The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will hold a public information meeting concerning proposed improvements to State Road (S.R.) 79 from County Road 279 (Pate Pond Road) to I-10. The meeting will be held Tuesday, August 6 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the City of Vernon's Community Center, 2808 Yellow Jacket Drive, Vernon.
This meeting will offer participants an opportunity to preview proposed improvements and provide comments regarding upcoming construction. Maps, drawings, and other information will be on display. There will be no formal presentation. Representatives from FDOT will be available to explain the proposed improvements and answer questions.
The principle intent of this project is to widen 9.2 miles of the existing rural roadway from two to four lanes. Construction is scheduled to begin fall 2013.
Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability or family status.
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Information provided by the Florida Department of Transportation