|PUBLIC HEARING SCHEDULED OF ROUTE 228 IMPROVEMENT PROJECT|
INDIANA, Pa. - PennDOT Engineering District 10 in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration will host an open house plans display and Public Hearing for the Route 228 Improvement Project, Thursday, June 7, at the Mars Area High School in Mars, PA.
The open house plans display will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. Representatives from PennDOT and its consultant team will be on hand to provide information and answer questions about the project, which is proposed to improve Route 228 in Cranberry, Adams and Middlesex townships and Seven Fields and Mars boroughs in southern Butler County.
A Public Hearing will begin at 6 p.m. in the high school's auxiliary auditorium. Members of the public will have the opportunity to provide formal comment on the proposed improvements. Comments on the project's Environmental Assessment (EA), which has been made available for review, will also be accepted at the hearing.
There will be three options for giving testimony at the hearing. Public testimony will be taken in the auxiliary auditorium. Comments will be limited to five minutes or less. Those giving public testimony are asked to register ahead of time by calling Betsy Stewart at 412-922-6880. A classroom will be available for citizens to provide private testimony to a stenographer, and facilities will also be available for those wanting to provide written testimony.
A copy of materials to be on exhibit at the June 7 open house plans display are available online at www.route228.com. The web site also includes a detailed page of questions and answers about the project.
The meeting location is compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Persons requiring special assistance to attend the meeting should contact Betsy Stewart at
412-922-6880 prior to the meeting.