Chapel Hill plans police, fire, offices on Weaver Dairy Ext.


A four-story municipal center proposed at the corner of Weaver Dairy Road Extension and MLK Jr. Boulevard could include space for the Police Department, Fire Station 4, a county EMS unit, and information technology and Parks and Recreation offices.

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Chapel Hill officials hope a busy corner near Interstate 40 resolves the long search for a site to build new police and fire stations and give other town services more space.

Some neighbors of the site at 101 Weaver Dairy Road Extension — now home to Fire Station 4 — are concerned it’s the wrong fit for the intersection of two major traffic corridors surrounded by homes and apartments.

Several turned out Tuesday for a Community Design Commission review of the town’s concept plan to voice their concerns and ask questions. A concept plan is a rough draft of what might be proposed for

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