Upcoming Public Meeting: East Colonial Drive (S.R. 50) Widening
ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will hold a public meeting regarding project plans on East Colonial Drive (State Road (S.R.) 50 from east of Avalon Park Boulevard to east of Chuluota Road near Bithlo on Thursday, February 9, at 5:30 p.m. The purpose of this project is to increase capacity, relieve congestion and enhance safety along the corridor. The meeting will also present information on the Orange County Public Schools Access Road.
The Department is offering multiple ways for the community to participate in the meeting. All participants, regardless of platform they choose, will participate in the same live meeting.
Virtual Option: Interested persons may join from a computer, tablet, or mobile device at 5:30 p.m. For this option, advance registration is required by visiting bit.ly/3BjpOzF. Once registered, participants will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting online. Please use Chrome or Microsoft Edge as your internet browser to register and attend this webinar. If joining online, please allow adequate log-in time to view the presentation in its entirety.
Phone Option (Listen Only): Participants may join the meeting in listen-only mode by dialing 1-866-901-6455 and entering the passcode 872-738-583 when prompted.
In-Person Open House Option: Participants may attend in person by going to Family Christian Academy, 15060 Old Cheney Highway, Orlando, FL 32828, anytime between 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. to view a looping presentation and project displays, speak with project team members, and submit comments or questions.
If attending in person, please remember to follow all safety and sanitation guidelines as well as adhere to any local ordinances. If you are feeling unwell, please consider attending the meeting virtually or by phone.
All meeting materials, including the presentation, will be available on the project website at www.cflroads.com/project/239203-7 prior to the meeting.
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 Melissa McKinney, FDOT District Five Title VI Coordinator, at Melissa.McKinney@dot.state.fl.us.
Persons who require accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or persons who require translation services (free of charge) should contact Derek Dean at 386-943-5161 or Derek.Dean@dot.state.fl.us 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).