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News State / Region NCDOT to hold public hearing Aug. 13

Proposed rules for outdoor advertising in highway rights of way

The N.C. Department of Transportation will hold a public hearing Monday, Aug. 13, from 7 to 9 p.m. in Asheville on proposed permanent rules pertaining to selective vegetation removal at permitted outdoor advertising locations within highway rights of way. The rules are available for review on the NCDOT website.

The meeting will take place at the City of Asheville Public Works Building, located at 161 South Charlotte Street, Room A-109. Participants are asked to arrive 30 minutes early to allow ample time to sign in so meeting can begin promptly.

NCDOT representatives will give a formal presentation and be available to answer questions and listen to comments about the proposed rules. Citizens can also submit written comments and/or questions. An additional public hearing on the proposed rules will be held in Winterville on Aug. 20.

For more information, contact Jamille Robbins of the NCDOT-Human Environment Section at (919) 707-6085 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


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