Michelle Earl 276-696-3283


Jan. 12, 2015

Design public hearing scheduled for Route 224 curve improvement project in Wadlow Gap area
Tuesday, January 13 from 4 - 6 p.m. at the Wadlow Gap Ruritan Bingo Building in Scott County

BRISTOL - The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will hold a design public hearing tomorrow (January 13) to show plans for a proposed curve improvement project on Route 224 in the Wadlow Gap area of Scott County. 

The public hearing will be held Tuesday, January 13 from 4 - 6 p.m. at Wadlow Gap Ruritan Bingo Building, 1422 Wadlow Gap Highway, Gate City, Virginia  24251.  In the event of inclement weather, the alternate date for the public meeting is January 20 from 4-6 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 curve improvement project, located on the northbound approach to the bridge over North Fork Holston River.   

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 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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