Work for the project will continue along John Ringling Boulevard; however, crews expect to accomplish that work without extended lane closures.
The extension won approval last year and will connect the existing Legacy Trail to downtown Sarasota.
Construction is expected to begin in early 2020.
The event runs 8:30-10 a.m. at Payne Park.
The new overpass at Laurel Road was built by the Florida Department of Transportation.
Sarasota County voters on Tuesday passed a measure that will connect the existing Legacy Trail to downtown Sarasota.
A Path Forward
Voters will answer the question in November, when they will decide whether to approve a bond referendum that would pay for the project.
Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of riding a bike--especially on one of these routes.