Topic: PERKINS OVERPASS

Maria DiVincenti

Comment: I am President of the Hollydale Homeowner’s Association for 36 individually owned Condominiums located at 2293 Hollydale Avenue. We will be strongly impacted by the widening of I-10. I don’t understand why the state would want to disrupt a city’s model urban area? Perkins Road Overpass is unique and works so well. Suspect is […]

Kellie George

Comment: My main concern is the impact to the Perkins Road overpass area. I would NOT support any measure that would have a negative impact on such an iconic part of Baton Rouge. Response: Thank you for you comment. Enhancements are being conceptually designed to improve the Perkins Road ramp area.

Lucas J. Denson

Comment: Also, I would’ve liked to have seen more information on how the construction of these new elevated lanes will affect local roads and business. The area underneath I-10 where Perkins goes beneath it are a treasure trove of local businesses. I was disappointed to learn that many of those businesses were going to be […]

Elizabeth Bedford

Comment: Do not do this to our beautiful Perkins overpass and surrounding area. It will forever change the culture and atmosphere. It will add more noise and destroy the current ambience. Response: Thank you for you comment. Enhancements are being conceptually designed to improve the Perkins Road ramp area. Noise walls are proposed along I-10 […]

Zachary Andrus

Comment: I am a Garden District resident, and I think the proposal for a bike path that makes it easier to get from our neighborhood to the part of town including Trader Joe’s, Magpie and Zippys would be a great improvement to our community! This promotes health and will lead to less fuel emission for […]

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.

Southside Civic Association and Carol Ann Brown

Comment: The 1-10 project will effect the one of the areas that make our neighborhood unique and a highly desirable location for families. The SCCA would like to make the following recommendations for the project. I. When the bridge over the Perkins Street business area is replaced, that architectural lighting is placed under the bridge […]

Cullen Boudreaux

Comment: The recommended bicycle connection between Mid-City’s designated bike lanes and the pedestrian-friendly Historic Overpass Area is currently an orange rated route that takes cyclists under the Perkins Road Overpass into a muddy, unlit gulch. The widening of I-10 is our community’s opportunity to create a designated crossing wide enough for bicycles and double-wide strollers. […]

Mary Cullen

Comment: A way to walk or bike for the homeowners in the Hundred Oaks area to the historic shopping area on the other side of 1-10 would be a great SAFE way for them to get there. Presently, there is no safe way for bikers or strollers. And, personally, that bridge over the train has […]

Carly Dartez

Comment: The recommended bicycle connection between Mid-City’s designated bike lanes with the pedestrian friendly Historic Overpass Area is currently an orange rated route that takes cyclists under the Perkins Road Overpass into a muddy, unlit gulch. The widening of I-10 is our community’s opportunity to create a designated crossing wide enough for bicycles and double-wide […]

Briauna Reichert

Comment: The current recommended bike connection between Mid-City and the overpass area takes cyclists under the overpass and is muddy and not well lit. We need a designated crossing wide enough for bicyclists or strollers. A pedestrian bridge could be built from the Rhododendron Avenue intersection over the train tracks and under the interstate. The […]

Southside Civic Association and Carol Ann Brown

Comment: 3. Ensuring the area under the new bridge would have connectivity with the businesses in the form of walking/bike paths. Response: The project team is actively working on enhancements for the Perkins Road area and will consider the recommendations provided.