Topic: TREE PROTECTION

Floyd Roberts, MD

Comment: PLEASE make certain that an effective tree replanting plan is part of the planning for this work. In addition, the sound from I-10 is already very disruptive in our neighborhood near St Joseph’s Academy. Thank you for your attention. Response: DOTD will be replacing trees in accordance with their Significant Tree policy and will […]

Johnell Rogers

Comment: I would like to see a plan that includes the replacement of trees that are scheduled to be removed or a noise barrier wall erected to protect the Stradford Place neighborhood!   Response: DOTD will be replacing trees in accordance with their Significant Tree policy and will replant where, possible in coordination with Baton Rouge […]

Brittany White

Comment: How do you plan on replacing the trees which are being used as a sound barrier for my subdivision, Stratford Place? I agree with the widening but a sound wall or additional trees need to be planted to reduce vehicle noise in our subdivision. Thanks for listening. Response:

Christy Kessler

Comment: I live in Stratford Place near the I-10/I-12 split. The trees along the I-10 corridor are essential to my enjoyment of my yard and home. Without those trees, the noise from the interstate will lower my property value, become a nuisance, and discourage my enjoyment of my yard. As plans are made to widen […]

Ernest Mencer

Comment: I would like to see plans to replace the trees to be removed as part of the I10/12 widening project; or plans to erect sound barrier walls to mitigate the increased noise that is likely to occur. Response: DOTD will be replacing trees in accordance with their Significant Tree policy and will replant where, […]

Trish Lowrey

Comment: After attending the public hearing on August 30, 2018, I am even more concerned about the removal of green space buffers and trees, particularly for the proposed College Drive exit flyover. There was very little detail given about the flyover exit, such as the plans to address drainage issues, and plans for what will […]

Nicolette Ross

Comment: I am in support of protecting & replacing Baton Rouge Green trees during the I-10 widening project Response: DOTD will be replacing trees in accordance with their Significant Tree policy and will replant where, possible in coordination with Baton Rouge Green.

H.N. “Hank” Saurage, IV

Comment: 1) Our city’s roadside trees and green infrastructure are crucial and valuable to me. 2) DOTD must budget for the replacement of all trees to be removed as a critical element of the I-10 widening project budget, not an afterthought 3) Community trees within the proposed project area: Intercept almost 3,000,000 gallons of storm […]

Robert Seemann

Comment: 1) Our city’s roadside trees and green infrastructure are crucial and valuable to me. 2) DOTD must budget for the replacement of all trees to be removed as a critical element of the I-10 widening project budget, not an afterthought. 3) Community trees within the proposed project area: Intercept almost 3,000,000 gallons of storm […]

George Schafer

Comment: 1) Our city’s roadside trees and green infrastructure are crucial and valuable to me! 2) DOTD must budget for the replacement of all trees to be removed as a critical element of the I‐10 Widening project budget, not an afterthought! Response: DOTD will be replacing trees in accordance with their Significant Tree policy and […]

Madeline VeZain

Comment: 1) Our city’s roadside trees and green infrastructure are crucial and valuable to me! 2) DOTD must budget for the replacement of all trees to be removed as a critical element of the I-10 Widening project budget, not an afterthought! Response: DOTD will be replacing trees in accordance with their Significant Tree policy and […]

Jan G. Soulé

Comment: I would like it to be known that the trees on the construction corridor be replanted or replaced should they need to be removed. Baton Rouge Green has been working tirelessly to beautify our city . please don’t destroy their plans for Baton Rouge’s landscape…keep the trees growing!!! Response: DOTD will be replacing trees […]

Southside Civic Association and Carol Ann Brown

Comment: 11. What about the trees on Perkins and S. Acadian. Are they being removed and if so what is planned to replace them? Response: Until such time as a design is approved for enhancements to the Perkins Road ramp area, it will be unknown if any trees will require removal. DOTD will be replacing […]

Catherine Seemann, LCSW

Comment: 1) Our city’s roadside trees and green infrastructure are crucial and valuable to me! 2) DOTD must budget for the replacement of all trees to be removed as a critical element of the I‐10 Widening project budget, not an afterthought! Response: DOTD will be replacing trees in accordance with their Significant Tree policy and […]