DOT Public Meeting Planned For US 70 Improvements

Residents review a map of proposed improvements at the Swift Creek Road and Wilson’s Mills Road interchanges at US 70 in Wilson’s Mills during a February 2016 public meeting. Photo by John Payne

The NC Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting today (Monday) regarding proposed improvements along US 70 between Swift Creek Road and Wilson’s Mill Road in Wilson’s Mills.

The project will convert US 70 intersections with Swift Creek Road and Wilson’s Mill road into interchanges. Access to properties along the highway will be provided by a service roads that will be part of the project.

The meeting will take place at Wilson’s Mills Elementary School Cafeteria, located at 4654 Wilson’s Mills Road, between 4 and 7 pm.

NC DOT representatives will be available to answer questions and listen to comments regarding the project. The opportunity to submit written comments will also be provided at the meeting or via phone, email, or mail by July 31, 2017. Comments received will be taken into consideration as the project develops. Please note that no formal presentation will be made.

Anyone wanting additional information may contact Matt Clarke PE, NCDOT Project Engineer, at 509 Ward Blvd., PO Box 3165, Wilson, NC 27895, or (252) 640-6419, or Persons who speak Spanish and do not speak English, or 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.