February 22, 2018
Meeting Type: Open House
Date: Thursday, March 08, 2018
Time: 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Location Name: Grace Presbyterian Church
Street Address: 10548 SW Kings Highway (CR 769)
City: Lake Suzy
The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), District One, is hosting an Alternatives Public Meeting as part of the Project Development and Environment (PD&E) study of County Road (CR) 769 (Kings Highway) in Charlotte and Desoto Counties. The public meeting is 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Thursday, March 8, 2018 at Grace Presbyterian Church, 10548 SW CR 769, Lake Suzy, Florida 34269.
The study limits are Kings Highway from South Kingsway Circle in Charlotte County to Peace River Street in Desoto County. At this public meeting, FDOT will display information about Build alternatives that would widen Kings Highway to a four-lane divided highway within the study limits and show a video that will play continuously explaining the alternatives. A No-Build alternative is also under consideration, and will remain a viable alternative as the study continues.
The meeting will be an open house format where people can ask questions and provide comments to FDOT representatives in a one-on-one setting. Written comments will be accepted at the public meeting or mail comments postmarked by March 19, 2018 to Joshua Jester, E.I., FDOT project manager, at P.O. Box 1249, Bartow, FL 33931-1249, by telephone at 863-519-2251, toll-free at 1-800-292-3368, ext. 2251, or by email to Comments can also be submitted on the project website Your comments are an important part of this PD&E study.
FDOT solicits public participation without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, or family status. People requiring special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or who require translation services (free of charge) should contact Jamie Schley, District One Title VI Coordinator, at 863-519-2573 or by email at at least seven days prior to the meeting.
The environmental review, consultation, and other actions required by applicable federal environmental laws for this project are being, or have been, carried-out by FDOT pursuant to 23 U.S.C. § 327 and a Memorandum of Understanding dated December 14, 2016, and executed by FHWA and FDOT.
For more information about the Kings Highway PD&E study, please contact Joshua Jester, as referenced above, or visit the project website