DOTD to hold public meeting for I-10 Calcasieu River Bridge project

LAKE CHARLES, LA. – (RealEstateRama) — The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) will be hosting an open-forum public meeting on August 3, 2017 for State Project No. H.003931, the I-10 Calcasieu River Bridge Project.

The project area extends from the I-10/I-210 interchange on the west side of the river to I-10/I-210 interchange on the east side of the river. The proposed project includes widening and infrastructure improvements to I-10 between the I-210 interchanges, including the Calcasieu River Bridge.

The purpose of the public meeting is to provide an overview of the project and obtain public comment on the proposed Preliminary Alternatives, alternatives screening process, and Recommended Reasonable Alternatives, which will be evaluated in more detail within the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). The purpose of the proposed project is to improve system connectivity, traffic congestion, and roadway and bridge deficiencies and safety issues.

The meeting will include a looping presentation that describes the project, as well as stations at which attendees can speak informally with members of the project team.

Comments and suggestions will be accepted from all interested parties to help ensure that the project team addresses the full range of environmental issues during the environmental process.

The public meeting is scheduled:

5:00 – 8:00 PM
August 3, 2017

Lake Charles Civic Center
Contraband Room
Lake Charles, LA 70601

All interested parties are invited and encouraged to attend. Should anyone require special assistance due to a disability, please send a request at least five (5) working days prior to the public meeting by mail, email or telephone. All comments received during the public meeting and written comments post-marked by August 14, 2017 will become part of the official public record. If unable to attend the meeting, comments may be mailed to the address listed below. Comments must include the name and address of the person making the comment.

Mail
I-10 Calcasieu River Bridge Project
c/o HNTB Corporation
2021 Lakeshore Drive, Suite 230
New Orleans, LA 70122

Email
AEnglish (at) hntb (dot) com

Phone
(225) 368-2814

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