NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY OF ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT AND PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

CANE RIVER BRIDGE CHURCH STREET ROUTE LA 1-X

STATE PROJECT NO. H.001271

FEDERAL PROJECT NO. H001271

NATCHITOCHES PARISH

The Louisiana Department and Transportation and Development (LADOTD) in conjunction with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is conducting a Public Hearing for the proposed replacement of Cane River Bridge on Church Street Route LA 1-X located in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana.

The purpose of the open-house-style Public Hearing is to present an overview of the project, alternatives studied, the preferred alternative, and impacts from the project. A continuous multi-media presentation will be shown, and informational handouts, maps, and graphic displays will be available at the public hearing. Representatives from LADOTD and its consultants will be at the open house to answer questions and discuss issues related to the project. Verbal comments can be recorded, and written statements can be submitted at the meeting. Written statements can also be mailed to the address shown below, postmarked no later than December 20, 2019 to be included in the public hearing transcript. The public meeting has been scheduled as follows:

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
4:00 PM – 7:00 pm
Natchitoches Events Center, McCullen Hall B
750 2nd Street
Natchitoches, LA 71457

Detailed information about the project is available in the Environmental Assessment (EA). Copies are available for public review at the following locations: Natchitoches Parish Library, 450 2nd Street, Natchitoches, LA 71457; Natchitoches Parish Library— Northeast Branch, 3204 US 71, Campti, LA 71411; Northwestern State University Library—Eugene P. Watson Memorial Library, 913 University Parkway, Natchitoches, LA 71497; Louisiana State Library, 701 North 4th Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70802; and LADOTD Headquarters, 1201 Capitol Access Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70802. The EA can be reviewed and/or purchased at the LADOTD District 08 Office, 3300 S. MacArthur Drive, Alexandria, LA 71301. The EA will also be available for review in the project folder titled H.001271 Cane River Bridge Church Street Route LA 1-X, on the LADOTD website at:

THESE DOCUMENTS WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE UNTIL NOVEMBER 12, 2019  They were sent by US Mail to the Post Offices and have not arrived.

http://wwwsp.dotd.la.gov/Inside_LaDOTD/Divisions/Engineering/Environmental/Pages/default.aspx

Should you require special assistance due to a disability in order to participate in this public meeting, please contact LADOTD Environmental Section by telephone at (225) 242-4508, or at the address below, at least five (5) working days prior to the public meeting date.

Louisiana Department of Transportation & Development
Environmental Engineer Administrator, Section 28
P.O. Box 94245
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9245