**Meeting Notice Only**
ODOT Continues Innerbelt Plan Public Involvement Process
Cleveland (March 20, 2009) – The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) and Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) have approved the Innerbelt Plan’s Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) and have released the plan for public input.
ODOT will hold a public hearing to discuss the plan on Tuesday, April 21, 2009 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 2187 West 14th Street, Cleveland, OH 44113.
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the purpose of this hearing is to provide an opportunity for review and comment on the project’s Draft Environmental Impact Statement and for citizens to provide feedback through written, verbal or recorded verbal comments. In addition, in accordance with the National Historic Preservation Act, public comments are requested on projected impacts to historic properties.
Comments received (by mail, email, or fax) by 5 p.m. Thursday, May 21, 2009 will be considered in the Final Environmental Impact Statement. Comments may be submitted to:
Ohio Department of Transportation, District 12
Attention: Craig Hebebrand
5500 Transportation Boulevard Garfield Heights, OH 44125
On the Web: www.Innerbelt.org
Individuals may view the DEIS at any of the greater Cleveland-area locations listed below or at www.Innerbelt.org.
ODOT, District 12 Office; City of Cleveland, City Hall; Cuyahoga County Engineer’s Office; Cuyahoga County Planning Commission; NOACA; Cleveland Library, Main Branch; Cleveland Library, South Branch; Cleveland Library, Sterling Branch; Tremont West Development Corp.; MidTown Cleveland Incorporated; Quadrangle Incorporated; St. Clair Superior Development Corp. & Flats Oxbow Association.