Jason Bond 540-387-5493
Feb. 27, 2012
VDOT HOLDS PUBLIC HEARING FOR IMPROVEMENT PROJECT AT INTERSTATE 81’S EXIT 150 IN BOTETOURT COUNTY
SALEM—The Virginia Department of Transportation will hold a location and design public hearing on a proposed project to improve traffic flow and relieve congestion around Interstate 81’s exit 150 (Troutville) in Botetourt County.
The hearing will be held on Thursday, March 8, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Lord Botetourt High School located at 1435 Roanoke Road in Daleville.
This hearing is being held to provide an opportunity for citizens or organizations to give VDOT input on the proposed project. The hearing will be held in an open-house format with no formal presentation given. VDOT representatives will be present to discuss the proposed project and to answer questions.
The access management improvements at exit 150 will include relocating the ramp from northbound Route 220 onto northbound I-81 to a new location, constructing a roundabout at the exit 150B/Route 11 intersection, installing a raised median on Route 11, building a new loop road to extend from Route 11 to Route 220 Alternate and proposing to relocate five businesses including the Travel Centers of America. Information about the project can be found on VDOT’s website at http://www.virginiadot.org/projects/salem/i-81_exit_150_access_management.asp
Comments about the proposed project may be submitted at the hearing or until March 18, 2012 by mailing them to Mr. Brian Becker, Project Manager, Virginia Department of Transportation, P.O. Box 3071, Salem, Va., 24153. Comments also can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please reference “Interstate 81 Exit 150 Public Hearing Comment” in the subject heading.
Anyone requiring special assistance to attend and participate in this hearing may contact Brian Becker at 540-387-5353, 800-367-7623 or TTY/TDD 711.
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