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The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is holding a public hearing regarding the S.R. 600/US 17/92 (South Orange Blossom Trail) Access Management Improvement project which involves converting the full median opening at Westgate Drive to a directional opening, widening the eastbound left turn lane and constructing a new westbound left turn lane. The hearing will be held on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at the Hart Memorial Central & Ray Shanks Law Library, 211 East Dakin Avenue, Kissimmee, Florida 34741.
 
The hearing will begin as an open house at 6:30 p.m. with a presentation at 7 p.m. followed by public comments. The purpose of this public hearing is to receive public input and to gain ideas from the local community about the proposed improvement. FDOT staff will be available to discuss the plans and answer questions.
 
Persons with disabilities who require accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or persons who require translation services (free of charge) should contact Ada Vargas, Burgess & Niple, Inc., 1800 Pembrook Drive, Suite 265, Orlando, Florida 32810; telephone 407-401-8527 or at ada.vargas@burgessniple.com, at least seven 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).
 
Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, 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 at jennifer.smith2@dot.state.fl.us.
 
Participants may also provide public comments at any time during the hearing. Written comments can be submitted at this hearing, or by mail no later than February 22, 2018, to Ada Vargas, Burgess & Niple, Inc., 1800 Pembrook Drive, Suite 265, Orlando, Florida 32810.
 
If you have any questions, please contact Gene Varano, FDOT Project Manager at gene.varano@dot.state.fl.us or by phone at 386-943-5145.
 
Media inquiries should be directed to Communications Manager Steve Olson, 386-943-5479, or Steve.Olson@dot.state.fl.us