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FDOT 448735-1   U.S. 441 Public Meeting Notice

FDOT 448735-1   U.S. 441 Public Meeting Notice

Dear Government Official:

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) invites you to a public meeting regarding project plans on U.S. 441 (State Road (S.R.) 44/S.R. 500/East Main Street/North Boulevard) from Mills Street to College Drive in Leesburg on Wednesday, June 12, at 5:30 p.m.

The purpose of this project is to resurface the pavement to extend the service life of the existing roadway and provide additional operational and safety improvements. Additional details are available in the attached project information handout. The public meeting is being held to present information and receive community feedback.

FDOT encourages community involvement and is offering this public meeting in person and virtually to provide more ways to participate. All attendees, regardless of which platform they choose, will receive the same information.

  • In-Person Open House Option: Participants may attend in person by going to The Venetian Center, 1 Dozier Cir., Leesburg, FL 34748 anytime between 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. to view a looping presentation and project displays, speak with project team members, and submit comments or questions. If attending in person, please remember to follow all safety and sanitation guidelines. If you are feeling unwell, please consider attending the meeting virtually.
  • Virtual Option: Interested persons may join over the Internet from a computer, tablet or mobile device at 5:30 p.m. For this option, advance registration is required by visiting https://fdot.cc/US_441_Improvements.  Once registered, participants will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting online. If using a mobile device, use the GoToWebinar app to be able to view the presentation and submit comments. If joining online, please allow adequate time to log in to view the presentation in its entirety.

If you are unable to attend the meeting, you can view all meeting materials, including the presentation, and provide comment through the project website at www.cflroads.com/project/448735-1. You may also contact me directly by phone at 386-943-5487 or email at Jude.Jean-Francois@dot.state.fl.us

FDOT is sending notices to nearby property owners, business owners, interested persons, and organizations to provide the opportunity to offer comments and express their views regarding this project and the proposed improvements. 

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 Melissa McKinney, FDOT District Five Title VI Coordinator, at Melissa.McKinney@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 Jude Jean-Francois at 386-943-5487 or Jude.Jean-Francois@dot.state.fl.us at least seven (7) days prior to the meeting. 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).

If you have any questions or comments about the meeting or the project, please contact me by phone at 386-943-5487, by email at Jude.Jean-Francois@dot.state.fl.us,  or U.S. mail at Florida Department of Transportation, 719 S. Woodland Blvd., MS 542, DeLand, FL 32720.

Sincerely,

Jude Jean-Francois

FDOT Project Manager448735-1 U.S. 441 Project Information Handout_page-0001448735-1 U.S. 441 Project Information Handout_page-0002