Date: May 25
Time: 11:00am to 12:30pm (EST)
“Virtual Engagement” by Jamille Robbins, NCDOT
Mr. Robbins is the Public Involvement, Community Studies, & Visualization Group Leader at NCDOT. He coordinates and supervises public outreach efforts throughout the department. His job duties also include overseeing the review and approval of all Community Impact Assessments, and Indirect and Cumulative Effects reports, which are used in the preparation of Environmental Documents, and during project permitting.
Mr. Robbins is also a member of the Transportation Research Board’s Committee (AJE40) on Public Engagement & Communications and currently serving on the core team for FHWA’s Every Day Counts 6 Virtual Public Involvement Initiative.
”Complete 540” by Dennis Jernigan, PE, NCDOT
The proposed Complete 540 project, also known as the Southeast Extension, would extend the Triangle Expressway from the N.C. 55 Bypass in Apex to U.S. 64/U.S. 264 (I-87) in Knightdale, completing the 540 Outer Loop around the greater Raleigh, North Carolina area.
Dennis Jernigan is the Deputy Chief Engineer for Highway Operations with the North Carolina Turnpike Authority and is in charge of construction for Complete 540. Prior to his role, Mr. Jernigan served as NCDOT Division 5 Construction Engineer. Mr. Jernigan has nearly 30 years of experience with NCDOT, including Roadway Construction Engineer for the Central Construction Unit, Division 4 Resident Engineer, and Assistant Resident Engineer in Divisions 6 and 8. Mr. Jernigan holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from North Carolina State University, and is a licensed Professional Engineer and a Certified Public Manager.