The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), District One, and Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise announce an ePublic Hearing to present the Tentative Five-Year Work Program. The Tentative Work Program lists transportation system improvements ...  

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    DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

    The Florida Department of Transportation, District One announces a hearing to which all persons are invited.

    DATES AND TIMES: Monday, October 21, 2019, 12:00 Noon – Friday, October 25, 2019 12:00 Noon

    PLACE: 1. Go to www.swflroads.com and click on Future Projects during the times listed to watch a video about the Draft Tentative Work Program for fiscal years 2021-2025, review the programs and maps, submit comments, and find information about how to contact an FDOT representative with questions. The ePublic Hearing will be open and available continuously during the listed times.

    2. If you do not have access to a computer or the internet, you can use a computer at a local public library in each of the 12 counties within District One during the libraries’ regular operating hours.

    3. FDOT representatives will be available at the following locations to meet with you in person, answer any questions, and assist with website access:

    • Collier County Library Headquarters, October 21, 2019, 12:00 Noon – 3:00 p.m., 2385 Orange Blossom Drive, Naples, FL 34109

    • Polk County Administration Building, October 22, 2019, 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., 330 W. Church Street, Bartow, FL 33830

    • Detweiler’s Farm Market, October 22, 2019, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon, 6100 N. Lockwood Ridge Road, Sarasota, FL 34243

    • Highlands County Government Center (Lobby), October 23, 2019, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon, 600 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870

    • Lakes Regional Library, October 24, 2019, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., 15290 Bass Road, Fort Myers, FL 33919

    • Mid-County Regional Library, October 25, 2019, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon, 2050 Forrest Nelson Boulevard, Port Charlotte, FL 33952

    4. FDOT representatives will also be available with materials for review during the hearing week at the FDOT District One offices located at 801 North Broadway Avenue in Bartow and 10041 Daniels Parkway in Fort Myers. You can schedule a meeting at the offices by calling 1(863)519-2285 (Bartow) or (239)225-1975 (Fort Myers).

    GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), District One, and Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise announce an ePublic Hearing to present the Tentative Five-Year Work Program. The Tentative Work Program lists transportation system improvements scheduled for fiscal years beginning July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2025. FDOT will accept comments from all interested parties if received by Thursday, October 31, 2019. Mail comments to L.K. Nandam, P.E., District Secretary, FDOT, 10041 Daniels Parkway, Fort Myers, FL 33913, attention Wayne Gaither, Southwest Area Office Director, or email comments to wayne.gaither@dot.state.fl.us.

    A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting: Zachary Burch, FDOT Communications Manager, by phone (239)225-1900, by e-mail at Zachary.Burch@dot.state.fl.us.

    Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 7 days before the workshop/meeting by contacting: Cynthia Sykes, Florida Department of Transportation, District One, 801 N. Broadway Street, Bartow, Florida 33830-3809, 1(863)519-2287 or email: Cynthia.Sykes@dot.state.fl.us. 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 more information, you may contact: Zachary Burch, FDOT Communications Manager, by phone (239)225-1900, by e-mail at Zachary.Burch@dot.state.fl.us.