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US 92 Project Development & Environment Study


Public Involvement

Public Involvement

Public involvement is an integral part of the US 92 Project Development and Environment (PD&E) study. FDOT will use several activities to engage interested parties in the study process, including small group meetings, a public information workshop and a formal public hearing.

The department will hold meetings with agencies and stakeholders throughout the study. These meetings will assist the project team with identifying issues, opportunities, and potential transportation solutions for the corridor. Throughout the study process, FDOT will provide presentations to various organizations, and interested citizens may request a presentation to their group or organization.

Project Newsletters
FDOT will mail project newsletters throughout this study to keep you informed. If you would like us to add you to the mailing list to receive future project newsletters, please fill out the form on the Contact Us page of this website.

May 2014 Newsletter
April 2016 Newsletter
  March 2017 Newsletter December 2017 Newsletter

Project Documents and Presentations
Project documents and presentations are added to the website as we progress though the project. Please check back regularly for new information. Click on the link(s) below to open and view documents.

Final Approved Documents
Below are the final approved documents for the PD&E study.

Final Categorical Exclusion (CE)
Final Preliminary Engineering Report

Public Hearing - April 2017

FDOT held a public hearing for this study on Thursday, April 13, 2017, at the Lakeland Center - Lake Hollingsworth Ballroom in Lakeland. The hearing began with an open house at 5 p.m. and followed with a formal presentation and public comment period at 6 p.m.

The study team presented the recommended widening option and alignment alternative for US 92 at this hearing. FDOT invited the public to attend the hearing and take the opportunity to give public testimony regarding proposed improvements. The department will be making a final decision on the recommendations – since the public has had an opportunity to review and comment on the recommeded alternative.

Please see the project documents below (which were displayed at the hearing and at the Lakeland Public Library) and the hearing materials.

Hearing Video

Please click below to view the video from the public hearing:

Hearing Handout

Hearing Display Boards

  Project Location Map Evaluation Matrix
Project Schedule
Study Schedule
Recommended Alignment Alternative
Floodplains Map
  Access Management: U-turns Recommended Alignment (Large File)

Project Documents (Note: Large files)

Final Design Traffic Tech Memo
Preliminary Engineering Report
Final Pond Siting Report
Location Hydraulic Report
Recommended Alternative Concept Plans
Contamination Screening Evaluation Report (CSER)
Cultural Resources Assessment Survey (CRAS)
Natural Resources Evaluation
Noise Study Report
Section 106 Consultation Case Report Study
Type 2 Categorical Exclusion

FDOT welcomes and appreciates everyone's participation in the project. This hearing is developed in compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related statutes. Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability or family status.

The environmental review, consultation, and other actions required by applicable federal environmental laws for this project are being , or have been, carried out by the FDOT pursuant to 23 U.S.C. §327 and a Memorandum of Understanding dated December 14, 2016 and executed by the Federal Highway Administration and FDOT.

  Holiday Park Meeting - November 2016    

November 30, 2016 Holiday Park Mobile Home Park Meeting


Alternatives Public Meeting - April 2016
FDOT held an alternatives public meeting for this study from 5 pm to 7 pm on Thursday, April 28, 2016, at the Lakeland Center - Sikes Hall F in Lakeland.  The study team presented the proposed widening options and alignment alternatives for US 92 at this meeting. FDOT invited the public to attend, view project displays and comment on proposed improvements. With input received at the alternatives public meeting, FDOT will select a recommended alternative.

Meeting Video

Please click below to view the video from the alternatives public meeting:

Meeting Handout

Meeting Display Boards

  Project Location Map Evaluation Matrix
Project Schedule
Study Schedule
Northern Alignment Alternative
Southern Alignment Alternative
  Northern Alignment (Large File) Southern Alignment (Large File)