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The Ohio Department of Transportation is currently asking for feedback on the need for improvements on US Route 23. Delaware County Farm Bureau wants to make sure agriculture’s voice is heard in this process. Some members have raised concerns about any potential improvements and how they may result in the taking of farmland for road construction. While we are interacting directly with ODOT, we would also appreciate your help in sharing your thoughts with ODOT. Please see the information below on public meetings coming up this month as well as a link to a survey. This information will assist ODOT in determining the needs and concerns of our community.

Route 23 Connect Public Meetings

Two additional public meetings have been added to provide another opportunity to learn about the project. The information shared will be the same that was shared at the November public meetings; no new information will be presented. ODOT will introduce the initial concepts, explain how they will be evaluated, and get your input. You are encouraged to ask questions and/or provide comments during this meeting.  The same information will be presented at all meetings – whether they are virtual or in person – so please attend the meeting that best suits your needs.  A presentation will be given at the start time of each meeting.  

Participate in Person

When: Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022

Time: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Location: Delaware County Fairgrounds, Exposition Center, 236 Pennsylvania Ave, Delaware OH, 43015

For in-person events, all persons in attendance will be required to follow all federal, state, local or venue policies in effect on the meeting date.  This includes face covering policies and/or other health related protocols.

 

Participate Online

When: Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022

Time: 12 p.m.

Location: publicinput.com/23Connect | Join by phone at 855-925-2801, code 4637

Individuals who require interpretation services or a reasonable accommodation to participate in these meetings should contact Brooke Ebersole at 740-833-8268 no later than January 13, 2022.  Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin or disability.  

 

Take the Survey!

Online survey

Questions and comments can be submitted on the study website and by mail, email or phone. Please submit your comments by Feb. 28, 2022 to be considered during this phase of the study.

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