NCDOT To Hold Public Meeting For Proposed Replacement of Heide Trask Memorial Bridge New Hanover County STIP Project No. FS-1703A

by May 13, 2019

NCDOT TO HOLD PUBLIC MEETING
FOR PROPOSED REPLACEMENT OF HEIDE TRASK BRIDGE
NEW HANOVER COUNTY

STIP PROJECT NO. FS-1703A

The N.C. Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting regarding a feasibility study evaluating the proposed replacement of Drawbridge No. 12, the C. Heide Trask Memorial Bridge, which connects the City of Wilmington and the Town of Wrightsville Beach via U.S. 74 (Wrightsville Avenue) / U.S. 76 (Causeway Drive). This study also evaluates potential intersection improvements at the intersection of U.S. 74 (Salisbury Street) and U.S. 76 (Causeway Drive).

The public meeting will take place on Tuesday, May 21 at the Wrightsville Beach Recreation Center located at 4 Russ Drive, Wrightsville Beach. There will be an open house from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. during which the public may drop in at any time.  A presentation will be given directly following the open house at 6:30 p.m.

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 June 7. 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/news/public-meetings.

For additional information, contact Lynnise Hawes, NCDOT Feasibility Studies Unit, at 1534 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699; (919) 707-4662; or lmhawes@ncdot.gov.

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 (919) 707-6115 or smborges@ncdot.gov or 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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