Public Hearing for LRTP Amendment to be held on January 21, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.

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The Lee County Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) will hold a public hearing on January 21,
2022 at 9:00 a.m., at the Lee County Administration East Building located at 2201 Second Street in
Room 118, to consider amendments to the 2045 Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP).

The amendments being considered include the following:

• Add the design, right-of-Way and construction project phases for the widening of
Corkscrew Road from two to four lanes between Alico Road and Verdana Village. The design and right-
of-way phases are included in the 2026 to 2030 time frame and the construction phases is included
in the 2031 to 2035 time frame.
• Add in the list of the City of Fort Myers bicycle pedestrian projects
consistent with the projects identified in the recently completed Fort Myers Bicycle Pedestrian
Master Plan.
• Adjust project costs and project phases to match the Transportation Improvement
Program and local Capital Improvement Program projects.
• Advance the design phase for the SR 31 project from SR 80 to SR 78 into the 2021-2025
time frame to match the FDOT Tentative Work Program.
• Extend the Hanson Street project limits from Fowler Street to Veronica Shoemaker to
match the previously adopted Cost Feasible map and what was included in the transportation model.
• Revise the cost feasible map to match the amended project list.
• Add in a project identification column to provide a reference for reviewers
that are not familiar with the local road names.

The MPO’s Long Range Transportation Plan identifies the cost feasible projects for roads, transit
and bicycle/pedestrian improvements through the year 2045. The proposed changes to the
2045 Cost Feasible Plan may be viewed at the following link and the changes are shown in underline and strike through format:  LRTP AMENDMENT

Hard copies of the documents are available by contacting the MPO offices at 239-244-2220. Written
comments may be submitted by e-mail to dscott@leempo.com, faxed to (239)-790-2695 or mailed to
P.O. Box 150045 Cape Coral, FL 33915-0045. Written comments received by the end of the business day
on Thursday, January 20, 2022 will be presented to the MPO Board members on January 21, 2022, where
formal approval will be decided. Public comments may also be made at the MPO Board meeting on
January 21, 2022 at 9:00am at the Lee County Administration East Facility, 2201 Second Street, Room
118, Fort Myers, Florida.

Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age,
disability, religion, or family status. Persons who require special accommodations under the
Americans with Disabilities Act or persons who require translation services (free of charge) should
contact Calandra Barraco with the Lee County MPO at 239-330-2243 or by email at cbarraco@leempo.com
at least seven (7) days prior to the meeting. If you are hearing or speech impaired call (800)
955-8770 Voice / (800) 955-8771 TDD. The MPO’s planning process is conducted in accordance with
Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related statutes. Any person or beneficiary who
believes they have been discriminated against because of race, color, national origin, sex, age,
disability, religion, or familial status may file a complaint with the Lee County MPO Title VI
Coordinator, Calandra Barraco, at 239-330-2243, or in writing at P.O. Box 150045,
Coral, Florida 33915-0045.

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