NCDOT To Hold A Public Meeting For The Proposed Improvements On U.S. 17 Business (Market Street) From CSX Railroad To Station Road in Wilmington, New Hanover County STIP Project Nos. U-4902B and U-4902C

by November 21, 2017

NCDOT TO HOLD A PUBLIC MEETING FOR PROPOSED IMPROVEMENTS ON U.S. 17
BUSINESS (MARKET STREET) FROM CSX RAILROAD TO STATION ROAD
IN WILMINGTON, NEW HANOVER
COUNTY

STIP Project Nos. U-4902B and U-4902C

The N.C. Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting regarding the proposed access management improvements on U.S. 17 Business (Market Street) between CSX Railroad and Station Road in Wilmington, New Hanover County.  Project No. U-4902B will improve Market Street from CSX Railroad to Cinema Drive and from Jackson Street to north of US 117/NC 132 (College Road) and Project U-4902C will improve Market Street from north of US 117/NC 132 (College Road) to Station Road.  The purpose of these projects is to improve the connectivity, increase safety and decrease congestion on U.S. 17 Business (Market Street) in Wilmington. The proposed project involves access management improvements to include converting the existing center turn lane to a median. The U-4902C Project includes the multiple options for modification of the Market Street/ Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard intersection.

The meeting will be held on December 7, 2017 from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the College Acres Baptist Church, 702 Eastwood Road, Wilmington.  Interested individuals may attend this meeting any time during the above hours. Project maps will be on display and NCDOT representatives will be available to answer questions and receive comments. Written comments can be submitted at the meeting or later, by December 22, 2017. Comments and information received will be taken into consideration as work on the projects develops. Please note that there will not be a formal presentation.

Project information and materials can be viewed as they become available online at http://www.ncdot.gov/projects/publicmeetings.

For additional information, contact Krista Kimmel, NCDOT Division 3 Division Design Engineer, 5501 Barbados Boulevard, Castle Hayne, by phone at (910) 341-2000 or by e-mail at [email protected], or NCDOT Project Consultant, Jamie Byrd, PE, Project Engineer (HNTB) by phone at (919) 424-0437 or via email at [email protected].

NCDOT will provide auxiliary aids and services under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) for disabled persons who want to participate in this meeting. Anyone requiring special services should contact Krista Kimmel as early as possible so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

NCDOT will provide interpretive services upon request for persons who do not speak English, or have a limited ability to read, speak or understand English. Please request interpretive services prior to the meeting by calling 1-800-233-6315.

Aquellas personas que hablan español y no hablan inglés, o tienen limitaciones para leer, hablar o entender inglés, podrían recibir servicios de interpretación si los solicitan antes de la reunión llamando al 1-800-233-6315.

 

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