FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Heather Fagan 407.246.3423
Cassandra Lafser 407.246.2182
Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer to
Participate in SunRail Groundbreaking Ceremony this Friday
FDOT, federal and local
funding partners will break ground
Altamonte Springs – Orlando Mayor Dyer will join with the
Florida Department of Transportation and federal and local funding
partners to break ground on the SunRail project on Friday, January 27,
2012 at 10:00 a.m. at the future home of the Altamonte Springs station,
located at the intersection of Ronald Reagan Boulevard and State Road
436/E. Altamonte Drive.
Media parking is available on site. Facilities offering a view of the
stage and audio reception are also available on a first come, first
served basis. There will be media availability after the groundbreaking
SunRail is a 61.5-mile commuter rail transit project currently underway
in Central Florida. The 31-mile first phase of SunRail will serve 12
stations, linking DeBary to Sand Lake Road, south of Orlando. Phase II
will serve five additional stations, north to DeLand and south to
Poinciana. Service is expected to begin in 2014. For more information,
please call FDOT’s Public Information Office at 386-943-5473 or
386-943-5479. Also, visit the website at www.sunrail.com.
Rail Right-of-Way/Media Advisory
Entry to and on the rail right-of-way is prohibited. This includes
standing on railroad tracks.
FDOT, federal and local funding partners
SunRail groundbreaking ceremony
Future home of the Altamonte Springs SunRail station
Friday, January 27 at 10 a.m.
Media availability after the groundbreaking ceremony