FDOT PUBLIC WORKSHOPS ANNOUNCEMENT

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    FDOT
    PUBLIC WORKSHOPS
    ANNOUNCEMENT

    S.R. 50 Project Development and Environment Study
    S.R. 50 from U.S. 301 to C.R. 33
    Hernando, Sumter, and Lake
    Counties, Florida

    Financial Management Number: 435859-1-22-01
    Efficient Transportation Decision Making (ETDM) 14269

    The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), District Five, will hold two public information workshops to discuss the proposed transportation improvements to State Road (S.R.) 50 from U.S. 301 to County Road (C.R.) 33 in Hernando, Sumter, and Lake Counties. These workshops will be held at the following locations on the following dates/times:

    Public Workshop #1
    Tuesday, July 11, 2017
    Mascotte Civic Center
    121 N Sunset Avenue, Mascotte, FL 34753
    From 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

    Public Workshop #2
    Thursday, July 13, 2017
    Ridge Manor Community Center
    34240 Cortez Blvd., Dade City, FL 33523
    From 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

    The S.R. 50 PD&E Study is evaluating transportation improvements to the approximately 20 mile section of S.R. 50 from U.S. 301 to C.R. 33; the need for these improvements are based on roadway capacity, safety, and other factors. A PD&E study is a blending of engineering, environmental assessments, and public involvement activities and is the FDOT’s process to adhere to the National Environmental Policy Act requirements.

    The workshops, which will contain the same information at each event, will be conducted in an open house format. A PowerPoint presentation will run continuously throughout the workshops to describe the transportation improvements under consideration. Additionally, members of the study team will be available to answer questions and obtain input from attendees.

    Persons with disabilities who require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or persons who require translation services (free of charge) should contact Ms. Lorena Cucek, Project Manager, Florida Department of Transportation, by phone at (386) 943-5392, or via email at [email protected] at least seven (7) days prior to the workshops. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact us by using the Florida Relay Service, 1-800-955-8771 (TTY/TDD) or 1-800-955-8770 (Voice).

    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 by phone at 386-943-5367, or via email at [email protected]t.state.fl.us.

    If you have questions about the project or the public workshops, please contact Lorena Cucek at 386-943-5392, or by email at [email protected] For more information, please visit the project website on CFLRoads.com and search by project number 435859-1.

    (06/30/2017)