The Purpose & Need defines transportation issues or problems in the project study area and the need for improvements that will be evaluated in the EA.
The preliminary Purpose & Need document was developed during the Corridor Study with stakeholder involvement. The document was updated with current information during the EA process.
The Purpose & Need was presented at a Public Information Meeting for public review and comment on January 13, 2011. If you wish to comment on the Purpose and Need Statement, click here for more information.