Meeting planned Monday for medians on Western Blvd.

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The N.C. Department of Transportation will hold a meeting Monday to discuss proposed medians on N.C. 53/Western Boulevard in Jacksonville.

The meeting will be held from 5-7 p.m. at 200 Marine Blvd. in Jacksonville. Below is a press release on the meeting.


The N.C. Department of Transportation invites the public to a meeting on Monday, Feb. 12, about proposed medians on N.C. 53/Western Boulevard in Jacksonville.

Medians reduce crashes and provide pedestrians crossing a road with a refuge area. The public can view a map displaying the location and design of the project on the NCDOT website.

The meeting will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. at 200 Marine Boulevard in Jacksonville. Interested residents may attend at any time during the meeting, as no formal presentation will be made. NCDOT representatives will be available to provide information and answer questions. The opportunity to provide written comments will also be provided.

Residents who cannot attend the meeting and would like additional information or to provide comments, may contact NCDOT Design Engineer Trace Howell, P.E. at, (910) 341-2000 or at 5501 Barbados Boulevard, Castle Hayne, N.C. 28429. Comments can be submitted through March 13, 2018.

NCDOT will provide auxiliary aids and services under the Americans with Disabilities Act for disabled persons who wish to participate in this meeting. Anyone requiring special services should contact Tamara Makhlouf at (919) 707-6072 as early as possible so that arrangements can be made.

Persons who speak Spanish and have a limited ability to read, speak or understand English may receive interpretive services upon request prior to the meeting by calling 1-800-481-6494.

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