|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
Taxpayers should thank Faith Alkhatib, the Flagler County engineer who discovered a way to save the U.S. Department of Transportation $600,000 while also preserving 12 acres of land that belong to Palm Coast and the county.
Alkhatib was reviewing drainage-rule changes issued by the St. Johns River Water Management District in October when something caught her eye. The rules would enable a change in the construction of the $10 million interchange at Interstate 95 and Matanzas Woods Parkway.
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