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Roundabout Construction at US1 and Old Dixie Will Start In a Few Months Despite Opposition

| April 30, 2018

Construction of the much-opposed roundabout at U.S. 1 and Old Dixie Highway in Flagler is expected to start after August absent intervention by the governor or lawmakers.

Sheriff Again Urges Transportation Secretary to Improve Safety at “Deadly” White Eagle Intersection

| November 22, 2017

The transportation department last February largely ignored recommendations by Sheriff Rick Staly for more safety measures at the crash-prone intersection on U.S. 1. Staly again wrote the transportation department on Tuesday.

Safety Study on Deadly White Eagle Lounge Intersection Was Issued 7 Weeks Ago: No Traffic Light or Speed Limit Recommendations

| February 9, 2017

Some 207 crashes have been recorded in three years at or near US1 and Old Dixie Highway, but a state transportation department safety study issued in December recommended only cosmetic changes.

Flagler Beach Approves $40 Million State Plan to Rebuild Dunes, With Sea Wall at City’s North End

| January 26, 2017

In a surprising shift, Flagler Beach City Commissioners agreed to a state plan to build a sea wall at the city’s north end in exchange for a beach management plan the state would pay for.

New A1A Options Include Moving It to Central and Daytona Avenues, and 5.2-Mile Sea Wall

| December 15, 2016

Six options for the future A1A in Flagler Beach were unveiled by the stat Transportation Department Thursday, three of them including a huge (but buried) sea wall, and three shifting traffic to Central and Daytona Avenues.

Repairs on Speed: A1A Reopens to Governor’s Applause as Businesses Cheer With Relief

| November 7, 2016

The remarkably swift emergency repairs to the road on a state government emergency contract to Halifax Paving turned what could have been a death knell to many businesses into a setback, now overcome.

Bunnell Commission, With 14 Jobs in Jeopardy, Calls Emergency Meeting for Today

| November 2, 2011

The Florida Department of Transportation has contracted with Bunnell for the past six years for road maintenance. Now Bunnell is one of 24 bidders on the same contract, and it’s heavily disfavored as Gov. Rick Scott pushes for privatization.

It’s Not Enough to Say No to a Seawall in Flagler Beach: An Action Plan Past Opposition

| April 18, 2011

Sherry Epley, a resident of Flagler Beach, lays out a six-point action plan on how to build and sustain opposition to a seawall while developing a viable alternative that saves the beach and State Road A1A.

Flagler Power: From Bunnell By-Pass to Weigh Station to A1A Seawall, FDOT Retreats

| April 16, 2011

Three times in the past 12 months, Florida Department of Transportation projects in Flagler County have foundered on the well-organized shoals of local opposition across government boundaries and fiefdoms.

State DOT Unveils Its Priority List for Flagler, Riling Commissoners Over Matanzas Overpass

| December 6, 2010

Long-sought dollars to help build the Matanzas interchange at I-95 made the list, at Number 2, but not before 2014, and only for the design phase of the project–which would be done by then, the county argues.

Bowing to Pressure, Transportation Department Scraps Plans for a Weigh Station on U.S. 1

| October 27, 2010

Every local government had opposed a proposed $11 million weigh station that would have taken up the median of U.S. 1 at Royal Palms Parkway, at the intersection of Palm Coast and Bunnell. Opposition worked.

Contrary to Fears, Bunnell Bypass Would Not Significantly Affect Traffic, Studies Show

| May 14, 2010

Bunnell’s downtown won’t be lacking in traffic in the future. The real battle is over a mega-developer’s road-improvement funds.

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