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Branan-Field Chaffee Expressway

District Office
Greg Evans, PE
District Two Secretary

1109 South Marion Avenue
Lake City, FL 32025

Tel: 800-207-8236
Extension 5457
Fax: 386-758-3707
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Picture of I-595 Express Corridor Improvements

Welcome

The first portion of the First Coast Expressway, formerly known as the Branan-Field Chaffee Expressway, is a 15-mile section along State Road 23 from Interstate 10 to Blanding Boulevard. Construction began on the first segment of the expressway from I-10 to north of Argyle Forest Boulevard September 16, 2013. Construction on the second segment from north of Argyle Forest Boulevard to Blanding Boulevard began in May 2014.

A separate project to construct a non- tolled frontage road parallel to the eventual First Coast Expressway from Oakleaf Plantation Parkway to Old Jennings Road began September 18, 2012 and was completed as of spring 2014.

Project At-A-Glance

District
Two (Northeast Florida)

Frontage Road Construction:
Lengths and Limits:
Along SR 23 from Oakleaf Plantation Parkway to Old Jennings Road (Clay County)- 4 miles

Start Date:
September 10, 2012

Est. Completion Date:
Project now complete

Cost: $13.2 million

Project Manager
Brian Benton
FDOT Project Manager

David Weintraub, JEAces
Project Engineer
(Consultant)

First Segment of the First Coast Expressway:

Lengths and Limits:
Interstate 10 to north of Argyle Forest Boulevard (Duval County)- 8 miles
Second Segment: North of Argyle Forest Boulevard to Blanding Boulevard (Duval & Clay County)- 7.3 miles

Start Date:
September 16, 2013

Est. Completion Date:
Early 2016

Cost: $77 million

Project Manager
Kenny Geisendorff, FDOT Project Manager

David Weintraub, JEAces
Project Engineer
(Consultant)

Second Segment of the First Coast Expressway:

Lengths and Limits:
North of Argyle Forest Boulevard to Blanding Boulevard (Duval & Clay County) - 7.3 miles

Start Date:
May 2014

Est. Completion Date:
Late 2016

Cost: $84.8 million

Project Manager
Joaquin Olivella
FDOT Project Manager

Overall project
Greg Wilson, PB
Project Administrator
(Consultant)