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Pasco, Florida officials to meet with residents about State Road 54 widening project


Learn about SR 54 project on Thursday

Officials will talk to residents on Thursday about the upcoming project to widen State Road 54 from west of Interstate 75 to east of Curley Road. County and state officials, as well as representatives from Pepper Contracting Services, say they will give residents details about the construction schedule and traffic management plan. The meeting runs from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Atonement Lutheran Church, Main Sanctuary, 29617 SR 54, Wesley Chapel. County staff also expect to talk about other major roadwork near Wesley Chapel, including the MeadowPointe resurfacing project, SR 581 improvements, SR 56 construction and I-75 improvements. A groundbreaking ceremony for the SR 54 widening is planned for 8:30 a.m. on April 14, in the parking lot of the First Baptist Church at 29716 SR 54, Wesley Chapel.


Want to work with Brown-Waite?

Friday is the deadline for students interested in applying to become a page this summer for U.S. Rep. Ginny Brown-Waite. High school juniors who are at least 16 and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher in core academic subjects may apply. Pages assist Congress members with their legislative duties, deliver correspondence within the congressional complex, answer phones and prepare the House floor for sessions. Pages live in Washington at the Page Residence Hall, a few blocks away from the Capitol. To apply, fill out the application at All applications must be completed and mailed or delivered to the Brooksville office by 6 p.m. Friday. For information, call toll-free 1-866-492-4835.


Republican Club meeting Thursday

Cynthia Armstrong, a candidate for Pasco County School Board in District 3, will be the featured speaker at the Wesley Chapel Republican Club meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday. U.S. Rep. Ginny Brown-Waite, who was originally slated to appear, will not attend. The club meets in the second floor meeting room of Wesley Chapel Hyundai, 27000 Wesley Chapel Blvd. (1 mile west of Interstate 75). For information, call Peter Hanzel at (813) 907-6614 or e-mail


Pasco Regional Medical Center was awarded the "Center of Distinction" award for the hospital's Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine in Dade City. To reach the center, call (352) 521-1593. Due to incorrect information provided to the Times, the wrong phone number was listed in Saturday's Business Digest.

Pasco, Florida officials to meet with residents about State Road 54 widening project 04/06/10 [Last modified: Tuesday, April 6, 2010 10:02pm]
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