Tiffany Whitfield 757-925-1516
Feb. 29, 2016
PUBLIC COMMENTS SOUGHT ON U.S. ROUTE 13 SAFETY CORRIDOR STUDY
NORTHAMPTON COUNTY – The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will hold a Citizen Information Meeting on Tuesday, March 1, 2016 about the U.S. Route 13 Safety Corridor Study.
WHAT: Citizen Information Meeting
WHEN: Tuesday, March 1, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Eastern Shore Community College
29300 Lankford Highway
Melfa, VA 23410
The study is underway to develop a plan that VDOT and surrounding jurisdictions can implement on the Eastern Shore for a safer and more efficient transportation corridor. The area of interest for this study includes U.S. Route 13 from the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel to the Maryland State Line and Route 175 from U.S. Route 13 to the town of Chincoteague.
The public can review the safety assessment study and strategies for potential corridor alternatives. The focus of the study remains on safety and exploring opportunities to use new technology to enhance safety and operations.
If you are unable to attend provide your written comments by March 10, 2016, to Mr. Jerry Pauley, District Planner, Virginia Department of Transportation, 1700 North Main Street, Suffolk, VA 23434 or by e-mail to Jerry.Pauley@Vdot.Virginia.gov. Please reference “US Route 13 Corridor Study” in the subject line.
Information about the safety corridor study is available at:
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