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Western Rail Yard Platform south of site looking east
Photo courtesy of AKRF

Public Scoping Period

FRA conducted a virtual scoping process from July 1, 2020 to July 31, 2020 to receive public input on the items bulleted below. As the project is subject to Section 106 of the Historic Preservation Act, FRA invited comments concerning potential effects of the project on historic and cultural resources during the scoping period. Individuals and organizations were also able to request to participate as a Consulting Party for this undertaking during this scoping period.

  • The Purpose and Need for the project
  • EIS Alternatives to be examined
  • Environmental considerations
  • EIS Analysis methodologies
  • Public involvement and agency coordination process
  • Section 106 considerations

Comments submitted during the public scoping period can be viewed at Docket No. FRA-2020-0039.