M-CORES Meetings Winding Down; Next One Is Wednesday

The meetings to discuss the direction the review of a planned toll road corridor through southwest Florida between Lakeland and Naples are in their final stages.

The next meeting will occur from 9 to 5 Wednesday. It will be available online by registering at the project’s website.

There also will be a chance to view the meeting at the W. H. Stuart Center on U.S. 17 in Bartow.

The agenda will include further discussions about panther protection, drafting details to be included in the task force’s final report, which will be delivered to state officials in November, and discussing the public comment period for the report.

The process remains open to public comment at FDOT.Listens@dot.state.fl.us