RALEIGH - The State Transportation starting May 13 will hold four public meetings in communities along the Interstate 95 corridor for attendees to learn about the results of the I-95 Economic Assessment, as well as the next steps in the process of improving the highway.
Attendees will be able to discuss the study one-on-one with NCDOT officials in an informal setting and will also have the opportunity to submit written comments or questions.
NCDOT is studying the many possible ways to fund improvements on I-95 and how those ways will impact the economy of the interstate’s corridor.
People interested in attending can drop by any of the following four meetings between 4 and 7 p.m.:
Monday, May 13
Johnston Community College Graphic Arts Building – Room 108
245 College Drive, Smithfield
Tuesday, May 14
Bill Ellis Convention Center
2904 Forest Hills Road, Wilson
Monday, May 20
Robeson Community College Workforce Development Center/BB&T Conference Room
5160 N. Fayetteville Road, Lumberton
Tuesday, May 21
Halifax Community College The Centre (Gallery)
200 College Drive, Weldon
For more information on the meetings, contact NCDOT Feasibility Studies Unit Head Derrick Lewis at (919) 707-4663 or via email at
, or Cambridge Systematics Director of Transportation Economics Paula Dowell, Ph.D. at (404) 460-2606 or via email at
NCDOT will provide auxiliary aids and services under the Americans with Disabilities Act for disabled persons who want to participate in these meetings. Anyone requiring special services should contact Lewis as soon as possible so that arrangements can be made.
Persons who speak Spanish and do not speak English, or have a limited ability to read, speak or understand English may receive interpretive services upon request prior to the meeting by calling 1-800-481-6494.