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Posted on: February 7, 2019

ODOT District 4, working with the City of Norton, proposes to improve safety at the SR 585/Eastern R

ODOT District 4, working with the City of Norton, proposes to improve safety at the SR 585/Eastern Road intersection in the City of Norton. This project, known as WAY/SUM-SR 585-18.43/0.00; PID 107165, includes closing the median at this intersection and constructing U-turns north and south of the intersection and converting it to an RCUT intersection: Restricted Crossing U-Turn intersection.

You are invited to attend a public involvement meeting about this intersection safety project. See attached flyer for a project overview and meeting information.

Please pass along this email and/or the flyer to anyone who may be interested in this project. Feel free to post this information to publicize the public involvement meeting. Your assistance is appreciated.

The public involvement meeting is scheduled on Tuesday, February 26, 2019, from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Shirley L. McGuire Community Center, 4060 Columbia Woods Drive, Norton. The public involvement meeting will be conducted in an open house format with no formal presentation. Attendees may arrive anytime between 5:00 PM and 7:00 PM.

Mapping, exhibits, and plan information will be displayed during the public involvement meeting. Throughout the open house, representatives of the ODOT project team will be available to discuss the project plans, potential impacts of the proposed project, and address any questions or concerns about the proposed improvements.

Comments on this project may be submitted in the following ways:

Spoken or submitted in person during the public involvement meeting

Call Robert Lang, ODOT District 4 Environmental Specialist, at 330-786-4975

Send an email to

Mail a letter to:

Robert Lang, Environmental Specialist

Ohio Department of Transportation - District 4

2088 South Arlington Road

Akron, OH 44306-4243

Please submit comments by March 26, 2019.

ODOT requests information regarding the presence of any known cultural resources in the vicinity of the project. Cultural resources include prehistoric and historic archaeological sites, historic bridges, historic buildings, sites and districts.

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