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Public Hearing- SR 40 (Silver Springs Boulevard) from US 441/SR 500 to Magnolia Avenue

Marion County- The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is holding a public hearing regarding plans for intersection improvements along SR 40 (Silver Springs Boulevard) from US 441/SR 500 to Magnolia Avenue in Marion County. The hearing is on Thursday, June 18, 2015, at the Institute for Human and Machine Cognition in the lecture hall at 15 SE Osceola Avenue, Ocala, Florida 34471.

The hearing will be an open house from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., with a presentation at 6:30 p.m. The purpose of this public hearing is to receive public input and to gain ideas from the local community about proposed improvement including turn lanes, median improvements, signalization enhancements, and access management improvements on SR 40 between US 441 and Magnolia Avenue. FDOT staff will be available to discuss the study and answer questions. A certified court reporter will be present to collect and document comments for the record.

Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, or family status. Persons who require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or persons who require translation services (free of charge) should contact  Mark Bertoncini, Vanasse Hangen Brustlin Inc., 225 E. Robinson Street, Orlando FL 32801; telephone 407-839-4006; or via email at mbertoncini@vhb.com .

Participants may also provide public comment at any time during the meeting. Written comments can be submitted at this meeting, or by mail no later than June 28, to Todd Alexander, Florida Department of Transportation District Five office located at 719 S. Woodland Blvd., DeLand, Florida 32720.

If you have any questions, please contact me at 386-943-5474 or email Todd.Alexander@dot.state.fl.us