U.S. 50 Bridge Replacement over Tanner Creek

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U.S. 50 Bridge Replacement over Tanner Creek

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

5:30 p.m. Presentation

Lawrenceburg Fire Department

Lawrenceburg, Indiana




Welcome


Rickie Clark, INDOT Office of Public Involvement


Purpose/Explanation of Public Hearing


Public Hearing Format


Visit our sign
-
in table


Informational Handouts


Submitting public comments for hearings transcript


Project display area




Welcome


Introduction of INDOT Project Officials


Project Management


Danny Pearcy, INDOT
Seymour District


Design


Public Involvement


City of Lawrenceburg



Dearborn County


Recognition of Elected Public Officials




Public Hearing


Sign
-
in at attendance table to be added to project
mailing list


A public hearing notice was mailed to known
property owners within project area


Announcement of this hearing was posted to INDOT
website. A media release was also issued


Legal notice of public hearing published in the
Dearborn County Register on 6/6/13 & 6/20/13




Project Stakeholders


Indiana Department of Transportation


Indiana Division Federal Highways Administration


Dearborn County


City of Lawrenceburg


Local communities


Elected Public Officials


Community residents and citizens


Commuters


Trucking industry


Schools


Emergency Services



Project Development Process

We Are
Here

Engineering
Assessment

Project
purpose &
need

develop
project
alternatives

Screen project
alternatives

Additional work
on project
alternatives &
preliminary
design


Release
environmental
document &
preliminary
design

Public Hearing
to solicit public
comment

Right
-
of
-
Way

Construction

Environmental Document


Requirement of the National Environmental Policy
Act (NEPA)


Requires INDOT to analyze and evaluate the
impacts of a proposed project to the natural and
socio
-
economic environments


Impacts are described in environmental document


Environmental document was released for public
involvement May 2013



Environmental Document


Development of document begins once purpose and
need for the project has been clearly identified



Develop a number of possible alternatives including a
“Do Nothing” alternative as a baseline for
comparison



Screen alternatives to identify a preferred alternative



Solicit public comment on environmental document
and preliminary design plan



Solicit, address, and fully consider public comments
as part of decision making process

Elements of the Environmental Documentation

Real Estate



Community Impacts

Air Quality



Wetlands and Waterways

Noise




Floodplains

Farmland






Endangered Species

Hazardous Materials




Historic/Archaeological



Cultural Resources







Environmental Document


INDOT Seymour District, Planning and
Programming Dept. 185
Agrico

Lane, Seymour,
Indiana (877) 305
-
7611


INDOT Office of Public Involvement, Indiana
Government Center North, Room N642, 100 North
Senate Avenue, Indianapolis (317) 232
-
6601


Lawrenceburg Public Library, 150 Mary Street,
Lawrenceburg, Indiana (812) 537
-
2775

U.S. 50 Bridge Rehabilitation and Widening



Project Need


The existing structure


has a deteriorated deck


with numerous patched


locations



Heavy corrosion is


present on the existing


steel girders and bearings



Deck joints have


deteriorated allowing


water to drain onto the


steel beams



Project Need


Existing railing does not meet INDOT standards


Slope walls are eroded and in poor condition


Abutments do not have adequate support length based on
AASHTO criterion



Existing U.S. 50


Classified as urban principal


arterial


Posted speed of 30 mph


Design speed of 40 mph


Located within Lawrenceburg


Adjacent to newly constructed


bridge carrying traffic west


Flat level terrain






Existing U.S. 50


Asphalt travel lanes 11ft. wide


Asphalt shoulders 3ft wide


Overlay and repair done in 1976


Urban setting, built up, primarily


commercial use


Access drives located immediately


off both ends of structure







Existing structure over Tanners Creek


Existing piers in good condition


Light
spalling

and deterioration


Some rust damage in and around bearings







5 spans: 81’
-
3”, 105’
-
7 ½ “, 113’
-
9”, 105’
-
7 ½ , and 81’3”


Built
-
up plate girder with reinforced concrete deck


Asphalt overlay










Existing structure over Tanners Creek


Damaged bridge deck


Multiple patching locations throughout


Joint failure at all locations







Bearings at abutments in poor condition


Rusted cross bracing


Pitting and rust present on steel girders











US 50 Bridge is Historic

Eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic
Places for its historical significance


Historic Bridge Inventory

US 50 Bridge is Non
-
Select




not suitable candidate for preservation



not considered excellent example



Alternatives Analysis


Rehabilitation for Continued Vehicular Use



One or two
-
way roadway on historic bridge



One
-
way pair: historic bridge & new bridge each


Bypass (non
-
vehicular use)


Relocate (non
-
vehicular use)


Replacement



Non
-
Select Bridges


Historic Bridge Process


Seek Consulting Party Comment


No opposition to project to date


Market Bridge for Re
-
Use


Has been marketed for over 6 months


Identify Preferred Alternative


Replacement (reconstruction)


Hold Public Hearing


Environmental Document Approval


After hearing comment period



US 50 Bridge Marketing


Legal notice in a local newspaper


Signs at both approaches



to the bridge


INDOT’s historic bridge


marketing website


http://www.in.gov/indot/2532.htm




No interested party for re
-
use


to date

Joseph E. Seagrams & Sons Distillery Complex


Other Historic Resources

Newtown Historic District


Other Historic Resources

U.S. 50 Plan View










Proposed Structure


5 span pre
-
stressed concrete bulb
-
t beam bridge


Total bridge width of 72’
-
2”


Total bridge length of 492’
-
0”


Utilize existing piers and widen to retain architectural features


Utilize existing abutments and widen


Provide locations for future


decorative lighting


Repair and protect against


future scour



Maintenance of Traffic (MOT)


2 lanes of traffic at all times


Least disruptive option


New pavement markings


Narrow temporary shoulders during construction


Posted speed limit during construction




East End Improvements


Mill and Resurface


Terminate prior to railroad crossing








Install curb and gutter


New pavement and railroad markings











Real Estate Acquisition Process

Real Estate Acquisition


Existing r/w


0.5 acre


Permanent r/w


1 acre


Drive Access


Remain open during construction with possible
temporary closure



Permanent Right of Way


Real Estate Acquisition Process


"Uniform Act of 1970"


All federal, state, and local governments must
comply


Requires an offer for just compensation



Acquisition Process


Appraisals


Review Appraisals


Negotiations



Project Schedule


Public Hearing


June 2013


Environmental Document Finalized: Summer 2013


Preliminary Design Plan refinement: Summer 2013


Real Estate Acquisition Activities: 2013
-

2014


Appraising


Negotiations / Buying


Utilities coordination


Project Let for bidding: 2014


Construction: 2014
-

2015




INDOT would like to hear from you


Talk with INDOT project team members


Comment sheet in information packet


E
-
mail or Mail comments to INDOT


Sign
-
in sheet to be added to project mailing list


Visit INDOT website at
www.in.gov/indot/2366.htm

“Public Involvement” page


Visit INDOT Seymour District Page:
http://www.in.gov/indot/2706.htm



All comments are very much appreciated and will be
given full consideration by project team


Public Involvement Team


Rickie Clark, INDOT Office of Public Involvement
(317) 232
-
6601
rclark@indot.in.gov


Glenda Seal, INDOT Seymour District Customer
Service Center Director (877) 305
-
7611
secommunications@indot.in.gov





Submit Public Comments


Submit public comments using the options described in 1
st

page of information packet


Public Comment Form


Via e
-
mail


Participating during public comment session via microphone


Verbal comments recorded and transcribed for inclusion into to public
hearings transcript


INDOT respectfully requests comments be submitted by
Friday July 12, 2013



All comments submitted will become part of public record,
entered into transcript, reviewed, evaluated and given full
consideration during decision making process

THANK YOU


Please visit with INDOT project officials
following the public comment session


Project Open House


Project maps, displays, real estate acquisition
table, INDOT project officials, informal Q & A


Thank you for your attendance this evening