44th Ave East Extension Projects
44th Ave East Extension Projects

A Manatee County Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) Project

Project Highlights

  • Part of the 1968 Concept Development Plan and then later incorporated into the Manatee County 1989 Comprehensive Plan and adopted Capital Improvements Plan
  • Provides additional roadway capacity to meet anticipated County growth
  • Construction on the first segment of the 44th Avenue East Extension project began in 2013

Community Benefits

  • Additional new road capacity for approximately 36,000 more vehicles per day
  • Reduces traffic demand on parallel thoroughfares (SR 64 and SR 70) by a combined 21,000 vehicles per day
  • Provides an alternate route over I-75 that will allow local traffic to avoid adjacent interstate and state road interchanges

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Project Info

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Friday, May 8, 2020

A construction project planned a half-century ago as part of the 1968 Concept Development Plan will begin Monday in Manatee County.

Bradenton Herald
Bradenton Herald

Thursday, May 14, 2020

Construction workers began building another segment of the 44th Avenue East extension this week, extending the east-west connector further out toward Lakewood Ranch.

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