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MOVEMENT ON MYRTLE A graphic shows the area for the planned improvements along Myrtle Street in Sarasota. Image courtesy Sarasota County COUNTY COMMISSION APPROVES DESIGN OF NEXT PHASE OF IMPROVEMENTS By Rachel Brown Hackney Editor With few comments last week, the Sarasota County Commission unanimously approved a $499,496 contract with Kimley-Horn and Associates Inc. for the design of the Myrtle Street Improvement Project from U.S. 41 to west of U.S. 301. along about 1.25 miles of Myrtle, the memo notes. Thai Tran, a program manager in the Public Works Department, pointed out to the commissioners during their regular meeting on April 10 in Sarasota that Phase I of the MyrThe design, which should be completed in tle Street project — including a turn lane and March 2014, according to an April 10 memo sidewalk improvements at the U.S. 301 into the commissioners, tersection — is in the is for the widening of final stage of design. the existing two-lane We've been begging for something Construction bids will street with shoulders, be sought this sumto be done to that road. bicycle lanes, closed mer, he added. drainage, sidewalks Barbara Langston Liaison During an April 17, and street lighting. Amaryllis Park Neighborhood 2012 joint meeting of These features will be

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