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LEGAL NOTICE OF PLANNED IMPROVEMENT

 

DES. #:0600487

PROJ. #: 0600487

 

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) is developing plans for the proposed small structure replacement on SR 135 over an unnamed tributary of Little Salt Creek, 0.14 miles south of the Jackson/ Brown County line. The total project length is approximately 0.066 mile. The need for this is project is to replace an existing small structure due to its deteriorated condition. This project's purpose is to replace the existing multi-plate pipe arch with a new corrugated metal pipe arch with a span of 10'-3", rise of 6'-9", and a length of 52' with at-grade wing walls. The new structure will be placed on a 12 degree skew in order to align the channel in the inlet area and place the west edge of the culvert outside the "obstruction free zone." SR 135 is proposed to be a two-lane highway with 11' wide lanes, 6' useable shoulders, and guardrail installed on the west and east side of the structure. The Maintenance of Traffic is in the planning stage, however, the current plan will involve a detour utilizing SR 135, SR 58, I-65, and SR 46. Construction of the project will require 0.60 acres of permanent right-of-way and 0.087 aces of temporary right-of-way.  No displacement of residents or business will be involved with this project. The cost of this project is estimated at $415,700.  At present, we are planning to use both state and federal funds for construction of the project.  However, construction of the project is contingent upon available funding. The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Indiana Department of Transportation have agreed that this project falls within the guidelines of a Categorical Exclusion Level 2 with no adverse effects. Preliminary design plans, along with the environmental document and other information, are being made available for review in the following offices:

1. Indiana Department of Transportation Central Office, Indiana Government Center North, 100 North

    Senate Avenue Rm. N642, Indianapolis, Indiana 46204-2219, Phone (317) 232-6602

2. Brown County Public Library, 205 Locust Lane., Nashville, IN 47448, Phone (812) 988-2850

3. Indiana Department of Transportation Seymour District, 185 Agrico Lane., Seymour, Indiana 47274,

    Phone (812) 522-5469

All interested persons may request a public hearing or express their concerns by submitting comments to the attention of Nicole Gearlds, Program Coordinator with INDOT, 100 N. Senate Avenue, Room N642, Indianapolis, IN 46204-2216, on or before April 7, 2011. If a hearing is determined to be in the best interest of the public, a notice will be advertised with the date, time, and location.  Otherwise, any comments or materials received for the record will be considered in the decision-making process. This notice is published in compliance with Code of Federal Regulations, Title 23, Section 771 (CFR 771.111 (h) (1) states: " Each state must have procedures approved by the FHWA to carry out a public involvement/public hearing program." 23 CFR 450.212 (a)(7) states: "Public involvement procedures shall provide for periodic review of the effectiveness of the public involvement process to ensure that the process provides full and open access to all and revision of the process necessary." Approved by the FHWA, U.S. Department of Transportation on April 1, 2009.

INDIANA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Nicole Gearlds, Program Coordinator

Phone: (317) 232-6602

E-mail: ngearlds@indot.in.gov

March 23, 30, 2011          11-84

 

 

Obituaries
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Millard Thompson, 90, Brown County
  Husband of Linda Lou (Scott) Thompson of Nineveh

Janice Mae (Rockwood) Burrier, 68, Brown County
  Member of St. Agnes Catholic Church in Nashville

Carolyn J. Axe, 77
  Former attendant with Brown County State Park in Nashville

  • July 29
    Euchre
    6 p.m. 746 Memorial Drive at the fairgrounds
  • July 29
    Geology talk at BCSP Nature Center
    10 a.m. Brown County State Park, 1810 State Road 46 East
  • July 29
    Brown County Commissioners executive session
    9 a.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • July 30
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • July 30
    Nashville Roundtable discussion with IN Office of Small Business & Entrepreneurship
    1:30 p.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • July 30
    Squirrel at BCSP Nature Center
    2 p.m. Brown County State Park, 1810 State Road 46 East
  • July 30
    Concerned Citizens of Brown County
    6:30 p.m. Brown County Public Library
  • July 31
    Rotary Club food booth open for the county fair
  • July 31
    Go Club at the library Thursdays
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • July 31
    Gospel jam session
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East, Gnaw Bone5181 State Road 46 East, Gnaw Bone
  • July 31
    WRAPS meetings
    7 to 9 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • July 31
    'Transformers: Age of Extinction' movie at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. Brown County Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren
  • July 31
    Nashville Town Council
    6 p.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • July 31
    Thursday at BCSP
    10 a.m., 2 p.m. Brown County State Park, 1810 State Road 46 East
  • August 1
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • August 1
    Live music at Out of the Ordinary
    7 p.m. Out of the Ordinary, 61 S. Van Buren St.
  • August 1
    Bean Blossom farmers market Friday
    4 to 7 p.m. St. David's Episcopal Church, State roads 135 North and 45, Bean Blossom
  • August 2
    Live jazz at Out of the Ordinary
    7 p.m. Out of the Ordinary, 61 S. Van Buren St.
  • August 2
    Euchre
    6 p.m. 746 Memorial Drive, (fairgrounds)
  • August 2
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • August 5
    Euchre
    6 p.m. 746 Memorial Drive, (fairgrounds)
  • August 5
    Van Buren Trustee Advisory Board/ Fire Board
    6:30 p.m. Van Buren Fire Station, 6801 S. Hamilton Creek Road
  • August 6
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • August 6
    Concerned Citizens of Brown County
    6:30 p.m. Brown County Public Library
  • August 7
    Go Club at the library Thursdays
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • August 7
    Gospel jam session
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East, Gnaw Bone5181 State Road 46 East, Gnaw Bone
  • August 7
    WRAPS meetings
    7 to 9 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • August 8
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • August 8
    Live music at Out of the Ordinary
    7 p.m. Out of the Ordinary, 61 S. Van Buren St.
  • August 8
    Bean Blossom farmers market Friday
    4 to 7 p.m. St. David's Episcopal Church, State roads 135 North and 45, Bean Blossom
  • August 9
    Second Saturday Village Art Walk
    5 to 8 p.m. Downtown Nashville
  • August 9
    Euchre
    6 p.m. 746 Memorial Drive, (fairgrounds)
  • August 9
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • August 9
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • August 9
    Late night dancing at Out of the Ordinary
    9:30 p.m. Out of the Ordinary, 61 S. Van Buren St.
  • August 12
    Euchre
    6 p.m. 746 Memorial Drive, (fairgrounds)
  • August 13
    Concerned Citizens of Brown County
    6:30 p.m. Brown County Public Library
  • August 14
    Gospel jam session
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East, Gnaw Bone
  • August 15
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • August 16
    Euchre
    6 p.m. 746 Memorial Drive, (fairgrounds)
  • August 17
    Church hosts 50-year anniversary for Catholic sister
    noon to 3 p.m. St. Agnes Catholic Church, 1008 McLary Road
  • August 18
    Public library executive session
    5:30 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • August 22
    Live music at Out of the Ordinary
    7 p.m. Out of the Ordinary, 61 S. Van Buren St.
  • August 23
    Late night dancing at Out of the Ordinary
    9:30 p.m. Out of the Ordinary, 61 S. Van Buren St.
  • August 30
    Wagler Dairy hosts fifth annual ice cream social
    4:30 to 8 p.m. Wagler Dairy, 7085 Homestead Road
  • September 13
    Second Saturday Village Art Walk
    5 to 8 p.m. Downtown Nashville
  • September 13
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road