Public Hearing (VPH) for Proposed Median Modifications

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    Public Hearing (VPH) for Proposed Median Modifications
    US 41/Broad Street from north of Ingram Street to south of the Oaks Mobile Home Park
    Hernando County, Florida
    Financial Project Number (FPN): 441386-1-52-01
    The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), District Seven, invites you to attend and participate in a 
    Virtual Public Hearing (VPH) for the proposed median modifications along US 41/Broad Street from north of Ingram Street to south of the Oaks Mobile Home Park, Hernando County, FPN: 441386-1. 

    To allow for maximum participation, the public hearing will be held in three formats including virtually over the internet, by phone, or at an in-person drive-thru location. Information presented will be identical at all options. 

    Date: Tuesday, February 23, 2021
    Time: 10 a.m
    Location: GoToMeeting and In-Person Drive-Thru at the FDOT Property at the NW corner of US 41 and Mason Smith Rd. – 18296 Mason-Smith Road, Brooksville, Florida 

    Regardless of format, the hearing will start at 10 a.m. and include a presentation. After the presentation has concluded, there will be an opportunity to provide comments that will be included in the official VPH record. 

    Virtual/Online: 
    Please follow this link to join the hearing from your computer, tablet or smartphone: 
    https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/817161773 

    Phone: 
    To participate by phone please call: 
    +1 (571) 317-3112 and provide the Access Code: 817-161-773 to join. 

    In-person drive-thru location: 
    If you do not have access to a computer or the internet, and/or would like to participate in-person, you may attend the VPH at the following drive-thru location: 
    FDOT Property at the NW corner of US 41 and Mason Smith Rd. 
    18296 Mason-Smith Road, Brooksville, FL. Attendees will be directed into a clearly identified parking lot, receive project literature, and view the project presentation. Attendees will be asked to remain in their vehicle while 
    attending the hearing. You will have the opportunity to provide written or verbal comments. The drive-thru 
    hearing will be held in full compliance with local, state, and federal health and safety guidelines. 
    This public hearing is conducted to afford affected property and business owners, interested persons and 
    organizations the opportunity to provide comments to FDOT regarding median modifications on US 41/Broad St. from South Plaza Entrance to Candlelight Boulevard. 

    This VPH is held pursuant to Chapters 120, 335.18 and 335.199, Florida Statutes. FDOT will receive 
    verbal/written comments at the public hearing location and online from hearing participants. Written or emailed comments not received during the hearing must be postmarked or emailed by March 5, 2021, to become part of the official virtual public hearing summary. 

    Written comments may be emailed to [email protected] or mailed to Kara Van Etten, P.E., Project Manager, Florida Department of Transportation, 11201 N. McKinley Dr., MS 7-1300, Tampa, Florida 33612. 

    Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability or family status. Persons requiring special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in this VPH, or persons who require translation services (free of charge) are asked to advise the agency at least 7 days prior to the VPH by contacting: Alex Henry, District Public Involvement Coordinator, at (813) 975-6405 or (800) 226-7220, or [email protected] If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 
    1 (800) 955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800) 955-8770 (Voice). 

    For more information about this project, please visit the project webpage at 
    http://www.fdottampabay.com/project/510/441386-1-52-01.

    Comuníquese Con Nosotros: Nos importa mucho la opinión del público sobre el proyecto. Si usted tiene preguntas o comentarios, o si simplemente desea más información, por favor comuníquese con nuestro representante, Manuel Flores, (813) 975-4248, [email protected], Departamento de Transporte de Florida, 11201 North McKinley Dr., Tampa, FL 33612.

    (02/05/2021), (02/12/2021)