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PUBLIC NOTICE: New NY Bridge Shared-Use Path Facilities And Bicycle/Pedestrian Connections

NOTICE OF EMINENT DOMAIN PROCEDURE LAW PUBLIC HEARING
NEW YORK STATE THRUWAY AUTHORITY AND NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
NEW NY BRIDGE SHARED-USE PATH FACILITIES AND BICYCLE/PEDESTRIAN CONNECTIONS
PROJECT IDENTIFICATION NUMBER: 8TZ1.00
PROJECT TA#: TANY 12-18B
In conjunction with an Environmental Assessment that has been prepared to evaluate the proposed Shared-Use Path Facilities and Bicycle/Pedestrian Connections for the New NY Bridge in the Villages of South Nyack in Rockland County and Tarrytown in Westchester County (Proposed Action), the New York State Thruway Authority (NYSTA) and New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) are holding a hearing public pursuant to the Eminent Domain Procedure Law (EDPL) in relation to proposed right-of-way impacts to adjacent public properties.
Public Hearing:
The EDPL Public Hearing will be held concurrently with the public hearing on the Environmental Assessment. In accordance with the EDPL, public hearings will be conducted by NYSTA and NYSDOT as follows:

March 15, 2016
Sleepy Hollow High School
210 North Broadway
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591
March 16, 2016
Nyack Middle School
98 South Highland Avenue
South Nyack, NY 10960
Open Forum from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Formal Hearing at 6:30 PM
Open Forum from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Formal Hearing at 6:30 PM

The purpose of this meeting is to receive comments on the proposed right-of-way impacts to public properties associated with the Proposed Action. Right-of-way acquisition would be limited to municipal property containing the existing Esposito Trail in the Village of South Nyack. Displays and information tables at the open forum will be staffed by NYSTA and NYSDOT representatives who will be available to answer questions and accept written comments for inclusion into the official public record. Both verbal and written statements may be entered into the official public record at the formal hearing.
Availability:
Information on the Proposed Action can be found in the Environmental Assessment, which includes maps, graphics, and other pertinent information, which is available on the project’s website (NewNYBridge.com) and at the following locations:

The Warner Library
121 North Broadway
Tarrytown, NY 10591-3299
The Nyack Library
59 South Broadway
Nyack, NY 10960
The New NY Bridge
Westchester Outreach Center
2 North Broadway
Tarrytown, NY 10591
The New NY Bridge
Rockland Outreach Center
142 Main Street
Nyack, NY 10960

Comments
All interested persons will be given the opportunity to provide comments on the proposed right-of-way impacts of the Proposed Action. 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 will become part of the record if they are:

  • submitted at the hearing; or
  • received by Jamey Barbas, Project Director, New York State Thruway Authority, 303 South Broadway, 4th Floor, Tarrytown, NY 10591 before 5PM on April 1, 2016; or
  • received by Daniel D’Angelo, Deputy Chief Engineer, New York State Department of Transportation before 5PM on April 1, 2016; or
  • received by Peter Osborn, Division Administrator, Federal Highway Administration, Leo O’Brien Building, Room 715 Clinton Ave and North Pearl Street Albany, NY 12207 before 5PM on April 1, 2016; or
  • received by email at info@newnybridge.com before 5PM April 1, 2016.

Please call 1-855-892-7434 if a sign language interpreter, assistive listening system or any other accommodation will be required to facilitate your participation in this public hearing.

  • TDD (Telecommunications Device for the Deaf) Relay Service:
  • New York Relay Operator – Translates calls between TDD & non-TDD users. For In-State Calls Only.
  • Non-TDD User to TDD User: 1-800-421-1220
  • TDD to Non-TDD User: 1-800-662-1220

This Public Notice was paid for by the New York Thruway Authority.


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