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West Orange Times & Observer Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021 1 month ago

Winter Garden City Commission to vote on no-build option for turnpike interchange

The resolution will be presented at this evening's meeting
by: Jim Carchidi Associate Editor

Winter Garden City Commission will convene its first meeting of the month at City Hall, 300 W. Plant Street, at 6:30 p.m. this evening.

Among the agenda items is a resolution in support of the no-build option for the Florida Department of Transportation/Turnpike Authority’s proposed interchange at the intersection of the Florida Turnpike and County Road 545/Avalon Road in Winter Garden.

Several residents voiced their opposition to the interchange during an Oct. 7 meeting at Winter Garden’s Tanner Hall.

Click here for the full agenda for this evening's meeting.

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Jim Carchidi is an associate editor for the West Orange Times & Observer, Southwest Orange Observer and He has more than two decades of journalism experience in Central Florida, including positions at the Orlando Sentinel and the Orlando Business Journal. He holds a...

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