Public Meetings

Public Scoping Meeting

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Dock Street School at 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
19 Dock Street, Brooklyn NY 11201

The New York City Department of Transportation (NYCDOT), as lead agency, is providing Public Notice of a Scoping Meeting and intent to prepare a Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Rehabilitation/Replacement of the Brooklyn Queens Expressway (BQE) from Atlantic Avenue to Sands Street. Prior to the meeting, the Draft Scope of Work is available for review online and at select public locations. During the Public Scoping Meeting a presentation at 5:30 p.m. will be followed by public testimony taken on the Draft Scope of Work. Written comments on the Draft Scope of Work will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. Monday, March 12, 2018.

At the Scoping Meeting we will take your comments in the following ways:

  • Provide written comments on a comment card
  • Dictate privately expressed comments to a stenographer*
  • Provide public oral comments at the hearing *
    • All oral comments will be recorded by a stenographer
      *Please limit oral or dictated comments to a maximum of 3 minutes.

You can also submit written comments through:

Questions and comments will be addressed in the Final Scoping Document.

Following the meeting, the Presentation will be available on the project website at this location.

The Public Scoping Meeting is accessible by the following public transit lines: Subways: A and C at High Street Station; the F at the York Street Station, and the 2 and 3 at the Clark Street Station; and MTA Bus: B25.

NYCDOT will have two American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters at the Scoping Meeting, as well as a Spanish certified translator. These accommodations are intended for individuals with disabilities or language barriers. Any additional requests for special accommodations should be made by Monday, February 19th at 4:00 p.m. For more information, locations of the Draft Scope of Work, or if any special accommodations are needed, please contact the BQE Project Team during regular business hours or leave a message at 332-999-4520 or

Link to the Notice of Positive Declaration

Link to the Draft Scope of Work

Link to the Draft Scope of Work Appendices