Topic: LANES

Maria DiVincenti

Comment: There were no maps or drawings of where our members would be able to “walk, bike or park” during construction. Response: Thank you for your comments. Existing walking paths may see detours, and could be temporarily closed for safety when construction may be occurring overhead. DOTD will transmit construction information through the project website, […]

Larry Rath

Comment: Having moved to University Gardens after the 2016 flood, I have observed that the I-10 Eastbound Acadian on-ramp lane is used as a cut-through for folks to get from Acadian to College drive. Thus, we have folks only driving 40 mph to cut over to College which results in people entering I-10 eastbound traffic […]

Davis Rhorer

Comment: On behalf of the Downtown Development District (DDD), I’d like to take this opportunity to comment on the above mentioned project, and submit the following items to be considered as part of the design and planning process. 1) Downtown Access & Signage As downtown welcomes over 140,000 daily visitors, the interstate widening should prioritize […]

anonymous

Comment: 37. What will be the increase in time to get to my job at LSU from the medical district? 38. Increase in time from Southdown’s or from West Baton Rouge Parish and Iberville? 39. I live on the east side and work on the west side how will Travel be impacted? Response: 37-38 -We […]

Coleman Brown

Comment: 7. Interstate 10 backs up to LA 415 Lobdell interchange every afternoon. How much further will it be backed up during construction? Response: The comment speaks to a future condition that cannot be accurately addressed, other than maintaining three lanes of traffic will be the most effective method of reducing congestion during construction. Lane […]

Coleman Brown

Comment: 45. Why do we not have an emergency crossover at the foot of the bridge near the Washington Street exit? 46. Why have other emergency crossover locations not been considered? Response: The comment is not entirely clear. If the term “emergency crossovers” is to allow emergency vehicles to uturn, this concept would not allow […]

Coleman Brown

Comment: 14. I live on the east side and work on the west side. How will travel be impacted? Response: We can not speculate your travel time or which routes you presently use. Travel delays are anticipated during construction. Three travel lanes are proposed to be open and flowing during daylight hours, which should minimize […]

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.