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Public Invited to Learn More About Mecklenburg County Project


CHARLOTTE – The N.C. Department of Transportation is hosting a public meeting next week to discuss a proposed project to extend Clanton Road from Donald Ross Road to Wilkinson Boulevard in Charlotte.

The project would also include building a bridge over the Norfolk Southern Railroad tracks and close the existing crossing on Donald Ross Road to improve safety by eliminating train-vehicle collisions.

The meeting will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Feb. 16 at the American Legion, 1940 Donald Ross Road. People may attend the meeting at any time to learn more about the project and speak with members of the project team.

Project details and maps are available on the project's Public Input page. There will not be a formal presentation at the meeting. Comments may submitted through March 3.

To send comments or learn more, contact NCDOT Rail Division Project Engineer Greg Blakeney at 919-707-4717,, or 1598 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, N.C., 27699.

NCDOT will provide auxiliary aids and services under the Americans with Disabilities Act for disabled persons who wish to participate in this meeting. Anyone requiring special services should contact Simone Robinson at strobinson​ or 919-707-6062 as early as possible so arrangements can be made.

​People who 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.


2/9/2023 7:25 AM