Michelle Earl 276-696-3283
Sept. 23, 2014
Design public hearing scheduled for Route 23 bridges over North Fork Holston River in Weber City
Tuesday, October 14 from 5 - 7 p.m. at Weber City Elementary School in Scott County
BRISTOL - The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will hold a design public hearing in October to show plans for a proposed bridge replacement project on Route 23 over North Fork Holston River in Weber City.
The public hearing will be held Tuesday, October 14 from 5-7 p.m. at Weber City Elementary School, 322 Jennings Street, Weber City, Virginia 24290. In the event of inclement weather, the alternate date for the public meeting is October 21 from 5-7 p.m. at the same location.
The purpose of the meeting is to give citizens an opportunity to review and discuss plans for a proposed replacement of the bridges located on Route 23 just north of the Tennessee/Virginia state line between Routes 707 (Newland Hollow Road) and 614 (River Road).
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 5 p.m. and 7 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 by October 31, 2014.
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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