PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE
State Project No. H.005403
HOOPER ROAD EXTENSION
EAST BATON ROUGE AND LIVINGSTON PARISHES
The Hooper Road Extension project is currently under study by the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (LADOTD) in conjunction with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). The proposed extension includes a widening of Hooper Road which begins in East Baton Rouge Parish in the City of Central at Sullivan Road (LA 3034) on the west and continues to Greenwell Springs Road (LA 37/64) on the east. The alternatives for a proposed extension cross the Amite River into Livingston Parish and ends either at LA 16 or LA 1019 on the east. The total length of the project is approximately 5.5 miles.
A second set of public meetings have been set up on the Hooper Road Extension project, one meeting in City of Central in East Baton Rouge Parish and an identical meeting in Livingston Parish. LADOTD invites all interested parties to attend either one of these meetings on the project. The dates, time and locations of the meetings are as follows:
Date: Tuesday, August 20, 2013 Date: Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Time: 6:00 p. m. – 7:30 p.m. Time: 6:00 p. m. – 7:30 p.m.
Location: Central High School Lecture Theatre Location: Live Oak High School Cafeteria
10200 East Brookside Drive 36079 LA 16
Central, La. 70818 Watson, La. 70706
The meetings will be held in an "open house" format, with the public free to show up any time during the scheduled time. The purpose of each of the meetings is (1) to provide information to the public about the project alternatives, and also, (2) to obtain public input on the project. Information packet hand-outs will be available to the public, and a court reporter will be available to record oral comments at each of the meetings.
All interested parties and their representatives are invited to be present at either of the above dates, times and locations for the purpose of becoming acquainted with the project, reviewing findings to date, and providing comments and input. All written statements or comments may be submitted at the meeting, or may be mailed to the following address and must be postmarked within 10 days following the meetings (by Wednesday, August 31, 2013):
Hooper Road Extension Environmental Assessment
c/o N-Y Associates, Inc. / ATTN: Bruce J. Richards
2750 Lake Villa Dr. Suite 100
Metairie, LA 70002
If your require special assistance due to a disability in order to participate in this public meeting, please contact Mr. Nicholas Olivier of the LADOTD by telephone at (225) 379-1133, five (5) days prior to the public meeting. For more information relating to this meeting, please call Mr. Bruce Richards of N-Y Associates, Inc. at (504) 885-0500.