Some 58 road resurfacing projects for Lehigh Acres have been announced by country transportations officials for the new budget year of 2014-2015 and hundreds of people should be smiling since many of the roads in Lehigh are unpaved while others are paved, but with problems.
County Commissioner Frank Mann of District 5 who represents the east side of the county said he was pleased to announced the new list of Lehigh roads scheduled for resurfacing this budget year.
"The list represents 17 miles and encompasses 40 percent of the county's annual resurfacing budget at an amount of $1,149,574," Mann said.
"Over the last eight years, the county has paved more than 140 miles of roads in Lehigh - the 1,500 miles of county roads in Lehigh remain one of my top priorities.
"To the maximum extent possible we try to respond to citizen requests when putting together our work program. Such a request should be directed to our Lee County Department of Transportation Operations Division at 239-533-9400," he said.
A lists of streets can be provided by the transportation department.
Roadways off of the following streets are scheduled for resurfacing. Those main roads of which streets will be resurfaced include streets off of Parsons Street, Parish Avenue, Pearson Street, Plainview Street, Page Avenue, Palencia Avenue, 49th Street Southwest, Hazel Avenue South, 42nd Street Southwest, Susan Avenue South, Unice Avenue South, 38th Street Southwest, 28th Street Southwest, Elva Avenue South, 22nd Street Southwest, 21st Street Southwest, 20th Street Southwest, Seventh Street Southwest, Fourth Street Southwest, Fifth Street Southwest, Loraine Avenue South, Greyhound Avenue North, 32nd Street West, 39th Street West, 44th Street West, 37th Street West, 28th Street West, Ida Avenue North, 27th Street West, Dora Avenue North, Lee Avenue, Betty Place, 44th Street West, Rush Avenue, Maple Avenue North, Avery Street East, Aurora Avenue South, Brown Ave South, Blakely Avenue South, Belmont Street East, Berg Street East, Sunrise Boulevard, Linden Avenue South, Millpond Street East, Jamil Avenue South, Halby Avenue South, Ontario Avenue South, Burns Avenue South, Dudley Avenue South, Trinity Street East, Ferndale Avenue South, Knox Avenue South, Andover Avenue South, Downer Avenue South, Aletha Avenue South, Allison Street East, Dudley Avenue South and Highby Street East.