TxDOT and the Tyler Metropolitan Planning Organization have allocated construction funds for improvements to FM 2493 between FM 2813 at Gresham and FM 346 at Flint, south of Tyler. Improvements to address congestion and safety include:
The project will require the acquisition of new right of way.
A public meeting was held on Dec. 10, 2013 to present the technically preferred alternative. TxDOT presented Alternative No. 1 as the technically preferred alignment. After reviewing public comments from the meeting, bike lanes have been added to the schematic layout, which will be presented at a public hearing on April 16, 2015. This revised schematic can be viewed through the links below.
TxDOT Tyler District
2709 W. Front St.
Tyler, TX 75702