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

BR-1011

Jan. 27, 2010



VDOT Location and Design Public Hearing scheduled for Route 614 (Barnrock Road) in Washington County
February 23 from 5-7 p.m. at the Mendota Community Center

BRISTOL - The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will hold public hearing in February to show plans for the proposed improvements to a section of Route 614 (Barnrock Road) in Washington County.  The public hearing will be held Tuesday, February 23 between 5 p.m. and 7p.m. at the Mendota Community Center, 2562 Mendota Road in Mendota.

The purpose of the meeting is to give citizens an opportunity to review and discuss plans for improving a section of Route 614 (Barnrock Road), from the intersection of Route 802 to the intersection of Route 621. 

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.

Maps and other materials pertaining to the project are available for review at the VDOT Abingdon Residency Office located at 700 E. Main Street in Abingdon, and 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 Abingdon Residency Office at (276) 676-5503 or device for hearing impaired (TTY) at 711.     

 

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