NCDOT seeking input on proposed interchange at Eastwood Road intersection

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Development at the intersection of Eastwood and Military Cutoff roads has left little room for a potential interchange. Planners are eyeing an interchange design that aims to work within existing right-of-way.
Development at the intersection of Eastwood and Military Cutoff roads has left little room for a potential interchange. Planners are eyeing an interchange design that aims to work within existing right-of-way.

Residents in the Wilmington area will have the chance to weigh in on a proposed interchange at an Eastwood Road intersection.

The N.C. Department of Transportation (N.C. DOT) will be hosting a public meeting seeking input from area residents about proposed improvements to the busy intersection at Military Cutoff and Eastwood roads, according to a notice from the City of Wilmington.

The N.C. DOT is considering the installation of an interchange at the intersection and is evaluating street-level as well as elevated designs for the intersection, such as the one located at the interchange of Market Street and College Road.

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The meeting will be held at St. Andrews on the Sound (St. Andrews Episcopal Church) at 101 Arlie Road from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 29. Transportation officials will be on hand to provide information and answer questions about the proposed improvements.

The project is part of the state’s 2016-2025 transportation funding plan, which has designated $25 million for the proposed interchange.

Residents who are not able to attend the meeting can submit comments by Oct. 13. Contact Kim Gillespie at 919-707-6023 or by email klgillespie@ncdot.gov.