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I-95 Gateway Boynton Interchanges Project

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What are the study limits for this project?
The study area is located in eastern Palm Beach County within the City of Boynton Beach between Gateway Boulevard at SR-9/I-95 and Boynton Beach Boulevard at SR-9/I-95. The project area for the traffic data analysis extends from south of the Woolbright Road Interchange to north of the Hypoluxo Road Interchange. At Gateway Boulevard, the study area extends from west of High Ridge Road to east of Seacrest Boulevard. At Boynton Beach Boulevard, the study area extends from west of Industrial Avenue to east of Seacrest Boulevard.

What is a PD&E Study?
A Project Development and Environment (PD&E) Study is an environmental and engineering process that was developed by the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), in response to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969.  The PD&E study process ensures that transportation projects are developed with consideration of current engineering standards, project costs, and minimization of social and environmental impacts, while involving the public throughout the entire study process.

What is the objective of the study?
The purpose of the project is to enhance overall traffic operations at the existing interchanges of SR-9/I-95 at Gateway Boulevard and SR-9/I-95 at SR-804/Boynton Beach Boulevard by providing improvements to achieve acceptable LOS at both interchanges in Design Year 2045. Conditions along Gateway Boulevard and Boynton Beach Boulevard are anticipated to deteriorate below acceptable LOS standards if no improvements are made by 2045. The interchanges will have insufficient capacity to accommodate the projected travel demand.

The project need is to improve the operational capacity and overall traffic operation LOS at the interchanges and study area roadways/intersections by implementing operational and capacity improvements, to meet the future travel demand projected as a result of Palm Beach County population and employment growth.

How can I get involved?
You have the opportunity to receive project-related information through this website, newsletters, public information meetings, and the public hearing. You are encouraged to register to get more information on the Email Updates page of this website.

You can also review information about the project and the FDOT’s Efficient Transportation Decision Making (ETDM) screening process on the ETDM website at https://etdmpub.fla-etat.org. In the Project Search window, click on Project Number, enter the number 14180 (SR-9/I-95 at Boynton Beach Boulevard Interchange) or 14181 (SR-9/I-95 at Gateway Boulevard Interchange), and click go. Click on the Project Information tab and select what you would like to review from the drop down menu.

For questions or comments, contact the FDOT Project Manager, Thuc H. Le, P.E.
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How can I obtain the latest study materials?
The latest materials for the SR-9/I-95 at SR-804/Boynton Beach Boulevard Interchange and SR-9/I-95 at Gateway Boulevard Interchange PD&E Study will be available on the Documents and Publications page of this website. Please check back regularly for updates as the study is constantly evolving.

When will the project be built?
Future phases of the project (design, purchase of any needed right-of-way, and construction) are not currently funded; however, typically projects such as this take between 10-12 years to build from the time the PD&E Study is complete.

Where can I find information on the construction projects already happening on SR-9/I-95?
To find out about other current SR-9/I-95 transportation projects, go to the Current Nearby Projects page.

When is the next public meeting?
Notice of public meetings will be posted on the Public Notices page of this website.  Please check back often for details on upcoming meeting locations and times.