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SR 87 Connector (from SR 87 S Intersecting with SR 87 N near Southridge Rd)

Project Information
Sector: Surface Transportation
Project Category: 
DOT Projects
Project Status: 
Complete
Description: 

The primary objectives in the extension of SR 87S is to facilitate a more effective freight movement and hurricane evacuation route from the coast, reduce congestion in the City of Milton, and to alleviate travel demand on US 90. The study will focus on addressing transportation needs as it relates to:

  • Improving mobility,
  • Relieving traffic congestion and improving traffic circulation,
  • Improving upon pedestrian and bicycle connectivity,
  • Providing efficient access to/from the beach (SR 87 is also an important Hurricane Evacuation Route), and
  • Providing for and ensuring public safety, while protecting the environment.

Permitting Timeline

Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)
Department of Transportation
In Progress
Milestones:
Issuance of Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)
Complete 08/31/2010
Scoping
Official Notice of Availability of a Draft EIS published in the Federal Register
Complete 10/06/2014
Official Notice of Availability of a Final EIS published in the Federal Register
Complete 10/20/2016
Official Notice of Availability of a Supplemental Draft EIS published in the Federal Register
Official Notice of Availability of a Supplemental Final EIS published in the Federal Register
Issuance of Record of Decision or combined Final EIS / Record of Decision
Issuance of an Amended Record of Decision
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