• Polk County's Youth Fair teaches the importance of agriculture. Image
    Polk County's Youth Fair teaches the importance of agriculture.
  • Polk County firefighters get out in their communities to raise awareness. Image
    Polk County firefighters get out in their communities to raise awareness.
  • At sunset, an alligator swims on Lake Hancock. Image
    At sunset, an alligator swims on Lake Hancock.
  • Loyce Harpe Park's mountain bike trails are some of the best in Florida. Image
    Loyce Harpe Park's mountain bike trails are some of the best in Florida.
  • Florida Polytechnic in Lakeland is the state's newest university. Image
    Florida Polytechnic in Lakeland is the state's newest university.
  • Polk's History Center is housed in Bartow's historic courthouse. Image
    Polk's History Center is housed in Bartow's historic courthouse.
  • Bok Tower in Lake Wales is a popular and historic attraction. Image
    Bok Tower in Lake Wales is a popular and historic attraction.
  • Roseate spoonbills congregate to feed at Circle B Bar Reserve. Image
    Roseate spoonbills congregate to feed at Circle B Bar Reserve.
  • The Peace River was once the lifeblood of Polk's early settlers. Image
    The Peace River was once the lifeblood of Polk's early settlers.
  • Homeland Heritage Park showcases Polk County's history. Image
    Homeland Heritage Park showcases Polk County's history.
  • Circle B Bar Reserve has become a popular nature destination in Polk. Image
    Circle B Bar Reserve has become a popular nature destination in Polk.
  • The new Bone Valley ATV Park offers rugged outdoor adventure. Image
    The new Bone Valley ATV Park offers rugged outdoor adventure.
  • SUMICA was once a turpentine mill town east of Lake Wales. Image
    SUMICA was once a turpentine mill town east of Lake Wales.
  • Nestled in southern Polk County, the Streamsong Clubhouse attracts golfers and fishing enthusiasts. Image
    Nestled in southern Polk County, the Streamsong Clubhouse attracts golfers and fishing enthusiasts.
2014 Annual Report Newsroom
  • Collection System Break in NE Polk County

    Bartow, Fla. (March 6, 2015) — Polk County Utilities reports a collection system (sewer line) break along US 27 near the I-4 interchange in Davenport. Repair is causing some minor traffic delays in the northbound lanes of US 27. This may take several hours to repair. [...]

  • Emergency Water Main Repairs on Scandinavia Blvd.
    posted on 3/6/2015

    Bartow, Fla. (March 6, 2015) — Emergency repairs to a broken water main are underway at the intersection of Scandinavia Blvd. and Viking Lane in The Trails subdivision off of Old Polk City Road in North Lakeland . Polk County Utilities crews are onsite and about 50 affected residences are being ad [...]

  • Utility Work Closes Skyview Drive
    posted on 3/5/2015

    Bartow, Fla. (March 5, 2015) — A City of Lakeland water main break this afternoon has closed Skyview Drive to thru-traffic between 5 Iron Drive and 6 iron Drive. Emergency repairs are underway and the roadway should reopen shortly after crews finish work. However, Skyview Drive will close again [...]

  • Mammoth Grove Road Closed Until Friday
    posted on 3/3/2015

    Bartow, Fla. (March 3, 2015) — Polk County closed Mammoth Grove Road in Lake Wales again yesterday to complete drainage repairs on a portion of the road  just west of Country Oaks Boulevard. This section is expected to remain closed until reopening on Friday afternoon. During closure, eastbound tr [...]

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