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The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is holding a public information workshop for a safety improvement project along Alafaya Trail (SR 434). The project begins north of Colonial Drive (SR 50) and extends to Strategy Boulevard in Orange County. The improvements include left turn lane extensions, crosswalk striping, median access restrictions and median closures in multiple locations along the roadway. The estimated construction start date is in the fall of 2013.


The workshop is scheduled for Thursday, November 15, at the Spirit of Joy Lutheran Church located at 1801 Rouse Road in Orlando. It begins with an open house at 6 p.m., includes a presentation at 7 p.m., and ends at 8 p.m.  Staff members will be available to discuss the project and answer any questions you may have before and after the presentation. The presentation video is also available for viewing at www.cflroads.com/Project/Details/271/428952-1 under ‘Project Files’.


Public comments are encouraged and can be submitted at this workshop; by mail to Mr. David Dangel, P.E., Public Involvement Coordinator, Inwood Consulting Engineers, 3000 Dovera Drive, Suite 200, Oviedo, Florida 32765; or by email to ddangel@inwoodinc.com no later than November 26. All comments, written and oral, will become part of the project’s public record. 


Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, or family status. Persons who require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or persons who require translation services (free of charge) should contact Mr. Dangel by mail at the address provided above; by telephone at (407) 971-8850; or by e-mail at ddangel@inwoodinc.com at least seven days prior to the workshop.


If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the FDOT Project Manager, Jazlyn Heywood at (386) 943-5562 or email Jazlyn.Heywood@dot.state.fl.us.