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  • Drainage Repairs to Close Diamond Acres Road in Davenport for a Week

    Bartow, Fla. (August 2, 2019) — Polk County will close Diamond Acres Road in unincorporated Davenport for a week starting Monday morning to replace a failing drainage pipe under the road just south of the intersection with Holly Hill Cutoff Road. Depending on direction of travel, traffic will detour onto Holly Hill Cutoff Road or Sanders Road to bypass work zone. FDC Grove can also be used an...
  • Ongoing Drainage Repairs Keep Old Berkley Road Closed Another Week

    Bartow, Fla. (August 2, 2019) — Polk County will keep Old Berkley Road in northern Auburndale for another week to complete the replacement of a failing drainage pipe beneath the roadway just north of the Lake Tennessee boat ramp. Stormy weather and material delivery issues have prolonged repairs. Through traffic continues to be detoured to CR 655 (Berkley Road) via CR 559A (C. Fred Jones Blvd.)...
  • August Happenings at the History Center

    Bartow, Fla (July 31, 2019) -- Journey into Polk history this month at the Polk County History Center. The following programs and events are open to the public and free of charge:

    • August’s Family Program – Curators of Curiosity - All Month
      •  This month at the History Center, students will celebrate the start of the new school year. The craft activity is a personalized schoolhouse picture....
  • BoCC Agenda Review Meeting Friday

    Bartow, Fla. (July 31, 2019) — The Polk County Board of County Commissioners Agenda Review Meeting will be at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, August 2, 2019. The meeting will be held in the Board Conference Room (Room 407) at the Polk County Administration Building, 330 W. Church Street, Bartow.

    AGENDA

       I.         Welcome – Commissioner Lindsey, Chairman

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  • Drainage Repairs to Close Old Berkley Road in Auburndale for a Week

    Bartow, Fla. (July 26, 2019) — Polk County will close Old Berkley Road in northern Auburndale for a week starting Monday morning to replace a failing drainage pipe beneath the roadway just north of the Lake Tennessee boat ramp. Through traffic will be detoured to CR 655 (Berkley Road) via CR 559A (C. Fred Jones Blvd.) and Gapway Road to bypass the work zone. The boat ramp will remain open during...
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