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CS/HB 7039 — Transportation Facility Designations

by Economic Affairs Committee; Transportation and Highway Safety Subcommittee; and Rep. Drake and others (CS/SB 406 by Community Affairs; Transportation; and Senators Dean, Thrasher, Fasano and Evers)

This summary is provided for information only and does not represent the opinion of any Senator, Senate Officer, or Senate Office.

Prepared by: Transportation Committee (TR)

The bill creates a number of honorary designations of transportation facilities around the state and directs the Department of Transportation to erect suitable markers. Designations are as follows:

  • That portion of U.S. Highway 19/27A/98/State Road 55 between the Suwannee River Bridge and N.E. 592nd Street/Chavous Road/Kate Green Road in Dixie County is designated as “SP4 Thomas Berry Corbin Memorial Highway.”
  • That portion of U.S. Highway 19/98/State Road 55 between N.E. 592nd Street/Chavous Road/Kate Green Road and N.E. 170th Street in Dixie County is designated as “U.S. Navy BMC Samuel Calhoun Chavous, Jr., Memorial Highway.”
  • That portion of State Road 24 between County Road 347 and Bridge Number 340053 in Levy County is designated as “Marine Lance Corporal Brian R. Buesing Memorial Highway.”
  • That portion of U.S. Highway 19/98/State Road 55/South Main Street between N.W. 1st Avenue and S.E. 2nd Avenue in Levy County is designated as “United States Army Sergeant Karl A. Campbell Memorial Highway.”
  • That portion of U.S. Highway 27A/State Road 500/Hathaway Avenue between State Road 24/Thrasher Drive and Town Court in Levy County is designated as “U.S. Army SPC James A. Page Memorial Highway.”
  • Bridge Number 880077 on State Road 656 between State Road A1A and Indian River Boulevard in the City of Vero Beach in Indian River County is designated as “Alma Lee Loy Bridge.”
  • The U.S. Highway 90/98, State Road 10A, East Cervantes Street Bridge (Bridge Number 480198) in Escambia County is designated as “Joyce Webb Nobles Bridge.”
  • That portion of Interstate 275 in Hillsborough County between the Livingston Avenue Bridge and the intersection with Interstate 75 at the Hillsborough-Pasco County line is designated as “Corporal Michael Joseph Roberts Memorial Highway.”
  • That portion of Orange Blossom Trail between W. Gore Street and W. Church Street in Orange County is designated as “Edna S. Hargrett-Thrower Avenue.”
  • That portion of State Road 101/Mayport Road between State Road A1A and Wonderwood Connector in Duval County is designated as “USS Stark Memorial Drive.”
  • That portion of S.W. 23rd Street, in front of James G. Pressly Stadium and 4211 S.W. 23rd Street, between S.W. 2ndAvenue and Fraternity Row/Drive in Alachua County is designated as “Coach Jimmy Carnes Boulevard.”
  • That portion of State Road 46 in Brevard County between U.S. Highway 1 and the Volusia County line is designated as “Harry T. and Harriette V. Moore Memorial Highway.”
  • The Interstate 295/State Road 9A overpass (Bridge Numbers 720256 and 720347) over Interstate 10/State Road 8 in Duval County is designated as “Duval County Law Enforcement Memorial Overpass.”
  • Whale Harbor Bridge (Bridge Number 900076) on U.S. Highway 1/State Road 5 in Monroe County is designated as “Whale Harbor Joe Roth, Jr., Bridge.”
  • That portion of State Road 826/Palmetto Expressway between on-ramp 87260330 and on-ramp 87260333 in Miami-Dade County is designated as “Jim Mandich Memorial Highway.”
  • Milepost 22.182on U.S. Highway 27 in Highlands County is designated as “Florida Highway Patrol Trooper Sgt. Nicholas G. Sottile Memorial.”
  • That portion of State Road 44 between U.S. Highway 441 and State Road 44/East Orange Avenue near the City of Eustis in Lake County is designated as “Captain Jim Reynolds, Jr., USAF ‘Malibu’ Road.”
  • That portion of State Road 932/N.E. 103rd Street between N.W. 3rd Avenue and N.E. 6th Avenue in Miami-Dade County is designated as “Tanya Martin Oubre Pekel Street.”
  • That portion of State Road 934/N.W. 79th Street between N.W. 14th Avenue and N.W. 9th Avenue in Miami-Dade County is designated as “Jacob Fleishman Street.”
  • That portion of N.W. 59th Street between N.W. 27th Avenue and N.W. 25th Avenue in Miami-Dade County is designated as “Margaret Haines Street.”
  • That portion of U.S. Highway 441/State Road 7 between State Road 824/Pembroke Road and State Road 852/N.W. 215thStreet/County Line Road in Broward County is designated as “West Park Boulevard.”
  • That portion of State Road 858/Hallandale Beach Boulevard between Interstate 95/State Road 9 and S.W. 56th Avenue in Broward County is designated as “Pembroke Park Boulevard.”
  • That portion of State Road 51 between Cooks Hammock and the Lafayette-Taylor County line in Lafayette County is designated as “Sheriff Stanley H. Cannon Memorial Highway.”
  • That portion of State Road 19 between U.S. Highway 17/State Road 15 and Carriage Drive in Putnam County is designated as “Veterans Memorial Highway.”
  • That portion of County Road 18 in Bradford, Union, and Columbia Counties between State Road 100 in Bradford County and State Road 20 in Columbia County is designated as “Santa Fe Military Trail.”
  • That portion of State Road 953/LeJeune Road/N.E. 8th Avenue between E. 32nd Street and E. 41st Street in Miami-Dade County is designated as “Florencio ‘Kiko’ Pernas Avenue.”
  • That portion of State Road 972/S.W. 22nd Street between S.W. 32nd Avenue and S.W. 37th Avenue/Douglas Road in Miami-Dade County is designated as “Dr. Oscar Elias Biscet Boulevard.”
  • Bridge Numbers 100646 and 100647 on Paul S. Buchman Highway/State Road 39 between County Line Road and Half Mile Road in Hillsborough County are designated “Ivey Edward Cannon Memorial Bridge.”
  • That portion of Sunset Harbor Road between S.E. 105th Avenue and S.E. 115th Avenue in Marion County is designated as “Samuel B. Love Memorial Highway.”
  • That portion of U.S. Highway 90/State Road 10 between the Holmes County line and the Jackson County line in Washington County is designated as “Ben G. Watts Highway.”
  • That portion of State Road 20/John Sims Parkway (57-040-000) between State Road 85 and the Walton County line in Okaloosa County is designated as “Purple Heart Memorial Highway.”
  • That portion of U.S. Highway 41/State Road 90/S.W. 8th Street/Tamiami Trail between S.W. 10th Avenue and State Road 933/S.W. 12th Avenue in Miami-Dade County is designated as “BRIGADA 2506 STREET, Carlos Rodriguez Santana.”
  • That portion of U.S. Highway 41/State Road 6/State Road 25 between the Madison County line and County Road 51 in Hamilton County is designated as “Brett Fulton and Josh Burch Memorial Highway.”
  • That portion of U.S. Highway 41/State Road 45 between State Road 50 in Hernando County and State Road 52 in Pasco County is designated as “Deputy John C. Mecklenburg Memorial Highway.”
  • That portion of Biscayne Boulevard from N.E. 88th Street to N.E. 105th Street in Miami Shores Village in Miami-Dade County is designated as “Hugh Anderson Boulevard.”
  • That portion of State Road 679/Pinellas Bayway South from north of the Pedestrian Crossing to State Road 682/Pinellas Bayway South in Pinellas County is designated as “P.E. ‘Gene’ Carpenter Memorial Highway.”
  • That portion of State Road 200 between Lime Street and Beech Street in the City of Fernandina Beach in Nassau County is designated as “Verna Bell Way.”
  • That portion of State Road 100 East between the Bradford County line and the Columbia County line in Union County is designated as “Deputy Hal P. Croft and Deputy Ronald Jackson Highway.”
  • That portion of State Road 22 between U.S. Highway 98 in the City of Springfield in Bay County and State Road 71 in the City of Wewahitchka in Gulf County is designated as “Veterans’ Parkway.”
  • That portion of Tampa Bay Boulevard between Armenia Avenue and Himes Avenue in Hillsborough County is designated as “Elvin Martinez Road.”
  • That portion of State Road 972/S.W. 22nd Street between S.W. 24th Avenue and State Road 9/S.W. 27th Avenue in Miami-Dade County is designated as “Miami Medical Team Way.”
  • That portion of State Road 9/27th Avenue between U.S. 1/State Road 5/South Dixie Highway and U.S. 441/State Road 7 in Miami-Dade County is designated as “Benjamin Leon, Jr., Way.”
  • That portion of State Road 9/S.W. 27th Avenue between U.S. Highway 41/State Road 90/S.W. 8th Street/Tamiami Trail and S.W. 13th Street in Miami-Dade County is designated as “Reverend Max Salvador Avenue.”
  • That portion of State Road 968/West Flagler Street between S.W. 39th Avenue and N.W. 37th Avenue in Miami-Dade County is designated as “Aleida Leal Way.”
  • Bridge Number 870002 on U.S. Highway 1/State Road 5/Biscayne Boulevard between N.E. 77th Street and N.E. 78th Street crossing Little River Canal in Miami-Dade County is designated as “Mrs. Ann Carlton Bridge.”
  • That portion of S.W. 57th Avenue/Red Road between S.W. 78th Street and S.W. 88th Street/Kendall Drive in Miami-Dade County is designated as “Amadeo Lopez-Castro, Jr., Road.”
  • That portion of Miller Road/S.W. 56th Street between S.W. 120th Avenue and S.W. 117th Avenue in Miami-Dade County is designated as “Pastor Marvin Gochenour Way.”
  • That portion of S.W. 87th Avenue between S.W. 8th Street and S.W. 24th Street in Miami-Dade County is designated as “Rev. Jorge Comesanas Way.”
  • That portion of U.S. Highway 90/State Road 10/East Jefferson Street between State Road 12/State Road 65/Madison Street and County Road 159 in Gadsden County is designated as “Alfred Lawson, Jr., Highway.”
  • That portion of State Road 26A in Alachua County between West University Avenue and S.W. 25th Street in Gainesville is designated as “Deputy Jack A. Romeis Road.”
  • That portion of E. Cervantes Street/U.S. 90 in Escambia County between N. 6th Avenue and N. Davis Highway in Pensacola is designated as “Creola Rutledge Parkway.”
  • That section of County Road 30A between County Road 283 to County Hwy 395 is designated as “Charles Modica, Sr., Hospitality Way.”
  • That portion of State Road 513 between Banana River Drive and Eau Gallie Boulevard in Brevard County is designated as “U.S. Army Sergeant Robert Daniel Sanchez Memorial Highway.”
  • That portion of State Road A1A between Pinetree Drive and Eau Gallie Boulevard in Brevard County is designated as “U.S. Marine Corps Corporal Dustin Schrage Highway.”
  • That portion of S.W. 12th Avenue from Coral Way to S.W. 16th Street in Miami-Dade County is designated as “Lourdes P. Aguila Street.”

 Additionally, the bill makes technical corrections to Chapter 2010-230, s. 24, L.O.F.

If approved by the Governor, these provisions take effect July 1, 2012.

Vote: Senate 38-0; House 117-0