Public Hearing - Peters Road Extension - Sept. 1
Friday, July 09, 2004 at 12:00:00 AM

Public Hearing



Wednesday, September 1, 2004
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM



Belle Chasse Auditorium
8398 Highway 23
Belle Chasse, LA 70037

State Project No. 700-26-0258
Peters Road Extension Environmental Assessment
Jefferson and Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana

The Regional Planning Commission (RPC), in conjunction with the Crescent City Connection (CCC) division of the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (LDOTD) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is planning to extend the existing Peters Road corridor from its current terminus at Engineers Road to Belle Chasse Highway (LA Highway 23) in Belle Chasse. The project is State Project No. 700-26-0258; F.A.P. NO. STP-2602(510) in
Jefferson and Plaquemines Parishes. The project will extend approximately 5.0 miles and will have one travel lane in each direction. The project will also include a new bridge over the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway.

Detailed information relative to the project is available for review to those interested through copies of the Environmental Assessment (EA). This information is available for review or copying at the following locations July 19, 2004 through September 1, 2004:

• Plaquemines Parish Government Building, 106 Avenue G, Belle Chasse, LA 70037
• Belle Chasse Library, 8442 LA Highway 23, Belle Chasse, LA 700037
• Jefferson Parish Westbank Regional Library, 2751 Manhattan Boulevard, Harvey, LA 70058
• Jefferson Parish Eastbank Regional Library,4747 W. Napoleon Avenue, Metairie, LA 70001
• LADOTD District 02 Administrator’s Office, 1440 US Highway 90, Bridge City, LA 70094
• Crescent City Connection Division, LADOTD, 2001 Mardi Gras Boulevard, New Orleans, LA 70114
• Regional Planning Commission, 1340 Poydras Street, Suite 2100, New Orleans, LA 70112

Copies of this data will be made available upon request at the expense of the person requesting this information, and at a cost equal to the cost of production.

A public hearing to provide a means for the public to express their views on the proposed project has been scheduled. The purpose of the Hearing is to review the findings of the Peters Road Extension Environmental Assessment and provide a final opportunity for public comment. Alternatives have been defined and evaluated and a Preferred Alternative has been identified.

Representatives of the project team will be available on-site to review information on the project prior to the hearing, starting at 6:00 p.m.

All interested parties and their representatives are invited to be present at the hearing with the purpose of becoming acquainted with the project and providing comments and input. All written statements or comments may be submitted at the hearing, or may be mailed to the following address, postmarked within ten (10) days following the September 1, 2004, hearing (no later than September 11, 2004).

If you would like to participate in the public hearing and require special assistance due to a disability, please contact the Regional Planning Commission by mail at the address above or by telephone at (504) 568-6611, at least five (5) working days prior to the hearing (by Wednesday, August 25, 2004).

Regional Planning Commission
1340 Poydras St., Suite 2100, New Orleans, LA 70112
Attn: Jeffrey Roesel, AICP, Senior Transportation Planner