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Bartow, Fla. –  The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) invites you to a Public Workshop for the Tradeport Boulevard Feasibility Study from State Road 33 (SR 33) to Walt Williams Road in Polk County. The Public Workshop is being conducted to present information about potential corridors and provide 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
Tuesday, February 20, 2024
Lake Crago Recreation Center
525 Lake Crago Drive

Lakeland, FL 33805
Anytime between 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.


Live Online Option
Register in advance: https://bit.ly/3SfYRo2
Thursday, February 22, 2024
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

This will include different activity stations about the range of potential improvements available, viewing of project displays, and an opportunity for open discussion with project team members.  Please review the materials on project webpage before attending https://www.swflroads.com/project/447989-1. Materials will be posted by February 13, 2024.

If you are unable to attend the meeting, comments can also be provided through the project webpage https://www.swflroads.com/project/447989-1 or by email adam.rose@dot.state.fl.us or mail (FDOT District One, Attn: Adam Rose, 801 N. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830). While comments about the project are accepted at any time, they must be received or postmarked by March 4, 2024, to be included in the formal Public Workshop record. Questions can be answered by calling the FDOT project manager Adam Rose at (863) 519-2832.

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.