ABOUT CONNECTING FLORIDA

Connecting Florida is a coalition focused on infrastructure needs for Florida’s future, which includes connecting rural communities to the world commerce and our world-class destinations to tourists, providing efficient interstate and intrastate commerce and safe evacuation routes, while protecting and enhancing our precious natural resources.

We support the creation of multi-use corridors of regional economic significance and the mission to prioritize critical infrastructure enhancements and other connectivity services for the benefit of the State of Florida and all Floridians!

NEWS & UPDATES

FDOT to hold another meeting on Suncoast Connector project

WCJB-TV ABC 20 Gainesville The Florida Department of Transportation will hold another meeting in Gilchrist County on Tuesday to discuss the Suncoast Connector project. A part of the proposed connector would run through the Gainesville area. The road would be part of...

Letter to Editor Update

Gilchrist County Journal ...I for one think that the Suncoast Parkway Expansion can be a good thing for our county and our area as a whole. While there is no definitive pathway of the road quite yet, the projections show it following along the US-19 corridor, at least...

M-CORES groups set to review recommendations

Citrus County Chronicle It was never about piecing together a preferred corridor. Rather, more like a blueprint of where not to build. Task forces to extend both the Suncoast Parkway and Florida Turnpike are wrapping up their discussions, with both groups set to meet...

Task force meeting Wednesday for southwest-central toll road

Port Charlotte Sun The task force for the toll road proposed for southwest-central Florida will hold a virtual version of its eighth meeting, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday with public viewing places in both Fort Myers and Bartow. Read More>

Other Voices: If done right, highway could be something special

Ocala Star-Banner The Suncoast Corridor has been a controversial project for years, and for good reason. It would weave through a virtual goldmine of important and fragile environmental areas unique to Florida. However, I think it is safe to say that eventually a...