Latest Activity: Oct 1
Started by Mary Kate Leming Oct 1.
Boynton Beach to Flush WATER Lines with Chlorine
BOYNTON BEACH, FL --- The City of Boynton Beach will temporarily modify the disinfection process utilized to treat its drinking water from July 15 through August 16. Customers may notice a slight chlorine taste, or odor, in their tap water. These temporary conditions will not cause adverse health effects. Those sensitive to the taste, or odor, of chlorine, can place an open container of drinking water in the refrigerator for a few hours to allow the chlorine to dissipate. Users of home dialysis machines, owners of tropical fish and managers of stores and restaurants with fish and shellfish holding tanks are advised to seek professional advice as the method for removing chlorine residuals differs from removing chloramine residuals from tap water. This is a preventative maintenance process in order to maintain the City’s high standard of clean water distribution. For more information, please call 561-742-6964.
On Saturday, May 18, 2013, from 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM (approximate) the Women for Women 5k/10k race will be taking place in the City of Lake Worth. The race will start at the Lake Worth Beach and proceed through the streets of Lake Worth. To facilitate the race course the Lake Worth (Robert Harris) Bridge will be closed to vehicular traffic.
Road closures will begin at 6:00 AM. The bridge will remain in the down position during the race. If there is a priory medical call on the Island of Palm Beach or Town of Lantana during this time Palm Beach County Fire Rescue will be allowed east and west bound access over the bridge. Palm Beach County Rescue will contact PBSO dispatch of any priority medical calls so the deputies working the event are aware and would be ready to open up the road for them. All other traffic will have to access the Southern Blvd Bridge to the north for access and exit off the Island. As in the past we will open up the bridge as soon as possible to minimize the closure time.
Parking and traffic flow will be temporarily prohibited from 6:00 am to 9:00 am (approximate) on the following streets:
• Lake Ave from South Federal Hwy (east side) to South Ocean Blvd
• Lucerne Ave from North Federal Hwy (east side) to South Ocean Blvd
• North O/Ocean Breeze St. from 7th Ave North to 5th Ave South
• Palmway from 6th Ave North to 18th Ave. South
• South Lakeside Drive from 5th Ave South to 18th Ave. South
• 2nd Ave North from North Federal Hwy (east side) to North Golfview Rd
• North Lakeside Drive from 3rd Ave North to Lucerne Ave
• South Golfview Rd from 1st Ave South to Lucerne Ave
• Lake Worth Bridge will be closed-Southern Blvd Bridge will be north access
Temporary Order Prohibiting Parking and Vehicular Traffic in the City of Lake Worth
The Annual Pride Parade will be taking place on Sunday, March 24, 2013 from 09:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Parking at these locations will be temporarily prohibited from 9:00 am Sunday, March 24 until the conclusion of the Parade at 1:00 pm.
· Lake Ave from South Dixie Hwy to South Golfview Rd.
· Lucerne Ave from South Dixie Hwy to North Federal Hwy.
· J, K, L, M, O, So Palmway, So Lakeside Dr, So Golfview Rd Streets from 1st Ave South to Lake Ave.
· J, K, L, M Streets from 2nd Ave North to Lucerne Ave.
To assure a safe and successful Parade your cooperation in this matter is urged. The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office may tow vehicles left parked on the street in violation of this temporary order.
The Lake Worth (Robert Harris) Bridge will remain open during the Parade. There will be detour signs in place to direct vehicle traffic to access Lake Worth Bridge. Anyone wanting access to the Lake Worth Bridge will be detoured to 2nd Ave North then east bound to the bridge.
The Wheels for Kid’s, Inc., is hosting their Annual St. Patrick’s Day Charity Parade on Sunday, March 17, 2013, from 2:00 pm to 3:00 PM in the City of Lake Worth.
Parking is temporarily prohibited from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm at:
· Lake Ave from South Dixie Hwy to South Federal Hwy
· J, K, L, M Streets between Lake Ave and 1st Ave South
· J & L Streets between Lucerne Ave & Lake Ave
· Business owners are urged to have their deliveries, if any, made prior to 1:00 PM on Sunday.
To assure a safe and successful St. Patrick’s Day Charity Parade your cooperation in this matter is urged. The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office may tow vehicles left parked on the street in violation of this temporary order.
The Lake Worth (Robert Harris) Bridge will remain open during the Parade. There will be detour signs in place to direct vehicle traffic to access the Lake Worth Bridge. Anyone wanting access to the bridge from the south end will be detoured at 1st Ave South then east bound to the bridge and anyone wanting access to the bridge from the north end will be detoured at 2nd Ave North then east bound to the bridge.
The Wheels for Kid’s, Inc., is hosting their Annual St. Patrick’s Day Charity Parade on Sunday, February 17, 2013, from 2:00 pm to 3:00 PM in the City of Lake Worth.
The Thanksgiving Day residential and commercial pickup schedule for Boynton Beach/Ocean Ridge is as follows:
If you have any questions regarding the holiday pickup schedule, please call the Public Works Department at 742-6200, Monday through Thursday from 6:30 AM – 5:30 PM. Please note that the Public Works Department offices will be closed on Thursday, November 22.
November 9, 2012: The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has advised that the following road projects are active for the week of November 9-16, 2012:
Intermittent Lane Closures - Atlantic Avenue Bridge The Atlantic Avenue Bridge, over the Intracoastal Waterway in the City of Delray Beach, will have intermittent lane closures in each direction, 9:00 am until 3:30 pm, Monday, November 12th through Wednesday, November 14th for deck repairs.
Construction on Atlantic Avenue from Kings Point to Via FloraConstruction on this 0.885-mile project began on October 22, 2012, in the City of Delray Beach. Work consists of repaving the roadway, installation of new sidewalks and ramps to meet ADA standards, and signage and signalization upgrades. The project is expected to be completed in late spring 2013. Restrictions: One lane may be closed in each direction, 9:00 am until 3:30 pm, Monday through Friday.
For more information about these projects, please call FDOT's Public Information Office at (561) 641-6440.
The City of Lake Worth will be hosting the Veterans Day Parade on Saturday, November 10, 2012 which will begin at 2:00 PM. The following roads will be closed from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM for the staging and parade route.
North Federal Highway will be closed from Lucerne Ave to 10th Avenue North. South Federal Hwy will be closed from Lake Ave to 1st Ave South.
Vehicle traffic traveling northbound on South Federal Hwy will be detoured west bound on 1st Avenue South to South Dixie Hwy. Vehicle Traffic traveling southbound on North Federal Hwy will be detoured west bound on 10th Ave North to North Dixie Hwy.
Lake Ave will be closed between Dixie Hwy and Federal Hwy. Lucerne Ave will be closed from North O Street to Dixie Hwy. East-bound traffic on Lake Avenue will be detoured north and south at Dixie Highway. West bound traffic over the bridge will be detoured south bound on North O St. (Ocean Breeze) to 1st Ave South then west to Dixie Hwy. There will be detour signs in place to direct vehicle traffic. The Lake Worth Bridge will remain open at all times.
Please Note: According to Delray Beach City Clerk, Chevelle Nubin, there is a 1:00 p.m. Special City Commission Meeting scheduled for November 2, 2012, at City Hall, in the Commission Chambers to consider the deferral of the Atlantic Plaza II Conditional Use Item to November 13, 2012.
September 25, 2012: The City of Delray Beach has reinstated the 2-hour parking limit on SE 1st Avenue between Atlantic Avenue and SE 1st Street, effective immediately. The 2-hour limit will be enforced between 8:00 am and 6:00 pm.
The City provides additional parking at two centrally located garages: Federspiel Parking Garage, 22 SE 1st Avenue - open daily from 6:30 am to 3:00 am with no time limits.
Old School Square Parking Garage, 95 NE 1st Avenue - open daily from 6:30 am to 3:00 am with no time limits.
Free parking is available daily at both garages. However, vehicles entering the garages after 4:00 pm on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays will be charged a $5.00 flat fee upon entry. In addition, parking fees may be in effect during select special events.
Overnight parking in the garages is not recommended due to maintenance and cleaning activities that occur after hours and may restrict access to vehicles. Please be advised that no penalty will be assessed to vehicle owners who occasionally leave their cars overnight in a parking garage, should it be necessary to find alternate means of travel to arrive at their destinations safely. The City will not be responsible for damage to vehicles while parked overnight.
For additional information regarding the above and/or other parking related matters, please contact Scott Aronson, Parking Management Specialist, at (561) 243-7196 or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. For information regarding parking citations, please call the Delray Beach Parking Enforcement Division at (561) 243-7879.
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