The purpose of the Community Open House is to provide an opportunity for the public to view information presented to-date at the Task Force meetings for the Southwest-Central Connector. Attendees may come anytime between 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. to view displays, hold one-on-one conversations with staff, and watch a presentation that will run on a continuous loop. Anyone wishing to provide comments for the public record will be able to speak to a court reporter, handwrite their comments, or type them into a laptop. The displays and video will be available to view online after the open house at Comments can also be provided directly through the website at or by email to There will be no formal presentation at the open house; however, we encourage you to drop by at your convenience during the above listed hours. If you are unable to attend the meeting but would like more information, please visit The Florida Department of Transportation may adopt the result of this planning effort into the environmental review process, pursuant to Title 23 U.S.C. § 168(4)(d) or the state project development process. Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, or family status. People who require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or who require translation services (free of charge) should contact Angela Starke at or (407) 264-3321 at least seven (7) days prior to the meeting. 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).