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CS/CS/SB 820 — Transportation Facility Designations

by Community Affairs Committee; Transportation Committee; and Senator Bullard

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:

  • S.R. 992/152nd Street between U.S. 1 and 117th Avenue in Miami-Dade County is designated as “Larcenia Bullard Way.”
  • S.R. 73 between the Calhoun County Line and U.S. 231 in Jackson County is designated as “Governor Mixson Highway.”
  • The bridge (numbers 170169 and 170170) over the Intracoastal Waterway on U.S. Business 41/S.R. 45/Tamiami Trail in the City of Venice is designated as “KMI Kentucky Military Institute Bridge.”
  • 25th Street between East 8th Avenue and East 9th Avenue in Miami-Dade County is designated as “Tomas-Minerva Vinuela Way.”
  • I-95/S.R. 9 between S.R. 834/Sample Road and the Palm Beach County line in Broward County is designated as “Trooper Kimberly Ann Hurd Memorial Highway.”
  • U.S. 98/S.R. 30 between Rosewood Drive and Sunrise Drive in Santa Rosa County is designated as “Warren E. ‘Charlie’ Brown Memorial Highway.”
  • The Hurlburt Field Air Force Base overpass on U.S. Highway 98 in Okaloosa County is designated as “Colonel Bud Day Overpass.”
  • U.S. 1/S.R. 5/N.E. 6th Avenue between Ponce de Leon Drive and S.R. 84/S.E. 24th Street in Broward County is designated as “Robert L. Clark Memorial Highway.”
  • U.S. 441/S.R. 7/NW 2nd Avenue between S.R. 860/NW 183rd Street and S.R. 852/NW 215th/County Line Road in Miami-Dade County is designated as “Nelson Mandela Boulevard.”
  • I-10/S.R. 8 between Mile Marker 234 and the Madison County line in Jefferson County is designated as “CPT Tecarie ‘CZ’ Czarnecki and TSgt David A Stone Memorial Highway.”
  • S.R. 60/Miami Gardens between NE 6th Avenue to U.S. 1/S.R. 5 in Miami-Dade County is designated as “Ronald A. Silver Drive.”
  • S.R. 436 between S.R. 528 and S.R. 408 in Orange County is designated as “Elias ‘Rico’ Piccard Memorial Highway.”
  • S.R. 85/N. Ferdon Boulevard between S.R. 10/U.S. 90 and C.R. 188/Airport Road/Old Bethel Road in Okaloosa County is designated as “C. Wayne Ansley Highway.”
  • S.R. 973/S.W. 87thAvenue between S.W. 68thStreet and S.W. 70thStreet in Miami-Dade County is designated as “Rene Ledesma Way.”
  • S.R. 992/S.W. 152nd Street/Coral Reef Drive between S.R. 821/Homestead Extension of the Florida Turnpike and S.W. 99th Court in Miami-Dade County is designated as “Reverend John A. Ferguson Street.”
  • U.S. 98/S.R. 30A/Tyndall Parkway between C.R. 2327/Transmitter Road and S.R. 22 in Bay County is designated as “Lieutenant Colonel Carl John Luksic, USAF, Memorial Highway.”
  • 21st Avenue between 26th Street and S.R. 585/22nd Street in Hillsborough County is designated as “C. Blythe Andrews Road.”
  • E. Palm Avenue between N. 15th Street and S.R. 45/N. Nebraska Avenue in Hillsborough County is designated as “Roland Manteiga Road.”
  • S.R. 922/N.E. 125th Street between N.E. 8th Avenue and N.E. 9th Avenue in Miami-Dade County is designated as “Sergeant Carl Mertes Street.”
  • N.E. 126th Street between N.E. 8th Avenue and N.E. 9th Avenue in Miami-Dade County is designated as “Detective Sergeant Steven E. Bauer Street.”
  • N.E. 127th Street between N.E. 8th Avenue and N.E. 9th Avenue in Miami-Dade County is designated as “Sergeant Lynette Hodge Street.”
  • N.W. 40th Street between N.W. 2nd Avenue and N.W. 5th Avenue in Miami-Dade County is designated as “Full Gospel Assembly Street.”
  • N.W. 39th Street between N.W. 2nd Avenue and N.W. 3rd Avenue in Miami-Dade County is designated as “Ebenezer Christian Academy Street.”
  • N.W. 67th Street between N.W. 2nd Avenue and N.W. 4th Avenue in Miami-Dade County is designated as “Bishop Abe Randall Boulevard.”
  • S.R. 934/N.W. 81stStreet between U.S. 441/S.R. 7/N.W. 7thAvenue and N.W. 12thAvenue in Miami-Dade County is designated as “Jacob Fleishman Street.”
  • S.R. 860/Miami Gardens Drive/N.W. 183rd Street between S.R. 817/N.W. 27th Avenue and N.W. 42nd Avenue in Miami-Dade County is designated as “Bishop Isaiah S. Williams, Jr., Street.”
  • Boat ramp number 8 located at mile marker 40.7 on I-75/S.R. 93/Alligator Alley in Broward County is designated as “The Honorable Dale G. Bennett Boat Ramp.”
  • N.E. 73rd Street between N.E. 2nd Avenue and N.E. 3rd Court in Miami-Dade County is designated as “Reverend Wilner Maxi Street.”
  • U.S. 90/S.R. 10 between Gretna and Chattahoochee in Gadsden County is designated as “James Harold Thompson Highway.”
  • I-10/S.R. 8 between mile post 232 and mile post 233 in Jefferson County is designated as “Trooper James Herbert Fulford, Jr., Memorial Highway.”
  • Bridge number 380047 on U.S. 98/S.R. 30 over the Aucilla River in Taylor County is designated as “SP4 Billy Jacob Hartsfield Bridge.”
  • U.S. 41/S.R. 90/Tamiami Trail/S.W. 8th Street between S.W. 127th Avenue and S.W. 132nd Avenue in Miami-Dade County is designated as “Belen Presidents Way.”
  • U.S. 90/S.R. 10 between N. 5th Street and N. Norwood Road in Walton County isdesignated as “Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Avenue.”
  • Bridge number 780075 on U.S. 1/S.R. 5/Ponce de Leon Boulevard over the San Sebastian River in St. Johns County is designated as “Ponce de Leon Bridge.”
  • S.R. 589 and S.R. 568/Veterans Expressway between S.R. 60/Courtney Campbell Causeway and S.R. 597/Dale Mabry Highway in Hillsborough County is designated as “RADM LeRoy Collins, Jr., Veterans Expressway.”
  • U.S. 1/S.R. 5/S. Dixie Highway between S.W. 220th Street and S.W. 216th Street in Miami-Dade County is designated as “Arthur & Polly Mays Memorial Highway.”
  • U.S. 1/S.R. 5/S. Dixie Highway between S.W. 296th Street and S.W. 288th Street in Miami-Dade County is designated as “Lourdes Guzman-DeJesus Street.”
  • S.R. 40 between the City of Ormond Beach and the Lake County line in Volusia County is designated as “Fred Karl Memorial Highway.”
  • S.R. 269 between U.S.90/S.R. 10 and S.R. 12 in Gadsden County is designated as “Julia Munroe Woodward Highway.”
  • S.R. 293/Mid-Bay Bridge Extension between the Mid-Bay Bridge Toll Plaza and S.R. 20 in Okaloosa County is designated as “Walter Francis Spence Parkway.”
  • S.R. 50 between U.S. 27/ S.R. 25 and Hancock Road in Lake County is designated as “Specialist Alexander Miller Memorial Highway.”
  • N.W. 77th Avenue between Miami Lakes Drive/N.W. 154th Street and N.W. 146th Street in Miami-Dade County is designated as “Wellness Way.”
  • S.R. 50 between the Sumter County Line and Lee Road in Lake County is designated as “Sergeant Jess Thomas Memorial Highway.”
  • S.R. 44/South Street between S.R. 44 between C.R. 44/Main Street and U.S. 27/S.R. 25/14th Street in Lake County is designated as “Staff Sergeant Michael A. Bock Memorial Highway.”
  • S.R. 50 between S.R. 33 and C.R. 565A in Lake County is designated as “Specialist Ronald Gaffney Memorial Highway.”
  • U.S. 1/S.R. 5 between Card Sound Road in Miami-Dade County and C.R. 905 in Monroe County is designated as “Purple Heart Trail.”
  • U.S. 41/S.R. 90/Tamiami Trail/S.W. 8th Street between S.W. 37thAvenue and Ponce de Leon Boulevard in Miami-Dade County is designated as “Betty Pino Way.”
  • S.R. 973/S.W. 87thAvenue between S.W. 24th Street/Coral Way and S.W. 32nd Street in Miami-Dade County is designated as “Sabre Way.”
  • Bridge number 120002 over the Caloosahatchee River on U.S. 41/S.R. 45/Cleveland Avenue in Lee County is designated as “Henry Ford Bridge.”
  • S.R. 526/Washington Street/Robinson between S.R. 423/John Young Parkway and C.R. 526/Crystal Lake Drive in Orange County is designated as “Bessie Coleman Street.”
  • S.R. 436 between Sheeler Avenue and the Seminole County line in Orange County is designated as “Robert Pittman, Jr., Road.”
  • Upon completion of construction, the SunRail stop near S.R. 428/Sand Lake Road and S.R. 527/Orange Avenue in Orange County is designated as “Historic Pine Castle Station.”
  • N.W. 112th Street between U.S. 441/S.R. 7/N.W. 7th Avenue and N.W. 8th Avenue in Miami-Dade County is designated as “Pastor Jocelyne Bouchette Street.”
  • N.E. 8th Avenue between S.R. 916/N.E. 135th Street and N.E. 131st Street in Miami-Dade County is designated as “Gerbuns Augustin Avenue.”
  • Bridge number 900095 over Indian Key Channel on U.S. 1/S.R. 5 in Monroe County is designated as “Indian Key Irving R. Eyster Bridge.”
  • S.R. 71 between Knowles Avenue and the Calhoun County line in Gulf County is designated as “Gulf County Veterans Memorial Highway.”
  • S.R. 519/Fiske Boulevard located within the corporate limits of the City of Cocoa in Brevard County is designated as “Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial Highway.”
  • U.S. 301/S.R. 43 between S.R. 574/ Martin Luther King, Jr., Boulevard and S.R. 60/E. Adamo Drive in Hillsborough County is designated as “Sergeant Paul Smith Memorial Highway.”
  • S.R. 973/S.W. 87th Avenue between S.R. 836/Dolphin Expressway and S.W. 24th Street in Miami-Dade County is designated as “U.S. Army Sergeant Amaru Aguilar-Borgen Memorial Highway.”
  • U.S. 27A/U.S. 41/S.R. 45/S.R. 121/S.R. 500/W. Noble Avenue between U.S. 27/U.S. 41/S.R. 45/S.R. 121/N. Main Street and U.S. 41/S.R. 45/S.R. 121/S.W. 7th Street in Levy County is designated as “David W. Moss Memorial Highway.”
  • U.S. 41/ S.R. 599/S. 50th Street between Palm River Road and S.R. 676/Causeway Boulevard in Hillsborough County is designated as “Deputy Sheriff David Anthony Abella Memorial Highway.”
  • U.S. 1/U.S. 41/S.R. 5/Biscayne Boulevard between U.S. 1/U.S. 41/S.R. 5/S.E. 2nd Street and N.E. 3rd Street in Miami-Dade County is designated as “Ralph Sanchez Way.”
  • S.R. 694/C.R. 694/Park Boulevard between U.S. 19/S.R. 55 and S.R. 699/Gulf Boulevard in Pinellas County is designated as “C.W. ‘Bill’ Young Memorial Highway.”
  • S.R. 948/NW 36th Street between NW South River Drive and Curtiss Parkway/NW 57th Avenue in Miami-Dade County is designated as “Miami Springs Boulevard.”
  • S.R. 968/W. Flagler Street/S.W. 1st Street between S.W. 6th Avenue and S.W. 17th Avenue in Miami-Dade County is designated as “Guillermo Zamora Boulevard.”
  • S.W. 31st Street between S.W. 117th Court and S.W. 122nd Avenue in Miami-Dade County is designated as “Detective Stephen L. Vinson, Sr., Way.”
  • U.S. 231/S.R. 75 between the Jackson County line and U.S. 98B/S.R. 30 in Bay County is designated as “Allan Bense Highway.”
  • S.R. 574 between I-75/S.R. 93A and I-4/S.R. 400 in Hillsborough County is designated as “POW/MIA Memorial Highway.”
  • S.R. A1A/200 between I-95 S.R. 9 and Stratton Road in Nassau County is designated as “Nassau County Deputy Sheriffs Memorial Highway.”
  • S.R. A1A/Ocean Drive between S.R. 822/Sheridan Street and Cambridge Street in Broward County is designated as “Dr. Von Mizell Drive.”
  • S.R. A1A/S.R. 105/S. Fletcher Avenue between S.R. A1A 200/Atlantic Avenue and C.R. 105B/Simmons Road in Nassau County is designated as “Francis Gibbs Memorial Highway.”
  • S.R. 44 between the Sumter County line and U.S. 41/S.R. 44/S.R. 45 in Citrus County is designated as “Sheriff Charles Simeon Dean Highway.”
  • The DOT may permit the erection by a private entity of a suitable marker in the wayside park on the north end of bridge numbers 150215 and 150212/Sunshine Skyway Bridge in memory of those who died on May 9, 1980, when the MV Summit Venture collided with the bridge.

If approved by the Governor, these provisions take effect July 1, 2014. 

Vote: Senate 38-0; House 115-1