Opportunity Corridor Public Hearing Tonight!

Interested in the Opportunity Corridor? Want to know how it will affect you? The Ohio Department of Transportation is hosting a public hearing on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS)** for the Opportunity Corridor Project.

When: Tuesday October 1, 2013

Time: 4:00-8:00p.m.

Where: Mt. Sinai Baptist Church – 7510 Woodland Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44104

The public hearing will be held in an open-house format with a formal presentation beginning at 5:30p.m., immediately followed by a public verbal comment period after 6:00p.m. Those wishing to voice their concerns are asked to pre-register at the hearing and are asked to limit their comments to two (2) minutes. The purpose of the hearing is to provide an opportunity for review and comment on the project’s DEIS and for citizens to provide verbal or written comments. Comments received by 5p.m. on October 31, 2013 will be considered in the Final Environmental Impact Statement.

Additional comments may be submitted to:

Ohio Department of Transportation, District 12

Attention: Amanda Lee

5500 Transportation Boulevard, Garfield Heights, Ohio 44125

on the web: www.BuckeyeTraffic.org/OpportunityCorridor

email: Amanda.Lee@dot.state.oh.us
fax: 216-584-3524

If you have any questions, please call 216-584-2007

Copies of the DEIS, documenting the purpose and need for the project and the anticipated impacts are available at the following locations:

  • ODOT District 12
  • Cleveland City Hall
  • NOACA
  • Cuyahoga County Department of Public Works
  • Kenneth L. Johnson Rec Center
  • Cleveland Public Library (Main, Fleet, Garden Valley, MLK Jr, and Woodland branches)
  • Community Development Corporations (Buckeye, Burten, Bell, Carr Development, Fairfax Renaissance, Maingate Business, Slavic Village and University Circle)

**Proposed project includes the reconstruction of 0.3 miles of I-490; construction of a 2.2 mile arterial roadway connecting East 55th Street with East 105th Street at Quincy Avenue; and the reconstruction and widening of 1.0 miles of East 105th Street from Quincy Avenue to just north of Park Lane. The new roadway is part of a 5.38 mile proposed extension of State Route 10 and a 0.09 mile proposed eastward extension of I-490.

 

 

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