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NCDOT to Hold Public Workshop on Proposed Replacement of Fisher Creek Road Bridge in Sylva

RALEIGH - The N.C. Department of Transportation will hold an informational workshop from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, March 12, on the proposed replacement of the bridge on Fisher Creek Road over Fisher Creek in Sylva. The workshop will take place at the Jackson County Justice Center, located at 401 Grindstaff Cove Road in Sylva.

NCDOT proposes to replace the existing bridge with a wider structure that meets current design standards. The new bridge will have 10-foot-wide travel lanes. The existing bridge was built in 1958 and needs to be replaced due to its age and condition. Construction of the new bridge is expected to begin in April.

The public is invited to attend at any time during the workshop hours to speak individually with NCDOT officials and review project plans. There will not be a formal presentation. The opportunity to submit written comments or questions will be provided.

For additional information, contact Virginia Mabry, NCDOT Transportation Program Management Unit -Priority Projects Office, at (919) 707-6604 or

NCDOT will provide auxiliary aids and services under the Americans with Disabilities Act for people with disabilities who want to participate in this workshop. Anyone requiring special services should contact NCDOT Senior Public Involvement Officer Jamille Robbins at (919)707-6085 as early as possible so that arrangements can be made.

People who speak Spanish and do not speak English, or have a limited ability to read, speak or understand English, may receive interpretive services upon request prior to the meeting by calling 1-800-481-6494.



2/19/2018 7:51 AM