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Interchange Access Request

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Purpose

 

The purpose of an Interchange Access Request (IAR) is to demonstrate the project is needed and is viable based on traffic, engineering, financial and other criteria. To ensure access decisions are properly administered, both Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) have adopted policies regarding IARs

Resources

 

FHWA: Interstate System Access Information Guide
FDOT Policy: Approval of New or Modified Access to Limited Access Highways on the Strategic Intermodal System (SIS)

FDOT Procedure: New or Modified interchanges (under revision)

2013 Interchange Access Request Users Guide
The Interchange Handbook provides guidance on the state and federal requirements and process to be used by all requestors proposing a new or modified interchange to any limited-access facility on the SHS.

A Frequently Asked Questions page provides answers to concerns not addressed in these documents.

(Note: This document is provided in PDF format and can be viewed with the Adobe Acrobat Reader which is available from Adobe at no charge. Viewers can also convert PDF files to HTML format through the Adobe website. A new browser window will open when you access these external links.)


2014 Traffic Analysis Handbook - A Reference for Planning and Operations
The Traffic Analysis Handbook guides the reviewer of traffic analysis reports to the items that need to be checked and verified before accepting the work performed by the analyst.

Interchange Review Coordinator (IRC) Contacts

 

Each District and the Turnpike Enterprise has established an Interchange Review Coordinator (IRC). The IRC is the primary point of contact for all Requesters, both inside and outside the Department, requesting new or modified interchanges on existing SIS limited access facilities within their Districts.

 

District Counties Contact
1 Charlotte, Collier, De Soto, Glades, Hardee, Hendry, Highlands, Lee, Manatee, Okeechobee, Polk, and Sarasota Lawrence Massey
lawrence.massey@dot.state.fl.us
2 Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Clay, Columbia, Dixie, Duval, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Lafayette, Levy, Madison, Nassau, Putnam, St. Johns, Suwannee, Taylor, and Union Stephen Browning
stephen.browning@dot.state.fl.us
3 Bay, Calhoun, Escambia, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Jefferson, Leon, Liberty, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Wakulla, Walton, and Washington Scott Golden
scott.golden@dot.state.fl.us
4 Broward, Indian River, Martin, Palm Beach, and St. Lucie Gustavo Schmidt
gustavo.schmidt@dot.state.fl.us
5 Brevard, Flagler, Lake, Marion, Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Sumter, and Volusia John Zielinski
john.zielinski@dot.state.fl.us
6 Miami-Dade and Monroe Phil Steinmiller
phil.steinmiller@dot.state.fl.us
7 Citrus, Hernando, Hillsborough, Pasco, and Pinellas Waddah Farah
waddah.farah@dot.state.fl.us
Turnpike Florida's Turnpike Barbara Davis
barbara.davis@dot.state.fl.us

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For further information contact Martha Hodgson or phone (850) 414-4804


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