Where:

Prairie View A&M University
Willie A. Tempton Sr. Memorial Student Center, Ballroom B
155 L.W. Minor Street
Prairie View, Texas 77446 (Map)

When:

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Open House: 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Purpose:

The purpose of the public meeting is to gather public input on the proposed improvements to Farm to Market (FM) 1098 from US 290 to Owens Road in Waller County, Texas. The meeting will be an open house format so citizens may come and go at their convenience, and staff will be available to answer questions.

Description:

Proposed improvements include the following:

  • Adding a raised landscaped median
  • Adding left-turn lanes along Farm to Market (FM) 1098 from US 290 to Owens Road

The purpose of the proposed project would be to improve safety; provide access management within the project area; and to aesthetically enhance the entrance to the Prairie View A&M University campus (to be consistent with the Campus Master Plan). The total project area is approximately 0.5 mile. No right of way or displacement requirements are anticipated. Written comments must be postmarked or submitted electronically by July 5, 2017.

Special accommodations: TxDOT makes every reasonable effort to accommodate the needs of the public. The open house will be in English. If you have a special communication accommodation or need for an interpreter, a request can be made. If you have a disability and need assistance, special arrangements can also be made to accommodate most needs. Please call the TxDOT Houston District Public Information Office at (713) 802-5076 at least five working days prior to the meeting. Please be aware that advance notice is requested as some accommodations may require time for TxDOT to arrange.

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.

Contact:

Reference the following project numbers: 0523-01-030
TxDOT Houston District Public Information Office
(713) 802-5076

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Posted May 30, 2017