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Project Details
Work Type: Master Plan
Phase: Planning
Limits: Burnt Store Road to US 41 (MP 5.479 to MP 14.730)
Length: 9.2 miles
Start of Current Phase: Early 2022

The purpose of this study is to help the City of Cape Coral and Lee County community develop a vision plan for the SR 78 / Pine Island Road corridor to guide transportation and land use decisions over the next 50 years.  The study corridor begins at Burnt Store Road and extends to US 41 and includes portions of the City of Cape Coral and unincorporated Lee County. The roadway is maintained by the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT).

UPCOMING PUBLIC WORKSHOP - September 15 and September 22, 2022

FDOT invites you to a public workshop for the Pine Island Road Corridor Vision & Action Plan study.  The meeting materials are now available for viewing (see Project Documents box below)

Public Involvement


Here are the ways you can participate in the upcoming workshop. Materials will be the same at all events, so attending every event is not necessary.

September 14, 2022 Workshop Materials Posted

View all the materials below in the Project Documents box.

September 15, 2022 In-Person Workshop

Cape Coral Technical College
360 Santa Barbara Boulevard N, Cape Coral, FL 33993

5 – 7 p.m. open house

View workshop materials, talk to the project team, and submit comments.

September 22, 2022 Live Online Workshop - (Advanced registration required)
Starts at 6 pm. 


You will receive a confirmation email with information about joining the workshop from a computer, tablet, or mobile device. (Note: Internet Explorer cannot be used for this event)

Review the materials online prior to the event. Participate in an online presentation and live question & answer session with the project team.


You may submit comments in the following ways

  • During the live in-person event
  • Online through the project website (use the contact box on the right)
  • Email the project manager (Vitor.Suguri@dot.state.fl.us)
  • By mail: Vitor Suguri, 10041 Daniels Parkway, Fort Myers, FL 33913

You are able to provide written comment about the project at any time, but comments must be submitted by October 6, 2022 to be included in the record for this workshop.  You may also call the project manager (phone number to the right) if you have questions before you submit your comment.


We want your input on what the Pine Island Road Corridor should look like in the future. Click the link below to take a brief survey! The survey will be available through October 13, 2022.




If you need ADA or Translation Services:
Persons who require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or persons who require translation services (free of charge) should contact Cynthia Sykes, District One Title VI Coordinator by phone at (863) 519-2287 or by email at cynthia.sykes@dot.state.fl.us at least seven (7) days before the live event you plan to attend.

The Florida Department of Transportation is required to comply with various non-discrimination laws and regulations, including Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. FDOT solicits public participation without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, or family status. Anyone wishing to express concern about Title VI should contact Cynthia Sykes at the information above.


Public Notices
This meeting will be advertised according to federal and state statutes in the following places:
On this project website
Email to public officials and interested parties

FDOT’s Public Notices website

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Contact Information
PD&E Project Manager
Vitor Suguri
(239) 225-1959
For Media Inquiries Only
Project Documents