Subject:  St. Johns River to Sea (SJR2C) Loop – Community Advisory Group (CAG) Meeting

U.S. 1 or Alternative Route from State Road (S.R.) 44 (Lytle Avenue) to S.R. 400 (Beville Road), Volusia County

Project Development and Environment (PD&E) Study

Financial Project ID: 439865‐1

Dear Interested Party,

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), is conducting a Project Development and Environment (PD&E) Study for the St. Johns River to Sea (SJR2C) Loop Trail in Volusia County. 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 State Road (S.R.) 44 (Lytle Avenue) to S.R. 400 (Beville Road) in Volusia County, approximately 18 miles.

You are invited to an upcoming meeting on September 13 beginning at 1:30 p.m. at the Piggotte Community Center – Reception Hall, 504 Big Tree Road in South Daytona. The purpose of this meeting is to provide interested persons information about the current alternative under review by the study team, the “Alternative Trail Route”, and provide an opportunity for you to express your views about the alternative and project. Also, another meeting is anticipated to be held this fall to provide an opportunity for you to learn about, and comment on, the proposed alternative; in the meantime, please visit the project webpage at (search by number 439865‐1). Notices and other project information will be available on the webpage throughout the multiple stages of the project.

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, via email 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.

Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this meeting is asked to advise the agency at least seven (7) days before the meeting by contacting me, Heather Grubert, P.E., FDOT project manager, at 719 S. Woodland Blvd. ‐ MS 501, DeLand, FL 32720; 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).

For additional information on the study, please contact me at the various methods provided above; or, online at (search by number 439865‐1).