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NC DOT to hold public meeting on proposed Airport Parkway

The N.C. Department of Transportation is proposing to build a road from Jake Alexander Boulevard near Brenner Avenue to the intersection of Cedar Springs Road, U.S. 29, and Peeler Road in Salisbury.

A public meeting will be held at Salisbury Civic Center, 315 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday to provide information on the project.

The proposed Airport Parkway includes building a two-lane roadway in the vicinity of Mid-Carolina Regional Airport.

Accommodations for pedestrians, bicycles and transit are being evaluated as part of the project, according to DOT.

The purpose of the meeting is to provide interested residents with information on the project and gather public input on the proposed design.

People may attend at any time between 4 and 7 p.m. There will not be a formal presentation, but DOT representatives will display maps and be available to answer questions and take comments.

Comments and information received will be taken into consideration as work on the project develops.

Written comments or questions can also be submitted at the meeting or later by June 26.

Project maps are available online at http://www.ncdot.gov/projects/publicmeetings/.

For more information, contact Matt Jones of DOT Division 9 at 336-747- 7800 or by email at mwjones@ncdot.gov.

Additionally, questions can be directed to Eric Midkiff, the DOT consultant project manager of the firm CALYX Engineers and Consultants, at 919-858-1820 or emidkiff@calyxengineers.com.

DOT will provide auxiliary aids and services for disabled people who wish to participate in the meeting. Anyone requiring special services should contact Diane Wilson of the DOT at 919-707- 6073 or pdwilson1@ncdot.gov as early as possible so that arrangements can be made.

People who speak Spanish and do not speak English or have a limited ability to read, speak or understand English may receive interpretive services on request before the meeting by calling 800-481-6494.

Aquellas personas que hablan español y 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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