Catawba Crossings Project Seeking Public Comment through February 4, 2021
The Catawba Crossings Project will evaluate a new alignment roadway between NC 279 (S. New Hope Road) in southeastern Gaston County to NC 160 (Steele Creek Road) in western Mecklenburg County. The Project includes two new bridges over the South Fork Catawba River and Catawba River (Lake Wylie) and a new interchange with I-485 south of the West Boulevard interchange. The Project is an important component of the region’s future transportation system.
Visit the project website at www.catawbacrossings.com for more information.
Survey (Open through February 4): https://catawbacrossings.metroquest.com/
Carolina Thread Trail (CTT) Seeking a Community Coordinator
Interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to apply for the role of Community Coordinator at CTT. Visit https://www.carolinathreadtrail.org/join-our-team/ for details. Application deadline is January 29, 2021.
2021 CRTPO BOARD MEETING SCHEDULE
The Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization (CRTPO) Board meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m. Additional meetings are scheduled as needed. The 2021 CRTPO Board meetings will be held virtually until further notice. The meetings are also streamed on Facebook Live. CRTPO education sessions are frequently held before the start of the regular meeting and begin at 5 p.m. No action is taken during education sessions. A complete list of meeting dates can be found in the news release here.
CRTPO BOARD APPROVES DISCRETIONARY FUNDS FOR AREA TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS
The Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization (CRTPO) Board approved funding for several regional transportation projects at its Board meeting on December 16, 2020. These funds support projects across three counties, investing in transportation needs to support our growing region. The CRTPO Board awarded $34,457,835 in discretionary project funds, supporting 15 projects across nine CRTPO jurisdictions. A complete list of projects approved for funding can be found in the news release here. Visit the Discretionary Projects web page to view the distribution of funds by transportation mode.
CRTPO meetings will continue to be held virtually until further notice.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing guidance, the Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization (CRTPO) policy board and technical committee meetings will continue to be held virtually, without access to the Charlotte Mecklenburg Government Center. CRTPO board delegates and alternates may participate remotely via Zoom. The meetings will also be streamed on Facebook Live for residents and stakeholders.
While it is critical to our communities to follow social distancing guidelines, we want to honor our commitment of providing full access to our public meetings. Residents are encouraged to use Facebook Live to view the meeting.
Residents that wish to provide public comments, can do so by submitting their comments in advance via regular mail or e-mail. The comments must be received by 2 p.m. on the meeting date.. The public comments (or excerpts thereof) will be provided to the CRTPO Board prior to the meeting.
The CRTPO Board agenda and related meeting materials are available on CRTPO’s website in advance of the meetings.
Individuals desiring to submit comments for the public comment period or on the action items can do so by:
City of Charlotte
600 E. Fourth St., 8th Floor
Charlotte, NC 28202
(please be aware that U.S. Mail is currently being received slower than usual)
Please reference the applicable public comment or action item in your comments. Comments must be received by 2 p.m. on the meeting date to be summarized during the meeting to the CRTPO Board and provided in full as part of the meeting minutes.
Please do not hesitate to contact Neil Burke, CRTPO Secretary with any questions:
CRTPO Board Approves Discretionary Funds for Area Transportation Projects
The Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization (CRTPO) Board approved funding to several regional transportation projects at its board meeting on February 19, 2020. These funds support projects across three counties, investing in transportation needs to support our growing region. The CRTPO Board awarded $55.4 million in discretionary project funds supporting 28 projects across 17 CRTPO jurisdictions. A complete list of projects approved for funding can be found in the news release here. Visit the Discretionary Projects web page to view the distribution of funds by transportation mode.
For information about NCDOT public meetings, visit the NCDOT public meetings web page.