Sanford City Council Approves Bicycle and Pedestrian Projects

The City of Sanford City Council on Tuesday, approved a local funding match requirement for bicycle and/or pedestrian projects for the Broadway Road Widening Project.

The approval of the local funding would commit the city to a 20% non-federal funding match of the total cost for the bicylcle and pedestrian improvements.


  • Sidewalk portion – new sidewalks on the north side of Broadway Road from Horner Boulevard to Thornwood Drive and a small portion of the south side from Horner Boulevard to Rosser Road
  • Bike lane portion – installing a 4′ bike lane on both sides of Broadway Road from Horner Boulevard to the city limits


  • Now that the 20% match is approved the consultant will begin design work this month
  • Funds will NOT be needed until a projected 2018 timeline or when the construction of the project is complete

Projected Cost to City of Sanford:

  • Sidewalk = $86,940
  • Bike Lanes = $44,614
  • Modifications US 421 Bypass = $41,417

To view the proposed sidewalks and bike lanes for Broadway Road Widening project click ↓


Mayor Chet Mann – “This is a very great start for something significant for Sanford.”

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Published by Angie Hedgepeth

Angie Hedgepeth, Government Affairs Director for the Association, attends all the local meetings each month, as well as NAR and NCAR meetings, and keeps members abreast of the multiple issues being addressed in local, state and national government. She prepares reports on the meetings she attends and they are included in the weekly "Government Affairs Update".