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Rescheduled: TPO Public Hearing

The TPO Public Hearing has been RESCHEDULED to Tuesday, October 10th, 2017 

OCALA/MARION COUNTY TRANSPORTATION PLANNING ORGANIZATION

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan Amendments

 

  •  CR 484: From CR 475A to Marion Oaks Pass

  •  SW 49th Avenue From Marion Oaks Trail to Marion Oaks Manor

      

At the request of the Marion County Engineering department, the Ocala/Marion TPO will be amending the 2040 LRTP in order to include an additional roadway capacity project and amend the phasing of an additional existing project. This amendment is in coordination with Marion County’s application for grant funding for the Cross Florida Commerce Park with the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity’s Florida Job Growth Fund.

 The amendment proposes to widen approximately 1.34 miles of CR 484 to four lanes from the end of the current four-lane section near SW 47th Terrace to Marion Oaks Pass. Based on present day costs, estimates of the project phases would be as follows:

 

  • • Design (PE) - $680,966

  • • Right-of-Way (ROW) - $630,000

  • • Construction (CST) – $4,993,750

  • • TOTAL: $6,304,716

 The amendment also proposes to accelerate the construction funding timeframe for two projects to widen approximately 2.6 miles of SW 49th Avenue to four lanes from Marion Oaks Trail to Marion Oaks Manor. Based on present day costs, estimates of the project phases would be as follows:

 

  • • Design (PE) - $1,340,000

  • • Right-of-Way (ROW) - $3,525,000

  • • Construction (CST) – $9,826,666

  • • TOTAL: $14,691,666

      

A comment period regarding these amendments to the 2040 LRTP is now open.  This comment period will remain open until the public hearing to be conducted before the regularly scheduled Ocala/Marion County TPO Board meeting to be held on October 10th, 2017.  The public hearing will be held at the Marion County Commission Chambers located at 601 SE 25th Avenue and will be held at 4:00 PM.

If anyone should like to submit their comments prior to the public hearing, they can be submitted to Kenneth Odom, Transportation Planner at 352-629-8475 or kodom@ocalafl.org.  If you plan on attending the meeting, public comments will be also be heard at that time. 

Should anyone planning on attending the public hearing require special accommodations, please contact Kenneth Odom or Shakayla Jacobs at 352-629-8279 at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance of the hearing.


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