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Technical Review and Award Committee Meetings
District: Turnpike
Meeting Type: Meeting
Location Name: Florida Turnpike Enterprise Headquarters Office
Street Address: 5315 Turkey Lake Service Plaza
City: Ocoee


(PD&E) Study for Widening Sawgrass Expressway from West of US 441 to Powerline Road
District: Turnpike
Meeting Type: Hearing
Date: Tuesday, February 27, 2024
Time: 6:00 pm to N/A
Location Name: Virtual
Purpose: The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise will hold a Public Hearing for the Project Development and Environment (PD&E) Study for Widening Sawgrass Expressway (SR 869) from West of US 441 to Powerline Road in Broward County, Financial Project Identification Number 437153-1. The proposed improvements include widening of the Sawgrass Expressway and Florida’s Turnpike, and improvements to the US 441, Lyons Road, and Florida’s Turnpike interchanges with the Sawgrass Expressway. The improvements include direct connections between Florida’s Turnpike and the planned SW 10th Street Connector project. This Public Hearing is being conducted to give interested people an opportunity to review the study and express their views concerning the location, conceptual design, and social/economic, cultural, and environmental effects of the proposed improvements. The Enterprise will provide several ways to participate in the Public Hearing: • Tuesday, February 27, 2024, at 6:00 p.m. (EST) (Virtual): Interested people may participate in the Public Hearing virtually from a computer, tablet, smartphone, or by telephone in listen-only mode. If you wish to participate, please visit the project website, www.Sawgrass441toPowerline.com, to register for the Public Hearing and select your participation option. Please note that registration works best in the Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, or Firefox web browsers. Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email that includes instructions on how to join the Public Hearing online. Participants may also join in listen-only mode by calling 562-247-8422 and entering access code 895-169-533. • Wednesday, February 28, 2024, at 5:30 p.m. (EST): Interested people may participate in the Public Hearing in-person at the Fort Lauderdale Marriott Coral Springs Hotel, 11775 Heron Bay Boulevard, Coral Springs, FL 33076. Displays that illustrate the proposed improvements will be available at the Public Hearing, along with informational videos. All Public Hearing materials will be available on the project website, www.Sawgrass441toPowerline.com, for review on the day of the virtual hearing. The same information will be presented at the virtual and in-person hearings. Draft project documents are available for review through March 11, 2024, at the Parkland Library, 6620 N University Dr., Parkland, FL 33067, (M-Th: 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.; Fri & Sat: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.). Comments or questions about the project may be submitted via the Public Hearing registration form located on the project website, www.Sawgrass441toPowerline.com, and at the virtual and in-person hearings. Comments may also be submitted by contacting Jazlyn Heywood, P.E. using the contact information provided below. All comments received or postmarked no later than March 11, 2024, will be included in the records for the Public Hearing. Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, or family status. Persons who require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or persons who require translation services (free of charge) should contact Jazlyn Heywood, P.E. using the contact information shown below at least seven (7) days prior to the open house. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1 (800) 955-8771 (TDD) or 1 (800) 955-8770 (Voice). For additional information, please contact Jazlyn Heywood, P.E., Project Manager, at the contact information provided below. For project information and updates throughout the study, you may visit the project website, www.Sawgrass441toPowerline.com.
Primary Contact: Jazlyn Heywood, P.E., Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise Project Manager
Primary Phone: (407) 264-3298
Primary E-Mail: Jazlyn.Heywood@dot.state.fl.us
Additional Contact: Rax Jung, Ph.D., P.E., Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise Project Development Engineer
Additional Phone: (407) 264-3870
Additional E-mail: Rax.Jung@dot.state.fl.us
Expires: 2/29/2024