Hagerstown / Eastern Panhandle Transport Organization Opens Investigation for Public Opinion on Road Infrastructure | WDVM25 and DCW50

HAGERSTOWN, MD (WDVM) – If you live in Washington, Berkeley, or Jefferson counties, the local metropolitan planning organization wants to hear from you.

the Hagerstown / Eastern Panhandle MPO (HEPMPO) has an online survey until June 30. HEPMPO is a federally funded organization that oversees long-term infrastructure plans for urbanized areas. and all the rest.

While these ideas will be added to the organization’s multi-decade plan, some suggestions may take effect much sooner. According to HEPMPO Executive Director Matt Mullenax, in a recent poll in 2014, many people raised concerns about pedestrian safety near Dual Highway. In just a few short years, HEPMPO was able to solve the problem.

“We’ve partnered up with the Maryland State Highway Administration and conducted a pedestrian safety study along parts of this corridor. And ultimately, that led SHA to develop sidewalks from Cannon to Eastern, ”Mullenax said.

Several face-to-face meetings will also be organized for those who wish to discuss their issues and suggestions in depth. The dates and times scheduled for these meetings are as follows:

  • June 22 from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Martinsburg Public Library (W.Va.).
  • June 23 from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Ranson Town Hall, W.Va ..
  • June 29, 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Washington County Free Library, Conference Room 334, Hagerstown.

According to Mullenax, the survey should take less than 30 minutes.

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