1) Post-Scoping Notice for I-95 Interchange 74 Improvements at Route 161

Project Title:  I-95 Interchange 74 Improvements at Route 161 and Replacement of Bridge No. 00250

Municipality where project will be located: East Lyme

CEPA Determination:  On May 7, 2019 the Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) published a Notice of Scoping  to solicit public comments for this project in the Environmental Monitor.  In addition to comments received from the general public, CTDOT received comments from the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, and the Connecticut Department of Public Health.  The CTDOT has taken all comments into consideration and has concluded that the project does not require the preparation of Environmental Impact Evaluation under CEPA.

The agency's conclusion is documented in a Memo of Findings and Determinationand Environmental Assessment Checklist.

If you have questions about the project, you can contact the agency at:

Name: Kevin Fleming, Transportation Planner II
Agency: Connecticut Department of Transportation, Office of Environmental Planning
Address: 2800 Berlin Turnpike, Newington, CT 06131
Phone: (860) 594-2924

What happens next:
The Connecticut Department of Transportation expects the project to go forward. This is expected to be the final notice of the project to be published in the Environmental Monitor.