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This Web page provides information about the Alabama Department of Transportation's project to build a Tuscaloosa Bypass in Tuscaloosa County. The proposed project will consist of a denied access four-lane divided highway to connect US-82 on the north side of the Warrior River to I-20/I-59.

Map of Tuscaloosa East BypassPUBLIC HEARING

For the Tuscaloosa East Bypass

Project No. DPI-0080(001)

From I-20/I-59 to SR-6 (US-82)

Tuscaloosa County

Thursday, March 15, 2012

McAbee Activity Center

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3801 Loop Road

Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35404

4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

A public hearing will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on March 15, 2012 at the McAbee Activity Center regarding the Environmental Reevaluation document for the proposed Tuscaloosa East Bypass project. During the open house, the public may review project information and maps, ask questions, and discuss the project with Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) staff.

From 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., a public forum will be held. Persons wishing to provide comments to ALDOT representatives during the public forum should register at the sign-in table. There is a two (2) minute time limit for each person to speak. The comments will be recorded and reviewed by ALDOT and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and will become part of the public record. Written comments may also be submitted by completing the comment sheet during the meeting, submitting comment sheet/comments by mail, delivering comments to the ALDOT Fifth Division address below, faxing comments to the ALDOT number below, and by e-mail to tuscaloosabypass@dot.state.al.us which will become part of the public record.

All comments must be received by 5:00 p.m., Monday, April 16, 2012.

The meeting is being held in a handicap-accessible facility. Anyone requiring special assistance may contact Ms. Holly Eriksen at (205) 554-2156 prior to the meeting. Requests for special assistance should be received at least five (5) business days prior to the meeting.

Anyone needing further information before, or after, the meeting may contact:

Ms. L. Dee Rowe, Division Engineer
Alabama Department of Transportation
P. O. Box 70070
Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35407-0070
Phone: (205) 553-7030
Fax: (205) 556-0900

Environmental Documents

1999 Final Environmental Impact Statement