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I-4 Poinciana Parkway Connector
Project Development & Environment (PD&E) Study

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One of the main components of the PD&E Study is the Public Involvement Program. This is set in place to inform and involve all interested parties in the development of the planned project. The program will extend through the entire PD&E Study period with various methods to involve the community and receive feedback.  As the study progresses, this public feedback will be important to the development of decisions for the study. You are encouraged to get involved in the project by regularly visiting the project website, attending public meetings, and joining the Project Mailing List to receive notices of events and other project specific information.


December 9, 2015, Agency Project Advisory Group (APAG) Meeting

The third APAG Meeting for this study was held:

Wednesday, December 9, 2015, from
1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., at the
Osceola County Administration Building – BCC Chambers
1 Courthouse Square
Kissimmee, Florida 34741 

The meeting was held to present the results of the corridor analysis and evaluation known as the Alternative Corridor Evaluation (ACE) process and to obtain comments on the corridors that were recommended for further evaluation. Information presented at the meeting is available on the Documents and Publications page of this website.


NOVEMBER 2015 PROJECT UPDATE

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is finalizing the planning-level analysis for the project. The planning-level evaluations followed the FDOT’s Alternatives Corridor Evaluation (ACE) process, which served to screen initial alternative options and to identify reasonable alternatives to be carried forward into the Project Development and Environment, or PD&E, Study phase. Initially, 7 alternative corridors were developed, screened and presented to the public, stakeholders and various governmental and environmental agencies. As a result of this input and significant analysis, two corridor alternatives (Corridor 2A and Corridor 3) were recommended by FDOT to be carried forward into the PD&E Study phase for additional analysis. Both the methodology for the ACE process and the ACE Report are available on the Documents and Publications section of the website.

Pending FHWA approval (as lead agency for the project), the FDOT will conduct an Alternatives Public Meeting. Please click here to be added to the mailing list, so you will be notified in advance of the meeting.


Corridor Evaluation Public Meeting

This meeting was held to present the results of the alternatives corridor evaluation process, which was conducted to identify roadway corridors that should be carried forward for additional analysis. The meeting was held on Tuesday, June 2, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Members of FDOT staff and project team representatives were available to answer questions and provide information. The information presented is available for download at the Documents and Publications section of the website.


Public Kick-Off Meetings

Two public kick-off meetings were held for the I-4 Poinciana Parkway Connector PD&E Study on Tuesday, December 10 and Thursday, December 12, 2013. These meetings were held to introduce the study, review the purpose and need for the improvements, present the project corridors and provide an opportunity for interested persons to obtain input, answer questions and discuss the project. The information presented was the same at both meetings and is available at the Documents and Publications section of the website.

Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability or family status. Persons who require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or persons who require translation services (free of charge) should contact Ms. Amy Sirmans, FDOT Project Manager, at (386) 943-5404.