Meeting for State Route 347/Union Pacific Railroad Study in Maricopa set for Dec. 3

Public invited to give comments through Dec. 18 on recently published environmental document

PHOENIX — The Arizona Department of Transportation, in cooperation with the city of Maricopa, the Union Pacific Railroad and the Federal Highway Administration, will host a public hearing on Wednesday, Dec. 3 in Maricopa to discuss the recently released Draft Environmental Assessment for the State Route 347 at Union Pacific Railroad Study.

The proposed grade separation project at SR 347 would help alleviate traffic backups at the Union Pacific Railroad crossing in Pinal County by replacing the existing at-grade intersection with an overpass.

The hearing will be conducted from 6 to 8 p.m. (presentation starts at 6:30 p.m.) in the Maricopa Unified School District Board Room, 44150 Maricopa-Casa Grande Highway, in Maricopa.

The Environmental Assessment public comment period began on Nov. 18 and will end on Dec. 18, 2014. All comments received during the 30-day public comment period will be documented and responded to in the Final Environmental Assessment.

Comments can be provided in the following ways:

  • At the public hearing
  • In writing: ADOT SR 347 Project Team, 1655 W. Jackson St., MD 126F, Phoenix, AZ 85007
  • Online
  • Email
  • Phone: 855.712.8530