The Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) and Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) will conduct three Location Public Hearings 🔗 to present and discuss the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) 🔗 for the proposed Walnut Ridge to Missouri State Line (Future I-57) connection in Clay, Greene, Lawrence, and Randolph counties.
The DEIS promotes informed decision making in the development of a transportation solution(s) to improve mobility and economic development within the project area, the region, and the nation as an important enhancement of the national highway system. The purpose of this Location Public Hearing is to present the Preferred Alternative for the project and to solicit comments on the DEIS.
Location Public Hearings
These meetings will be held as an open house with no formal presentations. The same materials will be available at each meeting. The public is invited and encouraged to visit any time during the scheduled hours to view exhibits, ask questions, and offer comments. Project information and meeting materials 🔗 are available on this project website.
The DEIS is available for public review in-person at the following locations:
The electronic version of the DEIS, as well as all other meeting materials for the Location Public Hearings, is available on the Meeting Materials 🔗 page of this website.
Public Comment Period
Formal comments can be submitted 🔗 in several ways, including mail, email, and phone.
Comment forms can be mailed to Garver, Attn: Caitlin Hetzel, 4701 Northshore Drive, North Little Rock, AR 72118, e-mailed to PublicInvolvement@GarverUSA.com 🔗, or submitted by using the Submit a Comment Form. 🔗 An oral comment can be recorded at 501-823-0730.
Individuals submitting public comments may have personally identifiable information published in future reports.
All formal comments must be received by January 24, 2023.
For more information, or if you have any questions, please contact Caitlin Hetzel with the Garver project team at PublicInvolvement@GarverUSA.com 🔗 or call 501-823-0730 to request a phone conversation.
Anyone needing project information or special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is encouraged to write to Caitlin Hetzel, 4701 Northshore Drive, North Little Rock, AR 72118, call (501) 823-0730, or email PublicInvolvement@GarverUSA.com 🔗. Hearing or speech impaired, please contact the Arkansas Relay System at (Voice/TTY 711). Requests should be made at least four days prior to the public involvement meeting.
Notice of Nondiscrimination: The Arkansas Department of Transportation (Department) complies with all civil rights provisions of federal statutes and related authorities that prohibit discrimination in programs and activities receiving federal financial assistance. Therefore, the Department does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, national origin, religion (not applicable as a protected group under the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Title VI Program), disability, Limited English Proficiency (LEP), or low-income status in the admission, access to and treatment in the Department's programs and activities, as well as the Department's hiring or employment practices. Complaints of alleged discrimination and inquiries regarding the Department's nondiscrimination policies may be directed to Joanna P. McFadden Section Head - EEO/DBE (ADA/504/Title VI Coordinator), P. 0. Box 2261, Little Rock, AR 72203, (501) 569- 2298, (Voice/TTY 711), or the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org 🔗
Free language assistance for Limited English Proficient individuals is available upon request.
This notice is available from the ADA/504/Title VI Coordinator in large print, on audiotape and in Braille.
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