With flyover out, planners propose ways to avoid left turns at critical western intersection.
Years after local politicians scrapped plans for a Northlake Boulevard flyover at the Beeline Highway, the state has called for U-turns and an unusual lane configuration to smooth traffic flow at the major western intersection.
With construction expected to start in summer, the biggest change is how cars would turn without gumming up the intersection that funnels traffic in and out of The Acreage and nearby communities and handles truck traffic feeding the Port of Palm Beach.
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A $7.2 million infusion from the American Rescue Plan moves up construction at PGA Boulevard and Interstate 95 by two years.
The daily traffic snarl on PGA Boulevard at Interstate 95 took a significant step toward easing Thursday with the act of a local transportation planning agency.
State plans to improve traffic flow on the perpetually stalled southbound I-95 entrance ramp moved up two years with an infusion of $7.2 million from the American Rescue Plan approved by Congress in March.
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Palm Beach North Chamber panel explores what has to be done to make sure ‘the people you see every day’ can afford to live here.
As housing prices rise and supply dips, it’s becoming harder and harder for essential workers like nurses, teachers and police to find places to live in northern Palm Beach County.
That makes it harder for businesses to find employees.
And that’s one way that the area’s housing affordability crisis affects everyone, agreed four panelists Wednesday at the Palm Beach North Chamber’s “Business Before Hours” breakfast at the Embassy Suites hotel.
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Palm Beach County donated the land to Scripps Florida in 2006 to cement deal to bring Scripps to Abacoa.
Second of two parts
It started as a deal-sweetener to ensure that Scripps Florida would be built at Abacoa.
Now the vacant 70 acres at Alton in Palm Beach Gardens could become a key piece of a deal worth hundreds of millions to convert Scripps Florida into a branch of the University of Florida.
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University of Florida to pay $100 for all of Scripps Florida’s assets, including its three Jupiter buildings and 70 vacant acres in Alton.
First of two parts
Fifteen years ago, the state put up $310 million and Palm Beach County put up $269 million to bring The Scripps Research Institute to Abacoa.
Last month, Scripps agreed to hand it all over to the University of Florida for $100.
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Marcie Tinsley and Carl Woods reelected to the Palm Beach Gardens City Council as qualifying ends with no one opposing them.
Two Palm Beach Gardens City Council members were reelected Tuesday without a fight when no one qualified to run against them.
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