City of Sweetwater

September 15, 2020

NORTHERN SWEETWATER DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS

CITY OF SWEETWATER

PUBLIC NOTICE

 

NORTHERN SWEETWATER DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS

 

NW 108TH AVE BETWEEN NW 17TH STREET & NW 25TH STREET, SWEETWATER, FLORIDA 33172

 

THE CITY OF SWEETWATER IS ACTIVELY PLANNING AND SOLICITING GRANT FUNDING FOR A MAJOR DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT IN THE NORTHERN SWEETWATER AREA. THE PROJECT AREA IS LOCATED BETWEEN NW 107TH AVENUE AND NW 109TH AVENUE (EAST TO WEST BOUNDARIES) AND NW 17TH STREET TO NW 25TH STREET (SOUTH TO NORTH BOUNDARIES).

 

THIS PROJECT WILL CONSIST OF THE INSTALLATION OF A GRAVITY STORMWATER SYSTEM AND STORMWATER PUMP STATION ALONG WITH ACCOMPANYING DRAINAGE STRUCTURES, CATCH BASINS, JUNCTION BOXES, EXFILTRATION TRENCHES, A STORMWATER FORCE MAIN, MANHOLES, CONFLICT STRUCTURES AND INLETS, DRAINAGE PIPE, ASPHALT OVERLAY, AND SWALE RESTORATION. THE PROPOSED SYSTEM WOULD BE DESIGNED TO COLLECT SURFACE RUNOFF WITHIN THE CITY RIGHT-OF-WAY ON NW 108TH AVENUE, FROM NW 17TH STREET NORTH TO NW 25TH STREET.

 

THE GOALS OF THIS PROJECT ARE TO MEET THE MIAMI-DADE COUNTY LOCAL MITIGATION STRATEGY (LMS) INITIATIVE, TO MITIGATE FLOOD LOSSES, REDUCTION OF THE DURATION OF STANDING WATER, PREVENTION OF PROPERTY DAMAGE AND LOSS, AND IMPROVED TRAFFIC AND PUBLIC SAFETY FOR RESIDENTS, BUSINESSES AND INDIVIDUALS WHO VISIT THIS HIGHLY FREQUENTED AREA.

 

POTENTIAL FUNDING SOURCES FOR THE PROJECT INCLUDE CDBG-MITIGATION FUNDING VIA THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY. FOR COPIES OF THE COMPLETED CDBG-MITIGATION APPLICATION, SUBMIT A REQUEST IN WRITING TO IVALLECILLO@CITYOFSWEETWATER.FL.GOV.  

 

THIS PUBLIC NOTICE IS SUBJECT TO PUBLIC COMMENT. ALL INTERESTED PARTIES ARE INVITED TO COMMENT BY SUBMITTING AN EMAIL TO THE EMAIL ADDRESS BELOW BY WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 30, 2020 AT 3:00PM: IVALLECILLO@CITYOFSWEETWATER.FL.GOV