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Kinston Bypass

8/17/2019 2:00 PM

​​​​​​STIP Number R-2553

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Project Information

For more information on this project, go to the Kinston Bypass page​
The N.C. Department of Transportation proposes to build the Kinston Bypass​, a four-lane, median divided freeway (accessible via ramps at interchanges) that extends 22 miles from U.S. 70 near La Grange (in Lenoir County) to U.S. 70 near Dover (on the Jones-Craven county line).​

A public meeting is scheduled for:

Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019*
10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Kinston-Lenoir Public Library
510 Queen St.
Kinston, NC

​Due to limited space at the library, digital c​​opies will be on display​​.

*Another public meeting will be held on Monday, Aug. 19 and an open house and public hearing will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 20.

The purpose of this meeting is to inform the public about ​the release of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement​​ and the several​​ alternatives under consideration.

These documents were relevant for this public meeting in 2019, see the project site for the latest information.

NCDOT representatives will be available to answer questions and receive comments relative to the proposed project. ​​

Hardcopies of maps of the project and the Draft Environmental Impact Statement are available for review in person at the following locations:

The​ Draft Environmental Impact Statement is available for review in person at the following locations:

  • Kinston-Lenoir County Public Library, 510 Queen St., Kinston

  • Cove City-Craven Library, 102 N. Main St., Cove City

  • La Grange Public Library, 119 E. Washington St., La Grange

​Public Comment

NCDOT representatives will be available to answer questions and receive comments. The comments and information received will be taken into consideration as work on the project develops.

The opportunity to submit written comments will be provided at the meeting or can be submitted via phone, email or mail by Sept. 17, 2019.

For additional information or to mail comments, contact:

Diane Wilson
Senior Public Involvement Officer
1598 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1598

Special Accommodations

NCDOT will provide auxiliary aids and services under the Americans with Disabilities Act for disabled persons who wish to participate in this workshop.

Anyone requiring special services should contact as early as possible:

Diane Wilson
Environmental Analysis Unit

Persons 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.

Aquellas personas no hablan inglés, o tienen limitaciones para leer, hablar o entender inglés, podrían recibir servicios de interpretación si los solicitan antes de la reunión llamando al 1-800-481-6494.

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