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Night time road work scheduled for Mariner and Landover

(Brooksville, FL) On Sunday, August 13, 2017, starting at 8 p.m., Florida Safety Contractors will begin installing mast arms for a new traffic signal at the intersection of Mariner and Landover boulevards. Drivers should expect delays and a lane closure on Mariner Boulevard.

The work will be completed by Monday, August 14 at 5 a.m. in time for back to school traffic.

Three-day road closure in store for Mitchell Road

submitted by Hernando Co. Gov.

(Brooksville, FL) Mitchell Road will be closed to through traffic August 8–10, 2017, while CSX repairs the railroad crossing located near the Pinewood Dairy Road intersection in Brooksville. The road will be blocked off at each side of the railroad crossing.

Message boards will be placed at the Cortez Boulevard and Emerson Road intersections to alert motorists of the road closure.

Budget resolution transferring funds from the Environmentally Sensitive Lands fund to the Quality of Life fund for capital projects

Budget Manager Pamela Lee addressed the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) on July 11, 2017 regarding a budget resolution to move $3,080,000 from the Environmentally Sensitive Lands Fund to the Quality of Life Fund for Capital Projects. During the regular meeting on June 13, the BOCC directed the Budget Office to transfer $3,000,000 in addition to $80,000 already committed for the Bayport Pier repairs.

Repairs to Shoal Line Blvd. completed; road reopens


(Brooksville, FL) The Hernando County Department of Public Works announces that Shoal Line Boulevard is now reopened. Since Monday, July 10, a portion of the road, just south of Cofer Road to just north of Richard Drive, was closed to restore a damaged drainage pipe.

Repairs, paving, striping and sod placement were completed ahead of schedule allowing the road to reopen a day and half early.


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