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FDOT to hold public meeting on S. Florida Avenue 'road diet' project

Meeting to take place on April 9 from 4 to 7 p.m.
Posted at 9:12 AM, Mar 27, 2019

LAKELAND, Fla. — Last year, Lakeland’s City Commissioners unanimously approved a 'road diet' for South Florida Avenue. Now the Florida Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting to discuss their plans.

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The open-house style public meeting will be held on April 9 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

FDOT says during that time they will go over the South Florida Avenue Master Plan that includes a road diet pilot project through the Dixieland area — an up and coming part of Lakeland.

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The plan includes reducing five narrow lanes to three wider lanes.

The meeting will take place in Sikes Hall at the RP Funding Center.