Learn about the next five years worth of FDOT projects!
From Monday, Oct. 21 through Friday, Oct. 25 the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will hold a week-long virtual public hearing on its Tentative Five-Year Work Program for Fiscal Years 2020/2021 through 2024/2025. This is an opportunity to learn about proposed projects in the upcoming five years and provide input to FDOT. The online public hearing will be available 24 hours a day at www.D5WPPH.com. On the website, informational material will be available for viewing, along with opportunities to provide comments.
The Tentative Five-Year Work Program provides direction on where and when to build transportation system improvements, and is used to forecast funds needed for improvements across all modes of transportation including: Roadway, Bicycle, Freight, Seaports, Enhancement Projects (Trails and Sidewalks), Multimodal Transit (Passenger Operations), Pedestrian, Aviation, and Space.
The purpose of the public hearing is to present the Tentative Five-Year Work Program, seek public input, and provide interested persons the opportunity to express their views on the information. The Tentative Five-Year Work Program provides proposed improvements for Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise, as well as the nine counties that form District Five: Brevard, Flagler, Lake, Marion, Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Sumter, and Volusia.
Several options for providing comments will be available during the online hearing. Written comments from all interested parties will also be accepted by the FDOT for a period of ten (10) days after the proceedings, ending Monday, November 4, 2019. Comments should be addressed to: Secretary Michael Shannon, P.E., Florida Department of Transportation, 719 South Woodland Boulevard, DeLand, Florida 32720. All comments received or postmarked by Nov. 4 will become part of the public record.
There is also a public information outreach meeting scheduled on Thursday, Oct. 24 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. where staff will be available in-person to answer questions. It will be held at the FDOT District Five Office - Cypress A & B Conference Rooms located at, 719 South Woodland Blvd., DeLand, FL 32720.