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EIS Timeline:

  • Agency Scoping Meeting   September 14, 2004

  • Public Scoping Meeting in Staten Island, NY   October 5, 2004

  • Public Scoping Meeting in Elizabeth, NJ   October 6, 2004

  • Close of Scoping Comment Period   November 5, 2004

  • Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) Meeting #1 at USCG Offices, March 3, 2005

  • Environmental Task Force (ETF) Meeting #1 at USCG Offices, March 3, 2005

  • Stakeholder Committee (SC) Meeting #1 in Staten Island, NY, March 24, 2005

  • TAC Meeting #2 at USCG Offices, June 1, 2006

  • ETF Meeting #2 at USCG Offices, June 1, 2006

  • SC Meeting #2 in Elizabeth, NJ, June 15, 2006

  • Public Open House, Elizabeth, NJ, June 27, 2006

  • Public Open House, Staten Island, NY, June 28, 2006

  • Special Combined TAC/ETF Meeting at USCG offices, September 6, 2007

  • TAC Meeting #4, USCG Offices, October 14, 2008

  • ETF Meeting #4, USCG Offices, October 14, 2008

  • SC Meeting #3, Elizabeth, NJ, October 15, 2008

  • Public Open House, Elizabeth, NJ, October 21, 2008

  • Public Open House, Staten Island, NY October 23, 2008

  • DEIS Comment Period Closes – July 28, 2009

  • FEIS Published – August 13, 2010

  • FEIS Public Review Period Closes – September 13, 2010

  • Final Section 106 Memorandum of Agreement Executed – September 3, 2010

  • Final General Conformity Determination – January 14, 2011

  • Record of Decision Executed – January 31, 2011

  • Bridge Permit Issuance – 2011

 
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» Record of Decision (ROD) for Goethals Bridge Replacement Executed on January 31, 2011
» Final EIS (FEIS) Published in August 2010
» Preferred Alternative Selected – New Alignment South