Black Bear Trail Meeting; 2/14/19; Astor Community Association  



    The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) announces a Project Visioning Team (PVT) meeting as part of the State Road (S.R.) 40 Black Bear Trail Corridor Planning Study in Lake, Marion and Volusia counties to which all persons are invited.

    DATE AND TIME: Thursday, February 14, 2019, 1:30 p.m. 2:45 p.m.

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

    GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: Financial Management No.: 436360-1

    Project Description: Evaluate a multi-use trail along State Road (S.R.) 40 from Levy Hammock Road to U.S. 17.

    The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is conducting a corridor planning study to assess alternative alignments for a multi-use trail from Levy Hammock Road to U.S. 17, approximately 27 miles. At this third Project Visioning Team (PVT) meeting, the project team will provide a brief overview of the results of the public meeting (informational open house) held on January 24, 2019, review the two alternatives under consideration and discuss the next steps for the study.

    The PVT is an advisory group (not an independent decision-making board) that will assist the FDOT and the consultant team by providing jurisdictional, policy, technical, and administrative guidance throughout the project. Your interest in this study is truly valued and appreciated. This is a working meeting with the FDOT staff and PVT members, which is open to public attendance. Comment cards will be provided for any questions or comments regarding this study by the public, otherwise the public may contact the study team before or after the meeting.

    A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting: Julia Holtzhausen, FDOT project manager, at 719 S. Woodland Boulevard Mail Station 501, DeLand, FL 32720; by phone at (386)943-5058; or, by email at

    Persons with disabilities who require accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act of persons who require translation services (free of charge) should contact Jeff Arms, P.E., FDOT consultant project manager, by phone at (407)420-4200, 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, by email at

    FOR MORE INFORMATION, YOU MAY CONTACT: Julia Holtzhausen, FDOT project manager, by phone at (386)943-5058 or via e-mail at Or, Jeff Arms, P.E., FDOT consultant project manager, by phone at (407)420-4200 or via email at

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Black Bear Trail Meeting
Julia Holtzhausen