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Transit referendum slated for Polk voters

In February, the Polk County Board of County Commissioners approved an ordinance authorizing a referendum to be voted on by Polk County voters in November 2014. If passed, the referendum would enable a one percent sales surtax to fund the MyRide/MyRoad initiative. The revenues from the tax would go into a dedicated trust fund, with…


FDOT considers options for SR 60 east

The Florida Department of Transportation is conducting a Project Development and Environment Study (PD&E) for SR 60 from Valrico Road to the Polk County Line. The purpose is to identify and evaluate design concepts for six-laning the road and determine any potential effects on the natural and human environment. The study, which began in June…

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