Tuttle and Whitfield Avenues Roundabout Meeting

Tuttle Avenue and Whitfield Avenue Roundabout Public Information Session Announced
Posted on 07/05/2023
Rendering Showing the Proposed Roundabout at Tuttle and Whitfield AvenuesMANATEE COUNTY, FL (July 5, 2023) – Manatee County Public Works will be hosting a Public Information Session for the upcoming roundabout project planned at the intersection of Tuttle Avenue and Whitfield Avenue.

The meeting, which will be held on Thursday, July 20, 2023, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church, 7461 Prospect Road, Sarasota, FL 34243, will allow residents to discover more about the improvements planned for the intersection in southern Manatee County. Project staff will be on hand to answer questions and provide project-related information. Guests who attend the session can also view design boards and project renderings. There will be no formal presentation, and guests may arrive anytime between 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.

This intersection project includes a roundabout to be constructed at the Tuttle Avenue and Whitfield Avenue intersection with pedestrian ramps, crosswalks with Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacons (RRFBs), pavement resurfacing of all approach lanes and the reapplication of appropriate pavement markings. Construction of the project will begin near the end of July, 2023, and be completed by the Spring of 2024. For additional project information, please visit mymanatee.org/whitfieldrab.

Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability or family status. Persons who require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact Carmine DeMilio, Manatee County ADA Coordinator, by phone at (941) 792-8784, ext. 8203, or by email at [email protected] at least five days prior to the public meeting. Persons who require translation services (free of charge) should contact Valerie Ciudad-Real at (813) 404-1572 or by email at [email protected] at least five days prior to the public meeting.

The Manatee County Public Works Department is responsible for the administration, planning, engineering, maintenance and construction management of the County’s infrastructure—maintaining roads, bridges, traffic signals, street signs and stormwater systems. It also consists of Manatee County Area Transit which transports an estimated 1.5 million passengers each year.