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Chaucer Place is closed, Tora temporarily shut - Thanksgiving Update

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Bee Ridge roadwork update for Thanksgiving week:

Public gets to see plans for Bee Ridge at I-75 - Highway widening

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On Tuesday, Dec. 15, District One staff of the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will hold a public workshop regarding design improvements to Interstate 75 from south of Bee Ridge Road to south of Fruitville Road in Sarasota County, the department has announced. The session has been scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. at the offices of the Realtor Association of Sarasota and Manatee, located at 2320 Cattlemen Road in Sarasota, a news release says. FDOT will give interested persons the opportunity to view the proposed design, review displays, talk one-on-one with staff and make comments about the project, the release adds. The 3.8-mile project will include reconstruction of the I-75 interchange at Bee Ridge Road from the existing diamond configuration to a hybrid diverging diamond interchange and southbound diversion ramp, the release says. The department also will transform the intersection of Bee Ridge Road and Cattlemen to a continuous flow intersection, the release notes, pointin…

Sarasota County Update: Workshop on Sustainability

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Welcome to Sarasota County's community e-newsletter. If you have questions, ideas for articles, or feedback on the system, contact us atcommunications@scgov.netCounty offices closed for Thanksgiving Sarasota County Government offices, including libraries, Sarasota County Historical Resources and recreation centers, will be closed Thursday, Nov. 26, and Friday, Nov. 27, for the Thanksgiving holiday.  Register now for the Sarasota County's 10th annual Sustainable Communities Workshop The workshop will be held Thursday, Dec. 3, at the Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida Event and Conference Center, 4740 Cattlemen Road, Sarasota. New SCAT routes, changes began Nov. 14 Several route changes and new services for Sarasota County Area Transit (SCAT) became effective Nov. 14, county transportation officials  have announced. Sarasota County libraries announce 'One Book' program for 2016 Sarasota County Libraries and Historical Resources announces the return of the popular 'One Book&#…

Comcast Cable down?

This bulletin from the County came this morning:
Good Morning, I was just informed that a dump truck struck the Comcast cable at the intersection of Bee Ridge Road and Westminster Drive. Comcast is in route to the location and estimates the repair to take a few hours. Westbound traffic on Bee Ridge Road is being controlled by flaggers. Eastbound traffic is being rerouted at Santo Avenue to Westminster Drive. There were no injuries and no property damage.

Bee Ridge Bus will extend Eastward to Bee Ridge Extension

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SCAT's Route 14 will be extended to include the Publix Shopping Plaza at Bee Ridge Extension beginning Saturday Nov. 14.

For a full route map and updated schedule, click here. More info below.






New SCAT routes, flood hazard maps, more from the County

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Welcome to Sarasota County's community e-newsletter. If you have questions, ideas for articles, or feedback on the system, contact us at communications@scgov.netRevised draft flood hazard maps available
for review
Nearly 15,000 properties have been removed from high-risk zones on the revised draft of Sarasota County's Special Flood Hazard Area maps following a review by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Keep Sarasota County Beautiful honors standout volunteers The 27th Annual Keep Sarasota County Beautiful awards were handed out at Robarts Arena Wednesday night, honoring 19 individuals and organizations who dedicate their time and energy to making Sarasota County a better place. Ted Sperling Park improvements continue next week  The entrance road and trails at Ted Sperling Nature Center Park at South Lido may be periodically closed or have limited access starting next week as Sarasota County begins the second phase of a park improvement and habitat restoration project. New S…

New Schedule, Map for SCAT Bus Route on Bee Ridge as of 11/14

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SCAT Route 14 which runs along Bee Ridge will change as of Nov. 14th - see map and schedule below - click on image to enlarge.
























Southside curbs to be installed - roadwork this week

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New SCAT routes begin Nov. 14th -- County Updates

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Welcome to Sarasota County's community e-newsletter. If you have questions, ideas for articles, or feedback on the system, contact us atcommunications@scgov.netMosquito Management celebrates 75 years of service with an open house Sarasota County Mosquito Management Services is celebrating 75 years of service by hosting a community open house on Saturday, Nov. 7, from 10a.m.to2 p.m. Sarasota County libraries announce 'One Book' program for 2016 Sarasota County Libraries and Historical Resources announce the return of the popular "One Book" program for 2016, focusing on the works of John D. MacDonald, in commemoration of his 100th birthday. New SCAT routes, changes to begin Nov. 14 Several route changes and new services for Sarasota County Area Transit (SCAT) will become effective Nov. 14. Discover the world through GIS at
Gulf Gate Library
See the world in a whole new way as Sarasota County hosts GIS Day from 1 to 5 p.m. Nov. 18 at Gulf Gate Public Library in Sarasota.