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Overpass design meeting tonight

A design public meeting about the Nansemond Parkway/Wilroy Road overpass project will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. tonight.

The meeting will be held at John Yeates Middle School, 4901 Bennetts Pasture Road, according to a city press release.

The city will display the design to the public and present an opportunity for citizens to provide feedback. City staff will be present and available to answer questions and receive feedback on the project.

In keeping with Gov. Ralph Northam’s mandates due to COVID-19, the wearing of face masks and social distancing measures will be practiced at this public meeting. The meeting will be held outside and will include several displays in order to maintain required social distancing, and one display will be provided on a hardtop surface.

For special assistance for persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency, contact Frank Grubbs, project manager, at 514-7684, or Public Works Engineering at 514-7725. All attendees will be provided with a project information packet, as well as a comments form. Comments may be submitted at the meeting or emailed to the project manager, Frank Grubbs,  fgrubbs@suffolkva.us, or mailed to:

Frank Grubbs, Project Manager, City of Suffolk Department of Public Works — Engineering, 442 W. Washington St., 2nd Floor, Suffolk, VA 23434.

It is requested that all comments be submitted by Nov. 20 to ensure city staff have adequate time to review.

More information about the Nansemond Parkway/Wilroy Road Overpass Project can be found on the Public Works Engineering, Capital Improvement Projects page on the City of Suffolk website, or by contacting Frank Grubbs,  project manager, via email at fgrubbs@suffolkva.us, or by phone at 514-7684.