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SR 29 from CR 846 E to North of New Market Road N


What are the project limits?
The project limits are from County Road 846 E to north of New Market Road N, a distance of approximately 3.35 miles.

How can I get involved?
Check the website regularly for meeting times and dates. For questions or comments please contact the project manager, Sean Pugh, PE at (239) 225-1925 or by email at sean.pugh@dot.state.fl.us. Click here to be added to the mailing list.

How can I obtain the latest project materials?
The latest materials for the SR 29 design project will be available on the Documents & Publications page of the website. Please check back regularly for updates.

When will the project be built?
The design phase is tentatively scheduled for completion in Spring 2026. The project is not currently funded for right-of-way or construction in the FDOT Five Year Work Program.

Project Phases Summary

The design phase moves the conceptual plan presented at the public hearing in the PD&E study and develops it into a formal set of construction drawings that are used to bid and build the job. These final plans are very detailed roadway construction plans and include design of a stormwater drainage system, traffic signals, lighting systems, median openings, bridges, a plan for signs to be installed along the road, utility plans, construction sequencing (a plan for maintenance of traffic and driveway access), as well as design of the road itself.

Right-of-Way Acquisition
FDOT needs to acquire property to build the road and stormwater management facilities for this project. With details defined during design, FDOT can determine specifically how much right-of-way or land is needed to expand the roadway and build stormwater ponds. When more land, or property, is needed than the state already owns, FDOT acquires property in order to build roadway improvements on publicly-owned land (in other words, within state-owned right-of-way). In accordance with Florida statute, FDOT can only purchase property that is necessary for documented transportation improvements and pays fair market value for any property or part of property acquired for road expansion. FDOT will notify property owners in writing if their land is affected, and letters to affected property owners will also provide names and contact information for right-of-way agents managing this phase of the project. More information about FDOT’s right of way acquisition process may be found at www.dot.state.fl.us/rightofway/Documents.shtm

After design plans are completed and right of way acquisition concluded, FDOT advertises the project for construction. Qualified contractors may bid on it. Typically, construction work starts three or four months after FDOT hires the contractor (who must mobilize crews and arrange for equipment and materials). Construction jobs may take two to three years, and sometimes longer depending on complexities of the projects. After FDOT hires the contractor, more information is available about a project's construction schedule and crews' approach to the work.

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