Infrastructure Projects

The list below includes major infrastructure projects throughout the City of Longwood, organized by category. This list is typically updated on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month. 

Last Update: February 15, 2024

Facilities


New Fire Station #15

  • Description: Construction of a new Fire Station #15 at 451/455 West Warren Avenue, adjacent to Reiter Park.
  • Status: Design of the project is in the final stages and anticipated to be complete by the end of the year, with a construction bid going out in Q1 2024.
  • Agency: City of Longwood
  • Contact: Chris Kintner, AICP, Community Development Director

Lewis House Gazebo at Longwood Cemetery

  • Description: Construction of a gazebo in the Longwood Cemetery utilizing materials and elements from the historic Lewis House. 
  • Status: Three bids were received for the project that were significantly over budget. The plans have been re-designed to encourage additional bids and potentially reduce cost, and the project is expected to re-bid.
  • Agency: City of Longwood
  • Contact: Chris Kintner, AICP, Community Development Director

Transportation and Complete Streets

Milwee Street Sidewalk Improvements

  • Description: Design, permitting and construction of approximately 787 LF of 5 to 6-foot wide sidewalk along the west side of Milwee Street from SR 434 to West Warren Avenue and approximately 1,100 LF of new 5 to 6’ sidewalk on the north and south side ow West Warren Avenue from Wilma Street to CR 427.
  • Status: Final plans and bid documents submitted on 10/27/23.  Anticipated construction bid date is 3/1/2024.
  • Agency: City of Longwood
  • Contact: Eric Nagowski, P.E., Public Works Engineer

East Church Avenue Complete Street Improvements

  • Status:  The study phase is complete and the city is moving forward with the design phase of the project.  Design is anticipated to begin in February 2024.
  • Agency: City of Longwood
  • Contact: Eric Nagowski, P.E., Public Works Engineer

Citywide Miscellaneous Sidewalk Connections

  • Description:Includes the following projects:
    • Sidewalk connection between Barrington and Markham Hills (Ridgecrest Lane)
    • Markham Hills Sidewalk connection to Longwood Hills Road (Hearthstone Ln.)
    • Sidewalk from Wildmere Subdivision Overstreet at S. Grant St.
    • Reconstruction of sidewalk and curb on Glendale Ave. in Windsor Manor
    • Sidewalk Connection from Tiberon Cove Rd to W. Church Ave.
    • 14th Street Drainage Outfall reconstruction
  • Status: Construction start anticipated in Q1 2024.
  • Agency: City of Longwood
  • Contact: Eric Nagowski, P.E., Public Works Engineer

South Longwood Sidewalk Project Phase I

  • Description: Includes 7 streets including Maine Ave. for a total of approximately 1.5 linear miles of sidewalk.
  • Status: Construction start anticipated in Q2 2024.
  • Agency: City of Longwood
  • Contact: Eric Nagowski, P.E., Public Works Engineer

Landscaping


17-92 Median Landscaping 

  • Description: Median landscaping improvements on 17-92 from Raven Ave. to Dog Track Road. 
  • Status: The project has reached the substantial completion phase (90% complete).  Final completion is anticipated to be by 11/15/23.
  • Agency: City of Longwood with FDOT Funding Partnership
  • Contact: Eric Nagowski, P.E., Public Works Engineer

Ronald Reagan Boulevard Hardscape and Landscape Improvements

  • Description: Landscape and hardscape improvements on Ronald Reagan Blvd. primarily near the intersection with Church Avenue, including improvements to the area surrounding the clocktower.
  • Status: Plans have been completed.  Planning to place project out for bids by Q1 2024.
  • Agency: City of Longwood
  • Contact:  Shad M. Smith, P.E. City Engineer/Public Works Director

Mobility Fee Study

  • Description: Preparation of a mobility plan and mobility fee study to enact a mobility fee on new developments and fund applicable transportation infrastructure improvements.
  • Status: The draft plan and fee schedule are nearing completion and will be presented to the City Commission for consideration in Q1 2024.
  • Agency: City of Longwood
  • Contact:  Chris Kintner, AICP, Community Development Director

Utilities

East Longwood Phase II Septic Tank Abatement Project

  • Description: Installation of sewer lines and connection of approximately 120 residential properties to sewer.
  • Status: Construction currently underway by Cathcart Construction. The project is estimated to be complete June 2024.
  • Agency: City of Longwood
  • Contact: Andrew Marsian, Deputy Director of Public Works and Utilities

Coventry and The Landings Water Service Replacement

  • Description: Replacement of the potable water service lines.
  • Status: This project is currently under design. Construction is estimated to begin early 2024.
  • Agency: City of Longwood
  • Contact: Andrew Marsian, Deputy Director of Public Works and Utilities

Sandalwood A/C Water Main Replacement

  • Description: Replacement of the existing potable water main and services.
  • Status: Design is complete and currently awaiting advertisement for bid. Construction is estimated to begin late 2024.
  • Agency: City of Longwood
  • Contact: Andrew Marsian, Deputy Director of Public Works and Utilities

Outside Agency Projects

These projects are ones where the scheduling, timing, and implementation are completed by outside agencies, but where the project scope is within the City limits. Updates to this section may not be as frequent as these are outside agencies that may not provide regular updates to the City. 

SR 434 Resurfacing, Sidewalk Upgrades, and Median Modifications FP No. 443838-1

  • Description: Project improvements from east of Rangeline Road to US 17-92 with an exception area from Florida Central Parkway to Myrtle Ave.  Project scope has been revised and currently will include mostly milling and resurfacing of SR 434. Median and pedestrian improvements have been deferred to an unknown date.
  • Status: In the design phase. Construction is approximately 4-5 years out on the current schedule.
  • Agency: Florida Department of Transportation
  • Contact: Daniel Simpson, Florida Department of Transportation
  • Link: https://www.cflroads.com/project/435777-1

SR 434 and Ronald Reagan Blvd. Intersection Improvements 

  • Description:  Addition of eastbound dual left lanes and eastbound right turn lane and westbound dual left lanes and westbound right turn lanes. Construction of stormwater pond on northwest corner property.
  • Status: 100% Final Plans are complete and plans currently on the shelf. Plans Update Phase will start once ROW Acquisition is completed by FDOT and construction funds become available. 
  • Agency: Seminole County Design and FDOT Right of Way Acquisition and Construction.
  • Contact: Angela Cardona, P.E. Seminole County Project Manager, or Teresa Cruz, P.E. FDOT Project Manager

Longwood Hills Road Seminole-Wekiva Trail Connector 

  • Description: Installation of a wide sidewalk which will function like a shared-use path from Seminole-Wekiva Trail to North Ronald Reagan Boulevard. Includes a new boardwalk bridge over Soldiers Creek just west of North Ronald Reagan Boulevard.
  • Status: Pilings for the new bridge/boardwalk near CR 427 and Longwood Hills Road have been installed.  During the piling installation the section of Longwood Hills road adjacent to the bridge experienced disturbance and will require repair.  Seminole County is working on the planned repair.  Dates for the anticipated repair of the roadway are not available yet. Anticipated Construction Final Completion late summer 2024.
  • Agency: Seminole County
  • Contact:  Angela Cardona, P.E. Seminole County Project Manager