DELAND, Fla. – The Florida Department of Transportation’s (FDOT) District Five Office will hold a week-long virtual public hearing on its Tentative Five-Year Work Program from Monday, October 16, 2023, to Friday, October 20,2023. The purpose of the public hearing is to present, seek public input, and provide interested persons the opportunity to express their views on the Tentative Five-Year Work Program for fiscal years 2024/2025 through 2028/2029.

This tentative work program provides proposed transportation projects for the nine (9) counties that form FDOT District Five: Brevard, Flagler, Lake, Marion, Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Sumter, and Volusia. Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise projects are also included in the tentative work program. The program forecasts where and when funds are needed for improvements across all modes of transportation including roadway, bicycle, pedestrian, freight, trails, transit, aviation, seaports and spaceports.

The Department is offering multiple ways for the community to participate in the meeting. All participants, regardless of platform they choose, will receive the same information.


Virtual Option: Interested persons may visit from a computer, tablet, or mobile device. This online hearing will be open and available for citizens to view and comment on project information 24 hours a day from Monday, October 16, 2023, to Friday, October 20, 2023.

In-Person Open House Option: Participants may attend an in-person open house on Tuesday, October 17, 2023, from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The open house will be held at the FDOT District Five Office, located at 719 South Woodland Boulevard, DeLand, FL 32720. If you are feeling unwell, please consider attending the meeting virtually or by phone.


In-Person Appointment: FDOT representatives are available Monday, October 16, 2023, to Friday, October 20, 2023, at the FDOT District Five Office, located at 719 South Woodland Boulevard, DeLand, FL 32720. You can schedule a meeting at the district office by contacting the project manager, Katherine Alexander-Corbin at 386-943-5168 or by email to

Comments can be made through the website at by clicking the “Comment” button. Participants may also submit comments directly to FDOT Project Manager, Katherine Alexander-Corbin by phone at 386-943-5168, email at, or U.S. mail at Florida Department of Transportation, 719 S. Woodland Boulevard, MS 520, DeLand, Florida 32720. While comments about the project are accepted at any time, to be included in the records for this public hearing please send your comments by Friday, November 3, 2023.

Persons who require accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or persons who require translation services (free of charge), should contact Katherine Alexander-Corbin at 386-943-5168 or via email at 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).

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 Melissa McKinney, FDOT District Five Title VI Coordinator, at

Para preguntas en Español: Valoramos la opinión del público sobre esta informacion e proyectos. Si usted tiene preguntas/comentarios, o desea mas información en Español, por favor comuníquese con Katherine Alexander-Corbin al teléfono 386-943-5168, o al correo electrónico

Media inquiries should be directed to the FDOT District Five Communications Office at or by phone at 386-943-5593.