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Central Avenue Improvement Project
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                                 Central Avenue “Tentative” Reopening Schedule

8th Street to US 41:                                OPENED October 6th

US 41 to Goodlette-Frank:                     November 11th

East of Goodlette-Frank Rd:                 January 27th



  • 100% complete installation of new water main, fire hydrants
  • 97% complete installing new stormwater drainage system
  • 90% complete curb, gutter & sidewalk construction
  • 95% complete bioswale construction
  • 80% complete irrigation system installation
  • 55% complete road paving
  • 90% complete installation of pervious paver parking
  • 20% complete road markings and signage
  • 65% complete landscaping
  • 45% complete installation of street lighting

The City of Naples’ Central Avenue Improvement Project is a major transportation enhancement currently underway along the Central Avenue corridor between 8th Street and Goodlette-Frank Road. The purpose of the Central Avenue Improvement Project is to:

• Provide a road that will accommodate traffic through at least 2035.
• Provide continuous sidewalks along the corridor that are safe and unobstructed by parked vehicles.
• Construct dedicated bicycle lanes to match up with the existing bike lanes on Central Avenue, west of 8th Street.    
• Provide continuous bicycle connectivity from the beach to Baker Park and the Gordon River Greenway.
• Add on-street parking.
• Beautify Central Avenue with streetscape improvement 
• Address major stormwater flooding issues.
• Install a section of water main


FDOT Bicycle & Pedestrian PowerPoint Central Avenue 60% Design Improvements
Accident Report 2012-2013 Presidents' Council Meetings
Article: Traffic Circle vs Roundabout Project Fact Sheet
City Council Meetings Project presentation by Kimley Horn
Central Avenue Traffic Analysis Central Avenue 60% Design PowerPoint
Central Avenue Streetscape Flythrogh
 Central Avenue 100% Final Plans


The Central Avenue Improvement project will improve safety and help to prevent dangerous traffic conflicts such as this...

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