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[INDOT] Public Hearing for SR 49 Bridge Rehabilitation, Jasper Co
Start Date: 9/10/2013Start Time: 12:00 AM
End Date: 9/10/2013
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JASPER COUNTY, Ind. – The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces a public hearing will be held on Thursday, September 12, 2013, at 5:30pm (CDT) in the Wheatfield Public Library, 350 South Bierma Street, Wheatfield, Indiana 46392.  The purpose of the public hearing is to offer all interested persons an opportunity to comment on the environmental document, Section 106 document, and preliminary design plans for the proposed State Road 49 bridge rehabilitation project over the Kankakee River, 4.59 miles south of SR 8, in Jasper County.


The project proposes to remove the existing bridge deck and construct a new concrete deck, repair deteriorated concrete at the pier, and install new bridge railings. The bridge will be closed to traffic during construction and will use the official state detour over State-maintained routes, using portions of SR 8 east to U.S. 421, then south to SR 10, and west to SR 49.


The environmental document and preliminary design plans on the project are available for viewing in the following offices:


     1.   Hearings Examiner, Room N642, Indiana Government Center North, 100 North Senate                      Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana 46204‑2216, Phone # (317) 234‑0796

     2.   Planning & Programming Department, Indiana Department of Transportation LaPorte                         District office at, 315 East Boyd Blvd, LaPorte, Indiana 46350, Phone # (855) 464-6368

     3.   Wheatfield Public Library, 350 South Bierma Street, Wheatfield, Indiana 46392

           Phone # (219) 956-3774


With advance notice INDOT can make special accommodations for persons with disabilities and/or limited English speaking ability, and persons needing auxiliary aids or services of interpreters, signers, readers, or large print.  If special accommodations are needed please call the Public Hearings office at (317) 232-6601, by Thursday, September 5, 2013.


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Jasper County
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Name: Matt Deitchley
Phone: 219-325-7526
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