DOT seeks feedback on transportation projects

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Wilson residents will get the chance to learn more about the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s 10-year transportation plan during a weeklong open house to be held Feb. 25-March 1.

Wilson is part of Division 4 and all the projects being presented will be in Wilson, Edgecombe, Johnston, Nash, Wayne and Halifax counties.

According to a release from the NCDOT, the 10-year plan is for 2020-29. In January, the DOT unveiled its proposed funding and construction plan for some 1,600 projects across the state.

There are 18 District 4 projects.

Wilson County projects include improvements to Interstate 95 and I-795, Raleigh Road Parkway, N.C. 58, Nash Street NW, Bloomery Road, Packhouse Road and the Wilson traffic signal system. among others.

The NCDOT Division 4 office at 509 Ward Blvd. will host the public comment opportunity from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Maps can be reviewed as well as handouts on the projects.

Contact for the event is Jimmy Eaton, who can be reached at 252-640-6400.

People who can not come to the office can still make comments by April 15 by going to https://publicinput.com/2020-2029-STIP.

Members of the public can do the NCDOT website to see details of the projects via the shortened link https://bit.ly/2trFEoF.