US 340 Public Workshop

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The West Virginia Department of Transportation (WVDOT), Division of Highways, in cooperation with the Maryland Department of Transportation, the Virginia Department of Transportation and the Hagerstown/Eastern Panhandle Metropolitan Planning Organization will hold an informational public workshop on Thursday, August 16, 2012 at the Bolivar Community Center, 60 Panama Street, Bolivar, West Virginia. The public workshop will be held to address the recurring congestion and mobility challenges along the US Route 340 corridor at Harpers Ferry. This will be a planning-level workshop through which WVDOT officials will seek public input regarding operational improvements that could be considered within and adjacent to the US Route 340 corridor from Washington Street in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia to Maryland State Route 67. Operational improvements could include, but are not limited to, evaluating the following: traffic signals, carpooling, park and ride facilities, turning lanes and transit opportunities.

NO FORMAL PRESENTATION WILL BE MADE. Information identifying the area of interest and illustrating the purpose and need of the study will be displayed for discussion. Representatives from each State will be available. Verbal and written comments will be accepted during the meeting; written comments are requested by September 17, 2012.

Workshop Materials (Click to Open PDF Files)

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Your comments are important. Comment sheets will be provided at the workshop; they may be given to a WVDOT representative, or mailed to:

Robert L. Pennington, P. E., Director, Program Planning & Administration Division
West Virginia Division of Highways
1900 Kanawha Boulevard, East
Charleston, WV 25305

Comments or questions can be sent via email to Tim Sedosky at The Comment period ended on September 17, 2012.

The WVDOT will, upon request, provide reasonable accommodations including auxiliary aids and services necessary to afford an individual with a disability and equal opportunity to participate in our services, programs and activities. Please contact us at (304) 558-3931. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may reach all state agencies by calling (800) 982-8772 (voice to TDD) or (800) 982-8771 (TDD to voice), toll free.


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