New Belgium’s Asheville plans cause a stir
That was the declaration made by an Asheville resident addressing the city’s planning commission on the topic of New Belgium Brewing’s new brewery in the North Carolina city.
The Asheville Citizen-Times captured that sentiment in reporting on a planning commission meeting held in the first days of the new year, during which New Belgium’s plans were approved 4-2.
According to the newspaper, the city conducted a traffic study to determine how the brewery’s activities might impact the streets surrounding the $175 million facility.
After hours of discussion, the following consensus was reached:
“Big rigs making runs to and from New Belgium Brewing’s new brewery on Craven Street should use various routes and be monitored while other efforts are made to keep truck traffic on Haywood Road to a minimum,” the Citizen-Times said.
New Belgium, which has always been considered community-friendly in its hometown of Fort Collins, agreed to work with residents to address their concerns, according to the paper.
One of the two dissenting
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