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Nov. 8, 2018




Informational Open House for Wekiva Parkway Section 8 

Seminole County – The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is holding a pre-construction informational open house about the Wekiva Parkway Section 8 Project in Seminole County.

The open house will be Thursday, Nov. 15 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Lakeside Fellowship United Methodist Church, 121 N. Henderson Lane, Sanford, FL 32771. During the meeting, attendees will have an opportunity to learn about the construction process for this project, view exhibits and speak with project team members.

This project involves building 2.63 miles of limited access toll road from Orange Boulevard to east of Rinehart Road. This section connects the parkway with Interstate 4 (I-4) and State Road (S.R.) 417, completing Central Florida’s beltway. The project also involves building improvements along I-4 from south of S.R. 417 to south of S.R. 46. This includes the general use lanes that will be part of the future I-4 Beyond the Ultimate project. A toll gantry will be built on this section. Construction is scheduled to begin in early 2019.

Persons with disabilities who require accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or persons who require translation services (free of charge) should contact Mary Brooks, public information officer, by phone at 407-694-5505, or via email 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, at Jennifer.Smith2@dot.state.fl.us.


Media inquiries should be directed to the FDOT Communications Office at d5-pio@dot.state.fl.us or by phone at 386-943-5479. Project information is also available online at www.wekivaparkway.com, and follow the project on Facebook and Twitter.


The FDOT reminds you to please avoid distractions while driving. Stay alert. Put the phone down. It can wait.




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