INDOT To Host Public Meeting Regarding Airport Road In French Lick/West Baden

(FRENCH LICK) – The Indiana Department of Transportation announces a public hearing regarding the realignment of Airport Road/County Road 300 South in French Lick.

INDOT will host the public hearing Thursday, Nov. 7 at Springs Valley Jr. / Sr. High School at 326 South Larry Bird Blvd. in French Lick at 6 p.m. local time. All interested persons will have an opportunity to comment on preliminary design plans and environmental documentation for the proposed New Airport Road / C.R. 300 South Road realignment from State Road 145 to County Road 375 which is the entrance to Orange County French Lick Municipal Airport. 

The project is expected to provide a safe roadway meeting current roadway design standards, enhancing travel to and from the French Lick Municipal Airport in Orange County.  In addition to enhancing safety for the traveling public, the proposed road realignment project also takes into consideration airport operations and economic development in proposing this transportation improvement.

The environmental documentation and preliminary design plans are available to view prior to the public hearing at the following locations:

  • Melton Public Library, 8496 West College Street, French Lick, IN 47432
  • INDOT Vincennes District Office, 3650 South U.S. 41, Vincennes, IN 47591
  • INDOT Office of Public Involvement, Room N642- Communications, Indiana Government Center North, 100 North Senate Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46204
  • Vincennes District webpage https://www.in.gov/indot/2707.htm

Environmental documentation may be viewed by visiting the project webpage at https://www.in.gov/indot/3981.htm.  Additional project information including the public hearing presentation, displays and other materials will be added to this page.

INDOT is seeking public comments regarding the environmental documentation and preliminary design plans for the New Airport Road C.R. 300 South road realignment project and encourages the community to attend the public hearing.  Public comments will be accepted through Friday, November 15, 2019.  INDOT respectfully requests comments be submitted by this time. Verbal statements for the public record will be accepted during a public comment session offered during the public hearing immediately following the formal presentation.  Written comments may be submitted prior to the public hearing and during the comment period to: INDOT Office of Public Involvement, attention Rickie Clark, IGCN Room N642, 100 North Senate Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46204, email: rclark@indot.in.gov.   

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and with advance notice, INDOT coordinates accommodations for persons with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids including but not limited to sign language interpretation, alternative format documents and other ADA supportive services.  Should accommodation be required please contact Rickie Clark, INDOT Office of Public Involvement at 317-232-6601 or e-mail rclark@indot.in.gov.

In addition and in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, INDOT will coordinate accommodation for persons of Limited English Proficiency (LEP) requiring auxiliary aids and/or supportive services including but not limited to in-person language interpretation, alternative format documents and other services as needed.  Should accommodation be required please contact Rickie Clark, Office of Public Involvement at (317) 232-6601, or email rclark@indot.in.gov.

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