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Lake County hosts Alternative Concepts Public Workshop for proposed Hooks Street improvements

RELEASE DATE: October 29, 2020

Tavares, Fla. – Lake County is hosting an Alternative Concepts Public Workshop for the Hooks Street Alternative Corridor Evaluation (Study) from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 16 in the Clermont Room at the Clermont Arts and Recreation Center, located at 3700 S. Highway 27 in Clermont.

The purpose of this study is to develop and evaluate proposed transportation solutions on a new alignment from Hancock Road to Hartle Road (CR 455) within the City of Clermont in southeast Lake County. The project is approximately 1.4 miles in length.

The open-house style public workshop will present the alternative transportation improvement concepts. This workshop will provide residents and interested persons an opportunity to express their views concerning the social, economic and environmental impacts of the proposed Hooks Street improvements. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions and to offer input to the study team. There will be no formal presentation, though a project PowerPoint presentation will run continuously throughout the evening. The workshop displays and PowerPoint presentation will be posted to the study website, which can be accessed at www.HooksStreetStudy.com, within one week after the workshop.

Safe social distancing practices as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will be implemented throughout the duration of this public meeting.

Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability or family status. Persons who require language translation or interpretive services, which are provided at no cost, or those requiring special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) may request assistance by contacting Fred Martin, Lake County Title VI/Nondiscrimination and ADA Coordinator, at 352-343-9676 or [email protected] at least seven days prior to the meeting.

For more information, contact Lake County Project Manager Seth Lynch, Public Works Department, at 352-253-9052 or [email protected].



Lake County media contact:
Kate Jarocki
Public Communications Coordinator
Office: 352-343-9604; Cell: 352-272-9593
[email protected]

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