Archives: Comments

anonymous

Comment: 10. How long will interstate 110 be closed at the Baton Rouge side of the bridge? How many times will it be closed? Response: No closures of I-10 to traffic are anticipated as a result of construction, lane shifts and overnight lane closures reducing the open travel lanes to less than three are expected.

anonymous

Comment: 2. We don’t understand how long construction will take? Some reports are five years, some are seven years. Where is the schedule? What is the real cost of the project if $350M is ONLY the first phase listed on your website? Response: DOTD is working on construction sequencing. The majority of the work east […]

Southside Civic Association and Carol Ann Brown

Comment: 15. Are studies being done as to how this expansion may affect Baton Rouge’s Air Quality? Response: An air quality study is being conducted for this project. Results of the study will be included in the Environmental Assessment.

Kathy Stiles

Comment: Bridge near Concord Estates is damaged Response: Thank you for providing this information. DOTD has been made aware of the situation.

Russell McNiece

Comment: I will oppose the flyover for west bound I-10 traffic at the I-10/I12 intersection to get to College Drive unless an additional sound barrier is added to prevent the invasion of excessive noise into the Jefferson Place-Bocage neighborhood. Please investigate adding a sound barrier on the right hand shoulder of the fly over to […]

Antony Richmond

Comment: All right. Well, what I had was concern about the homeless people in the areas that they’re doing the renovations and things. And I was wondering how about a public shower, a public bath, that will, like, help, you know, keep them cleaner. Maybe they, that’s the only thing that’s keeping them from getting […]

Robert Burgess

Comment: I applaud the plan and the benefits that will result from these I-10 changes and additions. I commend the Secretary for his boldness and tenacity in spite of all the barriers that have been placed in his way. Perhaps aerial pictures of the total backup in all directions would continually remind us of the […]

anonymous

Comment: 9. How many lanes will Interstate 110 have and for how long? Response: If the question is relative to how many lanes will be open during construction, the answer is three in each direction during daylight hours, with the potential for lane closures during the overnight hours. Traffic Analysis shows that two lanes are […]

anonymous

Comment: 11. How long will Interstate 110 be one lane at the East side of the New Bridge? Response: Traffic Analysis shows that two lanes are required on I-10 Eastbound from the Bridge and two lanes are required from I-110 Southbound to I-10 Eastbound. This configuration makes up the proposed four through lanes on I-10 […]

anonymous

Comment: 12. How long will interstate 110 be two lanes at the eastern foot of the bridge? Response: Traffic Analysis shows that two lanes are required on I-10 Eastbound from the Bridge and two lanes are required from I-110 Southbound to I-10 Eastbound. This configuration makes up the proposed four through lanes on I-10 Eastbound […]

anonymous

Comment: 13. Interstate 10 backs up to the Louisiana 415 Lobdell interchange in West Baton Rouge every afternoon now, how much further will it be backed up during construction? Response: The comment speaks to a future condition that cannot be accurately addressed until all the traffic analysis is completed, other than maintaining three lanes of […]

anonymous

Comment: 14. Isn’t there supposed to be a Traffic management plan? If so is it available now, if not when will it be complete? 15. How will this traffic management plan be communicated to the public? Response: A traffic management plan will be developed when geometry is approved and the traffic study is completed. The […]

anonymous

Comment: 16. lsn’t this [traffic management] plan required to be made public now rather than later Response: A traffic management plan will be developed when geometry is approved and the traffic study is completed. The traffic management plan will be posted to the project website when it is complete, presumed in mid-2019.

anonymous

Comment: 31. When will the detour routes be identified? Response: 31 – The traffic management plan will provide some detail on potential detour routes. This plan will be completed in mid-2019.