Latest News

Public to hear about Manatee Ave. two-lane change (with gallery)

BRADENTON — The public will have a chance today to learn and ask questions about planned improvements to Manatee Avenue.

The Florida Department of Transportation will hold an open house from 5-7 p.m. today on the fourth floor of the Manatee County Administration Building, 1112 Manatee Ave. W.

Improvements to Manatee Avenue from 12th Street East to 15th Street West include roadway resurfacing, drainage, signalization, landscaping and irrigation, new lighting and new waterline installation.

Also, the public can ask about the City of Bradenton’s plans to narrow Manatee Avenue West through downtown from three lanes to two.