OPEN HOUSE PUBLIC HEARING CHEF MENTEUR BRIDGE AND APPROACHES
Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development
State Project NO. H.000263 / Federal Aid Project No. H000263
Orleans Parish, Louisiana
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (LADOTD) will hold an Open House Public Hearing at the following time and place:
Thursday, April 11, 2013
5:30 – 7:30pm
Fort Pike Volunteer Fire Department (at the foot of the Rigolets Bridge)
26812 Chef Menteur Highway, Lake Catherine, Louisiana 70129
The LADOTD, along with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), is proposing to replace the Chef Menteur Pass Bridge at U.S. Highway 90. Informational handouts, maps, and graphic displays will be available at the hearing. A looping presentation will be shown describing the project, alternatives studied, and impacts from the project, including wetlands, and acquisition of right-of-way and relocation assistance. This meeting also serves as an additional opportunity for coordination with Section 106 Consulting Parties. Representatives from LADOTD, FHWA, and the consultant team will be present to receive comments and discuss issues. Verbal comments will be recorded. Written statements can also be mailed to the address shown below. Statements postmarked within 10 days of this hearing will become part of the transcript of the hearing.
Detailed information about the project is available in the Environmental Assessment (EA). Copies are available for public review at the following locations: New Orleans Public Library, 219 Loyola Avenue, New Orleans; East New Orleans Branch, 5641 Read Blvd, New Orleans. The EA is also available for review on the LADOTD website at http://www.dotd.la.gov/ planning/environ/home.aspx. The EA can be reviewed and/or purchased at the LADOTD District 02 Office, 1440 US Hwy 90, Bridge City, LA.
Should anyone require special assistance due to a disability to participate in this public hearing, please contact Chef Menteur Project Manager by mail at the address shown below, or by telephone at 225-292-1004 at least five days prior to the date of the event. ARCADIS U.S., Inc. 10352 Plaza Americana, Baton Rouge, LA 70816