Town may be held liable

Year in Review 2014: Longboat Pass Bridge damaged, Town may be held liable

In December of 2014, the town learned that the Longboat Pass Bridge had been damaged. As a result, the Town of Longboat Key may face a lawsuit from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) subcontractor, Infrastructure Corporation of America. FDOT maintains that the town’s drilling of a new water line caused cracks and loss of […]

January 6, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Lawsuit ‘imminent’ over Longboat Pass damage

Lawsuit ‘imminent’ over Longboat Pass damage

Town water pipe drilling alleged to have damaged bridge.

December 15, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

The Colony and clearing of cockroaches, Mayoral outbursts and attorneys drill for Longboat dollars

The Colony and clearing of cockroaches, Mayoral outbursts and attorneys drill for Longboat dollars

The whole place must be cleared and all the convalescent memories must be extinguished before either Ocean Properties or Unicorp can gain control from the flailing unit owners.

December 15, 2014 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

FDOT to perform pedestrian count

FDOT to perform pedestrian count

At the behest of town staff, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will perform a new pedestrian count along Gulf of Mexico Drive in March to determine specific locations for crosswalks. Town Manager Dave Bullock informed members of town staff in an email Tuesday that FDOT has agreed to conduct a pedestrian count at the […]

February 10, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Crosswalks could add signage, safety to Key

Crosswalks could add signage, safety to Key

Each new crosswalk will need about 10 additional sings to alerts drivers in each direction.

July 10, 2013 | Posted in Major Headlines, News Shorts, Top Box | Read More »

Town to hear GMD pedestrian plan

Town to hear GMD pedestrian plan

Commission will consider five new crosswalks and additional lighting.

July 1, 2013 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

LBK north-end bridge lane closures April 14-18

LBK north-end bridge lane closures  April 14-18

The north-end Longboat Key Draw Bridge will experience lane closures from Sunday, April 14 through Thursday, April 18 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. every morning for bridge construction. Bridgework crews will use flags during these night hours to help control traffic flow. Please contact Tenil Mullins or Ken Akers for further information at 941-341-9300 […]

April 8, 2013 | Posted in In the news, News Shorts, Top Box | Read More »