SJR2C Loop Newsletter

Florida Department of Transportation

719 S. Woodland Boulevard
DeLand, Florida 32720-6834

October 19, 2018

Subject:     St. Johns River to Sea (SJR2C) Loop Trail

U.S. 1 or Alternative Route from State Road (S.R.) 44 (Lytle Avenue) to Beville Road

Volusia County

Project Development and Environment (PD&E) Study

Financial Project ID (FPID) Number: 439865-1

Dear Government Partner:

On behalf of the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), I invite you to a public alternatives meeting for the St. Johns River to Sea (SJR2C) Loop Trail PD&E Study. The purpose of the study is to develop and evaluate options for a multi-use trail along U.S. 1, or an alternate route, from S.R. 44 (Lytle Avenue) to Beville Road in Volusia County, a distance of approximately 18 miles.

The meetings will be offered on two different days, and the same information will be presented at both meetings. The meetings will be Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018 at the Piggotte Community Center, 504 Big Tree Road, South Daytona, FL 32119 and on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018 at the Brannon Center, 105 South Riverside Drive, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168. The meetings will be an open house format from 5-7 p.m., with no formal presentation. Participants may review study information and discuss the study with FDOT staff at any time during the meetings. A newsletter with a project location map is provided as an attachment to this email.

Persons with disabilities who require accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or persons who require translation services (free of charge) should contact Heather Grubert, P.E., FDOT project manager, by phone at (386) 943-5540; or, by email to If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact us by using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800) 955-8771 (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 at

The environmental review, consultation, and other actions required by applicable federal environmental laws for this project are being, or have been, carried out by the FDOT pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327 and a Memorandum of Understanding dated December 14, 2016 and executed by the Federal Highway Administration and FDOT.

For additional information on the study, please contact Heather Grubert, P.E., FDOT project manager by mail at Florida Department of Transportation, 719 S. Woodland Boulevard, DeLand, Florida 32720-6834, by phone at 386-943-5540, or email at