Buchanan said on Friday the FAA was sending $3.6 million to SRQ for a drainage and water management system improvement project.
The overall project is important to Eustis Public Works Director Rick Gierok. “We are looking at $1.5 million,” he told Florida Daily. We need expertise.” To get that expertise, the city is hiring $40,750 worth of consultants to help them plan this latest phase of upgrades.
AAA and the Auto Club Group showcased the “Slow Down, Move Over" law which “requires passing motorists to give adequate space to law enforcement, tow truck drivers, utility service vehicles and other first responders that are stopped on the side of the road.”
This is the first time a Small Shipyard grant, which were established back in 2008, will be coming to Florida and Diaz-Balart is taking some of the credit.
With the highest gas prices seen in March over the last five years now over, the average gallon of gas in Florida cost $2.75 on Sunday, up 13 cents more than a week ago and almost 30 cents higher than a month ago.
The I-75 at University Parkway DDI in Southwest Florida is the first of its kind in Florida and the largest in the nation. At a cost of $74.5 million, it features a “dual crossover” design to improve traffic flow and reduce congestion by employing fewer conflict points than a traditional cloverleaf interchange.
"This is news that could certainly restore upward pressure on prices at the pump, but to what extent remains to be seen," Jenkins said.
“Prices should slip lower this week, due to falling futures prices on the stock market,” Jenkins said. “However, demand historically remains strong through August, which should prevent prices from slipping anywhere near the lows we saw last year."
AAA stressed that prices remain lower in Florida than they have in recent months.
After drone attacks on Saudi Arabia oil processing plants earlier this month, gas prices continued to rise across Florida.