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Proposed Improvements on Eastern Avenue, North Old Carriage Road & Sunset Avenue in Rocky Mount

​The N.C. Department of Transportation proposes to improve Eastern Avenue (Project R-5720), North Old Carriage Road (Project. U-5996) and Sunset Avenue (Project U-5026)​ in Nash County:

  • R-5720 proposes to widen Eastern Avenue (S.R. 1770) from Red Oak Road (S.R. 1003) to North Old Carriage Road (S.R. 1603).
  • U-5996 proposes to widen North Old Carriage Road (S.R. 1603) from Eastern Avenue (S.R. 1770) to Green Hills Road/Reges Store Road (S.R. 1601).
  • U-5026 involves converting the existing Sunset Avenue (S.R. 1770) grade separation with I-95 to an interchange; widening Sunset Avenue (S.R. 1770) between North Old Carriage Road (S.R. 1603) and Halifax Road (S.R. 1544); and extending the existing collector-distributor along I-95 at U.S. 64 to the south of the proposed Sunset Avenue interchange.

A public meeting is scheduled for:

Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018
4-7 p.m.
Nash Community College
Brown Auditorium
522 N. Old Carriage Road
Rocky Mount, NC 27804

The purpose of this meeting is to inform the public of the project and gather input on the proposed design. Information related to this meeting will be posted to the bottom of this webpage as it becomes available.

The public may attend at any time during the public meeting hours, as there will be no formal presentation. 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 the public may do so via phone, email or mail by Jan. 14, 2019.  

For additional information, contact:

Rachel Evans
NCDOT Division 4 Project Manager
P.O. Box 3165
Wilson, NC 27895

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:

Samantha Borges
NCDOT Public Involvement Officer

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 1-800481-6494.

Public Meeting Materials


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