Archives: Comments

Frances Melanson

Comment: Our city’s roadside trees and green infrastructure are crucial and valuable to me DOTD must budget for the replacement of all trees to be removed as a critical element of the I-10 Widening project budget, not an afterthought Response: DOTD will be replacing trees in accordance with their Significant Tree policy and will replant […]

Gary Inman

Comment: I am writing to express my concerns over the I-10 widening project. While I understand the need for growth in our transportation infrastructure, I am concerned of the impact this will have on the city’s trees and green infrastructure. DOTD must budget for the replacement of any and all trees removed as a part […]

Judy McColgan

Comment: When I visit Baton Rouge, I always enjoy seeing the trees Baton Rouge Green has planted along the interstate. They are an asset to your community and worthy of pride by your citizens. It would be a shame to lose something so beautiful to more concrete. Response: DOTD will be replacing trees in accordance […]

Ali Katherine Nabours

Comment: To Whom It May Concern: DOTD must budget for and prioritize the complete and equivalent replacement of all, if not increase, of trees removed by the widening of I-10. Roadside trees are not only environmentally friendly and aesthetically pleasing, but they demonstrate to locals and passers-through alike that Baton Rouge is a forward-thinking, conscientious […]

Lauren Odom

Comment: I am in support of protecting & replacing Baton Rouge Green trees during the I-10 widening project! Response: DOTD will be replacing trees in accordance with their Significant Tree policy and will replant where, possible in coordination with Baton Rouge Green.

Kathy Ogden

Comment: Please save as many of these trees as possible and replace all trees that have to be taken down! Our city’s roadside trees and green infrastructure are crucial and valuable to me! DOTD must budget for the replacement of all trees to be removed as a critical element of the I-10 Widening project budget, […]

Matthew Meiners

Comment: 1) Our city’s roadside trees and green infrastructure are crucial and valuable to me. 2) DOTD must budget for the replacement of all trees to be removed as a critical element of the I-10 widening project budget, not an afterthought. 3) Community trees within the proposed project area: Intercept almost 3,000,000 gallons of storm […]

Rion Mooneyham

Comment: Please work to replace our urban canopy!! It is the best for our urban pollinators, storm water mitigation and beauty for our city!!!!? Response: DOTD will be replacing trees in accordance with their Significant Tree policy and will replant where, possible in coordination with Baton Rouge Green.

Rebecca Lemoine

Comment: As two time graduate of the “stately oaks and broad magnolias” filled campus of Louisiana State, resident of Baton Rouge’s historical Garden District, a small business owner of a business downtown, as well as a business located in Perkins Overpass area, and a member of Baton Rouge Green’s Board of Directors, our city’s roadside […]

Katie Kogler

Comment: I’m concerned about the trees along the roadside! 1) Our city’s roadside trees and green infrastructure are crucial and valuable to me! 2) DOTD must budget for the replacement of all trees to be removed as a critical element of the I-10 Widening project budget, not an afterthought! Response: DOTD will be replacing trees […]

Bayardo Hannon Jiron

Comment: Our city’s roadside trees and green infrastructure are crucial to our environment and valuable to me and our future generations, all citizens of our capital city. DOTD must budget for the replacement of all trees to be removed as a critical element of the I-10 widening project budget. The removal and replacement of trees […]

Donald Hood

Comment: There is no doubt we need to work on the I10 corridor through our city, BUT we don’t need to “take paradise and put up a parking lot”. Traffic on the interstate system through Baton Rouge is horrible. That is a fact. We do need to widen and improve flow, but I also believe […]

John Leerkes

Comment: I would like to express my opinion and concern about any loss of trees as a result of the I-110 widening project. Plans need to be made to address any loss of trees on the front end of the planning cycle. Having roadside trees and green infrastructure is important to the general appeal of […]

Melissa Kogler

Comment: 1) Our city’s roadside trees and green infrastructure are crucial and valuable to me! 2) DOTD must budget for the replacement of all trees to be removed as a critical element of the I-10 Widening project budget, not an afterthought! 3) The trees add a beauty to our landscape around the interstate not only […]