Looking at Tomorrow’s Traffic Today: In Sarasota, the renovation project along First Street between Pineapple Avenue and US 41 kicks off Monday and will continue through January of 2016. The project is designed to create a more pedestrian-friendly environment in downtown Sarasota. Improvements include widening the sidewalks, burying utility lines, installing decorative street lamps, adding trees and landscaping, and improving the look of on-street parking spaces with brick pavers.
At times, only westbound traffic will be allowed. As the construction progresses, only eastbound traffic will be allowed.