The Road Ahead


Downtown business owners bracing for work on St. Johns Avenue

A piece of old, rusted pipe and torn asphalt are piled on Laurel Street in Palatka as Public Works employees perform a drainage construction project earlier this month. More downtown roadwork is planned this year when the city begins repairs and improvements along St. Johns Avenue.
Downtown Palatka business owners want to know what lies in the road ahead. Literally. As the city prepares to ramp up a $2.65 million project repairing and repaving St. Johns Avenue, those who make…

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