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FDOT District 4 will Suspend Lane Closures on Several Major Roadways in Broward, Palm Beach for Super Bowl LIV

Posted on 25 January 2020 by JLusk

To ease congestion and improve safety during Super Bowl LIV weekend, lanes that are currently or periodically closed due to ongoing construction projects will be kept open on several major roadways throughout Broward and Palm Beach County, starting Friday morning, Jan 31 to Monday evening, February 3.

  • Lanes will be kept open on I-95 in Broward County
  • Lanes will be kept open on I-95 in Palm Beach County
  • Lanes will be kept open on I-595 in Broward County
  • Lanes will be kept open on I-75 in Broward County
  • Lanes will be kept open on S.R. 7 from the Miami-Dade County line to Commercial Boulevard.
  • Lanes will be kept open on S.R. A1A in the vicinity of Dania Beach Boulevard.
  • All lanes will be kept open on S.R. A1A in Hollywood from Monday, Jan. 27 to February 3.

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Sewage Spill in Pompano

Posted on 25 January 2020 by JLusk

A minor active sewage pipe has occurred at 960 S. Powerline Road in Pompano Beach which has spilled into the Cypress Bend Lakes and C14 Canal. 

The City of Pompano Beach is asking people not to swim, fish or irrigate from the canals. The City of Pompano Beach is actively working to contain and resolve the issue.
The City drinking water, is safe to drink, bathe and cook.

Sampling is being performed to determine what if any impact has occurred to the water bodies.

The City of Pompano Beach has issued a CodeRed Emergency Notification System Message for the affected areas. 

Keep checking with the city to determine the status of the problem.

If residents have any questions they should call customer service at 954-786-4637.
 

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All Northbound lanes of I-95 to close Sunday, Jan. 26 night

Posted on 25 January 2020 by JLusk

I-95 northbound lanes at Hillsboro Boulevard will be closed to traffic overnight Sunday night, January 26 for roadway
construction and a traffic shift, according to FDOT. The first lane will close at 9:30 p.m., the second lane will close at 10:30 p.m., the third
lane will close at 11:30 p.m., and all lanes will be closed by 11:59 p.m., reopening at 5:30 a.m. Traffic will be detoured via the
I-95 northbound exit ramp to Hillsboro Boulevard west, Military Trail and Palmetto Park Road. FHP will be on site to assist
motorists.
 
This project will extend the High Occupancy Toll lanes from south of SW 10th Street to south of Glades Road in Broward and Palm Beach counties, to include two Managed Lanes in each direction. Scope of work includes widening and converting the existing I-95 HOV Lanes to Managed Lanes, reconstruction of the Hillsboro Canal Bridge, bridge widenings at Palmetto
Park Road and Camino Real, construction of a northbound and southbound auxiliary lane between Hillsboro Boulevard and Palmetto Park Road, construction of a northbound auxiliary lane between the SW 10th Street entrance ramp and Hillsboro Boulevard exit ramp, guardrail, barrier wall, drainage, landscape relocation, and ITS installation.
 
 

 

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Toll Brothers’ Sandpiper Pointe at Deerfield Beach to open Spring 2020

Posted on 22 January 2020 by JLusk

 Toll Brothers, the nation’s leading builder of luxury homes, will open Sandpiper Pointe at Deerfield Beach, a new gated, townhome community, in spring 2020. Construction has begun on the Sandpiper Pointe model homes and sales center. 

Located just south of Hillsboro Boulevard on Military Trail, Sandpiper Pointe will include 201 luxury townhomes, along with a community swimming pool and cabana, a fitness center, a playground, and more.

Sandpiper Pointe home buyers will be able to select from four all-new, three-bedroom, two and one-half bath home designs featuring coastal-themed exteriors. Each home includes spacious living areas, well-appointed kitchens, and private master bedrooms, as well as a garage. Several homes offer two-car garages.

The home designs include the 1,831 square-foot Seabreeze, 1,833 sf Coquina, 1,903 sf Las Isla, and 1,930 sf Westwind.

“We’re very excited about the upcoming Sandpiper Pointe opening,” said Fred Pfister, Toll Brothers’ Southeast Florida Division president. “The community will offer low-maintenance living in a convenient location, enabling residents to enjoy all the nearby amenities the area offers.” 

Sandpiper Pointe is minutes from the beach and Boca Raton’s shopping, dining, country clubs, golf courses and cultural options.

Toll Brothers’ Southeast Florida communities also include Reserve at the Ranches and Magnolia Estates in Southwest Ranches and Royal Palm Polo in Boca Raton. Windgate at Avenir and Watermark at Avenir, two new single-family home communities in Palm Beach Gardens, are set to open early 2020 and Regency at Avenir, a 55+ active-adult community, will debut spring 2020.

For more information, visit TollBrothers.com/FLE.

 

 

 

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BSO releases sketch of attempted kidnapper–Deerfield

Posted on 19 January 2020 by JLusk

 

10-2001-002366.pngBroward Sheriff’s Office violent crimes detectives are releasing a composite sketch of an attempted kidnapping suspect who tried to kidnap a female at the Highland Village Gardens Park in Deerfield Beach.

At about 7:30 a.m. on Jan. 14, in the 4900 block of NE 2 Avenue, a white male suspect, 40 to 50 years old, approximately 5 ft. 8 in. tall and roughly 180 1bs. with gray/white hair approached the victim while she was walking her dog. 
 
The male suspect, who appeared to be homeless, was last seen wearing black shorts and no shirt. 
 
Anyone with information about the identity or location of the suspect is asked to call Violent Crimes Detective Tiberio Barbosa at 954-321-4278. Reports can also be made anonymously to Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS (8477) or online at browardcrimestoppers.org. Anonymous tips that lead to an arrest are eligible for a reward of up to $3,000. 

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CRA meeting canceled–Jan. 14

Posted on 08 January 2020 by JLusk

The Community Redevelopment Agency meeting scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 14 at 7 p.m. at the City Commission Chambers of the City Hall Complex, located at 150 NE 2 Ave., in Deerfield Beach has been canceled.

 For additional information on the agenda items for the CRA Meeting, contact Ashlee Temple at 954-480-4262.

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City Facilities closed for MLK Jr. Day–Deerfield

Posted on 06 January 2020 by JLusk

All city facilities, with exception to the Deerfield Beach International Fishing Pier, will be closed on Monday, Jan. 20, 2020. The Aquatic Center will be open 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Recycling and Solid Waste pick-up will remain on its normal schedule. Residents are encouraged to put out their recycling and solid waste containers the night before to ensure collection.

For additional information, contact the City of Deerfield Beach at 954-480-4200.

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Performers needed for Black Heritage event — Deerfield

Posted on 03 January 2020 by JLusk

The City of Deerfield Beach Parks & Recreation Department is looking for performers for the upcoming Black Heritage Event.

The City Theatre program participants will meet at the Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex in the Dr. Leo J. Robb, Jr. Memorial Gymnasium, 445 SW 2 St. on Mondays & Wednesdays, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. beginning Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020 until Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020. Participants will be taught a Black Heritage inspired performance piece to be showcased at the Black Heritage Banquet on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020.

Children ages 8 – 17 who are interested in performing are encouraged to register. Spaces are limited. Please call 954-480-4429 to reserve your spot now.

For additional information or if you would like to participate, please visit www.dfb.city/bhb or call the Community Events and Outreach Division at 954-480-4429.

 

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Precautionary Boil Water Alert Lifted

Posted on 31 May 2019 by LeslieM

Effective immediately, the Tuesday, May 28, “Precautionary Boil Water Alert” which affected the following areas has been lifted: – FAU Research Blvd between SW 15 Street and SW 10 Street – West side of SW 9 Avenue to FAU Research Blvd, between SW 11th Court and SW 15th Street – People’s Trust Insurance Bacteriological tests have confirmed that no contamination entered our drinking water system. Thank you for your patience during this precautionary action to ensure the integrity of our public drinking water supply. If you have any questions, please call the City of Deerfield Beach Water Dept., at 954-480-4370.

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Precautionary Boil Water Alert for a Small Section of Deerfield Beach

Posted on 28 May 2019 by LeslieM

On Tuesday, May 28, 2019, a water main break occurred after a car crashed into a fire hydrant on the corner of FAU Research Blvd. and SW 10 Street. In order for city workers to isolate the line for repair several valves had to be shut off, causing an interruption in water service.

This Precautionary Boil Water Notice applies to residents and businesses located along FAU Research Blvd between SW 15 Street and SW 10 Street, the West side of SW 9 Avenue to FAU Research Blvd, between SW 11 Court and SW 15 Street, as well as People’s Trust Insurance. If you do not live in this area, this boil water notice does not affect you.

As a precaution, we advise that all water used for drinking, cooking, making ice, or washing dishes be boiled. A rolling boil of one minute is sufficient. As an alternative bottled water may be used.

This Precautionary Boil Water Notice will remain in effect until a bacteriological survey shows that the water is safe to drink. You will be notified when this order has been rescinded.

Please follow us on social media for all updates.

If you have any questions you may contact Adrian Mocanu at 954-480-4370.

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