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November 6, 2007
Scoping Notices
      1.  Interstate 95 From Interchanges 70 - 84 (Old Lyme, East Lyme, Waterford, New London)      
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Scoping Notices

Scoping Notices have been issued for the following state projects.  These projects are in the earliest stages of planning.  At the scoping stage, detailed information on a project's design, alternatives, and environmental impacts does not yet exist.  Sponsoring agencies are asking for comments from other agencies and from the public as to the scope of alternatives and environmental impacts that should be considered for further study.  Send your comments to the contact person listed for the project by the date indicated.

1. Notice of Scoping For Interstate 95 from Interchange 70-84

Project Title: Interstate 95 from Interchange 70-84

Municipalities where proposed project will be located: Old Lyme, East Lyme, Waterford and New London 

Project DescriptionThe project consists of improvements to the I-95 corridor for approximately 12.3 miles (21 km) in length, from Interchange 70 in the town of Old Lyme to Interchange 84 in the city of New London.  Alternatives under consideration include the addition of a third travel lane in each direction referred to as the "Build Alternative" and taking no action other than maintaining the existing facility which is referred to as the "No Build" alternative.  The public scoping process is a critical task in the preparation of a Federal Environmental Impact Statement/Connecticut Environmental Impact Evaluation.

Project Map: Click here to view a map of the project area.

Written comments from the public are welcome and will be accepted until the close of business on: Monday November 19, 2007. 

There will be a Public Scoping Meeting for this project at:

DATE: Thursday, October 18, 2007  

TIME: 7:00 PM

PLACE: Waterford Town Hall - 15 Rope Ferry Road Waterford, CT

The Needs and Deficiencies Study done for the I-95 Corridor from Branford to the Rhode Island state line, which is the basis for the EIS/EIE, may be viewed in person at the Connecticut Department of Transportation Headquarters in Newington, CT or online at :

Written comments should be sent to:

Name: Mr. Edgar T. Hurle - Transportation Planning Director
Agency: State of Connecticut Department of Transportation
Address: 2800 Berlin Turnpike
Newington, CT 06131-7546
Fax: 860-593-3377

If you have questions about the public meeting, or other questions about the scoping for this project, contact:

Name: Ms. Jessica L. DiLuca - Transportation Planner II
Agency: State of Connecticut Department of Transportation
Address: 2800 Berlin Turnpike
Newington, CT 06131-7546
Phone: 860-594-2135
Fax: 860-594-3028

The agency expects to release a DRAFT Environmental Impact Evaluation for this project, for public review and comment in December, 2009.

EIE Notices

There are no Environmental Impact Evaluations (EIEs) completed by state agencies available for review and comment.
State Land Transfer Notices
There are no state land transfers posted for public notice or comment in this edition.

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