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Public Notice – Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) SR 544 (Lucerne Park Road) PD&E Study Alternatives Public Meeting

Posted February 8th, 2022



FDOT will be holding their Alternatives Public Meeting on Tuesday, February 8, at 5:30 p.m. in one of the formats below.

One or more Winter Haven City Commissioners may be in attendance.

  • Virtual Option: Attend virtually from a computer, tablet, or mobile device. You can register in advance at Once registered attendees will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting online. Please note, Internet Explorer cannot be used to register or attend this webinar. Please review the meeting materials online through the project website prior to this event. 
  • In-Person Open House Option: Attend in person at The Rock Church of Winter Haven, 2901 Lucerne Park Road, Winter Haven, Florida 33881 anytime between 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. to view a looping presentation and project displays, speak with project team members and submit comments or questions. Attendees who are not feeling well should not attend the in-person meeting.
  • Website: View the materials online at Comments can be provided through the project website.

After reviewing the public workshop materials and/or participating in the in-person or virtual events, you may choose any combination of the following options to submit your comments:

1)on the project website;

2)emailing the FDOT Project Manager, David C. Turley, P.E. at; or

3)mailing comments to David Turley, P.E. Florida Department of Transportation, P.O. Box 1249, Bartow, FL 33831-1249. While comments about the project are accepted at any time, please send your comments by February 18, 2022, to be included in the formal public workshop record. A summary of the workshop comments and responses will be available on the website approximately 30 days following the close of the comment period.

FDOT solicits public participation without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, or family status. People who require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or who require translation services (free of charge) should contact Cynthia Sykes, District One Title VI Coordinator, at (863) 519-2287, or email at at least seven days prior to the public hearing.

Vanessa Castillo, MMC

City Clerk