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February 28, 2018

Steve Olson, (386) 943-5479

Steve.Olson@dot.state.fl.us

 

Feedback Sought for U.S. 27 Safety Improvements in Marion County

Marion County - The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will have a public hearing next Thursday, March 8, about safety improvements along U.S. 27 at the intersection of County Road (C.R.) 464B.

 

The project proposes converting the full median opening at that intersection to a bi-directional median opening. Northbound and southbound left turns from U.S. 27 will still be permitted, but the C.R. 464B intersection with U.S. 27 will be converted to right turns only. This modification reduces traffic conflict points at the intersection, improving safety.

 

The public hearing will open at 5 p.m. for viewing displays and discussion with project staff at the Fellowship Baptist Church, 10500 U.S. 27, Ocala, FL 34482. A formal presentation will begin at 6 p.m., followed by public comments.

Draft project documents are currently available for review through March 19, 2018 at the Marion County Public Library Headquarters, 2720 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala, FL 34470.

Persons with disabilities who require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or persons who require translation services (free of charge) should contact Kelly Hiden, public involvement coordinator, by phone at 407-508-0839, or via email at kelly@valerin-group.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, 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.

 

For media inquiries, please contact the District Five Communications Office at 386-943-5479 or d5-pio@dot.state.fl.us.  

 

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