Topic: COMMUNITY ENHANCEMENT

Mary Donalson

Comment: What efforts are being made to prevent runoff from the construction from running into the adjacent Lakes and/or bayous? Bird Refuge concerns? Air and/or water monitoring? I-10 Typical Comments: At elevated portions of the project, existing steel spans should be replaced with reinforced concrete in order to reduce “roar”. Sound barriers should be included […]

Salavadore Christina, Jr.

Comment: 1. When the bridge over the Perkins Street business area is replaced, that architectural lighting is placed under the bridge to enhanced the area for parking/walking/ general safety concerns. 2. The bridge be built using longer spans to enhance the area below the bridge for neighborhood use. 3. Ensuring the area under the new […]

Lucas J. Denson

Comment: As a resident of the garden district/Perkins road overpass area, I am very concerned with what the areas underneath the I-10 elevated areas will look like, especially the area known as “merchants district,” the area where the Perkins road goes underneath I-10. After reviewing the information on the website, I was disappointed to not […]

Southside Civic Association and Carol Ann Brown

Comment: 2. The bridge be built using longer spans and architectural pier shapes to enhance the area below the bridge for neighborhood use. Response: The project team is actively working on enhancements for the Perkins Road area and will consider the recommendations provided.

Juliette Hynes

Comment: I attended the public meeting about the I 10 project on Aug 28. The meeting showed an impressive amount of thought, and effort being placed on this important project. The request for comments and ideas from the public hit home. I have an idea regarding the Perkins Road exit ramps that I hope you […]

Georgann Mire

Comment: Hello – I live in University Gardens and I am opposed to this expansion. If, however, widening I-10 at Perkins is inevitable, then please make plans to creatively develop the existing and new areas under the overpass to improve outcomes for our neighborhood. Add to the charm of the area and mitigate the property […]

Southside Civic Association and Carol Ann Brown

Comment: 7. Valley Street/Nairn Dr. Bridge. This is another important thoroughfare for the neighborhood that keeps traffic off of S. Acadian and College. How is the replacement of this bridge going to be handled? The new bridge will need to have a separated pedestrian/bike pathway. Are motifs going to be added such as the Wisner […]