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Public Information Meeting for Wekiva Parkway Section 5 

Lake County – The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is holding a public information meeting about the Wekiva Parkway Section 5 Construction Project in Lake County. The public meeting is being held to review the construction plans and schedule.  

Section 5 entails removing about a mile of County Road (C.R.) 46A out of the Seminole State Forest to reduce collisions between vehicles and wildlife. The project involves realigning C.R. 46A for 2.5 miles from north of Arundel Way to connect to State Road (S.R.) 429 east of Camp Challenge Road. Work will include making a new signalized, T-intersection between the realigned C.R. 46A and S.R. 46. The project also includes road widening, installing medians, and building a multi-use trail along part of S.R. 46.

The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, May 23, 2017 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Camp Challenge located at 31600 Camp Challenge Road in Sorrento, Florida. The meeting is an informal open house where plans are available for review and project staff is available to address questions.

Persons who require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or persons who require translation services, free of charge, should contact: Ms. Mary Brooks, Quest Corporation of America, by writing to her at 2431 Aloma Avenue, Suite 231, Winter Park, FL 32792, by calling (407) 694-5505 or contacting her via e-mail at info@wekivaparkway.com 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 phone at 386-943-5367, or via email at Jennifer.Smith2@dot.state.fl.us.

If you have any questions, please contact Steve Olson, FDOT Public Information Manager at steve.olson@dot.state.fl.us, or by telephone at (386) 943-5479. You may also contact Public Information Officer Mary Brooks at info@wekivaparkway.com, or by telephone at (407) 694-5505. For more information visit the project website at www.wekivaparkway.com, and follow the project on Facebook and Twitter.