Public Hearing on Improvements to SR 518 from Mosswood Drive to Pineapple Avenue

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), District Five, will hold a public hearing regarding the proposed improvements to State Road (SR) 518, from west of Mosswood Drive to east of Pineapple Avenue. The project will consist of roadway resurfacing, upgrading of signing and pavement markings, a safe pedestrian path at Stewart Avenue, Access Management improvements at Cypress Avenue, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accessibility improvements, as well as aesthetic improvements within the Eau Gallie Arts District. The project is funded for construction, which is expected to begin in Spring 2016.

The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, September 16, 2014, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Eau Gallie Public Library located at 1521 Pineapple Avenue in Melbourne. The meeting will hold an open house from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. At 7:00 pm, a project presentation will be given with a court reporter present to record the public comments. After the presentation, representatives of the FDOT will be available to discuss the improvements and answer questions you may have.

The department invites your participation and welcomes your comments on the proposed improvements. Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability or family status. Persuant to the provisions of the American with Disabilities Act, any persons who require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or persons who require translation services (free of charge) should contact Ryan Florence, P.E., AECOM Technical Services, at (813) 630-2500 at least seven (7) days prior to the meeting. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1-800-955-8771 (TDD) or 1-800-955-8770 (voice).

For additional information concerning the project, please contact Kevin Moss, P.E., FDOT Project Manager at 386-943-5255 or via email at kevin.moss@dot.state.fl.us.