Topic: FINANCING

anonymous

Comment: 50. How much money has been spent on Surveys so far? Response: 50 – The current on-going survey of the I-10BR corridor is approximately $6.8M.

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 […]

Coleman Brown

Comment: 21. Why is Phase 2 financing being ramrodded almost ahead of a Phase 1 public review and comment> You don’t even know what the public wants, so how do you know this is the correct plan to finance? Why? Response: Preliminary cost estimates were developed in the feasibility phase. More detail estimates are under […]

Phillip Lillard

Comment: Do all the above in one initial phase and wait and see the results. Then consider additional additions to I-10 only if needed. The financing method of the I-10 Interstate upgrades is questionable with GARVEE bonds so I recommend to use other financing methods (not a new tax). Response: Multiple alternatives, similar to the […]

Phillip Lillard

Comment: I am concerned about the TOTAL costs of this project and how it will actually be funded, so I would like the public to see a total itemized cost estimate including the public meetings, planning costs to date and future, design, construction etc. The video I watched from the DOTD seems to indicate that […]

Phillip Lillard

Comment: I would like to see a total estimate from beginning to end of the project including the public meetings and planning, design, construction etc. Response: An Opinion of Probable Cost will be included in the line and grade submittal and appended to the Environmental Assessment. You may contact the DOTD Project Manager on how […]

Doug Moore

Comment: Hi, you all have heard from me quite a lot about this. I appreciate the great work doing public outreach and engagement that your firms have done on this project. If you could find time to answer to these questions officially, we’d appreciate it: If project costs turn out to be more than anticipated, […]

anonymous

Comment: 4. Why is Phase 2 Financing being ramrodded almost ahead of a Phase 1 Public Review and Comment? You don’t even know what the public wants, so how do you know this is the correct plan to finance. Why? Response: Preliminary cost estimates were developed in the feasibility phase. More detail estimates are under […]

anonymous

Comment: 36. Will community enhancement be made before the project starts? Or will they never get done like most projects Response: DOTD will make commitments for community enhancements, mitigation, and context sensitive solutions in the EA. Implementation of these items will vary depending on phasing of the project.