FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 7, 2017

 

MDTA HOSTS ONLINE MEETING FOR

CHESAPEAKE BAY CROSSING STUDY ON NOVEMBER 15

BALTIMORE, MD - The Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) is hosting an online meeting about the Chesapeake Bay Tier I NEPA (National Environmental Policy Act) Crossing Study on Wednesday evening, November 15, between 7:00 and 7:30 p.m. The purpose of the study is to identify the location of a new crossing and to explore potential financial options. The study is expected to be completed in late 2020.

The online meeting will include a presentation with an overview of the project, study area and proposed schedule. The MDTA is seeking public input on the project scope, purpose and need.

To join the online meeting on November 15 or to provide comment, individuals with Internet access may visit baycrossingstudy.com. They also may provide comment by email directly at info@baycrossingstudy.com. The presentation will remain on the website following the meeting for anyone to view at their convenience.

Individuals without Internet access may view the presentation at one of the following locations beginning at 7 p.m. on November 15. MDTA staff will be present to facilitate the meeting and to receive written comments.

  • Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department

450 Solomons Island Rd. S., Prince Frederick, MD 20678

  • Baltimore County Library, Essex Branch

1110 Eastern Blvd., Essex, MD 21221

  • Queen Anne's County Board of Education

202 Chesterfield Ave., Centreville, MD 21617

  • Eastern Shore Hospital Center

5262 Woods Rd., Cambridge, MD 21613

  • Kent County Community Center

11041 Worton Rd., Worton, MD 21678

  • Broadneck High School

1265 Green Holly Dr., Annapolis, MD 21409

Locations will be accessible to individuals with disabilities. Individuals who require auxiliary aids should contact the MDTA at 410-537-1000 (711 for MD Relay) by November 12.

Public input and comments are important to the MDTA and will be taken into consideration as the study develops. The initial comment period ends December 15, 2017. The MDTA will provide additional opportunities for public input throughout the study. For more information, call 410-537-1000.

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