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Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability or family status. For additional information please contact the Equal Opportunity Office.

If you need special accommodations under the American with Disabilities Act or require translation services (free of charge) please contact the person listed in the notice at least seven days before the meeting.


Technical Review and Award Committee Meetings
District: Five
Meeting Type: Meeting
Location Name: Florida Department of Transportation, District Five Office
Street Address: 719 S. Woodland Blvd.
City: Deland


U.S. 17-92 Improvements Public Hearing
District: Five
Meeting Type: Hearing
Date: Thursday, April 29, 2021
Time: 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Location Name: Winter Park Community Center
Street Address: 721 West New England Ave.
City: Winter Park
Purpose: The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is holding a public hearing regarding project plans on U.S. 17-92 from south of Nottingham Street to south of Monroe Avenue on Thursday, April 29, at 5:30 p.m.

The purpose of this project is to provide pedestrian and traffic improvements along this segment of U.S. 17-92 that enhance mobility and safety. Pedestrian improvements include constructing wider sidewalks along U.S. 17-92 from Orange Avenue to Webster Avenue, along with pedestrian signal and crosswalk upgrades at Fairbanks Avenue, Morse Boulevard, and Webster Avenue. Sidewalk curb ramps at signalized intersections will also be enhanced to meet Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards. Bicycle traffic between Orange Avenue and Lee Road will be rerouted to the nearby Denning Drive multi-use trail. Lighting upgrades and aesthetic treatments, including landscaping, are planned.

This project will also upgrade existing traffic signals at Orange Avenue, Minnesota Avenue, Fairbanks Avenue, Morse Boulevard, and Webster Avenue. Motorists can expect new eastbound left turn lanes on Fairbanks Avenue and Orange Avenue approaching U.S. 17-92; new raised medians on U.S. 17-92 at Garden Drive, Vivian Avenue, and north of Aragon Avenue; and modifications to existing median openings on U.S. 17-92 at Glendon Parkway, Solana Avenue, Elvin Avenue, and Monroe Avenue. In addition, this segment of U.S. 17-92 will be repaved, and the stormwater drainage system will be upgraded as needed.

At this time, the project is not currently funded for construction. The proposed improvements are included in the City of Winter Park Traffic and Transportation Plan. The public hearing is being held to present information and receive community feedback.

The Department is offering multiple ways for the community to participate in the hearing. All participants, regardless of the platform they choose, will participate in the same live hearing.

• Virtual Option: Interested persons may join the Virtual Public Hearing (VPH) from a computer, tablet or mobile device. A VPH is a free live presentation or webinar over the internet. For this option, advance registration is required by visiting the link below. Once registered, participants will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the hearing online. Please note, Internet Explorer cannot be used to register or attend this webinar. tinyurl.com/1792Register

• Phone Option (Listen Only): Participants may join the hearing in listen-only mode by dialing 1-877-568-4108 and entering the passcode 227-486-091 when prompted. Callers may submit comments directly to the project manager by using the contact information listed at the end of this letter.

• In-Person Option: Participants may attend in person by going to the Winter Park Community Center; 721 West New England Ave. Winter Park, Florida 32789. The Department requests advance registration for this option to ensure all attendees are accommodated safely and according to social distancing guidelines. To register for the in-person option, please contact the project manager by using the contact information listed at the end of this letter. Attendees will be asked to follow all safety and sanitation guidelines as well as adhere to any local ordinances. Persons who are not feeling well should not attend the in-person hearing.

The VPH and in-person hearing location open at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 29. A presentation will begin promptly at 6 p.m., followed by a formal public comment period. If joining online, please provide adequate log-in time to view the presentation in its entirety.

All hearing materials, including the presentation, will be available on the project website at www.cflroads.com/408429-2 prior to the hearing. A recording of the hearing will be available on the website within a week following the hearing.

FDOT is sending notices to all property owners, business owners, interested persons and organizations to provide the opportunity to give comments to FDOT regarding the U.S. 17-92 Improvements Project. The hearing gives everyone an opportunity to express their views about the proposed modifications. While comments about the project are accepted at any time, please send your comments by May 13 to be included in the records for this public hearing.

Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, or family status. Persons wishing to express their concerns relative to FDOT compliance with Title VI may do so by contacting Jennifer Smith, FDOT District Five Title VI Coordinator at Jennifer.Smith2@dot.state.fl.us.

Persons who require accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or persons who require translation services (free of charge) should contact Eliode Joseph, P.E., at 386-943-5388 or Eliode.Joseph@dot.state.fl.us at least seven (7) days prior to the hearing. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact us by using the Florida Relay Service, 1-800-955-8771 (TDD) or 1-800-955-8770 (Voice).

If you have any questions or comments about the project, please contact me by phone at 386-943-5388, email at Eliode.Joseph@dot.state.fl.us, or U.S. mail at Florida Department of Transportation, 719 S. Woodland Boulevard, MS 542, DeLand, Florida 32720.
Primary Contact: Eliode Joseph
Primary Phone: 386-943-5388
Primary E-Mail: Eliode.Joseph@dot.state.fl.us
Expires: 4/30/2021


S.R. 524 Project Development and Environment (PD&E) Study
District: Five
Meeting Type: Meeting
Date: Tuesday, May 04, 2021
Time: 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Location Name: City of Cocoa Civic Center
Street Address: 430 Delannoy Ave.
City: Cocoa
Purpose: The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is holding a public meeting regarding alternatives for the Project Development and Environment (PD&E) Study on State Road (S.R.) 524 from Friday Road (south) to Industry Road in Brevard County on Tuesday, May 4, at 5:30 p.m.

This PD&E study is being conducted to determine the location and conceptual design of the preferred roadway improvements, and the associated social, economic, and environmental effects of the improvements. The proposed roadway improvements include widening the current two-lane rural roadway to a four-lane divided roadway. In addition to evaluating a no build alternative, the study is evaluating several alternatives to improve mobility and enhance multi-modal opportunities, including bicycle and pedestrian facilities. The public meeting is being held to present information and receive community feedback.

The Department is offering multiple ways for the community to participate in the meeting. All participants, regardless of platform they choose, will receive the same information on the proposed project.

• Virtual Option: Interested persons may join the Virtual Public Meeting (VPM) from a computer, tablet or mobile device. A VPM is a free live presentation or webinar over the internet. For this option, advance registration is required by visiting the link below. Once registered, participants will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting online. Please note, Internet Explorer cannot be used to register or attend this webinar. https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8305004263653231375

• Phone Option (Listen Only): Participants may join the meeting in listen-only mode by dialing 1-562-247-8422 and entering the passcode 160-006-436 when prompted.

• In-Person Open House Option: Participants may attend in person by going to City of Cocoa Civic Center, 430 Delannoy Ave., Cocoa, FL 32922 on Tuesday May 4. The in-person meeting will be an open house where participants can stop by anytime between 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. to view a looping presentation and project displays, speak with project team members, and submit comments or questions. The Department requests advance registration for this option to ensure all attendees are accommodated safely and according to social distancing guidelines. To register for the in-person open house option, please contact the project manager by using the contact information listed at the end of this letter. Attendees will be asked to follow all safety and sanitation guidelines as well as adhere to any local ordinances. Persons who are not feeling well should not attend the in-person meeting.

The virtual and in-person meeting location will open at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday May 4. If joining online, please provide adequate log-in time to view the presentation in its entirety.

All meeting materials, including the presentation, will be available on the project website at www.cflroads.com/project/437983-1 prior to the meeting.

FDOT is sending notices to all property owners, business owners, interested persons and organizations to provide the opportunity to offer comments and express their views regarding this project and the proposed improvements.

Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, or family status. Persons wishing to express their concerns relative to FDOT compliance with Title VI may do so by contacting Jennifer Smith, FDOT District Five Title VI Coordinator, at Jennifer.Smith2@dot.state.fl.us.

Persons who require accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or persons who require translation services (free of charge) should contact Lorena Cucek at 386-943-5392 or lorena.cucek@dot.state.fl.us at least seven (7) days prior to the meeting. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact us by using the Florida Relay Service, 1-800-955-8771 (TDD) or 1-800-955-8770 (Voice).

The environmental review, consultation, and other actions required by applicable federal environmental laws for this project are being, or have been, carried out by the FDOT pursuant to 23 U.S.C. §327 and a Memorandum of Understanding dated December 14, 2016 and executed by the Federal Highway Administration and FDOT.

If you have any questions or comments about the project, please contact: FDOT Project Manager Lorena Cucek by phone at 386-943-5392, by email at lorena.cucek@dot.state.fl.us, or U.S. mail at Florida Department of Transportation, 719 S. Woodland Boulevard, MS 501, DeLand, Florida 32720.
Primary Contact: Lorena Cucek
Primary Phone: 386-943-5392
Primary E-Mail: lorena.cucek@dot.state.fl.us
Expires: 5/5/2021


I-75 Northbound Rest Area Reconstruction Public Information Meeting
District: Five
Meeting Type: Meeting
Date: Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Time: 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Location Name: Marion Oaks Assembly of God
Street Address: 13977 SW 32nd Terrace Road
City: Ocala
Purpose: The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is holding a public meeting regarding project plans for the I-75 Northbound Rest Area Reconstruction from north of County Road (C.R.) 484 to south of State Road (S.R.) 200 on Tuesday, May 11, at 5:30 p.m.

The purpose of this project is to update the facility to better serve travelers. The project will bring the building up to current standards, add picnic shelters, an area for pets, and a maintenance shed. Additional parking will also be added for passenger vehicles, recreational vehicles, and commercial trucks. The project will include coordination with Marion County Utilities to reconstruct water and wastewater systems at the facility as well. The public meeting is being held to present information and receive community feedback.

The FDOT is also designing plans to reconstruct the southbound I-75 rest area. However, construction for the southbound rest area is not yet funded. Additional outreach will take place once the project is funded for construction.

The Department is offering multiple ways for the community to participate in the meeting. All participants, regardless of platform they choose, will receive the same information on the proposed project.

• Virtual Option: Interested persons may join the Virtual Public Meeting (VPM) from a computer, tablet or mobile device. A VPM is a free live presentation or webinar over the internet. For this option, advance registration is required by visiting the link below. Once registered, participants will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting online. Please note, Internet Explorer cannot be used to register or attend this webinar. https://bit.ly/3fbb7o3.

• Phone Option (Listen Only): Participants may join the meeting in listen-only mode by dialing 1-866-901-6455 and entering the passcode 708-093-646 when prompted.

• In-Person Open House Option: Participants may attend in person by going to Marion Oaks Assembly of God, 13977 SW 32nd Terrace Road, Ocala, FL 34473. The in-person meeting will be an open house where participants can stop by anytime between 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. to view a looping presentation and project displays, speak with project team members, and submit comments or questions. The Department requests advance registration for this option to ensure all attendees are accommodated safely and according to social distancing guidelines. To register for the in-person open house option, please contact the project manager by using the contact information listed at the end of this letter. Attendees will be asked to follow all safety and sanitation guidelines as well as adhere to any local ordinances. Persons who are not feeling well should not attend the in-person meeting.

The virtual and in-person meeting location will open at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 11. If joining online, please allow adequate log-in time to view the presentation in its entirety.

All meeting materials, including the presentation, will be available on the project website at www.cflroads.com/project/438562-1 prior to the meeting.

FDOT is sending notices to all property owners, business owners, interested persons and organizations to provide the opportunity to offer comments and express their views regarding this project and the proposed improvements.

Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, or family status. Persons wishing to express their concerns relative to FDOT compliance with Title VI may do so by contacting Jennifer Smith, FDOT District Five Title VI Coordinator, at Jennifer.Smith2@dot.state.fl.us.

Persons who require accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or persons who require translation services (free of charge) should contact Megan Owens at 386-943-5140 or Megan.Owens@dot.state.fl.us at least seven (7) days prior to the meeting. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact us by using the Florida Relay Service, 1-800-955-8771 (TDD) or 1-800-955-8770 (Voice).

If you have any questions or comments about the project, please contact: FDOT Project Manager Megan Owens by phone at 386-943-5140, by email at Megan.Owens@dot.state.fl.us, or U.S. mail at Florida Department of Transportation, 719 S. Woodland Boulevard, MS 542, DeLand, Florida 32720.
Primary Contact: Megan Owens
Primary Phone: 386-943-5140
Primary E-Mail: Megan.Owens@dot.state.fl.us
Expires: 5/12/2021


U.S. 17-92 (S. Orange Blossom Trail/John Young Parkway) Improvements
District: Five
Meeting Type: Hearing
Date: Thursday, May 13, 2021
Time: 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Location Name: Kissimmee Civic Center Arena
Street Address: 201 E. Dakin Ave.
City: Kissimmee
Purpose: The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) invites you to a public hearing regarding project plans for two projects on U.S. 17-92 (S. Orange Blossom Trail/John Young Parkway) on Thursday, May 13, at 5:30 p.m.

The purpose of the first project is to relieve congestion and improve operations at the intersection of U.S. 17-92 and Pleasant Hill Road. A new road will be constructed to connect the Fern Drive at Pleasant Hill Road intersection with the existing The Oaks Boulevard opening on U.S. 17-92. Other improvements include realigning The Oaks Boulevard to the west with a signalized connection to the new road and adding new traffic signals at Pleasant Hill Road and Fern Drive, as well as on U.S. 17-92 at the new road.

The second project will resurface U.S. 17-92 from east of Ham Road to south of Portage Street to extend the life of the existing roadway. The project will improve safety for pedestrians by constructing concrete islands to facilitate new pedestrian crosswalks, adding sidewalk, and reconstructing sidewalk curb ramps to meet Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards. Bicycle through lanes will also be added next to some right turn lanes. Other improvements include drainage modifications, shoulder widening, and traffic signal upgrades. The public hearing is being held to present information and receive community feedback.

The Department is offering multiple ways for the community to participate in the hearing. All participants, regardless of the platform they choose, will participate in the same live hearing.

• Virtual Option: Interested persons may join the Virtual Public Hearing (VPH) from a computer, tablet, or mobile device. A VPH is a free live presentation or webinar over the internet. For this option, advance registration is required by visiting the link below. Once registered, participants will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the hearing online. Please note, Internet Explorer cannot be used to register or attend this webinar. https://fdot.cc/jyp-vph

• Phone Option (Listen Only): Participants may join the hearing in listen-only mode by dialing 1-866-901-6455 and entering the passcode 500-276-793 when prompted. Callers may submit comments directly to the project manager by using the contact information listed at the end of this letter.

• In-Person Option: Participants may attend in person by going to Kissimmee Civic Center Arena, 201 E. Dakin Ave., Kissimmee, FL 34741. The Department requests advance registration for this option to ensure all attendees are accommodated safely and according to social distancing guidelines. To register for the in-person option, please contact the project manager by using the contact information listed at the end of this letter. Attendees will be asked to follow all safety and sanitation guidelines as well as adhere to any local ordinances. Persons who are not feeling well should not attend the in-person hearing.

The virtual and in-person hearing location open at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 13. A presentation will begin promptly at 6 p.m. followed by a formal public comment period. If joining online, please allow adequate log-in time to view the presentation in its entirety.

All hearing materials, including the presentation, will be available on the project websites at www.cflroads.com/project/418403-6 for the new road and www.cflroads.com/project/445210-1 for the repaving project prior to the hearing. A recording of the hearing will be available on the website within a week following the hearing.

FDOT is sending notices to all property owners, business owners, interested persons and organizations to provide the opportunity to give comments to FDOT regarding the U.S. 17-92 Improvement projects. The hearing gives everyone an opportunity to express their views about the proposed modifications. While comments about the project are accepted at any time, please send your comments by May 27 to be included in the records for this public hearing.

Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, or family status. Persons wishing to express their concerns relative to FDOT compliance with Title VI may do so by contacting Jennifer Smith, FDOT District Five Title VI Coordinator at Jennifer.Smith2@dot.state.fl.us.

Persons who require accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or persons who require translation services (free of charge) should contact Eric Trull at 407-569-8993 or eric@valerin-group.com at least seven (7) days prior to the hearing. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact us by using the Florida Relay Service, 1-800-955-8771 (TDD) or 1-800-955-8770 (Voice).

If you have any questions or comments about the project, please contact: FDOT Project Manager Naziru Isaac by phone at 386-943-5547, email at Naziru.Isaac@dot.state.fl.us, or U.S. mail at Florida Department of Transportation, 719 S. Woodland Boulevard, MS 552, DeLand, Florida 32720.
Primary Contact: Naziru Isaac
Primary Phone: 386-943-5547
Primary E-Mail: Naziru.Isaac@dot.state.fl.us
Expires: 5/14/2021