Public Meeting to be Held Thursday on US 41-A Project in Hopkins County
MADISONVILLE, KY. – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to hold a public meeting on Thursday, February 28th, to discuss final design work for reconstructing a section of US 41-Alternate/Nebo Road between Industrial Drive and Lake Pee Wee Road in Madisonville.
The meeting, at the Madisonville-Hopkins County Economic Development Corporation offices, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., CST, Thursday, is seeking public comment to help with the final development stages of the project.
“Our engineers will be available, along with consultants working the project, to discuss ongoing development of this project,” said KYTC Chief District Engineer Kevin McClearn. “Anyone with an interest in final design efforts will have an opportunity to review displays and make comments that will guide us as we continue to move forward toward eventual construction.”
The widening of US 41-Alternate/Nebo Road just west of Madisonville was divided into two sections to allow it to move forward to construction more quickly. This public meeting will address the second phase, or western-most segment of the project. The design for the eastern-most segment has been completed for several months, and Right-of-Way acquisition for the first phase is planned to begin sometime this summer. The eastern section will include some improvements to US 41/North Main Street near the intersection with US 41-A/Nebo Road in Madisonville.
The Thursday meeting is to get comments on the section from Industrial Drive to Yorkwood Place, about 2000 ft. east of Lake Pee Wee Road. McClearn urged anyone with an interest in the reconstruction effort to come to the public meeting.
“We’ll provide everyone who attends with a handout and comment sheet/questionnaire,” McClearn said. Displays illustrating the range of alignments and final design scenarios for this project will be available for review. During the meeting, individuals will have the opportunity to discuss the project with our engineers and GRW Engineers, Inc., our consultant on this project. They may also make comments in written or recorded form.”
The public meeting will be Thursday, February 28th from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., CST, at the Madisonville-Hopkins County Economic Development Corporation office at 755 Industrial Road in Madisonville.
For anyone who is unable to attend the Thursday meeting, displays and other materials will be available for public review at the District 2 Office in Madisonville until March 15th, 2013. Transportation engineers will continue to receive public comments until that date.
The KYTC Department of Highways District 2 Office is located at1840 North Main Street, Madisonville, Kentucky 42431-5003. Office Hours are Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., local time. Comments can be provided at the time of visit.