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Jason Bond 540-387-5493
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July 9, 2018



VDOT TO HOLD MEETING ON ROUTE 220 PRESERVATION AND IMPROVEMENT PLAN IN FRANKLIN COUNTY

SALEM — On Thursday, July 19, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., the Virginia Department of Transportation will hold a meeting to share information about the Route 220 Preservation and Improvement Plan and receive public input.  The meeting will be held at the Essig Recreation Center located at 295 Technology Drive in Rocky Mount.

The purpose of the study is to help Franklin County and VDOT to identify strategies to preserve capacity, enhance safety and support future growth along the Route 220 corridor in Franklin County.  The study will be used to identify strategies to support planning future land use and development

Preliminary design concepts include restricting and closing median crossovers, restricting or removing intersection turning movements and modifying traffic signals.

Citizens will be able to speak with study team representatives at the meeting.  The meeting will be held in an “open house” format with a formal presentation given at approximately 5 p.m.

Written comments will be accepted at the meeting or can be submitted by July 29, 2018, by mailing them to Michael Gray, 731 Harrison Avenue, Salem, VA 24153. Comments also can be emailed to Michael.Gray@vdot.virginia.gov. Please reference “Route 220 Arterial Preservation Plan – Franklin County” in the subject heading.

Anyone requiring special assistance to attend and participate in this meeting may contact Michael Gray at 540-797-2162 or 1-800-367-7623, TTY/TDD 711



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