US 17 Public Information Meeting

Jan 05 | US 17 Public Information Meeting

US 17 Roadway Improvements from CR 760A to Heard Street and within the City of Arcadia
DeSoto County, Florida

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), District One, is holding a public information meeting regarding improvements to US 17 from CR 760A to Heard Street and within the City of Arcadia in DeSoto County. The public meeting is from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, January 8, 2015 at the Turner Agri-Civic Center, 2250 NE Roan Street, Arcadia, Florida 34266. FDOT will hold this meeting to give interested people the opportunity to review displays, talk one-on-one with staff, and make comments about the project.
The Department’s contractor, Conalvias USA, LLC, is widening 4.5-miles of  US 17 from two lanes to a four-lane divided highway; removing old asphalt and resurfacing the roadway; constructing sidewalk; improving drainage, and adding concrete curb to the edge of the roadway. The $31 million project begins in January and should be complete in spring 2017.

FDOT developed this meeting in compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related statutes. FDOT solicits public participation without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability or family status.  People requiring special accommodations pursuant to the Americans with Disability Act of 1990 or people that require translation services (free of charge) at the meeting should contact Jamie Schley at 863-519-2573 or by e-mail to at least seven (7) days prior to the meeting.