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Project Details
Phase: Design
Limits: SR 683 (US 301) at University Parkway
Length: 0.25 miles
Start of Current Phase: Early 2022
Est. Completion of Current Phase: Early 2023

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), District One, is designing improvements to the intersection of State Road (SR) 683 (US 301) and University Parkway in Sarasota County. The project was requested by the FDOT District One Traffic Safety Department and is intended to improve safety, enhance traffic flow, and reduce crashes.

The project consists of milling and resurfacing the intersection of SR 683 (US 301) and University Parkway as well as modifications to acceleration lanes in all directions. Additional improvements include replacement of signal equipment and signal head realignment, intersection lighting, signing and pavement markings, and incidental drainage improvements. Proposed improvements are based on an Intersection Safety Study dated May 2020 and Corridor Safety Study dated May 2020.

Public Involvement

There are no scheduled meetings at this time. Please check back frequently for updates.

If you have questions regarding this project or would like to schedule a meeting, please contact the FDOT Project Manager, Mr. Phil Menke, P.E., at (863) 519-2803 or by email at Philip.Menke@dot.state.fl.us. Written comments and questions can be mailed to:

SR 683 Intersection Improvements
Attention: Phil Menke, P.E.
Florida Department of Transportation, District One
801 N. Broadway Avenue, Bartow, Florida 33830

Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, or family status in compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related studies.

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Contact Information
Design Project Manager
Phil Menke, P.E.
(863) 519-2803
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