Notice of Availability - FM 1626 Finding of No Significant Impact


Purpose: This notice is to advise the public that TxDOT has issued a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the proposed planned improvements for FM 1626 from Brodie Lane to FM 2304 (Manchaca Road) in Travis County, Texas.
   
Description: Improvements would include:
  • Widening from existing two-lane road to a five-lane road with a continuous center left-turn lane
  • Adding 5-foot-wide shoulders
  • Six-foot-wide pedestrian sidewalks would also be constructed throughout the length of the project limits on the north side of the roadway and from Manchaca Baptist Church to FM 2304 (Manchaca Road) on the south side of the highway

In accordance with 23 CFR Section 771.119 and Section 771.121, TxDOT has determined that the above-referenced project will not have a significant impact on the human or natural environment. This FONSI for the Preferred Alternative is based on the final Environmental Assessment dated February 2016 and the entire project record.  The FONSI, final Environmental Assessment, and public hearing summary document may be viewed in the Downloads below or Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at the following location:

TxDOT South Travis Area Office
9725 S I-35
Austin, TX

Please contact the project Transportation Engineer at (512) 282-2113 to make arrangements to view the documents at the area office location.

The environmental review, consultation, and other actions required by applicable federal environmental laws for this project are being, or have been, carried out by TxDOT pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327 and a Memorandum of Understanding dated Dec. 16, 2014, and executed by FHWA and TxDOT.

   
Downloads:
Contact:

TxDOT Austin District
Public Information Office

(512) 832-7060
Email

Posted March 17, 2016.