Where:

North Mesquite High School Cafeteria
18201 Lyndon B. Johnson Freeway
Mesquite, TX 75150 (Map)

When:

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
6 - 8 p.m.

Purpose:

TxDOT is proposing improvements to US 80 from I-30 to FM 460 in Dallas and Kaufman counties, Texas. The purpose of this public meeting is to discuss and receive public comments on the proposed project. Representatives from TxDOT and project consultants will be available to answer questions about the proposed project improvements. The meeting will be held in an open house format with no formal presentation.

Description:

Proposed improvements to US 80 would widen this highway from I-30 in Dallas County to FM 460 in Kaufman County, approximately 11 miles. The proposed improvements include reconstructing and widening the existing four-lane roadway to a six-lane roadway. To accommodate the proposed improvements, ramps, bridge structures, and frontage roads would be reconstructed. Additional right of way is anticipated to be required along US 80. Maps depicting the location of proposed improvements and the geometric design will be available for viewing at the public meeting.

All interested persons are invited to attend the public meeting. Written comments from the public are requested and will be accepted for a period of 15 calendar days following the meeting. Written comments may be submitted either in person at the public meeting, or by mail to the TxDOT Dallas District Office, Attention: Mike Renfrow, P.E., 4777 E. Highway 80, Mesquite, TX 75150-6643. Written comments must be received or postmarked on or before Wednesday, April 12, 2017, to be included in the documentation of the public meeting.

The public meeting will be conducted in English. Persons interested in attending the meeting who have special communication or accommodation needs, such as the need for an interpreter, are encouraged to contact the TxDOT Dallas District Public Information Office at (214) 320-4480. Requests should be made at least two days prior to the public meeting. Every reasonable effort will be made to accommodate these needs.

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 the Federal Highway Administration and TxDOT.

Downloads:

Contact:

TxDOT Dallas District
Public Information Office
(214) 320-4480
Email

Posted Feb. 28, 2017