Public Hearing regarding Kellogg/Seminary St overpass project Environmental Assessment document

March 30, 2012 08:00 AM
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The city of Galesburg will hold an open house, public hearing regarding the environmental assessment (EA) document for the proposed Kellogg/Seminary Street overpass over the Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad north of downtown Galesburg on Tuesday, April 17, 2012, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 55 W. Tompkins Street, Galesburg. The Kellogg/Seminary Street alignment has been identified as the preferred alternative in the EA. The proposed improvement consists of constructing embankment, retaining walls and an overpass bridge over the B.N.S.F. railroad tracks.
The proposed project will impact the historic resources within the Galesburg National Historic District. The EA document will be available for viewing at the meeting. A copy is also available for viewing at the galesburg public library, City Clerk’s office at city hall, and this website.
Right-of-way acquisition and relocation assistance information will be available at the meeting. Property impacts and acquisitions will be shown on exhibits at the hearing. All interested persons are invited to attend. Public comments will be taken by court reporter during the meeting.
City personnel will be available to address questions and comments citizens may have about the project. There will be no formal presentation. The meeting will be an open format and attendees may arrive any time during the open house.
This meeting will be accessible to persons with a disability in compliance with current accessibility standards prepared by the capital development board. Persons with a disability planning to attend and needing special accommodations should contact Wayne Carl, City Engineer, by April 9, 2012 at 309/345-5704 (fax), 309/345-3625 (phone), email or in writing at 55 W. Tompkins Street, Galesburg, IL, 61401.


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