Public hearing to present new I-10 access study

FDOTLogoHOLT, Fla., March 1, 2019–The Florida Department of Transportation plans to present a study regarding the proposed Interstate 10 interchange at Antioch Road as part of the planned Crestview bypass next week.

The public hearing will be held March 7 at Warriors Hall at 201 Stillwell Ave. in Crestview.

The hearing, designed to provide interested persons an opportunity to express their views concerning the proposed improvements, will begin as an open house at 5:30 p.m. with a formal presentation at 6 p.m. followed by a public comment period.

ProjectThe intent of this study is to provide additional access to I-10 in conjunction with the planned Crestview bypass, designed to improve accessibility for the surrounding community with consideration of all modes of transportation, according to an FDOT release.

Maps, drawings and other information will be on display at the hearing.

Additionally, FDOT representatives will be available to discuss proposed improvements, answer questions and receive comments.

Draft project documents and other information depicting proposed improvements are available for public review on the project website and during regular business hours now until March 18 at Crestview City Hall, 198 North Wilson St., Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Persons wishing to submit written statements, in place of or in addition to oral statements, may do so at the hearing or by sending them to the project manager, Martha Hodgson, at 850-536-8503, via email at mhodgson@hntb.com or by regular mail at 1074 Highway 90, Chipley, FL 32428.

 

2 thoughts on “Public hearing to present new I-10 access study

  1. One of the reasons why I bought my home in Antioch Estates was because it was away from the interchange. Now an interchange will be in our backyard. It will interfere with neighorhoods and the elementary school. I really don’t see how this is going to relieve traffic with an interchange 3 miles away from the current one. This will not alleviate all of the traffic coming down from north Alabama. Four lane Antioch yes. Interchange no. Tourists coming i-10 will funnel at exit 56 and touristsee coming from up north will funnel down a 4-lane Antioch Rd

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