Public Meeting - US 281 Military Highway


Where: Veterans Memorial Early College High School Auditorium
4550 US Military Highway 281
Brownsville, TX 78520
When: Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Open House: 5 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Presentation and Public Comments: 6 p.m.
   
Purpose: TxDOT invites you to a public meeting for proposed improvements to US 281 Military Highway between FM 3248 (Alton Gloor Boulevard) and FM 1421. Project staff will be on hand to answer questions and provide information. A presentation and public comment period will begin at 6 p.m.
   
Description: TxDOT is proposing widening US 281 between FM 3248 and FM 1421 to four lanes. The proposed improvements include constructing:
  • Two additional lanes for a total of four lanes
  • A continuous center turn lane
  • Right turn lanes at some intersections
  • Outside shoulders
The purpose of the proposed project is to enhance safety and improve mobility by constructing additional lanes including center and right turn lanes. The proposed project will also improve drainage and provide additional lane capacity during emergency evacuations.

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.
   
Contact: TxDOT Pharr District
Public Information Officer
600 W. I-2
Pharr, TX 78577-1231

(956) 702-6102
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