City To Hold Public Meeting On Rossville Boulevard Transportation Enhancement Project

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

The City of Chattanooga will conduct a public meeting on the January 22, at the Cedar Hill Improvement League Building, 4501 13th Ave., Chattanooga, Tn. 37407.

The purpose of the meeting is to discuss City of Chattanooga Project Number E-09-019, State Project Number 33LPLM-F3-038, Federal Project Number STP-EN-9202 (103), Pin: 112011.00, Rossville Boulevard (State Route 27) Transportation Enhancement Project, as shown on the general location map. Currently in the preliminary engineering phase, this project will incorporate numerous pedestrian and bicycle enhancements/facilities along the Rossville Boulevard corridor between 48th Street and the Tennessee/Georgia state line. Preliminary drawings regarding the proposed improvements will be available for review.

This meeting will be held from 5-7 p.m., during which time there will be a short formal presentation and a brief question and answer period. The public is invited to ask questions and make comments during the meeting, and will be given the opportunity to make their opinions known concerning the project. Representatives of the City of Chattanooga and the project design team will be available to answer questions concerning any aspect of the project.

Anyone with questions regarding this meeting should contact:

Tony Madewell, City of Chattanooga, Department of Public Works, Development Resource Center, 1250 Market Street, Suite 2100, Chattanooga, Tn. 37402, 423 643-6000, or Fax: 423 643-6008.

Written statements and other exhibits in place of, or in addition to, oral statements made at the meeting must be submitted to Tony Madewell, City of Chattanooga, Department of Public Works, Development Resource Center, 1250 Market Street, Suite 2100, Chattanooga, TN 37402, within 21 days following the date of the meeting to be included as part of the official transcript.

The City of Chattanooga is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, sex, religion, color, disability or national origin.


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