DOH to Hold Informational Workshop Public Meeting on New I-79 Interchange in Monongalia County

6/14/2013
Charleston - The West Virginia Division of Highways (WVDOH) will hold an Informational Workshop Public Meeting on Wednesday, June 26, 2013, in the Jerry West Room of the WVU Coliseum located on 3450 Monongahela Boulevard (US 19), Morgantown, Monongalia County, West Virginia on the proposed new I-79 Interchange.  This project consists of the providing a new interchange on I-79 approximately halfway between I-79, at Exit 152 – US 19 Westover/Morgantown (Granville) and I-79, Exit 155 – WV 7 West Virginia University (Star City/Osage/WVU Football Stadium) exits.  The proposed project will tie the interchange into two new frontage roads, connecting a relocated County Route 46/3 to the west and an extension of University Town Centre Drive to the east of I-79 including the new proposed WVU Athletic Facilities.  This meeting initiates the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) studies. 
                                              
NO FORMAL PRESENTATION WILL BE MADE.  The scheduled public meeting is from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. and the public will be afforded the opportunity to ask questions and give written comments on the project throughout the meeting.  A handout with project details will be available at the meeting and on the WVDOH Website.
 
Those wishing to file written comments may send them to Mr. David Bodnar, P.E., Acting Director Engineering Division, West Virginia Division of Highways, Capitol Complex Building 5, 1900 Kanawha Boulevard East, Charleston, West Virginia 25305-0430 on or before Friday, July 26, 2013.  Visit the WVDOH Website at http://go.wv.gov/dotcomment for project information and the opportunity to comment on the project.
 
The West Virginia Department of Transportation will, upon request, provide reasonable accommodations including auxiliary aids and services necessary to afford an individual with a disability an equal opportunity to participate in our services, programs and activities. Please contact us at (304) 558-3931.  Persons with hearing or speech impairments can reach all state agencies by calling (800) 982-8772 (voice to TDD) or (800) 982-8771 (TDD to voice), toll free.
 

Contact:

Brent H. Walker
304-558-0103
Brent.H.Walker@wv.gov
 

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