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
I-81 Viaduct Project - The Community Grid
The Community Grid along a reimagined and redesigned Almond Street in Syracuse.
A redesigned Crouse Avenue at the new I-690 interchange at Crouse and Irving.
A reimagined Crouse Avenue at the new I-690 interchange at Crouse and Irving.
The new I-690 interchange at Crouse and Irving that will move traffic to the University Hill area.
A more pedestrian friendly West Street at the intersection of West and Genesee Streets.
A redesigned Van Buren Street at the intersection of Van Buren and Almond Streets.
The new roundabout at Martin Luther King, Jr. East and Business Loop 81. This will be a new gateway into the City of Syracuse on the Southside.
The redesigned interchange at Exit 3 in Dewitt.