Public Engagement

This is a list of outreach and engagement efforts to the general public and to specific stakeholder groups over the course of the project.

Completed Environmental Stages

The environmental stages of the I-10 Widening project occurred from 2011 through 2019. Below are listed the general public meetings associated with theses stages. Numerous smaller group and stakeholder meetings were also conducted during this period.

 

Public Open House Events

Date Title Location
8/31/2015 I-10 STAGE 0 FEASIBILITY OPEN HOUSE MEETING ROUND 1 BR CIVIC CENTER
9/1/2015 I-10 STAGE 0 FEASIBILITY OPEN HOUSE MEETING ROUND 1 WBR CIVIC CENTER
9/3/2015 I-10 STAGE 0 FEASIBILITY OPEN HOUSE MEETING ROUND 1 CROWNE PLAZA BR
2/22/2016 I-10 STAGE 0 FEASIBILITY OPEN HOUSE MEETING ROUND 2 MCKINLEY MIDDLE SCHOOL
2/23/2016 I-10 STAGE 0 FEASIBILITY OPEN HOUSE MEETING ROUND 2 BR MARRIOTT
3/9/2016 I-10 STAGE 0 FEASIBILITY OPEN HOUSE MEETING ROUND 2 ADDIS COMMUNITY CENTER
8/28/2018 I-10 STAGE 1 ENVIRONMENTAL OPEN HOUSE MEETING ROUND 1 MCKINLEY MIDDLE SCHOOL
8/29/2018 I-10 STAGE 1 ENVIRONMENTAL OPEN HOUSE MEETING ROUND 1 ADDIS COMMUNITY CENTER
8/30/2018 I-10 STAGE 1 ENVIRONMENTAL OPEN HOUSE MEETING ROUND 1 BR MARRIOTT
11/19/2019 I-10 STAGE 1 ENVIRONMENTAL PUBLIC HEARING WBR CONFERENCE CENTER
11/20/2019 I-10 STAGE 1 ENVIRONMENTAL PUBLIC HEARING BR MARRIOTT

 

 

Current Stage

Final Design & Construction CMAR Segment 1

The Final Design and Construction stage for Segment 1 of the project began in 2021 with the Finding of No Significant Impact. Numerous meetings with key project stakeholders and elected officials are ongoing. General Public Open House events are in bold.

 

Date Title Location Mode Guest Attendance
3/23/2021 Stakeholder Meeting with EBR Parish Officials
4/13/2021 University Lakes Project Coordination virtual
4/26/2021 Rowing Course (CC/CSS Special Mtg) virtual
5/20/2021 Elected Officials Meeting 2
6/2/2021 CC/CSS/PO Special Meetings: BREC, BR Green, BRAF Greenway Maintenance Discussion Franklin Associates In-Person 5
6/3/2021 Fairview Baptist Church Briefing Franklin Associates In-Person 2
6/8/2021 Briefing Meeting with Mayor Broome 3
6/21/2021 I-10 BR and Lakes Project Collaboration virtual
6/28/2021 Baton Rouge Area Foundation Bike Share Meeting 2
7/22/2021 I-10 BR (Braddock Street) Meeting with Parcel Owner Franklin Associates In-Person 1
7/22/2021 I-10 BR (Braddock Street) Meeting with Parcel Owner Franklin Associates In-Person 1
7/22/2021 I-10 BR (Braddock Street) Meeting with Parcel Owner Franklin Associates In-Person 1
7/26/2021 I-10 BR and Lakes Project Collaboration virtual
7/29/2021 I-10 BR (Braddock Street) Meeting with Parcel Owner Franklin Associates In-Person 1
8/11/2021 University Lakes Master Design Status Conference virtual
8/19/2021 I-10 Greenway CSS Open House 1 Dr. Butler Community Center In-Person 42
8/23/2021 Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge Meeting 2
9/9/2021 I-10/Downtown Lighting Coordination 1 virtual
9/30/2021 I-10 BR and Lakes Project Collaboration virtual
10/14/2021 I-10/Downtown Lighting Coordination 2 virtual
10/27/2021 I-10 BR and Lakes Project Collaboration virtual
11/1/2021 Meeting with Braddock St. Property Owners Franklin Associates In-Person 2
11/1/2021 Meeting with Braddock St. Property Owners Franklin Associates In-Person 2
11/10/2021 Meeting with Braddock St. Property Owner Franklin Associates In-Person 1
12/2/2021 I-10 BR and Lakes Project Collaboration virtual
1/24/2022 Special Meeting with BREC DOTD In-Person 2
1/25/2022 I-10 BR and Lakes Project Collaboration virtual
2/4/2022 I-10/Perkins Merchants Stakeholder Meeting to discuss S01 Extension Mestizo’s Restaurant In-Person 13
2/8/2022 I-10 Expansion Open House – Meeting #1 Crowne Plaza BR In-Person 105
2/8/2022 CRISIS Briefing Baton Rouge Area Chamber In-Person 19
2/16/2022 I-10 BR and Lakes Project Collaboration virtual
2/16/2022 I-10/I-110 Corridor Decorative Lighting Collaboration virtual
2/17/2022 I-10 Expansion Open House – Meeting #2 Dr. Butler Community Center In-Person 54
2/17/2022 BREC/E. Polk Park Greenway Design Coordination DOTD In-Person 2
3/21/2022 I-10 Briefing to Baton Rouge Green DOTD In-Person 2
3/21/2022 I-10 Briefing to BREC DOTD In-Person 2
3/23/2022 I-10 BR and Lakes Project Collaboration virtual
3/29/2022 I-10 Briefing to Baton Rouge Area Foundation DOTD In-Person 2
3/31/2022 I-10 Briefing to WBR Parish Officials WBR Parish Council Chambers In-Person 7
4/20/2022 I-10 BR and Lakes Project Collaboration virtual
4/21/2022 I-10 Briefing to Law Enforcement Agencies BRPD HQ In-Person 17
4/25/2022 I-10 Briefing to EBR Parish
5/4/2022 I-10 Briefing to Southside Civic Association DOTD In-Person 2
5/5/2022 I-10 BR and Lakes Project Collaboration virtual
5/5/2022 Briefing to Greater Baton Rouge Industry Alliance GBRIA Office In-Person 15
5/18/2022 I-10 BR and Lakes Project Collaboration virtual
5/19/2022 I-10 Perkins Corridor CSS Open House Southdowns Elementary In-Person 74
6/1/2022 I-10 Briefing to Association of Builders & Contractors Crowne Plaza BR In-Person 350
6/1/2022 I-10 BR and Lakes Project Collaboration virtual
6/2/2022 Louisiana Chemical Association Stakeholder Briefing DOTD In-Person 2
6/2/2022 Cities of Zachary & Central Stakeholder Briefing DOTD In-Person 2
6/2/2022 Capital Region Planning Commission Stakeholder Briefing DOTD In-Person 3
6/2/2022 Meeting with West Iberville Community Advisory Council Olin Corp., Plaquemine In-Person 17
6/9/2022 Louisiana Motor Transport Association Stakeholder Briefing LMTA Office In-Person 6
6/9/2022 Ascension Parish Government Stakeholder Briefing Ascension Parish Gov’t Complex In-Person 5
6/10/2022 I-10 Briefing to Media DOTD In-Person 5
6/15/2022 Briefing to Mayor Broome’s Business Roundtable City Hall In-Person 9
6/30/2022 Greater Baton Rouge Industry Alliance Stakeholder Briefing DOTD In-Person 23
6/30/2022 Livingston Parish Stakeholder Briefing Livingston Parish Council Chambers In-Person 1
7/7/2022 Iberville Parish Stakeholder Briefing Iberville Parish Council Chambers In-Person 5
7/7/2022 City of Baker Stakeholder Briefing DOTD In-Person 1
7/8/2022 I-10 & EBR City-Parish DPW Coordination virtual
7/8/2022 I-10 BR & Lakes Project Coordination virtual
7/13/2022 MOVEBR & I-10 BR Project Collaboration virtual
7/14/2022 Briefing to Federation of GBR Civic Associations Main Library meeting room Hybrid 64
7/19/2022 Briefing to Iberville Parish Council Meeting Iberville Parish Council Chambers In-Person 18
8/8/2022 Briefing to CATS DOTD In-Person 2
8/9/2022 Briefing to Plaquemine City Council Plaquemine City Hall In-Person 21
8/18/2022 Briefing to BREC DOTD In-Person 1
8/25/2022 Briefing to Louisiana Legislature: Joint Transportation and Infrastructure Committee State Capitol, House room 5 In-Person 26
8/26/2022 Briefing to Downtown Development District DOTD In-Person 1
8/30/2022 I-10 BR and Lakes Project Collaboration virtual 14
9/1/2022 I-10 CSS maintenance agreement partners DOTD In-Person 11
9/1/2022 Rep. Edmond Jordan Town Hall (Secretary Wilson) Brusly High School In-Person 85
9/7/2022 I-10 CSS maintenance agreement partners DOTD In-Person 5
9/8/2022 Complete Streets Advisory Council Quarterly Meeting TTEC Auditorium In-Person 30
9/13/2022 I-10 CSS with BRAF BRAF Office In-Person 2
9/15/2022 St. Gabriel City Council Meeting St. Gabriel City Hall In-Person 15
9/23/2022 I-10 CSS coordination with BREC DOTD In-Person 2
9/27/2022 First Presbyterian Church First Presbyterian Church Office In-Person 4
10/3/2022 Right-of-Way Discussion – Williams DOTD Conference Rm In-Person 5
10/3/2022 University Lakes Coordination DOTD and Zoom Virtual 6+
10/11/2022 United Parcel Service briefing Virtual Virtual 2
10/6/2022 Visit Baton Rouge briefing Visit Baton Rouge office In-Person 4
10/10/2022 University Lakes Coordination Zoom Virtual 17
10/13/2022 Amazon briefing Zoom Virtual 2
10/20/2022 Southside Civic Association St. Aloysius Church In-Person 25
10/27/2022 Incident Management Task Force Meeting BRPD HQ In-Person 20