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Bartow, Fla. –  The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) invites you to a second Public Workshop for the SR 29 Improvements Project Development and Environment (PD&E) Re-Evaluation (FPID 417878-8) from County Road 80A (Cowboy Way) to north of CR 731 (Whidden Road) in Hendry and Glades Counties. The second Public Workshop is being conducted to present changes in design based on stakeholder comments. The workshop will present information about the updated alternatives and provides the opportunity for the public to express their views about the project.

You can participate live online or in-person. The same materials will be displayed at both the online and in-person events.

Attend the public workshop:

In-Person Option
Wednesday, January 31, 2024
LaBelle Civic Center
481 W. Hickpochee Ave.
LaBelle, FL 33935
Anytime between 5 - 7 p.m.
This will include a looping video (no formal presentation) and the project team will be available for discussion.


Live Online Option
Register in advance: https://tinyurl.com/SR29PublicWorkshop2 

Thursday, February 1, 2024
6 – 7 p.m.
This event will include a viewing of the project video and a live question-and-answer component with the project team. Please review the materials on project webpage before attending (https://www.swflroads.com/project/417878-8). Materials will be posted by January 24, 2024.

If you are unable to attend the meeting, comments can be provided through the project webpage (https://www.swflroads.com/project/417878-8) or by email (David.Agacinski@dot.state.fl.us) or mail (FDOT District One, Southwest Area Office, Attn: David Agacinski, 10041 Daniels Parkway, Fort Myers, FL 33913. While comments about the project are accepted at any time, they must be received or postmarked by February 12, 2024, to be included in the formal workshop record. Questions can be answered by calling the FDOT project manager David Agacinski at (239) 225-1924.

FDOT is sending notices to property owners, business owners, interested persons and organizations within 300 feet of the project to provide the opportunity to give comments to FDOT regarding this project. FDOT solicits public participation without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, or family status.

People who require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or who require translation services (free of charge) should contact Cynthia Sykes, District One Title VI Coordinator, at (863) 519-2287, or email at Cynthia.Sykes@dot.state.fl.us  at least seven days prior to the workshop.

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 May 26, 2022 and executed by FHWA and FDOT.