Massive 12.7 Million Dollar Public Works Project Ribbon Cutting

What: Ribbon Cutting Broadmoor Neighborhood Public Works Project
When: Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at 5:30PM
Where: Corner of Martin Avenue and Hunter Street, WPB

City officials and neighborhood leaders will officially commemorate the successful completion of the Broadmoor Streets Project at a ceremonial ribbon cutting on Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at 5:30PM at the corner of Martin Avenue and Hunter Street in West Palm Beach.

This $12.7 Million project was completed in less than two years. The project resulted in the rebuilding of a Neighborhood, a total of 13 streets were reconstructed. “This project was the largest Public Works Project initiated by the City and it’s completion on time is the result of the outstanding cooperation between residents and city government,” said Commissioner Bill Moss. The project protects properties from flooding with improved drainage, modernized water pipes, improved safety through reconstructed streets with improved parkways and street trees throughout the Broadmoor neighborhood.

The project included replacement of over 15,000 linear feet of water main, installation of almost 50 Fire Hydrants greatly reducing the distance to a fire hydrant and increasing the City’s ability to provide Fire Protection. Almost 5,000 linear feet of exfiltration trench was installed to treat stormwater runoff prior to discharge into the Intracoastal, 9,000 linear feet of new and replacement stormwater piping was installed to increase movement of rainfall events away from private properties. Over 200 new street lights were installed, and over 270 new street trees.