Improvements Slated for two Marianna Streets, and the West End Lift Station

Special to the Jackson County Floridan

Pictured here, from left are Marianna City Commissioner, Rico Williams, Public Works Director, Joseph Richey, and City Manager, Jim Dean.

The City of Marianna, with funding from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, has started work on the “Edenfield-Evelyn Street Project.” City officials say the project will involve improvements to the West End Lift Station and surface improvements for Edenfield and Evelyn streets.

Evelyn Street will receive flood and drainage improvements and water and sewer line improvements. David H. Melvin, Inc. (DHM, Melvin Engineering) designed the upgrades and Blankenship Contracting, Inc. from Dothan, Alabama will do the work.

Marianna City Commissioner Rico Williams, District 4, was present for the ceremonial start. “City staff and the commission have been working towards this project for some time now,” he said. “We are pleased to be improving this area for the citizens of the community and improving access to city utilities and resources.”