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Orange County - The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will have a meeting to provide updates about the State Road (SR) 50 widening project. During the meeting, staff will introduce preliminary design concepts to the public.


The public meeting will 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, December 8, 2015, at the Eastpoint Fellowship Church, 15060 Old Cheney Highway, Orlando.


The project limits are SR 50 from east of Avalon Park Boulevard/Pilgrim Street to east of Chuluota Road (County Road (CR) 419)/Columbia School Road.


The project will widen the roadway from a four-lane, to a six-lane roadway and provide accommodations for both bicycles and pedestrians.


The project is not currently funded for construction.


The meeting is an open house beginning at 5:30 p.m. Staff will be available to talk about the project, and answer questions.


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 phone at 386-943-5367, or via email at Jennifer.Smith2@dot.state.fl.us.


Persons with disabilities who require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or persons who require translation services (free of charge) should contact Jennifer Smith, contact information above, 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).


Media questions should be directed to the Public Information Office, 386-943-5497, or jennifer.horton@dot.sate.fl.us