NCDOT to Hold Public Meeting on Proposed Replacement of East Fork Road Bridge over East Fork Savannah Creek in Jackson County Tuesday, October 09, 2012

RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 23, on the proposed replacement of the bridge on East Fork Road over East Fork Savannah Creek in Jackson County. NCDOT proposes to replace the current bridge with a two-lane bridge in the same general location. During construction, traffic will be maintained on a temporary detour bridge east of the existing bridge.

The meeting will take place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Savannah Volunteer Fire Department, located at 18 Ralph Tatham Road in Sylva.  

At the meeting, NCDOT representatives will provide information, answer questions and accept written comments regarding the proposed project. Comments and information received will be taken into consideration as work on the project progresses. Citizens may drop in anytime during the meeting hours. There will not be a formal presentation.

For additional information or to provide comments, contact NCDOT Division 14 Bridge Manager Josh Deyton at (828) 488-0902 or   

NCDOT will provide auxiliary aids and services under the Americans with Disabilities Act for disabled persons who want to participate in this meeting. Anyone requiring special services should contact Deyton as soon as possible so that arrangements can be made.

People 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.


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