North Old Kings widening among road improvements scheduled over next 3 years

Multiple state and city roads will be undergoing improvements or construction, totaling $229 million, from a variety of funding sources.

The planned Old Kings North widening project. From Palm Coast City Council meeting documents
The planned Old Kings North widening project. From Palm Coast City Council meeting documents
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Palm Coast is readying to implement several road improvement construction projects over the next three years, including widening Old Kings Road North.

The Old Kings Road North project — which will stretch from Farragut to Farnum Lanes — is scheduled to begin in fiscal year 2025. It is one of multiple projects planned, including intersection improvements, resurfacing projects and lane widenings.

Senior planner Phong Nguyen said the projects altogether total $229 million. Of that, $127.88 million comes from state appropriation funding, $67.55 from the Florida Department of Transportation, $1.60 million from local agency programs and just over $32 million from impact fees and developer fundings. 

The proposed Lake Avenue extension in Town Center, to be paid for by a developer. From Palm Coast City Council meeting documents

Mayor David Alfin said that without the support of the various entities, the city wouldn't be able to move forward with so many projects at once.

“These numbers are record breaking for our community,” Alfin said.

Phong said the city is also currently working on multiple micro-surfacing projects. Several of the projects listed over the next three years will be resurfacings, either performed by the FDOT or by the city. 

“It’s a mind-boggling number of projects that you’re juggling,” Alfin said.

Chief of Staff Jason DeLorenzo said the reason it takes some of these projects to get off the ground is the funding. The city waits to gather the funds first, before beginning the projects.

“We’re a pay-as-you-go community,” he said. “So we have to collect up those dollars.”

Below is a list of the major projects the city is planning over the next three years, not including resurfacing projects:


Highway U.S. 1 bridge replacement over Pellicer Creek. The project to replace existing bridges with sidewalks will begin July 2026, with FDOT providing $13.5 million towards it.

U.S. 1-Old Kings Road roundabout. This project is under construction and will be completed by November 2024. It is paid for by the developer.

U.S. 1-Sawmill Branch traffic signal installation. A traffic signal, paid for by the developer, will be installed at this intersection in fiscal year 2026.

Interstate 95 interchange. At the Matanzas Woods Parkway-I-95 exit, the FDOT will be paying for traffic signals to be installed at the ramps. There is not a specific projected start date yet.

State Road A1A traffic signal. In fiscal year 2026, the FDOT will provide funding for a traffic signal to be added at Camino Del Mar and Yacht Harbor Drive. Installation will begin sometime in fiscal year 2027.

S.R. 100 traffic signal. At McCormick LANE, where the new BJ’s Wholesale Club main entrance will be, the BJ’s Wholesale developer is funding an additional traffic signal. This is currently under construction.


Whiteview Parkway will be receiving multiple safety improvements. From Palm Coast City Council meeting documents

Old Kings Road North widening. From Farragut to Farnum LANE, Old Kings Road will be widened to four lanes, beginning in fiscal year 2025, and ending in fiscal year 2027. The city has received $18.38 million in state appropriations for it. Another $6.4 million comes from the city.

Intersection improvements along Belle Terre Parkway. Beginning fall 2024 and ending in the fall of 2025, the city will be improving seven intersections along Belle Terre. It is primarily funding through $4.5 million in state appropriations and another $503,000 from the city.

Whiteview Parkway improvements. This project will add turn lanes, multi-use paths and other safety modifications. It is scheduled to begin in the fall. The city funding $5.8 million of it, with another $1.6 million from the FDOT.

Citation Boulevard extension. This is under construction and likely to be completed in the fall. Road impact fees are funding $4.5 million of the project.

Lake Avenue extension. Within the next three years, a town center developer will extend Lake Avenue in Town Center.

Westward extension and loop connector projects. The city is designing a westward extension of Matanzas Woods Parkway, which will begin construction in the fall, and is funded by $25 million in state appropriations and $6.5 million in city funding. The Matanzas Woods-Palm Coast Parkway loop connector road will follow but is awaiting state appropriation approval from the governor from this year’s budget.


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