Community Invited to 5th Avenue North Improvements Public Meeting

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Community Invited to 5th Avenue North Improvements Public Meeting

St. Petersburg, FL (Nov. 30, 2022) - The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), District Seven, is hosting a Virtual Public Meeting (VPM) on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022 to cover the proposed access changes of Alt US 19 (5th Ave N.) from 6th St. to Tyrone Blvd. and from 22nd St. N. to 55th St. The proposed project will repave 5th Ave. N., close medians to vehicular traffic at four intersections and add several pedestrian crossings as well as sidewalk improvements.

To allow for maximum participation, community members can attend the public meeting in one of three formats - virtually over the internet, at an in-person drive-thru location and by phone. Project staff will be available to answer questions and receive comments at the in-person drive-thru location and online. The information presented will be identical at all options.

The presentation will be played at 5 p.m. and replayed at 5:30 p.m.
If you would like to participate virtually, you may attend at the following link:

In-person drive-thru location:
The drive-thru will open at 5 p.m. and remain open until 6:30 p.m.
If you would like to participate in-person, you may attend the VPM at the following drive-thru location:

Childs Park, 4301 13th Ave. S.

The presentation will be played at 5 p.m. and replayed at 5:30 p.m.
To participate by phone please call: +1 (415) 655-0060 and provide the Access Code: 437-987-888 to join. Phone participants will be in “Listen Only” mode during the presentation.

Information about the project can be found at

If you have questions or comments about the project, please contact Michael O. Ojo, P.E. Design Project Manager, at or by phone at 813-975-6266 or by mail to Michael O. Ojo, P.E., Design Project Manager, Florida Department of Transportation, 11201 North McKinley Drive, Tampa, FL 33612. Comments received or postmarked by Dec. 19, 2022, will be included in the official meeting record.

This meeting is held pursuant to Chapters 120, 335.18 and 335.199, Florida Statutes. Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, or family status. Persons requiring special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in this meeting, or persons who require translation services (free of charge) are asked to advise the agency at least seven days prior to the meeting by contacting: Roger Roscoe, FDOT Title VI Coordinator, at 813-975-6411 or 1+800-226-7220 (ex. 6411), or