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State Road 542 Design Projects

District Office
L. K. Nandam, P.E
District One Secretary

P.O. Box 1249
Bartow, FL 33831

Tel: 863-519-2300

E-Mail Us - Project 1
E-Mail Us - Project 2

Picture of SR 542 at Buckeyeloop Rd.

Welcome

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) District One is preparing design plans for the future widening of approximately 6.3 miles of State Road (SR) 542 from 1st Street in Winter Haven to east of US 27 in Dundee in Polk County, Florida. There are two projects being designed at the same time as described below and shown on the location map.

Project at a Glance

District
One (Southwest Florida)

Start Date - Design
Project 1: May 2011
Project 2: May 2011

Est. Completion Date - Design
Project 1: Summer 2016
Project 2: Summer 2019

Cost
Project 1: $36.1 million Project 2: $66.9 million

Lengths and Limits
Project 1: SR 542 from 1st Street to east of Buckeye Loop Road, 2.4 Miles
Project 2: SR 542 from east of Buckeye Loop Road to US 27, 3.9 Miles

Contractor
Project 1: ICON Consultant Group, Inc.
Project 2: Atkins North America, Inc.

FDOT Project Manager
Project 1:Jimmy P. Vilcé, E.I.
jimmy.vilce@dot.state.fl.us (863) 519-2609
Project 2: Jimmy P. Vilcé, E.I. jimmy.vilce@dot.state.fl.us (863) 519-2609

Project 2 Public Hearing Held Thursday, May, 21 2015

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Project 1 Public Hearing Held
Thursday, August 15, 2013

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