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FDOT Virtual Meeting – SR 542 Construction Between Buckeye Loop Road and US 27

Posted September 10th, 2020

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Virtual Public Meeting (VPM) is Thurs., Sept. 10, 5:30—6:30 p.m. about the SR 542 (Dundee Road) Widening Project. It will include a presentation, and questions & comments about widening SR 542 between Buckeye Loop Road and US 27. The project begins September 2020 and includes widening from two lanes to four lanes, adding bike lanes and sidewalks on both sides of the roadway, constructing curb and gutter along the inside and outside lanes, building an enclosed drainage system, adding lighting, replacing signal equipment, and adding a new signal at Overlook Drive. The project also includes extensive earthwork, 10 drainage ponds, replacement of bridge culverts and utility relocations for the City of Winter Haven and the Town of Dundee. The project is expected to be complete in Spring 2023. Registration is required to participate in this free live presentation. Go to: The link is case sensitive. Once registered, participants will receive a confirmation email containing with further information. Contact Sandra Mancil, Community Outreach Specialist at for further assistance. Click this link for further information about the project and the public meeting. SR 542 Widening VPM Invite – FINAL