The N.C. Department of Transportation has scheduled the following public meeting and hearing for the public to comment on the Draft Environmental Assessment and project design maps for the proposed improvements to I-440.
Aug. 8, 2017
Pre-hearing open house: 4-6:30 p.m.
Formal presentation: 7 p.m.
McKimmon Conference & Training Center
1101 Gorman St.
Raleigh, NC 27606
The formal hearing will include an explanation of the location of the detailed study alternatives, land acquisition and relocation requirements as well as project procedures.
The presentation and all comments will be recorded and included in a written transcript. These comments will be considered in the selection of the Preferred Alternative for the improvements along the project corridor.
NCDOT representatives will also be available at the public meeting to answer questions.
Public Meeting Materials
The following information will be available for review at the public Draft Environmental Assessment, along with maps showing the location of the detailed study alternatives, are available below:
The documents are also available for review at the following locations:
- NCDOT Division 5 Office, 2612 N. Duke St., Durham
- NCDOT Division 5 District 1 Office, 4005 District Drive, Raleigh
- Method Community Park, 514 Method Road, Raleigh
- Thomas Crowder Woodlands Center, 5611 Jaguar Park Drive, Raleigh
- Athens Drive Community Library, 1420 Athens Drive, Raleigh
NCDOT will provide auxiliary aids and services under the Americans with Disabilities Act for disabled individuals who want to participate in these meetings. Anyone requiring such services should contact Diane Wilson, at (919) 707-6073, as early as possible so that arrangements can be made.
For individuals who speak only Spanish or have a limited ability to read, speak or understand English, interpretive services will be available at the meeting upon request. For more information, call 1-800-481-6494 prior to the meeting.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Public Notice
Permits from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the N.C. Department of Environmental Resources’ Division of Water Quality are required when a project will have an impact on streams and wetlands.
As a condition of the permits, NCDOT may be required to compensate for stream and wetland impacts. These measures could include restoring or enhancing degraded streams and wetlands in the project area watershed.
Under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act, the Wilmington District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has issued a public notice describing the ongoing process in choosing the Least Environmentally Damaging Practicable Alternative for the project.
The documents below provide application, review and recommendation information from the Corps of Engineers regarding this project.
U-2719_Public_Notice.pdf - Notice
U-2719_Athens_Dr_2017.pdf - Map
U-2719_Hillsboro_Wade_1_Flyover_2017.pdf - Map
U-2719_Hillsboro_Wade_2_Flyovers_2017.pdf - Map
U-2719_Hillsboro_Wade_Slight_Detour_2017.pdf - Map
U-2719_Jones_Franklin_Rd_2017.pdf - Map
U-2719_Ligon_St_2017.pdf - Map
U-2719_Melbourne_Rd_2017.pdf - Map
U-2719_South_of_I_40_2017.pdf - Map
U-2719_Wade_Blue_Ridge_Area_2017.pdf - Map
U-2719_Western_Blvd_2017.pdf - Map