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The I-81 Viaduct Project Draft Design Report (DDR)/Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) documents the project’s social, economic, and environmental effects. You may read the document’s chapters and appendices here. You can also find the DEIS at any of the following repositories.

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) will accept comments on the document through 5 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on September 14, 2021. All substantive comments received will be summarized and responded to in the Final Design Report/Final EIS for the Project. You may submit your comments using our electronic comment form or by emailing us at [email protected]; by sending it via U.S. Mail to the addresses below; by leaving a voicemail on the Project hotline, 1-855-I81-TALK (1-855-481-8255); or by providing it verbally at the Project’s public hearings. Find out more about the public hearings here.

Comments sent via U.S. Mail can be directed to either address below: 

Mark Frechette, P.E.                                                                       Rick Marquis
Project Director                                                                              Division Administrator
New York State Department of Transportation, Region 3           Federal Highway Administration
333 East Washington Street                                                          Leo W. O’Brien Federal Building
Syracuse, NY 13202                                                                       11A Clinton Avenue, Suite 719
                                                                                                         Albany, NY 12207

 

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I-81 Viaduct Project Public Hearings

On Tuesday, August 17 at 11 a.m. and then 5 p.m., the project team will be holding two virtual public hearings. On Wednesday, August 18, the project team will be conducting two in-person public hearings. The project team will also hold a open house that will include display boards, interactive videos and plenty of staff to ask questions. Doors open at 3:30 p.m. at the OnCenter located on 800 South State Street. The open house will be from 3:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

I-81 Viaduct Project Draft Design Report (DDR)/Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS)

The I-81 Viaduct Project Draft Design Report (DDR)/Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) documents the project’s social, economic, and environmental effects. You may read the document’s chapters and appendices by following the link below. 

I-81 Viaduct Project - The Community Grid

Project Alternatives

The No Build Alternative serves as the baseline. "No Build" means only maintenance of the current system would occur.
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I-81 Viaduct Project - Other Alternatives

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I-81 Viaduct Project Archives

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