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The Florida Department of Transportation To Hold Alternatives Public Workshop

Alternatives Public Workshop for
SR 31 Extension PD&E Study
In-Person: Anytime between 5 – 7 p.m. on November 8, 2023
Live Online: From 6 – 7 p.m. on November 9, 2023
Alternatives Public Workshop for
SR 31 Extension PD&E Study
In-Person: Anytime between 5 – 7 p.m. on November 8, 2023
Live Online: From 6 – 7 p.m. on November 9, 2023
The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) invites you to an Alternatives Public Workshop for the SR 31 Extension Project Development and Environment (PD&E) Study (FPID 431298-1) from SR 70 to US 17 in DeSoto County. The Alternatives Public Workshop is being conducted to present information about the preliminary alternatives and provides the opportunity for the public to express their views about the project.
You can participate live online or in-person. The same materials will be displayed at both the online and in-person events.
Attend the public workshop:
In-Person Option
Wednesday, November 8, 2023
Turner Agri-Civic Center
2250 NE Roan Street
Arcadia, FL 34266
Anytime between 5 – 7 p.m.
This will include a looping video (no formal presentation) and the project team will be available for discussion.
Live Online Option
Thursday, November 9, 2023
6 – 7 p.m.
This event will include a viewing of the project video and a live question-and-answer component with the project team. Please review the materials on project webpage before attending ( Materials will be posted by November 1, 2023.
If you are unable to attend the meeting, comments can be provided through the project webpage
( or by email ([email protected]) or mail (FDOT District One, Attn: Steven A. Andrews, 801 N. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830). While comments about the project are accepted at any time, they must be received or postmarked by November 20, 2023, to be included in the formal workshop record. Questions can be answered by calling the FDOT project manager Steven A. Andrews at (863) 519-2270.
FDOT is sending notices to property owners, business owners, interested persons and organizations within 300 feet of the project to provide the opportunity to give comments to FDOT regarding this project. 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 [email protected] at least seven days prior to the workshop.
The environmental review, consultation, and other actions required by applicable Federal environmental laws for this project are being, or have been, carried out by FDOT pursuant to 23 U.S.C. §327 and a Memorandum of Understanding dated May 26, 2022 and executed by FHWA and FDOT.
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The Florida Department of Transportation’s mission is to provide a safe transportation system that ensures the mobility of people and goods, enhances economic prosperity, and preserves the quality of the state’s environment and communities. The department is committed to building a transportation system that not only fits the current needs of Florida’s residents and visitors, but also enhances mobility throughout the state to accommodate its consistent and rapid growth. The unique nature of the Sunshine State and its year-round warm climate provides numerous opportunities to achieve the department’s mission through multiple transportation modes including highways/streets, air, rail, sea, spaceports, transit, and the ever-expanding deployment of bicycle & pedestrian facilities.
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