Proposed Independence Boulevard Extension New Hanover County STIP Project No. U-4434

by July 16, 2019

NCDOT TO HOLD PUBLIC MEETING FOR THE PROPOSED
INDEPENDENCE BOULEVARD EXTENSION NEW HANOVER COUNTY


STIP PROJECT NO. U-4434

The N.C. Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting regarding the proposed project to extend Independence Boulevard (S.R. 1209) by 1.7 miles from Randall Parkway to U.S. 74 (Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway) in Wilmington. The purpose of the project is to improve connectivity and capacity by providing an additional 4-lane, northsouth corridor that would provide an increase in the overall traffic capacity within Central Wilmington.

The meeting will take place on July 22 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Rachel Freeman School of Engineering Multipurpose Room located at 2601 Princess Place Drive in Wilmington. The public may drop in at any time during the meeting hours. Please note that no formal presentation will be made.

NCDOT representatives will be available to answer questions and listen to comments regarding the project. The opportunity to submit comments will also be provided at the meeting or via phone, email, or mail by August 19, 2019. Comments received will be taken into consideration as the project develops.

Project information and materials can be viewed as they become available online at www.ncdot.gov/projects/independence-boulevard.

For additional information, please contact Krista Kimmel, NCDOT Division 3, at 5501 Barbados Boulevard, Castle Hayne, NC 28429. You may also contact the project team through our toll-free hotline at 1-800-233-6315.

NCDOT will provide auxiliary aids and services under the Americans with Disabilities Act for disabled persons who wish to participate in this meeting. Anyone requiring special services should contact Samantha Borges, Environmental Analysis Unit at smborges@ncdot.gov or 919-707-6115 as early as possible so that arrangements can be made.

Persons who 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.

Aquellas personas que 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 1-800-481-6494.

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