TxDOT Seeks Public Input with “Feedback Pit Stops” Along US 69 Corridor in Tyler and Hardin Counties


Contact: Sarah Dupre

Phone: (409) 898-5745

Date: Feb. 5, 2018


BEAUMONT — The Texas Department of Transportation is asking for public input concerning the US 69 corridor study area covering Tyler and Hardin counties. Beginning Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, through Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, TxDOT will set up “Feedback Pit Stop Displays” at five locations along the US 69 Corridor in Tyler and Hardin counties. These displays provide information about the US 69 corridor study and provide flyers that promote an online survey for TxDOT, in an effort to better understand transportation priorities and key concerns about US 69.

The displays communicate a survey website link as well as a Quick Response (QR) code to access the survey on a mobile device. The public is encouraged to stop by the following locations for more information Feb. 12 – Feb. 26:

Tyler County

  • City of Colmesneil – City Hall (Map)
    204 Highway 256
    Colmesneil, TX 75938

    Hours: Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (closed noon-1 p.m.)
    *Closed Feb. 19, 2018

  • Family Dollar (Map)
    11725 US-69
    Warren, TX 77664

    Hours: Open daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

  • Tyler County Courthouse (Map)
    100 W. Bluff St.
    Woodville, TX 75979

    Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    *Closed Feb. 19, 2018

  • Allan Shivers Library and Museum (Map)
    (public hallway inside)
    302 N. Charlton St.
    Woodville, TX 75979

    Hours: Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    *Closed Feb. 19, 2018

Hardin County

  • Big Thicket National Preserve Visitor Center (Map)
    6102 FM 420
    Kountze, TX 77625

    Hours: Open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

In addition to these five locations in Hardin and Tyler counties, the public may also see an informational display at the Beaumont District office lobby, located at 8350 Eastex Freeway, Beaumont, TX 77708 (Map) from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The US 69 statewide corridor planning study effort has been initiated to collect environmental data, public input, analysis and recommendations to improve US 69 from SH 87 in Port Arthur to the US 75 interchange in Denison. As part of this statewide corridor effort, the Beaumont District office study area covers Tyler and Hardin Counties from the US 69/US 96 split in Hardin County to the Jasper/Angelina County line, with the first priority segment of study from FM 1943 to FM 1003.Potential improvements to US 69 would help relieve congestion, provide safer travel, improve emergency evacuation and support economic development.

In addition to the online survey, the public can also text or leave a voicemail with their comments at (409) 234-6985 or send an email.

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