FDOT PUBLIC HEARING FOR TURNPIKE WIDENING HELD ON JULY 20, 2021.

FDOT Contact:
Project Manager (Atkins) Jazlyn Heywood, P.E.
Jazlyn.Heywood@dot.state.fl.us
407-264-3298

Provided to Islamorada by:
Public Information Officer Mary Swaney
mary.swaney@islamorada.fl.us
305-664-6411
Florida’s Turnpike (SR 821) Widening from US 1 (South of Palm Dr) to Campbell Dr
Milepost 0 to Milepost 3, Miami-Dade County, FL
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The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise (FTE) held a Public Hearing for the above referenced project on Tuesday, July 20, 2021. 

PROPOSED IMPROVEMENTS

The proposed improvements include the widening of Florida’s Turnpike, a Turnpike ramp over the Palm Drive and US 1 intersection, a new partial interchange at Lucy Street/SW 328 Street, as well as access modifications. These improvements are being proposed to enhance safety, address year 2045 traffic needs, enhance emergency evacuation and improve accessibility and mobility.

Additional registration and project information is provided in this project newsletter.

PUBLIC HEARING AND PUBLIC COMMENTS

This Public Hearing was 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. A letter was sent to all property owners and tenants within at least 300 feet on either side of the proposed project and to public officials, regulatory agencies, organizations, and individuals interested in the project.

Persons wishing to submit written or verbal comments by contacting the Project Manager, Jazlyn Heywood via email at Jazlyn.Heywood@dot.state.fl.us or by phone at (407)-264-3298. 

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