The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is holding the first of two public involvement workshops as part of the Babcock Street (State Road (S.R.) 507) Corridor Planning Study in Brevard County. The workshop will be held Tuesday, April 16, at the Melbourne City Hall located at 900 E. Strawbridge Ave., from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
The study, which is the first phase in the transportation development process, is evaluating current multimodal conditions, and other needs and possible enhancements along Babcock Street (S.R. 507) from Palm Bay Road to New Haven Avenue (U.S. 192), a distance of approximately 3 miles.
The purpose of this public kickoff workshop is to present initial findings related to existing and future conditions and receive input from interested stakeholders. Study team members will be available to discuss the study and to answer any questions you may have. Participants may provide public comment at any time. Written comments may also be submitted during the meeting or by mail. If submitted by mail, please send your comments no later than April 26, 2019 to Ennis Davis, AICP, 719 South Woodland Boulevard, DeLand, FL 32720, or by e-mail at [email protected].
Persons with disabilities who require accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or persons who require translation services (free of charge) should contact Ryan Cunningham, P.E., by phone at 407-373-1109, or via email at [email protected] at least seven (7) days prior to the meeting. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact us by using the Florida Relay Service, 1-800-955-8771 (TDD) or 1-800-955-8770 (Voice).
Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability or family status. Persons wishing to express their concerns relative to FDOT compliance with Title VI may do so by contacting Jennifer Smith, FDOT District Five Title VI Coordinator at [email protected].
Media inquiries should be directed to the FDOT Communications Office at [email protected], or by phone at 386-943-5479.
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