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Siesta Seen COUNTY NOT EXPECTED TO TAKE OVER KEY ROADS FROM FDOT; USA TODAY ASKING FOR VOTES ON BEST FLORIDA BEACH; EAT HERE OPENS By Rachel Brown Hackney Editor Although talk has resurfaced recently about Sarasota County possibly taking over the maintenance of a state road segment on Siesta Key, Commissioner Nora Patterson discounted any such move in the immediate future. take over maintenance of state roads [just] for us to lower a speed limit.��� For some time now, Walt Olson, representing the Siesta Key Condominium Council, has lobbied for a lower speed limit on Midnight Pass ���Bottom line really for me,��� she said in late Road between the Beach Road and Stickney December, ���it doesn���t make sense for us to Point Road intersections. Six new pedestrian crosswalks ��� complete with flashing lights that can be activated as people prepare to cross��� were completed on Midnight Pass Road last fall. File photo

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