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Public Meetings Planned for Interstate 95
Written by Bruce Ferrell   
Tuesday, 07 May 2013 02:55

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 dlewis@ncdot.gov, or Cambridge Systematics Director of Transportation Economics Paula Dowell, Ph.D. at (404) 460-2606 or via email at pdowell@camsys.com.

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.

 
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