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AIRPORT ROAD

This improvement will relieve congestion and increase capacity by widening the road from 4 lanes to 6 lanes from Vanderbilt Beach Road to Immokalee Road. This section of road is anticipated to be over capacity in 2019. The entire project is in the County’s Long-Range Transportation Plan.  This section of road is expected to relieve a parallel facility (Goodlette Frank Road from Vanderbilt to Immokalee) which is anticipated to be over capacity in 2019.


PROJECT GOALS:  


  • Widen Airport Road from Vanderbilt Beach Road to Immokalee from 4-6 lanes, with bike lanes and sidewalks

  

PROJECT FEATURES:  


  • Six-lane divided roadway 
  • Treatment and attenuation of stormwater run-off by means of ponds 
  • Maintenance of existing stormwater flow by the installation of pipes under the roadway 
  • Option features such as streetlights, on-road bike lanes, and a 12-foot pathway (pending public input)


COSTS AND FUNDING:  


  • Total project cost is estimated at $17 M 
  • Current budgeted funding in the next 5 years is approximately $13 M 
  • The current shortfall is $4 M


SCHEDULE:  


  • Estimated start FY 2021 
  • Estimated completion FY 2024

Contact:

Marlene Messam, P.E.  

Principal Project Manager  

239-252-5773 MarleneMessam@colliercountyfl.gov