Michelle Earl 276-669-9999


July 19, 2010

Location and design public hearing scheduled for Route 833 bridge in Lee County
August 19 from 4 - 6 p.m. at Flatwoods Primary School

BRISTOL - The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will hold a public hearing in August to show plans for the proposed replacement of the Route 833 bridge over the Powell River in Lee County.  The public hearing will be held Tuesday, August 19 between 4 p.m. and 6p.m. at Flatwoods Primary School, Highway 661 in Jonesville. 

VDOT encourages all interested citizens to attend the public hearing. To give citizens more flexibility in their participation, there will be no formal presentation. Instead, citizens will be able to review maps, drawings and other materials explaining the proposed project and discuss the plans with VDOT representatives at their convenience anytime between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Also, citizens will have an opportunity to record verbal comments for the official record anytime during the meeting. Written comments will be accepted during the meeting or may be submitted to VDOT within 10 days following the meeting (August 29).

Maps and other materials pertaining to the project are available for review at the VDOT Bristol District Office, 870 Bonham Road, Bristol, Virginia.

For additional information, or if you require special assistance to participate in the meeting, please call the VDOT District Office at (276) 669-6151 or device for hearing impaired (TTY) at 711.     


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