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Wildwood wants roadway enhancements because of housing and retail progress

A big residential and business venture deliberate on the northwest nook of county roads 466A and 462 would require main site visitors enhancements for the closely traveled intersection.

Wildwood commissioners Monday permitted an settlement with Turkey Run, LLC, that requires the developer to share the price of these enhancements.

“We’re speaking out plenty of intersection enhancements,” mentioned Metropolis Supervisor Jason McHugh.

Beneath the settlement, Turkey Run can pay almost $100,000 as a 25 % share of intersection sign enhancements plus 20 % of the price for a number of extra flip lanes.

The Turkey Run development will be located at the corner of County Road 466A and County Road 462
The Turkey Run growth might be positioned on the nook of County Street 466A and County Street 462

New flip lanes will embody 240-foot westbound right-turn lanes on CR 466A on the growth’s driveway and at Rio Grande Boulevard in addition to a 185-foot southbound proper on the venture driveway off CR 462 and a 320-foot left flip lane on the identical highway.

“Hopefully, this can enhance the state of affairs at Cleveland Avenue (CR 466A) and CR 462,” mentioned Mayor Ed Wolf. “This has been on the books for fairly some time, a minimum of from our finish.”

Wildwood Growth Director Melanie Peavy mentioned a 2007 site visitors examine of the intersection is clearly old-fashioned as a result of metropolis’s fast tempo of growth.

The Turkey Run venture is anticipated to incorporate 325 multi-family residential models, a 244-room lodge, 12,000 sq. toes of medical places of work, a 20,000-square-foot retail strip mall, a 16-car comfort retailer/gasoline station, a ten,000-square-foot auto components retailer and a 4,800-square-foot quick meals restaurant.

Powell Street south of the intersection and CR 462 to the north have been focal factors for growth, particularly for flats and church buildings. A Residence Depot retailer is also deliberate close to the intersection.



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