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Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176
Paula.Jones@vdot.virginia.gov

LYN-12-050

May 24, 2012



VDOT TO HOST PUBLIC HEARING FOR THE ROUTE 501 BRIDGE REPLACEMENT ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will hold a location public hearing to present the results of an Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Route 501 Bridge Replacement over the James River in Amherst and Bedford Counties.  The study area incorporates the existing bridge and roadway approaches along Route 501 and Route 130, approximately 0.5 miles northwest of the bridge and one mile southeast of the bridge.  The public hearing will be held in an open house format and no formal presentation will be given.

 

Monday, June 4, 2012, 5−7 p.m.

Big Island Elementary School

1114 School Days Road

Big Island, VA 24526

 

Citizens will have an opportunity to provide input on the EA and those unable to attend the meeting can read or download all meeting materials online and provide their comments in one of the other following ways by June 20, 2012: 

  • Comment form  - fill out at the meeting or obtain a copy from the project website (see below )
  • Email: Angel.Deem@VDOT.Virginia.gov (Refer to “Route 501 Bridge Public Comment” in subject line.)
  • Mail: Angel Deem, 1221 E. Broad St., Richmond, VA 23219

If special assistance is required to attend the meetings or participate in the study process (i.e. persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency), please contact VDOT’s Civil Rights Division at 800-367-7623 or TTY/TDD 711.

Website: http://www.vdot.virginia.gov/projects/lynchburg/route_501_bridge_over_james_river_at_snowden.asp

 



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