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            Beach Accessways 4,5,6                             Improvements

NEW BEACH ACCESS WAYS DEDICATED ON DECEMBER 10, 2018

 

Access No. 4 was dedicated to Jerry Melvin. Melvin was elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 1968, a position he was re-elected to for five consecutive terms. He retired from his position in 1978, but returned to serve in the House from 1994 until 2002.Melvin continues to serve with local groups, including the Walton Okaloosa Council on Aging and Okaloosa County Coordinated Transit.

 

Access No. 6 was dedicated to Mike Mitchell. Mitchell is a 21-year Air Force veteran who served in the Korean War. He was the first Republican elected to the Okaloosa County Commission, on which he served from 1976-92, and has actively served in a variety of civic and community efforts. Mike is also a long term member of the Okaloosa Island Leaseholders Association

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Beach Accessway 4

 

 

 

 

 

 

Beach Accessway 5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Beach Accessway 6

At the Board of County Commissioners meeting on Tuesday September 19, 2017 at 3:30 pm, the Commissioners voted 5-0 to approve the improvements at Beach Accessways 4, 5, and 6. You can watch the video of the meeting:
 
Go to the County website, www.co.okaloosa.fl.us
Mouse over County Government,
Mouse over Board of County Commissioners
Select Agendas and Minutes
 
Locate the Meeting for September 19th at 3:30 pm
Select Video on the far right side.
(You may have to download some software to be able to watch the video stream)
 
Move the time slider to the time of interest.
The Public Comments start at about 14:00 minutes.
The Agenda Item and Vote start at about 1:34:15.

 

Below is the Meeting Agenda item seeking approval of the construction project.  Also included are diagrams of the "partially obstructed view" from the side units of the Nautilus condo at accessway 4.

Okaloosa Island Public Beach Access Ways[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [3.1 MB]

Construction Contract

The contract for the constuction was won by Floridian Construction & Development, Inc of Destin, FL.  The total amount is $1,718,000 and should be completed within 165 days after starting.

 

The contract, C18-2635-TDD, can be viewed by clicking here.  Caution: This document is 168 pages long.

Artist Conceptual Drawings

Looking South from Santa Rosa Blvd

Looking sideways

5/21/18 - More progress but running behind schedule.

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5

 

 

6

 

 

4/15/18 - Lots of progress at 4 and 5.  Parking lot curbs being installed.

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5

 

 

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2/1/18 - Underground utilities being installed under Santa Rosa Blvd at Beach Accessway 6.

1/19/18 - Main decks and boardwark to beach under construction.  Underground utilities being installed.

Beach Accessway 4

Beach Accessway 5

Beach Accessway 6

12/17/17 - Big pilings being put in.

Beach Accessway 5

Beach Accessway 6

11/21/17 - Accessway 5 construction is starting.  Old boardwalk removed, lumber delivered, excavating for underground utilities.

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