CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Coral Springs is planning to spend nearly $900,000 on street paving and sidewalk replacement projects in the coming months.

The city commission is expected to vote Wednesday on hiring contractors to perform the work.

The city’s street resurfacing policy aims to repave roads that haven’t been paved in at least 20 years.

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According to a city memo, the areas expected to be resurfaced this year are:

- In the Kensington Commons subdivision between Wiles Road and Westview Drive, west of Coral Springs Drive.

- Riverside Drive between Westview Drive and Wiles Road.

- Electra Lab and Riverview subdivisions, between University Drive and Riverside Drive, south of Sample Road.

An alternate location is the NW 121 Terrace Alleyway, between NW 110 Avenue and Coral Springs Drive, south of Wiles Road.

The lowest bidder for the repaving work --- General Asphalt Co., Inc. of Miami --- would get $676,368, in addition to a $50,000 miscellaneous work allowance, for a total of $726,368, the memo said.

As for the sidewalks, the improvements involve removing existing asphalt sidewalks and replacing them with Americans With Disabilities Act-compliant concrete sidewalks.

The improvements would be made to sidewalks along, according to the memo:

- NW 35 Court between Riverside Drive and Woodside Drive.

- NW 85 Avenue between NW 38 Drive and West Sample Road.

- NW 91 Avenue between NW 31 Court and NW 28 Street.

The low bidder for the sidewalks project --- FG Construction, LLC of Tamarac --- would get $152,058, in addition to $20,000 in miscellaneous work allowance, for a total of $172,058, the memo said.

If approved, the project would be funded through a federal Community Development Block Grant.


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