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Safety concerns prompt sidewalk project for Old Dixie Highway

Sighting the amount of foot traffic along Old Dixie Highway and the pedestrian fatality which occurred one year ago this week, the Taylor County Commission is considering seeking funding from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) to construct a sidewalk along Jefferson Street to Southside Park at Plantation Road.

The commission held the first of two public hearings on the grant request, which would be funded through FDOT’s Transportation Alternatives Program, but not until 2020.


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