I-495 & I-270 Managed Lanes Study
Your Voice Counts and Your Feedback is Critical
The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) and Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) concluded the extended public comment period for the I-495 & I-270 Managed Lanes Study Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) and Draft Section 4(f) Evaluation, which was open for over 120 days from July 10, 2020 to November 9, 2020.
Related extended public comment periods for the Joint Permit Application (JPA), for the Alteration of Any Floodplain, Waterway, Tidal or Nontidal Wetland in Maryland by the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) have also concluded.
Comments were accepted during the extended public comment period through multiple methods including oral testimony, online comment form, email, and letter. MDOT SHA and FHWA will review and consider all comments received, perform additional analyses, as needed, and respond to substantive comments in the Study’s Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS). The DEIS comment responses will be included in the Final Environmental Impact Statement slated for publication in Spring 2022.
Stay up to date on the I-495 & I-270 Managed Lanes Study by checking the program website and feel free to reach out to the I-495 & I-270 Managed Lanes Study team by methods found here.