FDOT Public Meetings to Address Truck Parking on I-4 Corridor

Drivers having trouble finding truck parking along the I-4 corridor in Florida will have the ability to tell transportation officials exactly where they need more parking.

On April 5, the Florida Department of Transportation has planned to hold a public meeting in Orange County to discuss the development of the Truck and Freight Alternate Site Analysis and Environmental Study project. The project concerns the parking of trucks along the I-4 corridor. A meeting in Osceola County will be held on April 12.

The study will “evaluate and recommend potential truck and freight parking solutions and alternatives for the I-4 Corridor that include social, economic and environmental assessment and effects of proposed improvements,” according to FDOT. Osceola, Orange, Seminole, and Volusia counties are potential truck parking areas.

Although studies have pointed FDOT in the right direction, only truckers know where the real truck parking problems lie along the I-4 corridor.

The only way for FDOT to build more parking spaces in the right places is for truckers to let them know. Public meetings for local and state projects are among the best places to brief transportation officials.

There are three ways to attend the Orange County I-4 Corridor Truck Parking Public Meeting:

  1. Virtually: Prior registration is required by visiting https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6274466877226808335. Once registered, attendees will receive a confirmation email with information to join the online meeting. Internet Explorer will not work to register or attend this webinar. Allow plenty of time to log in to view the presentation in its entirety.
  2. Call: Participants can join the meeting in listen-only mode by dialing 562-247-8422 and entering passcode 328-555-023 when prompted.
  3. In-person open house: Ramada Plaza by Wyndham Orlando – Meeting Room, 6500 International Drive, Orlando, Florida, 32819. Drop by anytime between 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. to see a looping presentation and project presentations, speak with members of the project team and submit comments or questions.

For the Osceola County I-4 Corridor Meeting, go to https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5119374937503216396 or call 631-992-3221 with passcode 546-164-261 . An in-person open house is scheduled at the Osceola Welcome Center & History Museum – Buster Kenton Meeting Room, 4155 W. Vine St., Kissimmee, Fla., 34741 anytime between 5:30-7:00 p.m.

FDOT plans to hold a public meeting in Volusia County in April. A specific date is yet to be determined.

To access the project documents, click here.

Those unable to attend the public meeting may submit comments to FDOT Project Manager Mark Trebitz at [email protected] LL

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