North Lake Trail & Black Bear Trail Informational Open House; Thursday, January 24, 2019, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.; Astor Community Association  



    HDR, INC.

    This notice has nothing to do with any rule or rulemaking process.

    The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) announces an informational open house (public meeting) to which all persons are invited.

    DATE AND TIME: Thursday, January 24, 2019, 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

    PLACE: Astor Community Association, 24148 Ann St, Astor, FL 32102


    Financial Project ID (FPID) No.: 441626-1 (North Lake Trail) and 436360-1 (Black Bear Trail)

    Project Description: North Lake Trail Phase 3 Corridor Planning Study from County Road (C.R.) 450/Bulldog Lane to S.R. 40, Lake County and Marion County, Florida and State Road (S.R.) 40 Black Bear Trail Corridor Planning Study from Levy Hammock Road to U.S. 17 in Lake County, Marion County, and Volusia County, Florida

    The open house is being conducted to present the recommended improvements, seek public and agency input, and provide interested persons an opportunity to express their views about the projects. The proposed improvements will provide a safe, comfortable, and accessible paved facility for bicyclists, pedestrians, and other non-motorized users of all ages and abilities.

    The open house will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. during which time displays and other project information will be available for review. Staff will also be available to discuss the project. An informational looping presentation will be given throughout the meeting. Notices are being sent to all property owners and tenants located within 300 feet on either side of the alignment alternatives and to other public officials, regulatory agencies, organizations, and individuals interested in the project.

    Persons with disabilities who require accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or persons who require translation services (free of charge) should contact Jeff Arms by phone at (407)420-4249, or via email at 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).

    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

    For more information, please contact the FDOT Project Managers, Judy Pizzo, at (386)943-5167 or by email at in regards to the North Lake Trail, or Julia Holtzhausen at (386)943-5058 or by email at for the Black Bear Trail. You may also visit the project websites at

Document Information

Hearing Meeting:
Astor Community Association
North Lake Trail & Black Bear Trail Informational Open House
public meeting
Judy Pizzo