Public Hearing for I10: LA 415 to I-10/I-12 at Essen (East & West Baton Rouge Parishes)
Monday, October 21, 2019 at 1:57:55 PM

I-10: LA 415 to Essen Lane on I-10 and I-12
SPN H.004100
Federal Aid Project No. H004100

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (LADOTD) and the I-10 Project Team will hold an open house-style public hearing to discuss the results of the Environmental Assessment (EA) for the I-10: LA 415 to Essen Lane project in West and East Baton Rouge Parishes. Detailed project information is presented in the EA document available for review and/or copying at the EBRP Main Library (7711 Goodwood Blvd., Baton Rouge), Carver Branch Library (720 Terrace Ave., Baton Rouge), West Baton Rouge Library (830 N. Alexander Ave., Port Allen), LADOTD Headquarters (1201 Capitol Access Rd., Baton Rouge) and at LADOTD District 61 offices (8100 Airline Hwy., Baton Rouge). Copies of the EA will be made available upon request at the expense of the requestor at the cost of reproduction. The EA may be downloaded at no cost from the I10BR website ( or the LADOTD website.

All interested parties are invited to review the EA and are encouraged to attend this public hearing, which will be offered at two sites, over two days. The scheduled dates, times, and locations are listed below.The same information will be presented at each meeting.

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
West Baton Rouge Conference Center

2750 N Westport Drive
Port Allen, LA 70767


Wednesday, November 20, 2019
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Baton Rouge Marriott

5500 Hilton Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

The public hearing will begin with a brief introduction from LADOTD followed by an open house forum with information stations, including a Real Estate station. Representatives of the LADOTD and project team will be available to answer questions relative to this project. A prerecorded presentation of information relative to the general location, design features, impacts of the project, tentative project schedule, acquisition of right-of-way, and relocation assistance will play continuously during the open house forum. During the final hour of the hearing, attendees will have an opportunity to make a public statement using the microphone provided. Attendees wishing to make a statement will be asked to submit a comment card prior to being called to the microphone. The amount of time allotted to each speaker will be determined by the number of people wishing to speak.

A court reporter will be present to record and transcribe oral statements for the hearing record during the open forum and statement period. Written statements may be submitted at the public hearing or sent via mail to Franklin Associates, I-10 BR: Stage 1, 2148 Government Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70806, or via email to Written statements and other exhibits in lieu of, or in addition to, oral statements made at the public hearing must be submitted and postmarked no later than Tuesday, December 3, 2019, to be included in the hearing transcript.

Should a member of the public require an interpreter or special assistance due to a disability to participate in this hearing, please contact Franklin Associates at the address above, or by telephone at (225) 389-6518 at least five business days prior to the public hearing.