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Technical Review and Award Committee Meetings
District: One
Meeting Type: Meeting
Location Name: Florida Department of Transportation, District One Office
Street Address: 801 North Broadway Avenue
City: Bartow


Northbound Tamiami Trail (US 41/ SR 45) Complete Street Improvement
District: One
Meeting Type: Meeting
Date: Thursday, January 26, 2023
Time: 5:00 pm to 7:00 am
Location Name: Charlotte Harbor Event and Conference Center
Street Address: 75 Taylor St, Punta Gorda, FL 33950
City: Punta Gorda
Purpose: The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), District One, invites you to the public meeting for the Northbound Tamiami Trail (US 41/SR 45) Complete Street Improvements (Financial Project No.: 441524-1-32-01). The project specifically includes roadway, pedestrian, and bicycle safety improvements along Northbound Tamiami Trail from William Street to Peace River Bridge in Downtown Punta Gorda, Charlotte County. The public meeting is being held to present information and gather public input on the proposed design of the improvements. You may attend the public meeting through two options: in-person event or live online (virtual) event. The in-person event will be held on Thursday, January 26, 2023, at the Charlotte Harbor Event and Conference Center, 75 Taylor St, Punta Gorda, FL 33950. The in-person event will be an open house format from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The online (virtual) event will be held on Tuesday, January 31, 2023, consisting of a live question-and-answer session from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. The same material will be displayed at both events. You can register in advance by visiting bit.ly/TamiamiTrailPublicMeeting or the project website at https://www.swflroads.com/project/441524-1. Once registered, attendees will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting online. Please note, Internet Explorer cannot be used to register or attend the live online (virtual) event. All meeting materials will be available on the project website beginning Thursday, January 19, 2023. A copy of these materials will also be displayed at the in-person meeting. You may choose any combination of the provided options to review the materials and to submit your comments. For more information on all options to attend the upcoming public meeting, visit the project website or contact FDOT Project Manager, Christopher Speese, at (239) 225-1973, or Christopher.Speese@dot.state.fl.us. You may submit comments on the project in three different ways: 1) on the project website; 2) emailing the FDOT Project Manager, Christopher Speese, at Christopher.Speese@dot.state.fl.us; or 3) mailing comments to Christopher Speese, FDOT District One, Southwest Area Office, 10041 Daniels Parkway, Fort Myers, FL 33913. While comments about the project are accepted at any time, comments must be received or postmarked by February 10, 2023, to be included in the formal public meeting record. A summary of the meeting comments and responses will be available on the website approximately 30 days following the close of the comment period. The FDOT solicits public participation without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, or family status. People who have questions or concerns about these items, require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act, or who require translation services (free of charge) should contact Cynthia Sykes, FDOT District One Title VI Coordinator, at (863) 519-2287 or Cynthia.Sykes@dot.state.fl.us at least seven days prior to the public meeting.
Primary Contact: Christopher Speese
Primary Phone: (239) 225-1973
Primary E-Mail: Christopher.Speese@dot.state.fl.us
Expires: 2/1/2023


SR 31 fr SR 80 to SR 78 PD&E Study In-Person Alternatives Public Meeting
District: One
Meeting Type: Meeting
Date: Tuesday, January 31, 2023
Time: 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Location Name: The Field House at Babcock Ranch
Street Address: 43281 Cypress Parkway
City: Babcock Ranch, FL 33982
Purpose: FDOT is conducting this PD&E Study to evaluate alternatives to address future traffic demands, safety, and to improve the roadway design to better serve the needs of all users, including bicyclists and pedestrians. The State Road 31 from State Road 80 to State Road 78 Alternatives Public Meeting is being held to present information about the preliminary alternatives and provide the opportunity for the public to offer feedback. You can participate in the State Road 31 Alternatives Public Meeting in-person on Tuesday, January 31, 2023 anytime from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at The Field House at Babcock Ranch, 43281 Cypress Parkway, Babcock Ranch, FL 33982. The same materials will be displayed at both the in-person and online events and will also be posted by January 23, 2023 on the project webpage. After reviewing the meeting materials, and/or participating, you may submit comments in three ways: 1) through the project webpage; 2) email the FDOT Project Manager; or 3) mail comments to FDOT. Comments may be submitted to Patrick Bateman by email at Patrick.Bateman@dot.state.fl.us or mail to Patrick Bateman at FDOT District One, MS 1-40, P.O. Box 1249, Bartow, FL 33831-1249. Comments will also be accepted on the project webpage www.swflroads.com/project/441942-1. A summary of the meeting comments and responses will be available on the webpage approximately 30 days following the close of the comment period. FDOT is sending notices to property owners, business owners, interested persons and organizations within 300 feet of the project to provide the opportunity to give comments to FDOT regarding this project. FDOT solicits public participation without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, or family status. People who require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or who require translation services (free of charge) should contact Cynthia Sykes, District One Title VI Coordinator, at (863) 519-2287, or email at Cynthia.Sykes@dot.state.fl.us at least seven days prior to the meeting. The environmental review, consultation, and other actions required by applicable Federal environmental laws for this project are being, or have been, carried out by FDOT pursuant to 23 U.S.C. §327 and a Memorandum of Understanding dated May 26, 2022 and executed by FHWA and FDOT.
Primary Contact: Patrick Bateman
Primary Phone: (863) 519-2792
Primary E-Mail: Patrick.Bateman@dot.state.fl.us
Additional Contact: Adam Rose
Additional Phone: (863) 519-2774
Additional E-mail: adam.rose@dot.state.fl.us
Expires: 2/17/2023


Cortez Road (SR 684) Bridge Replacement Design Project
District: One
Meeting Type: Meeting
Date: Tuesday, January 31, 2023
Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Location Name: Kirkwood Presbyterian Church
Street Address: 6101 Cortez Road
City: Bradenton
Purpose: The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), District One, is hosting a Hybrid (live in-person and online) Public Information Meeting for the Cortez Road (SR 684) bridge replacement design project from Gulf Drive (SR 789) to 123rd Street West in Manatee County. FDOT invites all members of the public to attend. The meeting will focus on bridge details and aesthetics, construction phasing and maintenance of traffic. The Department is offering two ways to participate in this public information meeting. The live in-person meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 31, 2023 at Kirkwood Presbyterian Church (Pfrangle Hall) located at 6101 Cortez Road, Bradenton, FL 34210. The in-person meeting will be an open house, so you may drop by any time between 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. to review project materials at your own pace and to ask the project team questions. There will be no formal presentation. Individuals may also review the same meeting materials and provide comments online from Tuesday, January 24, 2023 through February 10, 2023 at the project website (www.swflroads.com/project/430204-2). The same information will be presented at both the live in-person venue and online at the project website so attending both is not needed. Comments or questions may be submitted either on the project website or to the FDOT Project Manager, Ryan Weeks, at (863) 519-2837 or ryan.weeks@dot.state.fl.us. A member of the project team will follow up with you to address your question. FDOT is sending notices to property owners located a minimum of 300 feet on either side of the roadway within the project limits. While comments about the project are accepted at any time, please submit your comments by February 10, 2023, to be included in the meeting summary. FDOT solicits public participation without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, or family status. People who require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or who require translation services (free of charge) should contact Cynthia Sykes, District One Title VI Coordinator, at (863) 519-2287, or email at cynthia.sykes@dot.state.fl.us at least seven days prior to the public information meeting. The environmental review, consultation, and other actions required by applicable federal environmental laws for this project are being, or have been, carried out by FDOT pursuant to 23 U.S.C. § 327 and a Memorandum of Understanding dated May 26, 2022, and executed by the Federal Highway Administration and FDOT. For more information about the project or public meeting, please contact Mr. Weeks.
Primary Contact: Ryan Weeks
Primary Phone: 863-519-2837
Primary E-Mail: ryan.weeks@dot.state.fl.us
Expires: 2/13/2023


SR 31 fr SR 80 to SR 78 PD&E Study Virtual Alternatives Public Meeting
District: One
Meeting Type: Meeting
Date: Tuesday, February 07, 2023
Time: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Location Name: GoToWebinar
Street Address: bit.ly/SR31-SR80-SR78
Purpose: FDOT is conducting a PD&E Study to evaluate alternatives to address future traffic demands, safety, and to improve the roadway design to better serve the needs of all users, including bicyclists and pedestrians. The State Road 31 from State Road 80 to State Road 78 Alternatives Public Meeting is being held to present information about the preliminary alternatives and provides the opportunity for the public to offer feedback. Attend virtually on Tuesday, February 7, 2023 starting at 6 p.m. This event will include a viewing of the project video and a live question-and-answer component with the project team. Meeting materials will be posted to the project website www.swflroads.com/project/441942-1 by January 23, 2023. Please review the materials before attending the virtual event. Register in advance by visiting: bit.ly/SR31-SR80-SR78 or on the project webpage. Once registered, attendees will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting online. Please note, Internet Explorer cannot be used to register or attend this event. After reviewing the meeting materials, and/or participating, you may submit comments in three ways: 1) through the project webpage www.swflroads.com/project/441942-1; 2) email the FDOT Project Manager Patrick Bateman at Patrick.Bateman@dot.state.fl.us; or 3) mail comments to Patrick Batman at FDOT District One, MS 1-40, P.O. Box 1249, Bartow, FL 33831-1249. While comments about the project are accepted at any time, please note that comments must be received or postmarked by February 17, 2023, to be included in the formal meeting record. A summary of the meeting comments and responses will be available on the website approximately 30 days following the close of the comment period. FDOT is sending notices to property owners, business owners, interested persons and organizations within 300 feet of the project to provide the opportunity to give comments to FDOT regarding this project. FDOT solicits public participation without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, or family status. People who require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or who require translation services (free of charge) should contact Cynthia Sykes, District One Title VI Coordinator, at (863) 519-2287, or email at Cynthia.Sykes@dot.state.fl.us at least seven days prior to the meeting. The environmental review, consultation, and other actions required by applicable Federal environmental laws for this project are being, or have been, carried out by FDOT pursuant to 23 U.S.C. §327 and a Memorandum of Understanding dated May 26, 2022 and executed by FHWA and FDOT.
Primary Contact: Patrick Bateman
Primary Phone: (863) 519-2792
Primary E-Mail: Patrick.Bateman@dot.state.fl.us
Additional Contact: Adam Rose
Additional Phone: (863) 519-2774
Additional E-mail: adam.rose@dot.state.fl.us
Expires: 2/17/2023