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News Release
Allen Blair
Information Officer
District 9
606.845.2551 Office
606.748.3716 Cell 
Public meeting tonight for KY 36 intersection options in Carlisle
                                Tuesday, 5-7 p.m. at Nicholas County High School
 
FLEMINGSBURG, Ky. (Feb. 28, 2014) – Don’t forget to come out tonight and let Kentucky Transportation Cabinet engineers know what you think about the state’s two options for rebuilding the KY 36-KY 32 intersection in downtown Carlisle. The public meeting will be 5-7 p.m. at Nicholas County High School.
 
The project will reconstruct the congested five-way intersection near the Nicholas County Schools complex to provide improved sight distance, safer and more efficient traffic flow, and better access for the school system and surrounding community. Options include replacing that intersection with either:
-        Alternative 1: Building a new four-way signalized intersection at the existing crossing of KY 36, the school campus and business entrances; and moving KY 32 to connect to KY 36 at a new intersection west of that area.

-        Alternative 2: Building a four-way roundabout slightly west of the existing intersection that would also include changes to the school entrance and campus traffic flow.
Plans and engineering information for each alternative, as well as a no-build option, will be presented at the public meeting, which will be an open-house format.
 
The public may drop in at any time between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. today to view plans, make comments and talk with representatives from the Transportation Cabinet’s engineering consultant – Burgess & Niple Inc. – as well as Kentucky Department of Highways engineers and project staff.
 
Oral and written statements concerning the project will be accepted during the meeting, and comments may be submitted in writing for a period of 15 days afterward to Kentucky Department of Highways District 9, P.O. Box 347, Flemingsburg, KY 41041. For more information, or to request assistance due to a disability, please call the district office at (800) 817-2551.
 
More information about the KY 36 intersection reconstruction is available online at the project web site at http://transportation.ky.gov/District-9/Pages/KY-36-Carlisle.aspx. Or, please visit the Kentucky Department of Highways District 9’s main web site at http://transportation.ky.gov/district-9 and select the project from the Featured Projects list.
 
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