The MPO had begun studying potential highway and transit improvements on the S.R. 54/56 corridor from U.S. 19 to Bruce B. Downs Boulevard. This study had been divided into two phases.
Phase 1 involved a citizen led task force approach with the objective of recommending up to 6 viable including a “no build” alternative. Task force recommendations for phase I was presented to the MPO Board on June 9, 2016 . The MPO Board authorized staff to move forward with phase 2 of the study to evaluate the recommended alternatives and selecting a preferred alternative. The purpose of phase 2 will be to:
Evaluate alternatives resulting from Phase 1.
Facilitate extensive public engagement and outreach.