Annual public ‘Road Show’ set for Central LA Region

ALEXANDRIA – The Joint Transportation, Highway, & Public Works Committee will conduct a legislative public hearing on Monday, Nov. 9, 2020 at 1:30 p.m. for the Central LA region (Avoyelles, Grant, Natchitoches, Rapides, Sabine, Vernon, and Winn Parishes).

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the public hearings – commonly referred to as the annual DOTD ‘Road Show’ – will be conducted virtually through Zoom. The purpose of the hearing is to review highway construction priorities for the fiscal year 2021-2022.

Information to join the Zoom meeting will be posted at the below link prior to the date of the public hearing:

http://wwwsp.dotd.la.gov/Inside_LaDOTD/Divisions/Multimodal/Transportation_Planning/Highway_Priority/Pages/default.aspx

Each DOTD District will be hosting its own virtual Road Show to allow legislators, other elected officials, DOTD representatives and the general public to discuss and obtain information about construction projects in the preliminary FY 21-22 Highway Priority Program and how those projects will affect each area of the state.

All those interested are invited to join the virtual Road Show, and will be afforded the opportunity to express their views. Oral testimony may be supplemented by presenting important facts and documentation in writing. Written statements and comments should be handed to the committee conducting the hearing, or mailed to the following address, postmarked within 45 calendar days following the hearing:

Joint Transportation, Highways, & Public Works Committee
C/O LA DOTD (Section 85)
P.O. Box 94245
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9245


One thought on “Annual public ‘Road Show’ set for Central LA Region

  1. Please. HWY 117. Hwy 478 between Hwy 117 and Flora. These roads are really unsafe. So sad watching Hwy 478 in Vowell’s Mill being broken down and there is next to nothing wrong with it, and thinking about all the monies being wasted. Yesterday, the only wrong thing with this road in Vowell’s Mill was the construction delays.

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