Southside Construction Update - May 2015

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A brief look at the status of various projects under construction in and around Jacksonville's Edge City, the Southside, during Spring 2015.

7. 7111 Bonneval Road

7111 Bonneval Road is being renovated. Recently opened Corner Bakery Cafe, is the current tenant operating in the retail building adjacent to the I-95/JTB interchange.



8. Borland-Groover Clinic Administration Building

The Borland-Groover Clinic expansion project in Southpoint is wrapping up. A 12,500-square-foot administrative building has been added adjacent to the clinic's existing facility near the intersection of J. Turner Butler Boulevard and Belfort Road.



9. Galleria Club Apartments

Construction continues on the Galleria Club Apartments at I-295 East Beltway and East Baymeadows Road. When complete, the Galleria Club developmnt will add 254 apartment units to an area where several large multi-family developments have been built over the last couple of years.



10. 11526 Baymeadows Road East

East Gate Parkway LLC is in the process of completing construction on a retail/commerical building at 11526 East Baymeadows Road. The first tenant to open is T's Learning Center.



11.  Loree Apartments

Foundation work for a 300 unit apartment development is underway on 15 acres along A.C. Skinner Parkway.  Eventually, the $80 million development will cover 30 acres and include up to 600 units. The project is being developed by Eckstein Investments LLC. and will include bike paths and walking trails integrated with 100-year-old oak hammocks.



12. Interstate 95 at J. Turner Butler Boulevard interchange Improvements

The Florida Department of Transportation has awarded a contract for the design and construction of the operational improvements to the existing interchange at I-95 and SR 202 (J.T Butler Blvd.). Construction began in November 2014 and be completed in Summer 2017. The following roadway improvements will be constructed as part of the project:

Widening, reconstruction, and/or milling and resurfacing of SR 202 between US 1 (Philips Highway) to approximately 2,800’ east of Belfort Road.

Widening or full reconstruction of I-95 within the limits of the interchange.

Widening and/or reconstruction of the I-95 and SR 202 on / off ramps, which includes the reconstruction of the I-95 northbound off ramp to accommodate a westbound SR 202 turning movement.

Construction of a new two-lane, 1400’ long, flyover bridge to accommodate I-95 southbound to SR 202 eastbound traffic.

Reconstruction of the I-95 over SR202 mainline bridges.

Construction of a new roadway configuration and new bridge to eliminate the existing weave interactions along SR 202 westbound at the I-95 northbound ramp.

Permanently close the access to Salisbury Road North from SR 202 westbound.

Reconstruction of the SR 202/Salisbury Road South intersection to provide right-in, right-out movements.

Widening, full reconstruction, and/or milling and resurfacing of Salisbury Road South within the specified limits.

Construction of noise walls along SR 202 westbound, I-95 northbound and I-95 southbound.

Construction of new signalization along SR 202 at US 1 (Philips Highway), Bonneval Road, and the I-95 northbound and southbound off ramps.

For more information: D2 Northeast Florida Road Construction/ProjectDetails.aspx?pid=268&sid=All

13. 7768 and 7776 Ozark Drive

An office building is being constructed at 7768 and 7776 Ozark Drive. This development is located at the SE corner of the I-295 East Beltway/Gate Parkway interchange.

14. Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant

Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants is opening their first location in Jacksonville at The Markets at Town Center. The restaurant will be taking up 13,200 square feet in what is known as Building N.

For more information:

14. 9726 Touchton Road

Construction appears to be underway for a new tenant at 9726 Touchton Road, Suite 305.

Development update by Ennis Davis, AICP. Contact Ennis at

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