In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act, Hurlburt Field announces the availability of a Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for a west gate and road at Hurlburt Field, Florida for public review and comment.
The Proposed Action involves construction of a west gate and road connecting with US 98, 3,000 feet west of the Main Gate. The project is needed to improve traffic congestion on the base and allow a reliever exit route in the afternoon peak traffic hours.
Your comments on this Draft EA are requested. Letters and other written or oral comments may be published in the Final EA. As required by law, comments will be addressed in the Final EA and made available to the public. Any personal information provided, including private addresses, will be used only to identify your desire to make a statement during the public comment period or to compile a mailing list to fulfill requests for copies of the Final EA or associated documents.
However, only the names and respective comments or respondent individuals will be disclosed; personal home addresses and phone numbers will not be published in the Final EA.
The Draft EA is available for review on the web at http://www2.hurlburt.af.mil/library/index.asp under the “Hurlburt Field Environmental Documents” link. The public library in Fort Walton Beach located at 185 SE Miracle Strip Parkway and the public library in Mary Esther located at 100 Hollywood Boulevard have computers available to the general public and librarians who can provide assistance linking to the documents. The Draft EA will be available for review from Monday, 4 November 2013 to Tuesday, 3 December 2013. Comments must be received by Friday, 6 December 2013.
For more information or to comment on the Proposed Action, contact 1st Special Operations Wing/Public Affairs, 344 Tully Street, Hurlburt Field, Florida 32544; email: 1SOW.WPA@hurlburt.
af.mil; Tel: (850) 884-7464.