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Project Details
Work Type: Safety Project
Phase: Design
Limits: Evalena Lane to New Post Road
Length: 0.635 miles
Start of Current Phase: Early 2022
Est. Completion of Current Phase: Early 2024

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), District One, is proposing improvements on State Road (SR) 78 in North Fort Myers, Lee County. The project limits are from Evalena Lane to New Post Road. The purpose of the project is to provide access management improvements along SR 78 with the intent of enhancing traffic flow and reducing crashes. The project includes converting the existing two-way left-turn lanes along SR 78 to full median and directional turn lanes. Additional improvements include installation of new signage and pavement markings.

Public Involvement

FDOT held a public meeting (online and in-person) on Thursday, March 9, 2023, to present project information and provide an opportunity for the public to offer feedback. The meeting comment period is now open. All comments received by Monday, March 20, 2023, will be included in the formal public meeting record. Comments may be submitted through the project website, emailed to the FDOT Project Manager, Chris Speese at Christopher.Speese@dot.state.fl.us, or mailed to Chris Speese, Florida Department of Transportation, Southwest Area Office, 10041 Daniels Parkway, Fort Myers, FL 33913.

Copies of the public meeting materials are available for viewing in the Projects Documents section. A copy of the public meeting video presentation is available for viewing in the Project Videos section.

FDOT solicits public participation without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, or family status.

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Contact Information
Communications Team
Design Project Manager
Christopher Speese
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Project Documents
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