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NCDOT to Hold a Public Meeting to Provide Update on The Salem Creek Connector Project in Winston-Salem

Raleigh--The N.C. Department of Transportation will hold an informal project update meeting regarding the ongoing Salem Creek Connector Project in Winston-Salem. The purpose of this meeting is to update the community on the progress of the Salem Creek Connector Project and to explain what to expect in the future. The Public may stop by at their convenience; there will not be a formal presentation. Maps will be available to review and NCDOT representatives will be available to answer questions and receive comments. Written comments or questions can also be submitted at the meeting or later by March 26th.The meeting will take place on Thursday, March 12, from 4 until 7 p.m. at the Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church - Fellowship Hall, 144 Fitch Street, Winston-Salem.NCDOT is constructing a new 1.1-mile, four-lane road with a median from Martin Luther King Jr. Drive south of Winston-Salem State University to Rams Drive (formerly Stadium Drive) at the Wake Forest Innovation Quarter. A new diverging diamond interchange will be built at U.S. 52, and the current interchange at Rams Drive will be removed. A roundabout will be built at Salem Avenue and City Yard Drive and nine bridges mainly over parts of Salem Creek and U.S. 52 will be built. The nearly $69 million project started in December 2013 and should be completed by summer of 2016. Project information is also available online at https://www.ncdot.gov/projects/salemcreekconnector/For additional information, contact Jeremy Guy, Resident Engineer, 1151 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., Winston-Salem, NC 27101, by phone at 336-747-7950 or by e-mail at jmguy@ncdot.gov.NCDOT will provide auxiliary aids and services under the Americans with Disabilities Act for disabled persons who want to participate in this meeting. Anyone requiring special services should contact Anamika Laad at alaad@ncdot.gov or 919-707-6072 as early as possible so that arrangements can be made.NCDOT will provide interpretive services upon request for persons who do not speak English, or have a limited ability to read, speak or understand English. Kindly request it prior to the meeting by calling 1-800-481-6494.

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2/15/2018 5:22 PM

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