Please be advised the Florida Department of Transportation has postponed the public hearing regarding the Interstate 95 (I-95) at Pioneer Trail Interchange PD&E Study in Volusia County. Information about new date, time, and location for the hearing will be shared as details become available.
While the Department works to reschedule the hearing, updated project information will be made available on the project web page www.cflroads.com/436292-1 by March 30 to allow the community to learn more about the proposed plans.
I-95 @ Pioneer Trail Interchange – Public Hearing – FM#436292-1
You are invited to attend a Public Hearing for the I-95 at Pioneer Trail Interchange PD&E Study from Williamson Boulevard to Turnbull Bay Road. (FPID 436292-1)
The public hearing will be Monday, March 30, 2020, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Brannon Center, 105 S. Riverside Drive, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168. The hearing will begin as an open house at 5:30 p.m. with a formal presentation at 6:00 p.m., followed by a public comment period. A court reporter will prepare a verbatim transcript of the proceedings. The purpose of the study is to develop and evaluate options for a proposed interchange at I-95 and Pioneer Trail. The purpose of the proposed interchange at I-95 and Pioneer Trail is to relieve traffic congestion on the two adjacent interchanges north and south of the project: I-95 at Dunlawton Avenue (State Road 421) and I-95 at State Road 44. The project also aims to support economic development associated with existing and approved developments, including three Developments of Regional Impact.
Subject: Public Hearing
I-95 at Pioneer Trail Interchange from Williamson Boulevard to Turnbull Bay Road
Project Development & Environment (PD&E) study
Financial Project Identification (FPID) No.: 436292-1
Dear Government Partner:
On behalf of the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), I invite you to a public hearing regarding the PD&E study to evaluate proposed improvement alternatives for the Interstate 95 (I-95) at Pioneer Trail Interchange, from Williamson Boulevard to Turnbull Bay Road in Volusia County. This hearing is being conducted to give interested persons an opportunity to express their views concerning the location, conceptual design and social, economic and environmental effects of the proposed improvements. The preferred alternative consists of a partial cloverleaf interchange at Pioneer Trail, which includes a southbound off-ramp for drivers to continue westbound and a separate southbound loop off-ramp for drivers to continue eastbound on Pioneer Trail. In the northbound direction, one northbound loop off-ramp will be provided for drivers to continue eastbound or westbound on Pioneer Trail.
The public hearing will be Monday, March 30, 2020, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Brannon Center, 105 S. Riverside Drive, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168. The hearing will begin as an open house at 5:30 p.m. with a formal presentation at 6:00 p.m., followed by a public comment period. A court reporter will prepare a verbatim transcript of the proceedings.
The project documents (draft environmental and engineering reports) will be available for public review from March 6, 2020 through April 9, 2020 at the following locations:
- New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, 1001 S. Dixie Freeway, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 (Mon. through Thurs. from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Fri. and Sat. from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sun. from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
- FDOT District Five Office, 719 S. Woodland Boulevard, DeLand, FL 32720 (from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mon. through Fri.).
- Online at www.cflroads.com. Simply type 436292-1 in the search box and click on the project name in the search results. The documents will remain accessible here after April 9th, 2020.
Persons wishing to submit written statements or other exhibits, in place of or in addition to oral statements, may do so at the hearing or by sending them to Mary McGehee, FDOT Project Manager, via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by U.S. Mail to 719 S. Woodland Boulevard, DeLand, FL 32720. All exhibits or statements postmarked on or before April 9, 2020 will become a part of the public hearing record.
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, by email at Jennifer.Smith2@dot.state.fl.us.
Persons with disabilities who require accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or persons who require translation services (free of charge) should contact Ms. Mary McGehee, FDOT Project Manager, by phone at 386-943-5063, or via e-mail at email@example.com at least seven (7) days prior to the hearing.
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).
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 more information, please contact the FDOT Project Manager, Ms. Mary McGehee, at 386-943-5063 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.