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February 8, 2018

Steve Olson, (386) 943-5479



Public Hearing on State Road 600/U.S. 17/92 (South Orange Blossom Trail) Proposed Improvements

Osceola County - The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will hold a public hearing regarding the State Road (S.R.) 600/U.S. 17/92 (South Orange Blossom Trail) Access Management Improvement project in Kissimmee, 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, at the Hart Memorial Central & Ray Shanks Law Library, 211 East Dakin Avenue, Kissimmee, FL 34741. It 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. Participants may also provide written public comments at any time during the hearing, or by mail or email to Ada Vargas (contact information below) no later than February 22, 2018.

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 email ada.vargas@burgessniple.com. 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 sought 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.

Media inquiries should be directed to Communications Manager Steve Olson, 386-943-5479, or Steve.Olson@dot.state.fl.us

An additional source for information on state roadway projects in Central Florida is just a click away. Visit our website at www.cflroads.com, or this project’s page directly.


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