Jason Bond 540-387-5493
July 21, 2009
VDOT HOLDS PUBLIC HEARING FOR TENTH STREET WIDENING IN ROANOKE
SALEM—The Virginia Department of Transportation and the City of Roanoke will hold a public hearing to discuss plans to widen the section of Tenth Street in Roanoke that starts just south of Fairfax Avenue and extends to Williamson Road. The proposed project will widen the travel lanes and provide bicycle lanes, curb and gutter and sidewalks. Turn lanes will be added at Tenth Street’s intersections with Hunt Avenue, Grayson Avenue, Orange Avenue and Williamson Road.
The public hearing will be held on Thursday, July 30, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Lucy Addison Middle School located at 1220 Fifth Street in Roanoke. The hearing will be held in an “open house” format with no formal presentation given. Citizens can attend at their convenience anytime between 5 and 7 p.m.
Written comments about the project may be submitted at the meeting or until August 9 by mail to Mr. Richard L. Caywood, P.E., Virginia Department of Transportation, P.O. Box 3071, Salem, VA 24153. E-mail comments can be sent to saleminfo@VDOT.virginia.gov. Please reference “Tenth Street Widening Comments” in the subject heading.
Anyone requiring special assistance to attend and participate in this hearing may contact VDOT’s Civil Rights Division at 540-387-5320, 800-611-5812 or TTY/TDD 711.
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