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Feedback Sought on Orange Blossom Trail Sidewalk Reconstruction Plans

Public Information Meeting Set for March 12


Orlando, Fla.The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is hosting a public information meeting regarding plans to replace and improve the sidewalk along Orange Blossom Trail (U.S. 441) between 30th Street and Gore Street in Orlando. The meeting is on Thursday, March 12, from 5 p.m. to
7 p.m. at Holden Heights Community Center, 1201 20th St., Orlando.

The project improves safety along the corridor and involves sidewalk reconstruction that includes inserting decorative pavers, enhancing the curb markings, improving pedestrian lighting, and adding new mast arm traffic signal poles at Michigan and Grand streets.

The meeting will be an open house format, where attendees can come anytime to view project displays and a looping video presentation.  Project team members also will be available to discuss the project and answer questions.

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.

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 provide public comment at any time during the public comment period, which ends on March. 22, 2020. Written comments can be submitted at this meeting, by mail to Anthony Miller, 719 S. Woodland Boulevard, MS 542, DeLand, FL 32720, or via email to Anthony.Miller@dot.state.fl.us.

For media inquiries, please contact the FDOT Communications Office at 386-943-5593 or FDOT-D5COMM@dot.state.fl.us.


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