A Public Hearing will be held on Thursday, February 25th, 2016 at the Mimslyn Inn, located at 401 West Main Street, Luray, Virginia 22835 beginning at 7:00 PM and ending at 9:00 PM, to present the environmental documentation and the preliminary bridge design for the federal aid project “West Main Street Bridge Rehabilitation/Replacement”. The project is located on Route 211 Business (West Main Street) from the intersection of U.S. 340 and 211 Business 0.11 miles west to the intersection of North/South Hawksbill Street and 211 Business. The project consists of replacing the existing bridge while rehabilitating the existing abutments and flood walls. A backup day has been set for March 3rd, 2016 at the same location and time. If inclement weather is forecasted, please visit the bridge website at www.luraybridge.com for information about rescheduling.
A Categorical Exclusion (CE) is being prepared for compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). In compliance with the National Historic Preservation Action, Section 4(f), 106, and 36 CFR 800, information concerning potential effects of the proposed improvements on properties listed in, or eligible for listing in, the National Register of Historic Places is included in the environmental document. The environmental document will be available at the hearing and at the Town of Luray Office noted below until March 18th, 2016, for public review and comment.
For further information about the meeting, environmental documents, or preliminary plans, please contact Bryan T. Chrisman, Assistant Town Manager at 540-743-5511. Additionally, an email can be sent, or one can use the online comment sheet located below. Project information will also be available for public review at the Town of Luray Office, 45 East Main Street, Luray, Virginia 22835 until 4:30 p.m. March 18th, 2016.
It is the responsibility of the Town of Luray to ensure that all members of the community are afforded the opportunity to participate in public decisions on transportation systems and projects affecting them. The Town of Luray ensures nondiscrimination and equal employment in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. If you need more information or special assistance for persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency, please contact the VDOT Civil Rights Division at (540) 332-9075, TTY/TDD 711.
Enclosed please find Project literature regarding the West Main Street Bridge Replacement Project in Luray, Virginia. The packet includes a Project Brochure for the upcoming Public Hearing, as well as a comment sheet for use at any time during the process, and a Civil Rights Informational Survey.
You are receiving this information because you are either a resident near the project site, a property owner near the project site, or a significant participant in the project.
Please note that the Public Hearing for the Preliminary Design Plans and Environmental Document (NEPA) will be held:
February 25, 2016 7 – 9 p.m.
Mimslyn Inn - Blue Ridge
Room 401 West Main Street Luray, Virginia 22835
In the event of inclement weather that night, the meeting will be postponed until March 3, 2016, at the same time and place. Notice of this postponement will be listed on the Bridge Website.
If you wish to attend the meeting, but have questions about the site or process, please contact me at the listed number or email. If you are unable to attend, but wish to review the project plans and environmental documents, they are available at the Town Office during normal office hours at the address below. Lastly, you can submit comments or questions by using the comment form below or by emailing us.
The Town of Luray ensures nondiscrimination and equal employment in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. If you need more information or special assistance for persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency, contact VDOT’s Civil Rights Division at 540-332-9247, TTY/TDD 711.
Bryan T. Chrisman
Assistant Town Manager