Public meeting Thursday for proposed turnpike interchange at Avalon

Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise is hosting the meeting Thursday, Oct. 7, at Tanner Hall.

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The public is invited to give input at a meeting being hosted by Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 7, at Tanner Hall, 29 W. Garden Ave., Winter Garden.

To be discussed will be the proposed widening project and proposed interchange at Avalon Road north of West Colonial Drive and near Tucker Ranch.

Residents who cannot attend the meeting can email questions to [email protected].

FTE is conducting a study for widening the turnpike; the study limits extend from south of State Road 408 to West Colonial and along S.R. 408 from the turnpike interchange to east of the Old Winter Garden Road overpass.



Amy Quesinberry

Community Editor Amy Quesinberry was born at the old West Orange Memorial Hospital and raised in Winter Garden. Aside from earning her journalism degree from the University of Georgia, she hasn’t strayed too far from her hometown and her three-mile bubble. She grew up reading The Winter Garden Times and knew in the eighth grade she wanted to write for her community newspaper. She has been part of the writing and editing team since 1990.

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