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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 designing improvements to State Road (SR) 78 in Lee County. The project was requested by the FDOT District One Traffic Safety Department and is intended to improve safety by implementing improved access control, enhancing traffic flow, and reducing crashes. The project consists of constructing a continuous raised median from Evalena Lane to New Post Road to replace the existing center two-way left-turn lane. Additional improvements include installation of new signage and pavement markings to accommodate median modifications and replacement of signal loop detection.

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. Chris Speese, at (239) 225-1973 or by email at Christopher.Speese@dot.state.fl.us. Written comments and questions can be mailed to:

SR 78 from Evalena Lane to New Post Road
Attention: Chris Speese
Florida Department of Transportation, District One
Southwest Area Office at the SWIFT Sun Guide Center
10041 Daniels Parkway, Fort Myers, Florida 33913

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
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Design Project Manager
Christopher Speese
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