Public Hearing

For The Abandonment & Vacation of a portion of Fowlers Beach Road
Sussex County Road 199
South District Administration Building, Conference Room
23697 DuPont Boulevard
September 10, 2014
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
WHEREAS, The Delaware Department of Transportation, (DelDOT) has custody and control of Fowlers Beach Road/Sussex County Road 199; and
WHEREAS, The Department of Transportation due to public safety concerns, is considering the vacation and abandonment a portion of Fowlers Beach Road/Sussex County Road 199 within the boundaries of the Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge, measuring approximately 1.5 linear miles +/-, which has ceased to be of necessity to the highway system. *** Should the right-of-way be vacated, the Refuge plans to maintain a public access to the waterfront for wildlife viewing, photography, fishing, etc. in addition to preserving public safety.
WHEREAS, Title 17, Section 1311 of the Delaware Code grants DelDOT the authority to vacate and abandon public roads or parts thereof, ceasing to be of necessity to the general highway system.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by DelDOT that a Public Hearing shall be held with regard to the proposed vacation and abandonment of a portion Fowlers Beach Road/Sussex County Road 199. The hearing will be held at the DelDOT South District Administration Building (conference room), 23697 DuPont Boulevard
(located at the intersection of County Road No. 431 & U.S. Route 113), Georgetown, DE, on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 1:00 p.m.
Public comments concerning this matter will be received at this time.
Shailen P. Bhatt, Secretary
Robert B. McCleary, P.E. Chief Engineer and Director of DOTS

This location is accessible to persons having disabilities. Any person having special needs or requiring special aid, such as an interpreter for the hearing impaired, is requested to contact DelDOT by phone or mail one week in advance.
Interested persons are invited to express their views in writing, giving reasons for support of or in opposition to, the proposed project. Comments will be received during the workshop or can be mailed to DelDOT Community Relations, P.O. Box 778, Dover, DE 19903. When applicable, we offer the opportunity to fill out a questionnaire online which will automatically get emailed to Community Relations.

For further information contact Community Relations at 1-800-652-5600 (in DE) or 302-760-2080 or write to the above address.