New Meeteing Date Announced
The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) has rescheduled its design public hearing for the NY Route 198 (Scajaquada Corridor) project for Wednesday, January 25th, 2017 at Frederick Law Olmsted Public School 64 Auditorium, 874 Amherst Street at Lincoln Parkway, Buffalo, NY 14216.
*The public hearing will begin at 5:30pm., with NYSDOT staff on hand at 4:30pm., one hour prior to the start of the hearing, to discuss the project and answer any questions.
About the Project
Design plans for the project have been developed by NYSDOT after coordination with federal, state, local agencies, and the public, and will be available for inspection at the public hearing.
Tentative schedules for right-of-way acquisition and construction will be discussed. No relocations are anticipated with this project.
Maps, drawings, and other pertinent information developed by NYSDOT, and comments received as a result of the coordination with federal, state, and local agencies, were made available after November 25, 2016 for public inspection and copying at the Office of the Regional Director, New York State Department of Transportation, 100 Seneca Street, Buffalo, New York, 14203.
The documents are also available electronically on the project website: https://www.dot.ny.gov/scajaquadacorridor
Public Comment Period
All interested persons will be given the opportunity to express their views concerning the design plans, their impact on the environment, and their consistency with the goals and objectives of such planning as has been promulgated by the community. The proceedings will be recorded. Persons may file written statements and other exhibits in place of, or in addition to, oral statements made at the public hearing. Written statements submitted at the hearing, emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed and received before February 08, 2017 at the Regional Director's Office will be made part of the record.
Those property owners who may subsequently wish to challenge condemnation of their property via judicial review under the Eminent Domain Procedure Law (EDPL) may do so only on the basis of issues, facts and objections raised at the hearing.
Please advise NYSDOT's Buffalo Office if a sign language interpreter, an assistive listening system, or any other accommodation will be required to facilitate your participation in this public hearing. Our contact person is Mr. Renjit James, whose telephone number is 716-847-3238.
TDD (Telecommunications Device for the Deaf) Relay Service: New York Relay Operator - Translates call between TDD and non-TDD users.
Non-TDD user to TDD User- 1-800-421-1220
TDD User to Non-TDD User- 1-800-662-1220