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CS/SB 382 — Transportation Facility Designations

by Appropriations Committee and Senators Book, Campbell, Stewart, and Broxson

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 to erect suitable markers for each designation. Designations are as follows:

  • I-95 between S.W. 136th Avenue and S.R. 823/Flamingo Road in Broward County is designated as “Deputy Ryan Seguin Memorial Highway.”
  • I-75/Alligator Alley between mile marker 24 and mile marker 26 in Broward County is designated as “Trooper Stephen G. Rouse Memorial Highway.”
  • The Minneola interchange on S.R. 91/Florida’s Turnpike at N. Hancock road in Lake County is designated as “Tera Ross Memorial Interchange.”
  • U.S. 90/S.R. 10 between Chaires Cross Road and S.R. 59 in Leon County and Jefferson County is designated as “Deputy Christopher Smith Memorial Highway.”
  • The pedestrian bridge over S.R. 436/Semoran Boulevard at Abercorn Drive in Orange County is designated as “Elias ‘Rico’ Piccard Memorial Overpass.”
  • Bridge number 105503 on W. Laurel Street over the Hillsborough River in Hillsborough County is designated as “Fortune Taylor Bridge.”
  • N.W. 133rd Avenue between N.W. 11th Street and N.W. 12th Street in Broward County is designated as “Patricia Angella Barrett Lewis and Charlton Pernell Lewis Avenue.”
  • 5th Street between Euclid Avenue and Lenox Avenue in Miami-Dade County is designated as “Joseph Emmanuel ‘Manno’ Charlemagne Street.”
  • The bridge on Peninsula Corp Drive over I-95 in Palm Beach County is designated as “Richard Jason Randolph Memorial Bridge.”
  • I-75/S.R. 93 between mile marker 110 and the Broward County line in Collier County is designated as “Submarine Veterans Memorial Highway.”
  • S.R. 4 between Munson Highway and S.R. 189 in Santa Rosa and Okaloosa Counties is designated as “Senator Greg Evers Memorial Highway.”
  • U.S. 90/S.R. 10 between S.R. 285 and N. 9th Street/S.R. 83 in Walton County is designated as “Lieutenant Ewart T. Sconiers Highway.”
  • S.R. 9336/S.W. 344th Street/W. Palm Drive between S.W. 192nd Avenue/Tower Road and S.W. 177th Avenue/S. Krome Avenue in Miami-Dade County is designated as “Steve Mainster Memorial Drive.”
  • Upon completion of construction, the pedestrian bridge over S.R. 390 at Kentucky Avenue and Mowat School Road in Bay County is designated as “Harold Haynes Memorial Pedestrian Bridge.”
  • S.R. 109/University Boulevard between Clifton Avenue and Fort Caroline Road in Duval County is designated as “Jim Tullis memorial Boulevard.”
  • S.R. 46 between International Parkway and S.R. 431/Orange Boulevard in Seminole County is designated as “Dr. R.C. Sproul Way.”
  • S.R. 190/Valparaiso Parkway between S.R. 85/Government Avenue and S.R. 397/John Sims Parkway in Okaloosa County is designated as “John B. Arnold, Jr., Memorial Highway.”

The bill also revises a previously enacted designation of U.S. 1 between Broward Boulevard and Sunrise Boulevard in Broward County as “The Hope and Healing Highway,” to remove applicability of the provisions of s. 334.071(3), F.S., allowing installation of designation markers without a local government resolution in support of the designation.

If approved by the Governor, these provisions take effect July 1, 2018.

Vote: Senate 37-0; House 100-1