Sea Ray Drive Bridge Department of Economic Opportunity Grant Application

Brevard County anticipates applying for Rebuild Florida General Infrastructure Program (GIP) funding provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to address mitigation needs to ensure that the state of Florida is more resilient to future natural disasters. This program is being administered by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) through the Community Development Block Grant – Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) Program. A total of $475,000,000 in funding has been allocated by DEO for the General Infrastructure Program.

Brevard County has been designated as eligible to apply for this funding.  In accordance with guidance supplied by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and HUD relevant to the impacts of COVID-19, the public input requirements for this program include the option to post information about proposed funding projects on a public website requesting public comment.  A copy of this post and any public comments received will be provided to the DEO as part of the funding application submitted.

Brevard County anticipates applying for grant funding for the following project under the CDBG-MIT General Infrastructure Program:

Project:  $6,767,267 for the planning, design, and rebuilding of Sea Ray Drive Bridge over Sykes Creek in Merritt Island, FL.

Public Comment

To comment on the Rebuild Florida General Infrastructure Program projects, please contact the following:

Jeanette Scott, Contracts Administrator
Public Works Department
321-617-7202 or by email:

Comments from the public must be received no later than 5:00 P.M. on Wednesday, September 23, 2020.  All comments will be considered, and proposed changes will be submitted to DEO. Additional information relating to the proposed project and application is available for review by request.

Special Accommodation

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 286.26, Florida Statutes, persons with disabilities needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding, or those requiring language assistance should contact Brian Breslin by email or by phone at 321-637-5347.  If hearing impaired, please contact the Telecommunications Device for the Deaf number:  800.955.8771

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