Environmental Study

INDOT and KYTC initiated an environmental study of the project corridor, as required by the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The study is required for all federally funded projects. The environmental study includes:

  • Analysis of a range of reasonable alternatives
  • Public involvement, including opportunities for interaction and comments
  • Coordination and consultation with local, state and federal agencies
  • Assessment of temporary impacts of the project
  • Consideration of ways to avoid, minimize or mitigate temporary impacts

The draft environmental document was made available for public and agency review and comment from July 1, 2020 through August 16, 2020. All comments received were reviewed, considered and addressed in the final environmental document. The final environmental document was completed as a Categorial Exclusion Level 4 in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act and approved by Federal Highway Administration October 7, 2020. Click the links below to review the full document, the table of contents or individual appendices.

Table of Contents (135 KB)

Appendix A: Supporting Documentation (188 KB)
Appendix B: Graphics (29 MB)
Appendix C: Early Coordination (4 MB)
Appendix D: Section 106 of the NHPA (National Historic Preservation Act) (4 MB)
Appendix E: Red Flag Investigation (9.5 MB)
Appendix F: Water Resources (8 MB)
Appendix G: Public Involvement (9 MB)
Appendix H: Air Quality Memo & LWCF Listing (1.4 MB KB)
Appendix I: Community Impact Assessment (7 MB)

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Comments related to the CE-4 Document were accepted through August 16, 2020. Official recorded comments were submitted in the following ways: a contact us page, a project hotline, email, comment cards and through the postal service.

Visit our Contact Us page for more information or to submit general comments and questions.

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