The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, is hosting a public hearing in Abita Springs, LA to receive comments on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development’s proposed I-12 to Bush highway project in St. Tammany Parish.
The hearing offers the public and interested public agencies the opportunity to review and provide comments on the DEIS.
Public Hearing details:
When: Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011
6:00 to 6:30 p.m.—Open House and opportunity to provide one-on-one
comments to a certified court reporter
6:30 to 6:45 p.m.—Brief presentation outlining content of the DEIS
6:45 to 8:30 p.m.—Acceptance of oral comments only
Where: Abita Springs Town Hall
22161 Level St.
Abita Springs, LA 70420
A copy of the DEIS can be found on the project website: www.i12tobush.com.
Copies of the DEIS are also available for public review during regular business hours at the following library locations:
Bogalusa Public Library, 304 Avenue F, Bogalusa, LA
Franklinton Public Library, 825 Free St., Franklinton, LA
Bush Public Library, 81597 Hwy 41, Bush, LA
Slidell Public Library, 555 Robert Blvd., Slidell, LA
Pearl River Public Library, 64580 Hwy 41, Pearl River, LA
Covington Public Library, 310 W 21st Ave, Covington, LA
Abita Springs Public Library, 71683 Leveson St., Abita Springs, LA
Mandeville Public Library, 844 Girod St., Mandeville, LA
Lee Road Public Library, 79213 Hwy 40, Covington, LA
In addition to comments received during the public hearing, the Corps will accept written comments on the DEIS through
Oct. 24, 2011. Comments on the proposed project should be directed to:
James A. Barlow, Jr. PhD, Project Manager
New Orleans District, Corps of Engineers
PO Box 60267
New Orleans, LA 70160-0267
Comments may also be emailed to: I-12toBush@usace.army.mil.