Public Information Meeting to be held concerning widening of U.S. 25W in Whitley County

 MANCHESTER, Ky. — (February 27, 2015) — A Public Information Meeting for the proposed widening of U.S. 25W in Whitley County will be held Thursday, March 5 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Corbin Center (222 Corbin Center Drive).

 The proposed project begins at the KY 727 intersection and extends to the intersection with KY 3041 (Corbin Bypass). The purpose of the meeting is to introduce the project to the public with the current concepts and ideas that the project team has developed throughout this corridor.

 Transportation Cabinet representatives will be available to receive comments and respond to questions. The meeting will be conducted in an open format, meaning that interested parties may attend at any point in the meeting’s duration.

 Both written and oral statements will be accepted at the meeting. A tape recorder will be made available for those who desire to make oral statements, and a comment sheet will be distributed to make it more convenient to provide written comments.

 Written statements will be accepted at the meeting, and for a period of 15 days after the Public Information Meeting. Written statements should be addressed to Adam Knuckles, P.E., Kentucky Department of Highways, District 11 Office, 603 Railroad Avenue, Manchester, KY  40962, or returned using the postage-paid envelope provided with the comment sheet.

 All recorded and written statements will become part of the official record. Once compiled, the meeting record will be made available for review and copying after an Open Records Request has been received and approved. All Open Records Requests must be submitted to the Office of Legal Services, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, 200 Mero Street, Transportation Cabinet Office Building, Frankfort, KY 40622.