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NCDOT Hosts Public Meeting for Proposed Widening of East John Street and Old Monroe Road in Mecklenburg and Union Counties

CHARLOTTE -The N.C. Department of Transportation has scheduled a public meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 21 to discuss proposed improvements to East John Street/Old Monroe Road from Trade Street in Matthews to Wesley-Chapel Stouts Road in Union County.

The purpose of the project is to improve existing and projected traffic flow and operational efficiency. The 6.5-mile project will address the need to increase vehicle capacity and enhance mobility for pedestrians and bicyclists along the corridor.

The meeting will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. at South Piedmont Community College, 4209 Old Charlotte Highway in Monroe. Interested citizens may attend at any time during the meeting hours to speak with NCDOT representatives, ask questions and submit comments in writing. There will not be a formal presentation.

For more information, contact Elmo Vance, Project Development Engineer, NCDOT-Project Development and Environmental Analysis Unit, 1548 Mail Service Center, Raleigh 27699-1548, by phone at (919) 707-6048 or by e-mail at eevance@ncdot.gov. Citizens may also contact Kim Bereis with Atkins by phone at (704) 665-4404 or by e-mail at kimberly.bereis@atkinsglobal.com.

NCDOT will provide auxiliary aids and services under the Americans with Disabilities Act for disabled persons who want to participate in these meetings. Anyone requiring special services should contact Jamille Robbins, Public Involvement Group Leader, NCDOT -Human Environment Section at 1598 Mail Service Center, Raleigh 27699-1598, by phone at (919)707-6085 or by e-mail at jarobbins@ncdot.gov as early as possible so that arrangements can be made.

Persons 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.

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2/15/2018 5:24 PM