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Fuller Warren Bridge Widening: City Council Responds
« on: April 07, 2014, 03:00:02 AM »
Fuller Warren Bridge Widening: City Council Responds



The Florida Department of Transportation wants to widen the Fuller Warren Bridge and the community isn't too happy about it. After taking the time to gain a better understanding of FDOT's plans and the community's concerns, the Jacksonville City Council responds. What they have to say will pleasently surprise urban core advocates.

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Re: Fuller Warren Bridge Widening: City Council Responds
« Reply #1 on: April 07, 2014, 03:40:06 AM »
excellent letter!

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Re: Fuller Warren Bridge Widening: City Council Responds
« Reply #2 on: April 07, 2014, 06:35:14 AM »
Very well written, council!  Now if you could apply this same thoughtful, smart growth, citizen-minded reasoning to your decisions about growth and zoning within the City of Jacksonville, I would truly be impressed.  If you can stand up to FDOT with a list of reasonable demands, then why do you give into private developers and let them run all over you?   

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Re: Fuller Warren Bridge Widening: City Council Responds
« Reply #3 on: April 07, 2014, 08:50:59 AM »
Way to go, City Council. Well phrased. Especially the shared use path! This would be huge, and would make a statement to all those flowing through the city on the expressway that we value our local core and its citizens.
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Re: Fuller Warren Bridge Widening: City Council Responds
« Reply #4 on: April 07, 2014, 09:08:08 AM »
April Fools?

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Re: Fuller Warren Bridge Widening: City Council Responds
« Reply #5 on: April 07, 2014, 09:14:37 AM »
nice

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Re: Fuller Warren Bridge Widening: City Council Responds
« Reply #6 on: April 07, 2014, 09:24:03 AM »
Really glad to see that they addressed those light towers.  They are totally out of place in an urban area and make the surrounding neighborhoods look like something out of a zombie movie.
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Re: Fuller Warren Bridge Widening: City Council Responds
« Reply #7 on: April 07, 2014, 09:24:48 AM »
Im impressed. Very good
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Re: Fuller Warren Bridge Widening: City Council Responds
« Reply #8 on: April 07, 2014, 09:45:10 AM »
Kudos to the City Council for listening to the concerns of the community. Hopefully something workable will come of this.
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Re: Fuller Warren Bridge Widening: City Council Responds
« Reply #10 on: April 07, 2014, 10:22:19 AM »
WOW

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Re: Fuller Warren Bridge Widening: City Council Responds
« Reply #11 on: April 07, 2014, 10:28:18 AM »
AMAZING letter!

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Re: Fuller Warren Bridge Widening: City Council Responds
« Reply #12 on: April 07, 2014, 11:33:19 AM »
Interesting that all 4 of the City Council members who are on the Transportation Planning Organization signed the letter. And 9 signatures is 2 less than a majority of Council.

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Re: Fuller Warren Bridge Widening: City Council Responds
« Reply #13 on: April 07, 2014, 07:43:59 PM »
This is great to see. What kind of power could this letter have?

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Re: Fuller Warren Bridge Widening: City Council Responds
« Reply #14 on: April 07, 2014, 08:39:27 PM »
It could/should lead FDOT to go above and beyond the typical "no-frills" roadway projects they've given us in the past.  This is a great move by council. The interchange and bridge are essentially a gateway to our community and State of Florida. We need to get this project right. This is the type of proactive leadership that advances the quality of life of a community.
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