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Open house: WSDOT seeks input on concepts to improve safety on SR 500 in Vancouver

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 13:25

Tamara Greenwell, communications, 360-905-2056
Judith Perez, planning, 360-905-2053

VANCOUVER – Community members who live near State Route 500 between Interstate 5 and I-205 in Vancouver, or people who walk, bike or drive through the area are invited to weigh in at an open house on Thursday, May 3.

In coordination with local partners including the City of Vancouver, Clark County, C-TRAN, and the Southwest Washington Regional Transportation Council, the Washington State Department of Transportation has developed three proposed concepts to improve safety along SR 500, while maintaining bicycle and pedestrian access across the highway. Extensive public input helped create these concepts that respond to community identified priorities. Public comments will help WSDOT refine and select a preferred concept and seek funding for future implementation.

SR 500 Safety Improvements Study open house information

When
4 to 7 p.m., Thursday, May 3

Where
Roosevelt Elementary School, 2921 Falk Road, Vancouver

Details
This is an informal drop-in open house, so residents can participate at their convenience during the three-hour event. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet with WSDOT staff, view concepts, ask questions and provide feedback.

Online open house
Beginning Thursday, May 3, through Friday, May 25, there will also be an opportunity to provide input via an online open house.

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