A project meant to ease traffic and create a hurricane evacuation route in Pasco County will move forward after the firm Lewis, Longman & Walker successfully contested a lawsuit challenging the project.
The Sierra Club sued the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in 2020 to stop the project, claiming construction would impact the Serenova Tract of the Starkey Wilderness Preserve.
The project in question is an 8.65-mile road extension of Ridge Road from the intersection at Decubellis Road and Moon Lake Road to the U.S. 41 and Connerton Boulevard intersection.
A judge upheld a ruling from earlier this year.
– Peter Schorsch, Florida Politics