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District Five Work Program Public Hearing 2018

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS


What is a Five Year Work Program?
Each year, Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) develops the Five Year Work Program in accordance with Section 339.135, Florida Statutes. The five year work program is an ongoing process that is used to forecast the funds needed for upcoming transportation system improvements scheduled for the next five years.

Which projects are included in the Work Program Public Hearing?
The Five-Year Work Program includes intermodal and planning activities, preliminary engineering, right of way acquisition, construction and public transportation projects planned by FDOT District Five and the Florida Turnpike Enterprise.

The selection of the projects involves extensive coordination with local governments, including Metropolitan Planning Organizations, city and county officials, and input from citizens, to identify road, transit, and enhancement projects that maintain and improve safety, reduce congestion, and increase mobility. You can view the Five Year Work Program projects by utilizing the interactive map on the home page.

What is the Tentative Work Program?
The Tentative Five-Year Work Program includes projects scheduled for the Fiscal Years 2020 through 2024 (projects programmed July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2024).

What counties are located within FDOT District Five?
The East Central Florida area is FDOT District Five and is comprised of nine counties: Brevard, Flagler, Lake, Marion, Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Sumter, and Volusia Counties.

What is a "Fiscal Year?"
The State of Florida’s fiscal year begins July 1st, and ends on June 30th. The fiscal years covered in the Tentative Five-Year Work Program are 2020 to 2024, which begins July 1, 2019 and ends on June 30, 2024.

How can I get involved?
Check the website regularly for meeting times and dates. To submit your questions or comments please fill out the Comment Card found here.

How can I obtain the latest project materials?
The latest materials for the Work Program Public Hearing will be available on the Documents and Publications page of the website. Please check back regularly for updates.

Does the Work Program include all projects in this area?
The work program only includes projects with state or federal involvement and select locally funded projects. The work program does not include all projects planned/funded by local agencies/governments.

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Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability or family status. Persons wishing to express their concerns relative to FDOT compliance with Title VI may do so by contacting Jennifer Smith, FDOT District Five Title VI Coordinator at Jennifer.Smith2@dot.state.fl.us