On Tuesday, March 15, a public hearing will be held
on a project to replace the Middle Fork Payette River Bridge,
south of Crouch.
The hearing, at Crouch Community Hall,
from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.,
will be an open-house format.
Project staff will be available to answer questions,
and displays will illustrate information. A public
hearing officer will be available to take verbal
In addition to improving road safety, the project will:
* Design a new two-lane bridge over the Middle Fork
of the Payette River, the purpose being to accommodate
* Improve the reliability of the river crossing
and enhance safety.
Public comments regarding the project will be taken
from March 15 to March 22. Comment sheets will be
available at the public hearing, along with return
envelopes for mailing.
The Crouch Community Hall is located at
1022 Old Crouch Road.
Those with questions on the project can contact
Adam Rush, Idaho Transportation Department
public involvement coordinator, at
or by phone at (208) 334-8005.