St. John The Baptist Parish News Release

Public Meeting to Discuss Access from US 61 in Reserve to I-10

Public Meeting to Discuss Access from US 61 in Reserve to I-10

Thursday, April 4, 2013

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), in cooperation with the Louisiana Department of Transportation (LADOTD) and the Regional Planning Commission (RPC) will hold a Public Information Meeting on Thursday, April 11 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Reserve Library to discuss the possible construction of a new roadway from the Reserve area along US 61 to I-10. 

The agencies have undertaken the Environmental Impact Statement to examine access options from the Reserve area along US 61 to I-10, and has identified two (2) build alternatives to carry forward into the impacts analysis process.  These two (2) build alternatives, along with a low-cost Transportation System Management (TSM) Alternative, have been conceptually engineered and are now undergoing impact analysis along with the No-Build Alternative.

Residents are invited to attend the Public Information Meeting to review the plan, view drawings of the two (2) build and TSM alternatives, and share their input on possible impacts of each alternative.  Comments will be accepted at the close of the meeting or may be mailed to the following address within 10 calendar days of the meeting (April 21, 2013):

St. John the Baptist Airline to I-10 EIS, c/o N-Y Associates, Inc.
ATTN: Bruce J. Richards
2750 Lake Villa Drive – Suite 100
Metairie, LA 70002

Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. for a half-hour open house, and a PowerPoint presentation will begin at 6:00 p.m.  Reserve Library is located at 170 W. 10th Street, Reserve, LA  70084.

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