STATE HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION HOSTS INFORMATIONAL MEETING ABOUT PROPOSED IMPROVEMENTS ALONG MD 144 (MAIN STREET) IN NEW MARKET

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WHAT:
  
The Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) is hosting an informational meeting regarding a project that is under design to improve drainage, roadway and sidewalks on MD 144 (Main Street) in New Market. The improvements would extend from west of Royal Oak Drive to east of Bye Alley and would include upgrades to the existing sidewalks and curb ramps to meet Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements, new signs, street lighting and landscaping.  The project is not currently funded for construction.

WHEN:
  
Tuesday, August 13, 6 to 8 p.m.

WHERE:  
   
New Market Volunteer Fire Company Hall
76 West Main Street, New Market, MD 21774

WHY:
     
The informational meeting will acquaint the public with the project and provide an opportunity for attendees to view displays, discuss concerns with SHA project representatives, and provide feedback on the proposed design. A brief presentation will begin at 6:15 p.m.

INFO:
      
Those who would like more information about the project may contact Ms. MarieFrance Guiteau, Project Manager, at 410-545-8885, toll-free at 1-888-228-5003 or by e-mail at mguiteau@sha.state.md.us. Information is also available by visiting www.roads.maryland.gov and clicking on “Projects and Studies,” Transportation Projects Page, Frederick County, MD 144, Main Street.

Anyone who needs special accommodations such as translations or a sign language interpreter should contact Ms. Guiteau by August 9. SHA will be pleased to assist with customers’ special needs.

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