D5 WPPH (FAR 9-30-2021) Notice

Notice of Meeting/Workshop Hearing


The Florida Department of Transportation, District Five announces a hearing to which all persons are invited.

Virtual: Monday, October 25, 2021, through Friday, October 29, 2021 (24 hours each day)
In Person: By Appointment

In-Person Open House: Thursday, October 28, 2021, 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Virtual: Online at www.fdot.gov/WPPH/District5
In-Person  Appointments and In-Person Open House:
Florida Department of Transportation, District Five
719 South Woodland Boulevard
Cypress A & B Conference Rooms
DeLand, Florida 32720

WEBSITE: www.fdot.gov/WPPH/District5.

GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) invites you to a virtual public hearing regarding the Tentative Five-Year Work Program for fiscal years 2022/2023 through 2026/2027, beginning Monday, October 25, 2021, and ending Friday, October 29, 2021, for 24 hours each day.

The purpose of the tentative work program is to provide direction on where and when to build transportation system improvements. The Program is used to forecast funds needed for improvements across all modes of transportation such as roadway, bicycle, pedestrian, freight, trails, transit, aviation, seaports, and spaceports. This tentative work program provides proposed transportation projects for the nine (9) counties that form FDOT District Five, which includes: Brevard, Flagler, Lake, Marion, Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Sumter, and Volusia. Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise projects are also included in the work program.

The Department is offering multiple ways for the community to participate in the hearing. All participants, regardless of the platform they choose, will be presented with the same information as seen on the website.

Virtual Option: Interested persons may join the Virtual Public Hearing (VPH) from a computer, tablet or mobile device. A VPH is a free live presentation or webinar over the internet. This online hearing will be open and available 24 hours a day for citizens to view and comment on project information at www.fdot.gov/WPPH/District5.

In-Person Appointment: FDOT representatives are available during this week at the FDOT District Five Office, located at the address below. You can schedule a meeting at the district office by contacting Katherine Alexander at (386)943-5168 or by e-mail to D5-WPPH@dot.state.fl.us.

In-Person Open House Option: Participants may attend an in person open house on Thursday, October 28, 2021, from 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. by going to the FDOT District Five Office, located at 719 South Woodland Boulevard, DeLand, FL 32720. If attending in person, please remember to follow all safety and sanitation guidelines. If you are feeling unwell, please consider visiting the website listed above or contact the project manager, Katherine Alexander at (386)943-5168 or by email to D5-WPPH@dot.state.fl.us.

Comments can be made through the website at www.fdot.gov/WPPH/District5 by clicking the “Comment” button and submitting a comment or participants may submit comments directly to FDOT Project Manager, Katherine Alexander by phone at (386)943-5168, email at D5-WPPH@dot.state.fl.us, or U.S. mail at Florida Department of Transportation, 719 S. Woodland Boulevard, MS 501, DeLand, Florida 32720. While comments about the project are accepted at any time, please send your comments by November 12, 2021, to be included in the records for this public hearing.

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, 719 South Woodland Boulevard, DeLand, Florida 32720 or via email at Jennifer.Smith2@dot.state.fl.us.

Para preguntas en Español: Valoramos la opinión del público sobre esta informacion e proyectos. Si usted tiene preguntas/comentarios, o desea mas información en Español, por favor comuníquese con  Katherine Alexander al teléfono (386)943-5168, o al correo electrónico D5-WPPH@dot.state.fl.us.

Persons who require accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or persons who require translation services (free of charge), should contact Katherine Alexander at (386)943-5168 or via email at D5-WPPH@dot.state.fl.us. 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, please contact the FDOT Project Manager, Kathy Alexander, by phone (386)943-5168, by e-mail at D5-WPPH@dot.state.fl.us, or visit the project website at www.fdot.gov/WPPH/District5.