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I-4 Beyond the Ultimate Project Development and Environment (PD&E) Reevaluation Study

 

Osceola and Orange Counties – The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), will have a public hearing for the “I-4 Beyond the Ultimate” PD&E Study, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 25, 2016, at the Celebration Town Hall, located at 851 Celebration Avenue, Celebration, FL 34747.

 

This study focuses on the concept of adding express lanes on Interstate 4 (I-4), from west of US 27 to west of Kirkman Road/State Road (SR) 435 to the west, and from east of SR 434 to east of SR 472 to the east; a distance of approximately 40 miles.

 

At this meeting we will present the recommended design alternative for adding express lanes on the segment of I-4 from west of CR 532 to west of the Beachline Expressway/SR 528 in Osceola and Orange Counties.

 

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

 

The hearing will begin as an open house at 5:30 p.m. with a formal presentation at 6:00 p.m., followed by a public comment period.

 

The draft environmental and engineering reports developed by the Department will be available for public review from October 4, 2016 through November 4, 2016 at the following locations:

1. The Osceola Public Library, West Branch, located at 305 Campus Street, Kissimmee, FL 34747

2. The study website - www.i4express.com

 

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 Beata Stys-Palasz, P.E., by phone at 386-943-5418, or via email at beata.stys-palasz@dot.state.fl.us at least seven (7) days prior to the hearing. 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).

 

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