Widening; November 27, 2012, 5:30; Adventure Christian Church, 3800 SR 19, Tavares FL 32778  

    HDR, Inc.

    NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING: This notice has nothing to do with any rule or rulemaking process.

    The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) announces a public hearing to which all persons are invited.

    DATE AND TIME: Tuesday, November 27, 2012: open house, 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.; formal presentation, 6:30 p.m.

    PLACE: Adventure Christian Church, 3800 State Road 19, Tavares, Florida 32778

    GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: Financial Management No. 238319-1-22-01

    Project Description: State Road (SR) 19/Howey Bridge Project Development & Environment (PD&E) Study

    This PD&E study evaluates proposed improvements to SR 19. The improvements include widening the existing roadway from two to four lanes from County Road (CR) 48 to CR 561, a distance of approximately 4.9 miles. It also includes improvements to the Howey Bridge over Little Lake Harris.

    This hearing is being conducted to give interested persons the opportunity to express their views concerning the location; conceptual design; and social, economic and environmental effects of the proposed improvements.

    The draft project documents and other information are available for public review from November 6 to December 14 at the Tavares Public Library at 314 N. New Hampshire Avenue, Tavares, FL 32778. They are also available at the Howey-in-the-Hills Town Hall located at 101 N. Palm Avenue in Howey-in-the-Hills and at the FDOT District Office located at 719 S. Woodland Boulevard in DeLand. Persons wishing to submit written statements, or other exhibits, in place of or in addition to oral statements, may do so at the hearing, or by sending them to Mindy Heath at the address below. All exhibits or statements postmarked on or before December 14 will become part of the public record.

    A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting: Ms. Mindy Heath, Public Information Coordinator, HDR Engineering, 315 East Robinson Street, Ste 400, Orlando FL, 32801, by phone at 407.420.4245, or by email at mindy.heath@hdrinc.com.

    Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this hearing is asked to advise the agency at least 7 days before the workshop/meeting by contacting Ms. Mindy Heath at the phone number provided above. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Services, 1.800.955.8771 (TDD) or 1.800.955.8770 (Voice). Persons who require translation services (free of charge) should contact Ms. Mindy Heath at the phone number provided above.

    Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, disability or family status.

    FOR MORE INFORMATION, YOU MAY CONTACT: David Cooke, FDOT Project Manager, at 386.943.5404 or by e-mail at david.cooke@dot.state.fl.us or Mindy Heath at the contact information shown above.


Document Information

Hearing Meeting:
Adventure Christian Church, 3800 SR 19, Tavares FL 32778