NOTICE OF A COMBINED PUBLIC HEARING FOR PROPOSED
TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENTS TO SR 1919 (SMITH LEVEL ROAD) FROM SOUTH OF
ROCK HAVEN ROAD TO BRIDGE NO. 88 OVER MORGAN CREEK IN CARRBORO
TIP Project No. U-2803 Orange County
The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) will hold a
Pre-Hearing Open House and Combined Public Hearing on March 9, 2009 at Carrboro Elementary School, located at 400 Shelton Street, Carrboro, 27510.
NCDOT representatives will be available at a pre-hearing open house in
the auditorium lobby between the hours of 4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to
answer questions and receive comments relative to the location and
design of the proposed project. Interested citizens may attend at any
time during the above mentioned hours. Handouts and comment sheets will
be distributed. The formal public hearing will begin at 7:00 p.m. in
the auditorium. The hearing will be open to those present for
statements, questions and comments. The presentation and comments will
be recorded and a written transcript will be prepared.
NCDOT proposes transportation improvements to SR 1919 (Smith Level
Road) which include: widening Smith Level Road to three lanes (between
Rock Haven Road and Culbreth Road), transition between three to four
lanes (between Culbreth Road and BPW Club Road), and widen to a
four-lane, median divided roadway between BPW Club Road and Morgan
Creek. A roundabout intersection is proposed at the intersection of
Smith Level Road and Rock Haven Road.
Sidewalks and bicycle accommodations are proposed throughout the project.
A map displaying the location and design of the project and a copy of
the environmental document – State Environmental Assessment / Finding
of No Significant Impact - are available for public review at the Town
of Carrboro, 301 W. Main Street, Carrboro, 27510.
The map is also available online at:
Anyone desiring additional information may contact Ed Lewis, Human
Environment Unit, at 1598 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-1598,
by phone (919) 431-6585, by fax (919) 431-2001 or by email at
NCDOT will provide auxiliary aids and services under the Americans with
Disabilities Act for disabled persons who wish to participate in this
Anyone requiring special services should contact Mr. Lewis as early as possible so that arrangements can be made.