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DATE:  November 13, 2014
TIME:  5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
LOCATION:  Chevy Bricktown Events Center
429 E. California
Oklahoma City, OK 73104


     The Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT) and the City of Oklahoma City, in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), are proposing to implement the final phase of the I-40 Crosstown Relocation project. The proposed project consists of constructing the Crosstown Boulevard from approximately Pennsylvania Avenue to Byers Avenue in downtown Oklahoma City. A public hearing has been scheduled for Thursday, November 13, 2014, at the Chevy Bricktown Events Center, 429 E. California Street. The purpose of the public hearing is to provide the public an opportunity to comment on the findings of the Environmental Assessment for this undertaking and the Preferred Alternative.

     Beginning at 5:00 PM, members of the public can provide written comments, visit one-on-one with staff, and provide private verbal comments in an open house format. The open house will be followed by a formal presentation at 5:30 PM. At 6:00 PM members of the public will have an opportunity to give public verbal comments. Individuals should be signed up to speak by 6:15 PM and will have a maximum of 3 minutes to speak. Following the presentation and public comment period, the open house format will continue until 7:30 PM.

     The EA describes the project’s purpose and need, the range of alternatives considered including the Preferred Alternative, the social, economic and environmental effect of the alternatives, and the agency coordination and public involvement activities conducted as part of the. For this project, ODOT and FHWA developed a “user friendly” EA based on the latest guidance from FHWA’s Every Day Counts initiative. This focuses on accelerating project delivery through innovative ideas and collaboration.

     The and supporting project technical reports are available on the ODOT website at http://www.okladot.state.ok.us/meetings/other.php, or by clicking the link below.

Environmental Assessment

     The goal here is to increase collaboration with the public by using technology to distribute project information efficiently. The EA is also available in printed form at any of the following locations:

Oklahoma Department of Transportation
200 N.E. 21st Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
City of Oklahoma City
200 N. Walker Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
Metropolitan Downtown Library
300 Park Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73102

     If any person wishes to submit written comments concerning this project or the EA, they may submit his/her comments to the Environmental Programs Division Engineer, Oklahoma Department of Transportation, 200 N.E. 21st Street, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 73105 or email environment@odot.org, by no later than December 1, 2014 (postmarked on or by December 1, 2014).

     If you require special accommodations for the hearing, please direct your request to Frank Roesler III, ODOT Public Involvement Officer, (405) 521-2350 or froesler@odot.org to at least three (3) working days in advance of the meeting date.

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