US 41 at Bonita Beach Road PD&E Study
US 41 at Bonita Beach Road PD&E Study
Posted on 03/05/2024
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The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) hosted a public hearing for the US 41 (SR 45) at Bonita Beach Road Project Development & Environment (PD&E) Study in Lee County on Tuesday, March 26, 2024. 


This study evaluates potential capacity and safety improvements, as well as multi-modal features to address congestion and meet future demand. Additional components under consideration include crosswalks with a pedestrian hybrid beacon, a new transit stop, and 12-foot wide shared-use paths at all intersection approaches.

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This hearing was conducted to present the preferred alternative and all analysis to date, as well as to give interested persons an opportunity to express their views concerning the location, conceptual design, and social, economic, and environmental effects of the proposed improvements. 


If you are unable to attend the hearing, comments can also be provided through the project webpage ( or by email ([email protected]) or mail (FDOT District One, Attn: Patrick Bateman PE, MS 1-40, 801 N. Broadway Ave., Bartow, FL 33830). While comments about the project are accepted at any time, they must be received or postmarked by April 5, 2024, to be included in the formal hearing record. All comments are weighted equally. Questions can be answered by calling the FDOT project manager Patrick Bateman at (863) 519-2792.

A summary of the hearing will be available on the webpage approximately 30 days following the close of the comment period.


Project documents will be available for public viewing from March 4 to April 5, 2024, at the City of Bonita Springs City Hall, 9101 Bonita Beach Road SE, Bonita Springs, FL 34135; Bonita Springs Public Library, 10560 Reynolds Street, Bonita Springs, FL 34135 and at Florida Department of Transportation, Southwest Area Office, 10041 Daniels Parkway, Fort Myers, FL 33913. They will also be available on the project webpage.


FDOT is sending notices to property owners, business owners, interested persons and organizations within at least 300 feet of the project to provide the opportunity to give comments to FDOT regarding this project.


FDOT solicits public participation without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, or family status. People who require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or who require translation services (free of charge) should contact Cynthia Sykes, District One Title VI Coordinator, at (863) 519-2287, or email at [email protected] at least seven days prior to the public hearing.


The environmental review, consultation, and other actions required by applicable Federal environmental laws for this project are being, or have been, carried out by FDOT pursuant to 23 U.S.C. §327 and a Memorandum of Understanding dated May 26, 2022 and executed by FHWA and FDOT.