ConnDOT: DOCUMENT AVAILABILITY AND PUBLIC HEARING

 
  CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

NEWS RELEASE

2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7546

FOR RELEASE:
August 5, 2008
 
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NEWINGTON, Conn. - State Transportation Commissioner Joseph F. Marie announced the availability of the Draft Federal Environmental Assessment (EA)/Section 4(f) De Minimis Finding/Connecticut Environmental Impact Evaluation (EIE) for the Interstate 95 Improvements Along the Long Wharf Area, New Haven, CT  (State Project No. 92-572).  This EA/Section 4(f)/EIE was prepared pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 4332(2) (c) and 49 U.S.C. 303 and the Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies, Sections 22a-1a-1 to 12, inclusive.

 

The Connecticut Department of Transportation (ConnDOT) proposes widening Interstate 95 in the Long Wharf area of New Haven to improve the safety and flow of through traffic, enhance access to the Long Wharf area of New Haven Harbor, and support on-going efforts by the City of New Haven to strengthen the economy of the City, in part by revitalizing the waterfront. 

 

 

The document is available to the public for inspection at the following locations:

 

            Federal Highway Administration                        City Clerk's Office

            Division Office                                      200 Orange Street

628-2 Hebron Avenue, Suite 303                     New Haven, CT 06510

      Glastonbury, Connecticut 06033                                  

           

Connecticut Department of Transportation        New Haven Public Library

            2800 Berlin Turnpike                                        106 Main Street

            Room 2155                                                      New Haven, CT 06510

            Newington, CT 06131

           

South Central Regional Council of Governments

            127 Washington Avenue 4th Floor-West

            North Haven, CT 06473-1715

 

A public hearing on this document and the proposed alternatives is scheduled for Thursday, September 11, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. in the Board of Aldermen Room,         2nd Floor Atrium, 165 Church Street, New Haven, CT.  Written comments on the document may be submitted on or before September 25, 2008 to:

                       

                                    Edgar T. Hurle, Director

                                    Office of Intermodal and Environmental Planning

                                    Connecticut Department of Transportation

                                    2800 Berlin Turnpike

                                    Newington, CT 06131-7546

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