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Michelle Earl 276-669-9999
Michelle.Earl@vdot.virginia.gov

BR-1064

April 28, 2010



Design Public Hearing scheduled for Route 670 Avens Bridge in Washington County
May 26 from 5 - 7 p.m. at Watauga Elementary School

BRISTOL - The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will hold a public hearing in May to show plans for the proposed replacement of the Route 670 Avens Bridge in Washington County.  The public hearing will be held Wednesday, May 26 between 5 p.m. and 7p.m. at Watauga Elementary School, 23181 Watauga Road in Abingdon.

The purpose of the meeting is to give citizens an opportunity to review and discuss plans for replacing the Route 670 Avens Bridge, located over South Holston Lake.    

VDOT encourages all interested citizens to attend the public hearing. To give citizens more flexibility in their participation, 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 with VDOT representatives at their convenience anytime between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Also, citizens will have an opportunity to record verbal comments for the official record anytime during the meeting. Written comments will be accepted during the meeting or may be submitted to VDOT within 10 days following the meeting (June 5).

Maps and other materials pertaining to the project are available for review 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 District Office at (276) 669-6151 or device for hearing impaired (TTY) at 711.     

 

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