State DOT to host public information meetings next Thursday

ELLENBURG DEPOT The New York State Department of Transportation will host a pair of public information meetings to present information and answer questions about a proposed project to rehabilitate U.S. Route 11 in the towns of Ellenburg, Altona and Mooers. Two meeting sessions for the convenience of the public are planned for next Thursday, June 26, from 2-4 p.m. and from 6-8 p.m. Both sessions will be held in the Ellenburg Depot Fire Department building, 5035 U.S. Route 11. The state Department of Transportation proposes to rehabilitate 4.7 miles of Route 11 from east of Ellenburg to the Forrest Road intersection. The proposed project also includes shoulder reconstruction, roadside drainage improvements, installation of new signs and guide rails, and the replacement of curb and sidewalk in Ellenburg Depot. The project is scheduled for fall 2009. The information meetings are being held to provide interested parties an opportunity to review preliminary plans for the project and make comments. DOT representatives will be available to discuss the proposed project and encourages all interested to ask questions and make comments. Written comments regarding the project may be submitted at the meetings or mailed by July 10 to the NYSDOT Design Office, in care of NYSDOT regional design engineer Robert H. Curtis, P.E., Dulles State Office Building, 317 Washington St., Watertown N.Y. 13601. Those in need of a sign language interpreter, assistive listening system or any other accommodation for participation in the informational meetings may contact Kevin Eager, design job manager, by calling 1-315-785-2351 or sending an e-mail to keager@dot.state.ny.us.

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