PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE (Note: This is NOT a legal notice)
What: Public meeting regarding the La. 1/I-10 Connector
West Baton Rouge Parish
F.A.P.N. CBI-6103 (501)
When: 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 29
Where: West Baton Rouge Parish
Parish Council Meeting Room
880 North Alexander Ave.
Port Allen, LA 70767
Who: All interested citizens are invited and encouraged to attend.
Purpose: The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) will conduct an open-house format public meeting for the above referenced project. Congress, at the request of local government, provided funding to begin development of a project to connect Louisiana Highway 1 (La. 1) and Interstate Highway 10 (I-10) west of the Mississippi River in West Baton Rouge Parish. The connector will include an additional crossing over the Intracoastal Waterway (ICWW). An environmental assessment (EA) will be completed for this project. The purpose of this public meeting is to provide information about the proposed project to the public and to solicit comments about the project from the public and other interested parties. The meeting will include a brief, continuously running presentation that describes the project study area, the project planning process, and schedule for completing the EA. Comments and suggestions will be invited from all interested parties to help ensure that the study team addresses the full range of environmental issues during the EA study process.
Representatives of the DOTD and the project team will be present to provide information relative to the general location and design features of the roadway.
Written statements and other exhibits in lieu of, or in addition to, oral statements made at the public meeting may be submitted and postmarked by Monday, July 10, to:
LA 1/I-10 Connector
c/o Providence Engineering and Environmental Group LLC
6160 Perkins Road, Suite 100
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
If, because of a disability, you require special assistance to attend this public meeting, please contact Nicole Forsyth of the DOTD Environmental Section, P.O. Box 94245, Room 504A, Baton Rouge, LA 70804, or by telephone at (225) 242-4507, at least five working days prior to the public meeting.