Brenda Waters (276) 669-9999
Michelle Earl 276-669-9901

Nov. 28, 2007

VDOT LOCATION AND DESIGN PUBLIC HEARING: ROUTE 460 CONNECTOR PHASE I IN BUCHANAN COUNTY Tuesday, December 4 at Breaks Interstate Park Conference Center from 4-7 p.m.

BUCHANAN COUNTY, Va. - The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will hold a location and design public hearing in December regarding the proposed Route 460 Connector Phase I in Buchanan County. The public hearing will be held Tuesday, December 4, between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. at Breaks Interstate Park Conference Center.

The purpose of this hearing is to give citizens an opportunity to review and discuss preliminary plans for the proposed Route 460 Connector Phase I, beginning at the Kentucky/Virginia state line and extending .833 mile east. The hearing will also present the location and design information for the connector’s proposed connection with Route 80 and Route 609.

The Virginia Department of Transportation encourages all interested citizens to attend the public hearing. To give citizens more flexibility in their participation in the hearing, there will be no formal presentation. Instead, citizens will be able to review maps, drawings and other materials explaining the proposed project and discuss the plans, tentative construction schedules, property impacts and relocation assistance with VDOT representatives at their convenience anytime between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Also, citizens will have an opportunity to record verbal comments for the official record anytime during the hearing. Written comments will be accepted during the hearing or may be submitted to VDOT within 10 days following the hearing.

Maps and other materials pertaining to the project are available for review at the VDOT Lebanon Residency Office, located on Route 71 in Lebanon. The materials are also available at the VDOT Bristol District Office, 870 Bonham Road, Bristol, Virginia.

For additional information, or if you require special assistance to participate in the meeting, please call the VDOT Lebanon Residency Office at (276) 889-7600 or device for hearing impaired (TTY) at 711. (END)

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