WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH - The N.C. Department of Transportation is hosting a public meeting next week regarding the replacement of three bridges in Wrightsville Beach.
The public will learn more about the proposed project to replace the bridge on U.S. 76 (Causeway Drive) and the bridges on U.S. 74 (West Salisbury Street) in New Hanover County. The purpose of the project is to replace aging structures to improve connectivity and provide a long-term, safe, and efficient multi-modal crossings of Lees Cut and Banks Channel.
Project details and maps can be found at this NCDOT project webpage. The information will be available at the meeting allowing for one-on-one discussions with engineers, but there will be no formal presentation.
The public meeting will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Sept. 26 at Wrightsville Beach Baptist Church at 601 Causeway Drive in Wrightsville Beach.
People may also submit comments by Oct. 10 by phone at 984-205-6615 project code 4055, email wrightsvillebeach-bridges@PublicInput.com, or mail at Krista Kimmel, PE, 5501 Barbados Blvd, Castle Hayne, NC 28429.
NCDOT will provide auxiliary aids and services under the Americans with Disabilities Act for disabled people who wish to participate in this meeting. Anyone requiring special services should contact Tony Gallagher, Environmental Analysis Unit, at 1598 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, N.C. 27699-1598, 919-707-6069 or email@example.com as early as possible so arrangements can be made.
Those who do not speak English, or have a limited ability to read, speak or understand English, may receive interpretive services upon request prior by calling 1-800-481-6494.