Public Comments for SR 78 (Pine Island Road) Being Accepted Through October 6, 2022

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Florida Department of Transportation

RON DESANTIS
GOVERNOR
801 N Broadway Avenue

Bartow, FL  33830

JARED W. PERDUE, P.E.
SECRETARY

 

For Immediate Release
September 8, 2022
Contact: Adam Rose
(863) 519-2774Adam.Rose@dot.state.fl.us

Public Workshop for SR 78 (Pine Island Road)

Corridor Vision & Action Plan

 In-Person: September 15, 2022 from 5 – 7 p.m.

Virtual: September 22, 2022 from 6 – 7 p.m.

 

Bartow, Fla. – The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is hosting a public workshop for the SR 78 (Pine Island Road) Corridor Vision & Action Plan in Lee County. The workshop provides the opportunity for the public to offer feedback.

The purpose of this study is to help the City of Cape Coral and Lee County community develop a vision plan for the SR 78 (Pine Island Road) corridor to guide transportation and land use decisions over the next 50 years. The workshop is being held to solicit feedback from the community concerning their desires for the future of the corridor.

The Department has three ways to participate in the public workshop: by attending the in-person event, by joining the live virtual event, or by viewing the materials online through the project website at https://www.swflroads.com/project/442083-1. All workshop materials will be available online by the day of the public workshop (September 15, 2022). A copy of these materials will also be displayed at the in-person and virtual events. You may choose any combination of the options provided to review the materials and to submit your comments.

In-Person Option: The in-person open house is scheduled for Thursday, September 15, 2022, at Cape Coral Technical College, 360 Santa Barbara Boulevard N, Cape Coral, FL 33993. Attend the in-person event anytime between 5 and 7 p.m.

Virtual Option: The virtual event is scheduled for Thursday, September 22, 2022 from 6 to 7 p.m. Please register to attend at https://bit.ly/SR78_VisionPlan_PublicWorkshop. The live event can also be accessed online through the project website at https://www.swflroads.com/project/442083-1. Once registered, attendees will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the workshop online. Please note, Internet Explorer cannot be used to register or attend this webinar. Please review the workshop materials online through the project website prior to this event.

Website: View the materials online at https://www.swflroads.com/project/442083-1 Comments can be provided through the project website.

After reviewing the public workshop materials, and/or participating, you may submit comments in three different ways: 1) on the project website; 2) emailing the FDOT Project Manager, Vitor Suguri at Vitor.Suguri@dot.state.fl.us; or 3) mailing comments to Vitor Suguri, 10041 Daniels Parkway, Fort Myers, FL 33913. While comments about the project are accepted at any time, please note that comments must be received or postmarked by October 6, 2022, to be included in the public workshop record. A summary of the workshop comments and responses will be available on the website approximately 30 days following the close of the comment period.

FDOT solicits public participation without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, or family status. People who require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or who require translation services (free of charge) should contact Cynthia Sykes, District One Title VI Coordinator, at (863) 519-2287, or email at Cynthia.Sykes@dot.state.fl.us at least seven (7) days prior to the public workshop.

The Florida Department of Transportation may adopt this planning product into the environmental review process, pursuant to Title 23 U.S.C. § 168(d)(4), or to the state project development process.

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