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PUBLIC HEARING

The public hearing for the I-75 PD&E studies was held by the FDOT on May 6, 2010. The public hearing was conducted at the following location and time:

Date: Thursday, May 6, 2010
Time: 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m.: Formal Presentation and Public Comment Period
Where: Florida State Fairgrounds
(Enter at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard entrance)
Gates open at 4:30 p.m. Parking is free.
Florida Center Building
4800 US Highway 301
Tampa, FL  33610

Maps, drawings, and other pertinent information depicting the project’s alignment and proposed improvements were available for public review from Thursday, April 15 through Tuesday, May 18, 2010, at the Florida Department of Transportation District Seven office. These documents were also on display at the Ruskin Branch Library, the Brandon Regional Library and the Temple Terrace Public Library.

A project newsletter has been distributed to announce the public hearing to nearby landowners and individuals on the project mailing list. The concepts that were illustrated at the alternatives public workshop have been further evaluated. The results of the evaluation and the recommended alternative was presented at the public hearing. FDOT representatives were available to answer any questions that you had regarding the project.

The hearing commenced at 5:00 p.m. with an open-house format consisting of project displays, a project website station, and a brief video on continual loop. There were also stations where the public could gain information on the FDOT right-of-way and property acquisition process, the FDOT 511 hotline, and the Tampa Bay Area Regional Transportation Authority (TBARTA). A court reporter was also present for the duration of the meeting to record public comments. At 6:00 p.m. a formal presentation was given followed by public oral comments. The hearing had 42 attendees. No elected officials were in attendance. Four citizens completed speaker cards and gave their official comments. Four comment sheets were also completed. The comment period ended on April 17, 2010. A total of 32 comments were received prior to, during and after the public hearing.

The general comments on the comment forms showed concern with: noise, connectivity to transit, against the use of making I-75 a toll facility, request for documents, and general support of the projects and its special use lanes.

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Public Hearing Presentation

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Public Hearing Presentation Video




Public Hearing Materials
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Welcome Board

Comments Board

Citations Board

Traffic Board

Key Milestones

Southern Study
Potential Section 4(f)
Involvement

Southern Study
Recommended Build
Alternative

Southern Study
Evaluation Matrix

Southern Study
From Moccasin Wallow
Road to South of SR 674

Southern Study
From South of SR 674 to
North of Big Bend Road

Southern Study
From North of Big Bend
Road to South of US 301

Southern Study
Interim Improvements
Big Bend Road
Interchange

Southern Study
Interim Improvements
Gibsonton Drive
Interchange

Southern Study
Interim Improvements
SR 674 Interchange

Northern Study
Recommended I-75
Typical Section Board

Northern Study
Existing Typical Sections
Segment 1

Northern Study
Existing Typical Sections
Segment 2

Northern Study
Existing Typical Sections
Segment 3

Northern Study
Evaluation Matrix

Northern Study
Segment 1

Northern Study
Segment 2

Northern Study
Segment 3

Northern Study
Interim Improvement
Alternative 1A

Northern Study
Interim Improvement
Alternative 2A

Northern Study
Interim Improvement
Alternative 2B

Northern Study
Interim Improvement
Alternative 3A

 

 


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PUBLIC HEARING


The public hearing for the I-75 PD&E studies was held by the FDOT on May 6, 2010. The public hearing was conducted at the following location and time:

Date: Thursday, May 6, 2010
Time: 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m.: Formal Presentation and Public Comment Period
Where: Florida State Fairgrounds
(Enter at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard entrance)
Gates open at 4:30 p.m. Parking is free.
Florida Center Building
4800 US Highway 301
Tampa, FL  33610

Maps, drawings, and other pertinent information depicting the project’s alignment and proposed improvements were available for public review from Thursday, April 15 through Tuesday, May 18, 2010, at the Florida Department of Transportation District Seven office. These documents were also on display at the Ruskin Branch Library, the Brandon Regional Library and the Temple Terrace Public Library.

A project newsletter has been distributed to announce the public hearing to nearby landowners and individuals on the project mailing list. The concepts that were illustrated at the alternatives public workshop have been further evaluated. The results of the evaluation and the recommended alternative was presented at the public hearing. FDOT representatives were available to answer any questions that you had regarding the project.

The hearing commenced at 5:00 p.m. with an open-house format consisting of project displays, a project website station, and a brief video on continual loop. There were also stations where the public could gain information on the FDOT right-of-way and property acquisition process, the FDOT 511 hotline, and the Tampa Bay Area Regional Transportation Authority (TBARTA). A court reporter was also present for the duration of the meeting to record public comments. At 6:00 p.m. a formal presentation was given followed by public oral comments. The hearing had 42 attendees. No elected officials were in attendance. Four citizens completed speaker cards and gave their official comments. Four comment sheets were also completed. The comment period ended on April 17, 2010. A total of 32 comments were received prior to, during and after the public hearing.

The general comments on the comment forms showed concern with: noise, connectivity to transit, against the use of making I-75 a toll facility, request for documents, and general support of the projects and its special use lanes.

>> Click Here to view Draft Study Documents



Public Hearing Presentation

click image to view presentation video



Public Hearing Presentation Video




Public Hearing Materials
click image for larger version



Welcome Board

Comments Board

Citations Board

Traffic Board

Key Milestones

Southern Study
Potential Section 4(f)
Involvement

Southern Study
Recommended Build
Alternative

Southern Study
Evaluation Matrix

Southern Study
From Moccasin Wallow
Road to South of SR 674

Southern Study
From South of SR 674 to
North of Big Bend Road

Southern Study
From North of Big Bend
Road to South of US 301

Southern Study
Interim Improvements
Big Bend Road
Interchange

Southern Study
Interim Improvements
Gibsonton Drive
Interchange

Southern Study
Interim Improvements
SR 674 Interchange

Northern Study
Recommended I-75
Typical Section Board

Northern Study
Existing Typical Sections
Segment 1

Northern Study
Existing Typical Sections
Segment 2

Northern Study
Existing Typical Sections
Segment 3

Northern Study
Evaluation Matrix

Northern Study
Segment 1

Northern Study
Segment 2

Northern Study
Segment 3

Northern Study
Interim Improvement
Alternative 1A

Northern Study
Interim Improvement
Alternative 2A

Northern Study
Interim Improvement
Alternative 2B

Northern Study
Interim Improvement
Alternative 3A