AUSTIN – Proposed mobility improvements to 10 miles of I-35 between Riverside Drive and SH 45SE will be the highlight of an open house hosted by the Texas Department of Transportation on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The meeting will take place at Akins High School, 10701 South First Street.
The proposed South 10-mile Comprehensive Project is the second open house to improve safety and mobility for all users of I-35 while minimizing right-of-way, community and environmental impacts, and to provide a reliable travel time for cars and bus transit using the express lanes. Information available at this meeting includes:
The approximate $300 million - $350 million South10 project would add an express lane in each direction and address all remaining safety and mobility improvements proposed under the Mobility35 Program that are not included in a series of stand-alone projects between Riverside Drive and SH 45SE. Two alternatives are being considered, including a build alternative consisting of express lanes with direct transit accommodation, and a no-build, or do nothing, alternative.
Open house participants will be able to review project materials, ask questions, and submit comments. Attendees are invited to come-and-go at their convenience.
Those unable to attend the meeting in-person can offer input online at a virtual open house that will be available Jan. 12-26.
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