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CS/CS/SB 368 — Transportation Facility Designations

by Appropriations Committee; Transportation Committee; and Senators Montford and Campbell

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 Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) to erect suitable markers. Designations are as follows:

  • Bridge number 380096 on U.S. 221/S.R. 55 over the Econfina River in Taylor County is designated as “Private First Class Joey Moody Bridge.”
  • S.R. 80 between Hickey Creek Road and Carter Lane in Lee County is designated as “Corporal Joseph R. Bertrand Memorial Highway.”
  • Interstate 75/S.R. 93A between Fowler Avenue and Fletcher Avenue in Hillsborough County is designated as “Lieutenant Benedict J. Thomas Memorial Highway.”
  • The Homestead Extension of the Florida Turnpike/S.R. 821 between mile marker 34 and mile marker 36 in Miami-Dade County is designated as “Trooper Patrick Ambroise Memorial Highway.”
  • U.S. 98/S.R. 30 between Ryan Drive/W. 11th Street and N.E./S.E. 12th Street in Franklin County is designated as “SP4 Robert Clifford Millender Memorial Highway.”
  • S.R. 53 between U.S. 90/S.R. 10 and the Georgia state line in Madison County is designated as “Joe C. Peavy Highway.”
  • U.S. 19/S.R. 55 between the Pinellas County line and the Hernando County line in Pasco County is designated as “Gulf Coast Highway.”
  • Davis Boulevard between Adalia Avenue and Adriatic Avenue in Hillsborough County is designated as “Helen Gordon Davis Boulevard.”
  • N. Willow Avenue between W. Cypress Street and W. Cass Street in Hillsborough County is designated as “Francisco A. Rodriguez Avenue.”
  • N. Garcia Avenue between W. Palm Avenue and W. Ross Avenue in Hillsborough County is designated as “Olympian Theresa Manuel Way.”
  • Miami Avenue between N.E. 5th Street and U.S. 41/S.R. 90/S.E. 7th Street in Miami-Dade County is designated as “Robert L. Shevin Memorial Boulevard.”
  • U.S. 19/98 South between mile marker 23 and mile marker 25 in Levy County is designated as “Deputy A. Hagood Ellzey Memorial Highway.”
  • U.S. 441/S.R. 7 between N.W. 52nd Street and N.W. 65th Street in Miami-Dade County is designated as “Muhammad Ali Boulevard.”
  • S.R. 922 between N.E. 10th Avenue and N. Bayshore Drive in Miami-Dade County is designated as “Stanley G. Tate Boulevard.”
  • U.S. 27/S.R. 25 between W. 9th Street and E./S.E. 1st Avenue within the City of Hialeah is designated as “Herman Echevarria Way.”
  • S.R. 997/Krome Avenue between S.W. 344th Street and S.W. 177th Court in Miami-Dade County is designated as “Robert M. Levy Memorial Boulevard.”
  • S.R. 438 between John Young Parkway and Pine Hills Road in Orange County is designated as “Lieutenant Debra Clayton Memorial Highway.”
  • C.R. 431/Pine Hills Road between Silver Star Road and S.R. 50 in Orange County is designated as “First Class Deputy Norman Lewis Memorial Highway.”
  • I-375/S.R. 592 between I-275 and S.R. 595/4th Avenue in Pinellas County is designated as “C. Bette Wimbish Highway.”
  • S.R. 349 between U.S. 98/S.R. 55 in Dixie County and S.R. 20 in Lafayette County is designated as “Joe Anderson, Jr., Memorial Highway.”
  • The pair of bridges, bridge numbers 900110 and 900111, over Pine Channel on U.S. 1/S.R. 5 in Monroe County is designated as the “Irene U. Hooper Memorial Bridges.”
  • U.S. 1/S.R. 15 between 5th Avenue and C.R. 108 in Nassau County is designated as “Emmitt G. Coakley Memorial Highway.”
  • U.S. 98/S.R. 30 between Rosewood Drive in Okaloosa County and Sunrise Drive in Santa Rosa County is designated as “Warren E. ‘Charlie’ and Shirley Brown Memorial Highway.”
  • U.S. 90 from Chumuckla Highway to Woodbine Road in Santa Rosa County is designated as “Sheriff Wendell Hall Highway.”
  • S.R. 580 in Pinellas County is designated as “Senator Gerald S. ‘Jerry’ Rehm Highway.”
  • Bridge number 570172 on U.S. 90/S.R. 10 over the Yellow River in Okaloosa County is designated as “William H. ‘Bill’ Mapoles Bridge.”
  • Bridge number 570175 on 77th Special Forces Way over State Road 85 in Okaloosa County is designated as “Brigadier General Thomas ‘Mark’ Stogsdill Memorial Overpass.”
  • S.R. 408 between Kirkman Road and Clarke Road in Orange County is designated as “Arnold Palmer Expressway.”
  • C.R. 1476/N.E. 8th Avenue between N.E. 15th Street and N.E. 26th Terrace in Alachua County is designated as “Rev. Dr. Thomas A. Wright Boulevard.”
  • Palm Avenue between Pembroke Road and Miramar Parkway in Broward County is designated as “Candice Ellize Francois Street.”
  • S.R. 9/N.W. 27th Avenue between S.R. 934/N.W. 79th Street and N.W. 41st Street in Miami-Dade County is designated as “Georgia Ayers Way.”
  • N.W. 32nd Avenue between N.W. 87th Street and N.W. 83rd Street in Miami-Dade County is designated as “Dr. Clifford Garfield O’Connor Street.”
  • U.S. 441/S.R. 7 between N.W. 155th Lane and N.W. 151st Street in Miami-Dade County is designated as “Robert ‘Bobby’ L. Parker, Sr., Memorial Highway.”
  • Bridge number 870054 on S.R. 112/W. 41st Street/Arthur Godfrey Road in Miami Beach is designated as the “Senator Paul B. Steinberg Bridge.”
  • U.S. 1 between Broward Boulevard and Sunrise Boulevard, in Broward County, is designated as “The Hope and Healing Highway.”
  • S.R. 60 between the Hillsborough County line and Mandalay Avenue in Pinellas County is designated as “Purple Heart Trail.”
  • S.R. 19 between S.R. 50 and C.R. 478/Cherry Lake Road in Lake County is designated as “Sergeant Marvin L. Roberts Memorial Highway.”
  • U.S. 129/S.R. 51 between I-75 in Hamilton County and I-10 in Suwannee County is designated as “Historic Suwannee River Scenic Parkway.”
  • SunRail Bridge Number 750255 over U.S. 17/92/S.R. 15 in Orange County is designated as “Reverend Kenneth C. Crossman Bridge.”
  • U.S. 29/Pensacola Boulevard between W Street and Marcus Pointe Boulevard/Stumpfield Road in Escambia County is designated as “Wilbur Barry Highway.”
  • Bridge Number 860920 over the Stranahan River in Broward County is designated as “John U. Lloyd Bridge.”
  • U.S. 41/S.R. 90/S.W. 8th Street between S.W. 53rd Avenue and S.W. 56th Avenue in Miami-Dade County is designated as “Lorenzo de Toro Way.”
  • S.W. 22nd Street between S.R. 933/S.W. 12th Avenue and S.W. 13th Avenue in Miami-Dade County is designated as “Luis Fernando Brande Street.”
  • U.S. 441/S.R. 500/Orange Blossom Trail between Lake View Drive/Lake Street and S.R. 451 in Orange County is designated as “Anelie Cadet Way.”
  • S.R. 909/W. Dixie Highway between N.E. 6th Avenue and N.E. 10th Avenue in Miami-Dade County is designated as “Phares Duverne Highway.”
  • N.W. 2nd Avenue between N.W. 103rd Street and N.W. 111th Street in Miami-Dade County is designated as “Carmelau Monestime Street.”
  • 27th Avenue between 54th Street and 215th Street in Miami-Dade County is designated as “Jessie Trice Way.”
  • U.S. 41/S.R. 45/Tamiami Trail between Corkscrew Road and Coconut Road in Lee County is designated as “Coach Jeff Sommer Memorial Highway.”
  • Bridge Number 500087 on I-10 over the Apalachicola River in Gadsden and Jackson Counties is designated as “Rep. J. Troy Peacock Bridge.”
  • U.S. 90/S.R. 10 between N. Woodward Avenue and Wadsworth Street in Leon County is designated as “Danny A. Pino Way.”

The bill also revises two previously enacted designations:

  • Broad Causeway Boulevard in Miami-Dade County, designated in 1951, is revised to the “Shepard Broad Causeway,” to reflect the full name of the founder of Bay Harbor Islands.
  • Reverend Wilner Maxi Street in Miami-Dade County, designated in 2014, is revised to “Reverend Wilner Maxy Street,” to correct the spelling of the Reverend’s surname.

The bill requires the FDOT to erect appropriate signage, at intervals determined by the FDOT along the portion of S.R. 589/Veterans Expressway between S.R. 60 in Hillsborough County and U.S. 98 in Hernando County, commemorating each of the following conflicts involving the United State Armed Forces:

  • World War I.
  • World War II.
  • The Korean War.
  • The Vietnam War.
  • Operation Desert Shield.
  • Operation Desert Storm.
  • Operation Enduring Freedom.
  • Operation Iraqi Freedom.

If approved by the Governor, these provisions take effect July 1, 2017

Vote: Senate 34-0; House 120-0