CLICK HERE for the February 9, 2012 article in the Times Picayune.
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development and the Federal Railroad Administration will conduct and open forum meeting on upgrades to New Orleans Rail Gateway Program in Orleans and Jefferson parishes.
Wednesday, 6-7:30 p.m., Joseph S. Yenni Building, Council Chambers, 1221 Elmwood Park Blvd., Elmwood.
Notice is hereby given that the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development and the Federal Railroad Administration will conduct open-forum public meetings for:
State Project No. H.005168
Federal Aid Project No. DE-9208(500)
New Orleans Rail Gateway Program
Jefferson and Orleans Parishes, Louisiana
A public meeting will be held tonight:
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Joseph S. Yenni Building
1221 Elmwood Park Boulevard
Jefferson, LA 70123
The purpose of the public meeting is to present an overview of the New Orleans Rail Gateway (NORG) Program and the study process for preparing an Environmental Impact Statement to evaluate environmental and related impacts of upgrading NORG and infrastructure in Jefferson and Orleans Parishes; and to provide an opportunity for all interested parties to express their views. All comments received during the public meetings and written comments post-marked within ten (10) calendar days of the meeting will become part of the official public record. If you are unable to attend the meeting, you may mail your comments to the address listed below.
New Orleans Rail Gateway
c/o The Hawthorne Agency, Inc.
818 Howard Avenue, Suite 300
New Orleans, LA 70113
Interested persons or their representatives are invited to be present at the above time and place to review the study materials and will be afforded an opportunity to express their views concerning the information presented. Information on the Program can also be viewed at http://www.dotd.la.gov/administration/public_info/projects/NORG/.
For more information and to download a map of the proposed project, please visit the link below: