Author Topic: 1,000-acre development planned near the Town Center  (Read 4776 times)

ronchamblin

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Re: 1,000-acre development planned near the Town Center
« Reply #15 on: May 13, 2018, 09:19:13 AM »
How about a park ... a sort of natural zoo … with minimal trails for the occasional human visitor ... wit perhaps a tower or two for observation?  Or …. How about just letting nature be ... in that 1,000 acres?  There could be nature study areas ... wit the goal of observing specific "stuff".   

Do we need more malls ... concrete, asphalt, cute facades, to offer more entertainment and plastic stuff to satisfy the increasing population of humans too easily satisfied with these disneyesk superficialities?  Why not just buy everything we need from Amazon cause we gotta help JB become the richest man in history.

The quest for riches by a few, at the expense of the survival and reasonable comfort of the many, is partially the result of a culture created by a bimbo brained media.  JB, allowed to run free with the new mechanism of the Internet is destroying the lives of millions, as he avoids taxes, puts millions of traditional small shops out of business, and pays poverty wages in near slavery work conditions.  The dumbed down and clueless legislators, voted into office by our mentally calmed population over recent decades, are incapable of empathy toward the millions suffering as a consequence of the new god of america -- the god of riches and wealth. 

The twin religions -- the worship of riches ... and the worship of gods ... both being absurd and destructive to the human condition ... apparently are destined to work together to perpetuate the suffering of not only humans, but of all the animals and the earth ... the fragile home of all.

What does all this have to do wit the 1000 acres?   
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Re: 1,000-acre development planned near the Town Center
« Reply #16 on: May 14, 2018, 01:08:00 PM »
This is going to be just like Town Center.  Only two ways in or out, both already busting at the seams with traffic.  Now lets just add a ton more traffic.  Its going to be another mess.  Kernan at JTB is already backed up half the day.  Now we want to add another XX residents, retail and office workers.  They really need to add more small roads in/out of developments like this.

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Re: 1,000-acre development planned near the Town Center
« Reply #17 on: May 15, 2018, 07:43:56 AM »
I'm a cynic these days. They will blow it.

That is just being a realist.
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Re: 1,000-acre development planned near the Town Center
« Reply #18 on: January 11, 2019, 11:42:50 AM »
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The St. Johns River Water Management District issued permits to Sawmill Timber LLC for a stormwater management system and for mass grading of about 1,066 acres at southeast Butler Boulevard and Interstate 295 in South Jacksonville.

https://www.jaxdailyrecord.com/article/development-notes-permit-issued-for-mass-grading-of-skinner-property-at-butler-i-295
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Re: 1,000-acre development planned near the Town Center
« Reply #19 on: January 11, 2019, 12:26:54 PM »
Ugh.
Do you believe that when the blue jay or another bird sings and the body is trembling, that is a signal that people are coming or something important is about to happen?

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Re: 1,000-acre development planned near the Town Center
« Reply #20 on: January 11, 2019, 03:00:08 PM »
Nocatee just moved closer to Jacksonville it feels like
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Re: 1,000-acre development planned near the Town Center
« Reply #21 on: January 11, 2019, 04:21:26 PM »
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The St. Johns River Water Management District issued permits to Sawmill Timber LLC for a stormwater management system and for mass grading of about 1,066 acres at southeast Butler Boulevard and Interstate 295 in South Jacksonville.

https://www.jaxdailyrecord.com/article/development-notes-permit-issued-for-mass-grading-of-skinner-property-at-butler-i-295

Is that a new off ramp for traffic heading east on JTB and exiting on Kernan?

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Re: 1,000-acre development planned near the Town Center
« Reply #22 on: January 11, 2019, 04:24:06 PM »
It appears so. That would clear up the eastbound merging conflict on JTB between I-295 and Kernan.
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Re: 1,000-acre development planned near the Town Center
« Reply #23 on: January 11, 2019, 04:35:57 PM »
From this rendering, it looks like the existing eastbound exit ramp to Kernan is still there, but a loop ramp has been added for traffic that wants to go north on Kernan.  The existing ramp would then just serve traffic going into the new development.  I agree, Lake, shifting the full exit to the new loop  ramp would relieve some of the merge/weave between I-295 and Kernan.

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Re: 1,000-acre development planned near the Town Center
« Reply #24 on: January 21, 2019, 09:03:59 AM »
From this rendering, it looks like the existing eastbound exit ramp to Kernan is still there, but a loop ramp has been added for traffic that wants to go north on Kernan.  The existing ramp would then just serve traffic going into the new development.  I agree, Lake, shifting the full exit to the new loop  ramp would relieve some of the merge/weave between I-295 and Kernan.

Maybe.  But not until a significant amount of buildout occurs with this new development.   Today, ALL Kernan traffic from JTB heads north.  It'll take 5-10 years before any significant amount of EB JTB traffic begins to use the lanes the weaving lanes to go south on Kernan.