VERNON – The Florida Department of Transportation invites you to attend a public information meeting concerning Phase D of the State Road 79 Design-Build project from Reedy Branch to Court Street in Vernon, a distance of approximately 6.4 miles.
· Tuesday, August 5, from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
· Vernon Community Center at 2808 Yellow Jacket Drive, Vernon
Construction is scheduled to begin in fall 2014. Maps, drawings and other information will be on display. The meeting will be an open house format. There will be no formal presentation. Representatives from FDOT will be available to explain proposed improvements, answer questions and receive comments.
Those wishing to submit written comments/questions may do so at the meeting, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by mailing them to Billy Robinson, FDOT Project Manager, Ponce de Leon Operations Center, 1723 Sunrise Circle, Ponce de Leon, FL 32455. All comments must be postmarked on or before Friday, August 15, 2014.
A rural typical section with grassed median will be built from Reedy Branch Bridge to south Vernon at the intersection of Cook Circle. An urban typical section will be designed with pedestrian facilities from Cook Circle to Court Street. A new traffic signal will be installed at Sapp Street.
Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability or family status. Persons who require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or persons who require translation services (free of charge) should contact Billy Robinson, FDOT Project Manager at 850-836-5713 at least seven days prior to the meeting.
For more information:
FDOT Project Manager
District Three Public Information Director