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The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will hold a public hearing regarding plans for improvements along S.R. 527 (Orange Avenue) between the southbound bifurcation (where S.R. 527 splits into one-way pairs, just south of Lake Conway Drive) to north of Grant Street, in Orlando.

The hearing is on Tuesday, February 20, 2018, at the Beardall Senior Center, 800 South Delaney Avenue, Orlando, FL 32801. It will run from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., with a presentation at 6 p.m. The purpose of this public hearing is to receive public input from the local community about the proposed milling and resurfacing improvements on S.R. 527 (Orange Avenue) between the southbound bifurcation to north of Grant Street, and minor median and access management improvements north of Pineloch Avenue. FDOT staff will be available to answer questions. A certified court reporter will also be present to collect and document comments for the project record. 

Public participation is sought 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 at Jennifer.Smith2@dot.state.fl.us. 

Persons with disabilities who require accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or persons who require translation services (free of charge) should contact Mark Bertoncini, by phone at 407-839-4006, or via email at mbertoncini@vhb.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). 

Participants may also provide public comment at any time during or after the meeting. Written comments can be submitted at this meeting, by email, or by mail no later than March 6, 2018 to Taleb Shams, P.E., FDOT Mail Station 2-542, 719 S. Woodland Boulevard, DeLand, Florida 32720 or email Taleb.Shams@dot.state.fl.us. 

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Taleb Shams, P.E., FDOT Project Manager Taleb.shams@dot.state.fl.us, by phone at (386) 943-5231, or by email at Taleb.Shams@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.