Public input wanted for toll road from Collier County to Polk County

Published: September 29, 2020 10:25 PM EDT
Updated: September 30, 2020 11:04 AM EDT
The Southwest-Central Florida Connector would have connected Polk and Collier counties. (Credit: WINK News Drone)

The task force responsible for developing a toll road, the Southwest-Central Florida Connector between Collier and Polk counties, is asking for your concerns.

The top issues include the environment and supporting growth in local communities.

The land the toll road would go through includes habitats for 12 threatened and endangered species, including the Florida panther.

The task force plans to submit a plan to the governor and lawmakers by November.

MORE: Draft Task Force Reports Available for Public Comment