Card Sound Toll Authority
Right of Way Use Permits
Engineering, Roads & Bridges
Engineering Services / Roads & Bridges
Director of Engineering Services and Roads
Judith S. Clarke, P.E.
Historic Gato Building
1100 Simonton Street
Key West, FL 33040
Engineering Services Responsibilities
Engineering Services oversees the design and construction of Monroe County's roads, public rights of way, bridges, sidewalks and pedestrian/bike paths. Projects include the replacement or rehabilitation of County bridges, the resurfacing of County roads, installation of drainage improvement on County roads and the construction of new pedestrian/bike paths.
Engineering Services completed a
Pavement Management Analysis Report
on all County maintained roads in 2014. It prioritizes repairs and resurfacing throughout unincorporated Monroe County.
Engineering Services Department established a transition plan and is implementing upgrades to Monroe County maintained sidewalks in the
Sidewalk ADA Transition Plan
Engineering Services also is responsible for:
Rights of Way Use Permits
Maintenance and Repair of Traffic Signals at intersections of U.S. 1 and County Roads
Maintenance and Repair of Street Lights on U.S. 1
Roads and Bridges Responsibilities
Roads and Bridges operates from locations in Key West and Key Largo. We maintain 26 County bridges, approximately 312 miles of County roads and rights of way, and the County's pedestrian/bike paths.
Routine maintenance includes trimming trees, mowing rights of way, street sweeping, striping, signage, shoulder work and repairing potholes.
Roads and Bridges also is responsible for:
Cleaning up after storms
Completing additional storm-related projects
Repairing rights of way
U.S. 1 and its rights of way are under the purview of the
Florida Department of Transportation
The Engineering Services/Roads and Bridges Department is funded by Local Option and Constitutional Gas Tax funds. Many capital improvement projects, such as road resurfacing, are partially funded by the 1-cent Infrastructure Sales Tax.
The Department's goal is to provide residents and travelers with safe and well-maintained roads, bridges and bike/pedestrian paths on which to travel -- and to provide visually enjoyable rights of way.
Monroe County Code of Ordinances, Chapter 19
Monroe County Public Works Manual Part 1 - Specifications
Monroe County Public Works Manual Part 2 - Details
EEO and ADA Coordinator
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