Notice Affording an Opportunity for Public Hearing - SH 44 Upgrade


Purpose:

TxDOT is the lead agency proposing to widen SH 44 from west of FM 3386 (McKinzie Road) to east of FM 1694 (Callicoate Road) in Nueces County. The proposed project is approximately 2.3 miles long.  This notice advises the public that draft environmental documents are available for public review and that TxDOT is affording an opportunity for a public hearing on the proposed project.

Description:

The proposed improvements include:

  • Upgrading the existing four-lane divided highway to a four-lane divided freeway with frontage roads
  • Constructing on and off ramps
  • Constructing overpasses at FM 24 (Violet Road) and CR 61

Additional right-of-way (ROW) would not be required for the proposed project

Any interested citizen may request a public hearing covering the social, economic and environmental effects of the proposed location and design for this project. Requests for a public hearing must be submitted in writing on or before Monday, March 19, 2018 to:

TxDOT Corpus Christi District Office
Transportation Planning and Development
1701 South Padre Island Drive
Corpus Christi, TX 78416

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 December 16, 2014, and executed by FHWA and TxDOT.

Downloads:

Contact:

TxDOT Corpus Christi District
1701 South Padre Drive
Corpus Christi, TX 78416

(361) 808-2300
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Posted Feb. 8, 2018