ADOT invites comments on proposed I-15 bridge rehab in the Gorge

Virgin River Bridge No. 1 subject of proposed rehabilitation. Virgin River Gorge, Arizona, Fall 2014 | Photo included in material courtesy of Arizona Department of Transportation, St. George News

VIRGIN RIVER GORGE, Arizona – The Arizona Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration are seeking public comments on the proposed rehabilitation of Virgin River Bridge No. 1, located on Interstate 15 near the communities of Beaver Dam and Littlefield, Arizona.

Study area, proposed Virgin River Bridge No. 1 rehabilitation in the Virgin River Gorge by Arizona Department of Transportation and Federal Highway Administration, Virgin River Gorge, Arizona,  Fall 2014 | Image included in material courtesy of ADOT, St. George News
Study area, proposed Virgin River Bridge No. 1 rehabilitation in the Virgin River Gorge by Arizona Department of Transportation and Federal Highway Administration, Virgin River Gorge, Arizona, Fall 2014 | Image included in material courtesy of ADOT, St. George News | Click on image to enlarge – further information included in Newsletter linked under Resources in the attached report

As part of the National Environmental Policy Act, FHWA and ADOT are beginning work on an Environmental Assessment, which will evaluate potential environmental and socio-economic impacts from the proposed bridge rehabilitation.

Essential to identifying the best program of solutions is the participation of and feedback from individuals like you, the agencies’ notice states.

Comments from the public regarding the proposed scope of construction, potential alternatives, sensitive resources, potential impacts, or other issues and concerns, may be submitted through Nov. 28.

Resources

  • To view the project map and study information, go to: Virgin River Bridge #1 Scoping Newsletter
  • To provide input during the public comment period, you can participate in the following ways:
    • Email comments to projects@azdot.gov
    • Submit comments online
    • Mail comments to Virgin River Bridge #1 Study Team, c/o ADOT Community Relations: 1655 W. Jackson, MD 126F, Phoenix, AZ 85007
    • Telephone 855-712-8530
  • Deadline: Nov. 28
  • If you have questions about the study, please email ADOT at projects@azdot.gov or call the ADOT information line at telephone 855-712-8530.

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