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Project Details
Work Type: Intersection Construction
Phase: PD&E
Limits: The intersection itself and immediate surrounding area
Length: 1 miles
Start of Current Phase: Mid 2019
Est. Completion of Current Phase: Late 2024

Project Description

The purpose of the US 41 at Bonita Beach Road (C.R. 865) Project Development & Environment (PD&E) Study is to address congestion and projected travel demand at the intersection and immediate surrounding area. The study area is located within Bonita Springs, Florida in southern Lee County.

Need for the Project

The purpose of this project is to evaluate the need for capacity-related improvements, as well as ways to improve safety conditions and provide for multi-modal features within this area of Bonita Springs, Florida. The project objectives include improving operational conditions, enhancing east-west access, enhancing freight mobility and access, increasing throughput, and improving safety among others.

Project Funding

This PD&E project is listed in the Lee County Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) 5-year Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Fiscal Year 2022/2023 - 2026/2027. The next phase in the project development process, final design, is not yet funded. This project is also being closely coordinated with the on-going PD&E for Old US 41 from US 41 to Bonita Beach Road.

UPCOMING PUBLIC WORKSHOP – 4/3/23 and 4/4/23

FDOT invites you to an upcoming public workshop. The purpose of this workshop is to share the alternatives and analysis completed to date, and to provide the public an opportunity to comment for the official workshop record. Read the Public Involvement section below for all information.

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.


3/27/23 Workshop Materials Posted

Beginning on Monday, March 27, 2023, materials will be listed in the Project Documents box below. You will be able to submit comments online if you are unable to attend a live event.


Monday, April 4, 2023 Live Online Workshop - (Advanced registration required)
https://tinyurl.com/BonitaBeachRoadRegistration 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.


Tuesday, April 4, 2023 In-Person Workshop

Bonita Springs Recreation Center
26740 Pine Ave, Bonita Springs, FL 34135

5 – 7 p.m. open house

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


How to submit comments

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 (Patrick.Bateman@dot.state.fl.us)

-          By mail: Patrick Bateman, PE, FDOT District One MS 1-40, P.O. Box 1249, Bartow, FL 33831-1249

You are able to provide written comment about the project at any time, but comments must be submitted by Friday, April 14, 2023 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.


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

Newsletter to local property owners near the project

FDOT’s Public Notices website

View Factsheet
Contact Information
Communications Team
Communications Office
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Project Documents
Project Images
23707_US 41& Bonita Beach Rd PD&E Study_Schedule_2022_05_06