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Meeting Jan. 12 about new road in Rowan

Transportation officials will hold an open-house public meeting next week for the proposed new multi-lane roadway in Salisbury, from Bendix Drive to Faith Road and Faith Road to U.S. 52 at Newsome Road.

“The purpose of this project is to improve traffic flow, safety and accessibility to commercial areas,” said Division Nine Engineer Pat Ivey.

The open-house public meeting will be held Thursday, Jan. 12, at the Salisbury Civic Center at 315 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. S., from 4 to 6 p.m.

Interested residents are encouraged to attend at any time during those hours; please note there will not be a formal presentation.

NCDOT and consultant staff will be available to provide information on the project, answer questions and receive comments.

The public can view maps displaying the location and design of the project as they become available online at http://ncdot.gov/projects/publicmeetings/default.html.

Anyone desiring additional information may contact Division Nine Design Project Manager Brett Abernathy at 336-747-7800 or jbabernathy@ncdot.gov or by mail at 375 Silas Creek Parkway, Winston Salem, NC 27127.

For additional information from the city of Salisbury, contact Wendy Brindle, director of engineering by mail: P.O. Box 479, Salisbury, NC 28145, by phone: 704-638-5201, or via e-mail:wbrin@salisburync.gov.

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 Diane Wilson, senior public involvement officer at 919-707-6073 or pdwilson1@ncdot.gov as early as possible so that arrangements can be made.

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