Wednesday, September 20, 2023
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 Chuluota Road to S.R. 520 in Bithlo on Thursday, Sept. 28, at 5:30 p.m. The purpose of this project is to widen East Colonial Drive to increase capacity and provide safety improvements.
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 the Virtual Public Meeting (VPM) from a computer, tablet, or mobile device. A VPM is a free live presentation or webinar over the internet. For this option, advance registration is required by visiting https://bit.ly/3Qo9CW5. Once registered, participants will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting online. Please note, Internet Explorer cannot be used to register or attend this webinar. If joining online, please provide 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 728-554-770 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 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/239203-8 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).
Media inquiries should be directed to the FDOT District Five Communications Office at FDOT-D5COMM@dot.state.fl.us or by phone at 386-943-5593.