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St. Johns Weekly Traffic Advisory Through Nov. 12th

The following is a list of roadwork underway by FDOT that may impact traffic in Putnam and St. Johns counties through Nov. 12. 

Great Florida Beach Walk Set For Saturday, Nov. 6th

Beach lovers and volunteer organizations along Florida's Historic Coast are invited to join the Great Florida Beach Walk to show the world that the Sunshine State's beaches are as wonderful as ever!  Organized by VISIT FLORIDA, the state's official tourism marketing organization, the goal of the walk is to have volunteers walk all 825 of Florida's sandy beaches and upload a photo of each mile - all between sunrise and 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 6.  The resulting photos will provide an impressive and indisputable online record of the state's beautiful, oil-free beaches.

3rd Annual "Food for Fines" at the St. Johns County Public Library

The St. Johns County Public Library System will kick off its 3rd Annual “Food for Fines” program next week. Food for Fines permits patrons to bring one sealed, non-expired, non-perishable food item to the library in exchange for each $1 in overdue fines. The program will run November 8 – December 22, 2010. Last year, more than 10,000 food items were collected, surpassing the 8,000 items collected in 2008.

Veteran's Day Closings

All St. Johns County offices and St. Johns County Public Libraries will be closed on Thursday, November 11, 2010, in observance of Veteran’s Day. Normal hours at all locations will resume on Friday, November 12.

All garbage, yard debris and recycling in St. Johns County will be collected on its normal weekly schedule.

St. Johns County’s Traffic Operations Section Hosts Traffic Calming Meting, Nov. 9th

The St. Johns County’s Traffic Operations Section will host a public meeting to consider traffic concerns for the Captain’s Pointe Subdivision, located near US-1 and Shores Boulevard. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 9, from 7:00 to 9:00 pm at the Riverview Club, 790 Christina Drive, in St. Augustine.

 

St. Johns Weekly Traffic Advisory Oct. 29th - Nov. 5th

ST. JOHNS COUNTY

S.R. A1A – Bridge of Lions (contact Laurie Sanderson: 904-669-1165)

No lane closures or channel closures are scheduled at the Bridge of Lions Rehabilitation Project area during the week of Nov. 1. Please visit the Bridge of Lions website at www.FDOTBridgeofLions.com for general project information.

Creating Visibility on Halloween is the Key to Child Safety

Creating Visibility on Halloween is the Key to Child Safety; Life+Gear Offers Tips to Increase Visibility

Dark streets, distracted motorists and lots of children walking around make Halloween one of the most dangerous pedestrian walking days of the year. Below are both facts and tips to help your viewers (and their children) have a safe Halloween.