Public Scoping Meeting Notification

Published on June 15, 2021, 12:00 am
FavoriteLoadingAdd to favorites 3 mins

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), as federal lead agency, the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT), as joint lead agency, and the New York City Department of Transportation (NYCDOT), as project sponsor and joint lead agency, are preparing an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Shore Road Bridge over Hutchinson River Project (the Project) located in the Bronx, New York. The purpose of the Project is to address the structural deficiencies; geometric deficiencies; and operational reliability; for multi-modal users, including marine vessels, of the Shore Road Bridge over the Hutchinson River.

The FHWA, NYSDOT, and NYCDOT invite the public to participate in one or both of the Scoping Meetings for the Project. Both sessions will be held in an open house format and members of the public are invited to join at any time during the above-stated times. NYCDOT representatives will be available to provide project information, answer questions, and obtain input via virtual Q&A.

Spanish-language and American Sign Language interpreters will be available. To request an assistive listening system or any other accommodations to facilitate participation in the meetings, please call 929-505-1002 weekdays between 09:00 a.m. and 05:00 p.m. or e-mail requests to Please submit all special accommodation requests at least 7 business days prior to the scoping meetings (by 04:00 p.m., June 18, 2021).

Scoping comments may be submitted via e-mail to, or by U.S. mail to: New York City Department of Transportation, Division of Bridges, Shore Road Bridge Project Team, Attention: Joannene Kidder, 55 Water Street, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10041.

For more information, please visit the project website: This Notice of Public Meeting has been prepared pursuant to 23 CFR Section 771.111 and 40 CFR Section 1506.6 in compliance with NEPA. The Notice of Public Meeting has also been prepared pursuant to Article 8 of the New York State Environmental Conservation Law (SEQRA), its implementing regulations found at 6 NYCRR Part 617, and the Rules of Procedure for City Environmental Quality Review found at 62 RCNY Chapter 5, and Mayoral Executive Order 91 of 1977, as amended (CEQR).

Tuesday, June 29, 2021
04:00 p.m. – 06:00 p.m.
Presentation at 04:30 p.m.

Tuesday, June 29, 2021
07:00 p.m. – 09:00 p.m.
Presentation at 07:30 p.m.

Please submit scoping comments by July 14, 2021.

Jonas Bronck is the pseudonym under which we publish and manage the content and operations of The Bronx Daily.™ | - the largest daily news publication in the borough of "the" Bronx with over 1.5 million annual readers. Publishing under the alias Jonas Bronck is our humble way of paying tribute to the person, whose name lives on in the name of our beloved borough.