NCDOT invites public input for southeast Chatham County project

Pittsboro, NC – The N.C. Department of Transportation invites citizens to provide public input for a proposed project to make roadway improvements surrounding a planned employment center in southeast Chatham County. 

The proposed project will improve access from U.S. 1 and will evaluate improvements to existing and potential new location roadways, intersections and interchanges. The public meeting will be held from 4​-7 p.m. on Aug. 16 at the Chatham County Agricultural and Conference Center (1192 U.S. 64 Business, Pittsboro). There will also be a virtual meeting from 6-7:30 p.m. on Aug. 18.

Project details, including maps and a video, and the virtual meeting registration link can be found on the NCDOT project web page

People may also submit comments by phone at 984-205-6615 (project code 6470), by email at , or by mail at NCDOT Highway Division 8, 121 DOT Drive, Carthage, NC 28327 no later than Sept. 1.

NCDOT will provide auxiliary aids and services under the Americans with Disabilities Act for disabled people who wish to participate in this meeting. Anyone requiring special services should contact Diane Wilson, Environmental Analysis Unit, at 1598 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, N.C. 27699-1598, 919-707-6073 or ​ as early as possible so arrangements can be made. 

Resources for Property Owners

Although the N.C. Department of Transportation works to minimize the number of homes and businesses displaced by a road project, it is inevitable, in many cases, that a certain amount of private property is needed. The following information explains right of way acquisition and answers questions about the process.  

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