Public Meeting - City of San Antonio Pedestrian Improvements


Where: YMCA
1213 Iowa St.
San Antonio, TX 78203
When: Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Open House: 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
   
Purpose: The City of San Antonio (CoSA), in conjunction with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) will conduct a public meeting regarding the proposed pedestrian improvements near Poe Middle School, Douglass Elementary School, Herff Elementary School, Connell Middle School, and Charles C. Bell Elementary School in Bexar County, Texas.
   
Description: The purpose of the public meeting is to present the proposed project to the public and receive comments. The scope of the proposed project is to construct sidewalks, ADA ramps and curb to fill in the gaps in the existing system. The project limits are on various roadways, for a total project distance of approximately 3.3 miles, as described below and in the Notice of Public Meeting:

  • Aransas Ave. (S. Hackberry St. to St. Anthony Ave.)
  • Cooper St. (S. New Braunfels Ave. to S. Gevers St.)
  • Delmar St. (Aransas Ave. to St. Anthony Ave.)
  • Indiana St. (S. Hackberry St. to S. Pine St.)
  • Martin Luther King Drive (S. Hackberry St. to S. Palmetto Ave.)
  • Porter St. (Aransas Ave. to S. Palmetto Ave.)
  • S. New Braunfels Ave. (Hot Wells Blvd. to Lasses Blvd.)
  • S. Palmetto Ave. (Delmar St. to Aransas Ave.) and (Martin Luther King Drive to Nevada St).

The purpose of the proposed project is to improve safety for school-age children and pedestrians in the project area. The proposed improvements will not require any new right of way. There will be no displacements as a result of this project.

All interested citizens are invited to attend this public meeting. Written comments from the public regarding this project are requested and may be presented for a period of 10 calendar days following the meeting. Written comments may be submitted either in person or by mail to the City of San Antonio, Project Manager, P.O. Box 839966, San Antonio, TX 78283-3966. Written comments must be received by Friday, April 22, 2016 to be included in the Public Meeting Summary.

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.

Special Accommodations

The Public Meeting will be conducted in English. Persons interested in attending the meeting who have special communication or accommodation needs, or need an interpreter, are encouraged to contact Peter Rodriguez at Transportation & Capital Improvements, (210) 207-8154. Requests should be made at least two days prior to the public meeting. Every reasonable effort will be made to accommodate these needs. If you have general questions or concerns regarding the proposed project, you may contact Peter Rodriguez at (210) 207-8154.

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Contact: TxDOT San Antonio District
(210) 615-6434
Email

Posted April 7, 2016.