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Looking west on 44th Ave. E. from 301 Blvd. E. toward US 41/Cortez Rd.

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Looking west on 44th Ave. E. from 9th St. E.

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Intersection of 44th Ave. E. and 15th St. E. looking west

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Looking west on 44th Ave. E. from 18th St. E.

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Looking west on 44th Ave. E. just west of 19th St. Ct. E.

44th Avenue East from US 41 to 19th Street Court East

Original Construction Cost: $8,200,944
Completion Date: November 2015
Contractor: Woodruff and Sons, Inc.

Improvements:
Improvements on this 1.5 mile project include the construction of a new three-lane road from US 41 to 15th Street East and a new four-lane road from 15th Street East to 19th Street Court East. The contractor also constructed three storm water ponds and formed and poured a triple box culvert to cross Bowless Creek. Download the project fact sheet.

SNN News talks with Sia Mollanazar, Manatee County Public Works County Engineer Deputy Director, about the importance of the 44th Ave. extension project.