Where:

Lake Travis High School
Cafeteria
3324 Ranch Road 620 South
Austin, TX 78738 (Map)

When:

Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020
5:30 p.m. – 0pen House
6:30 p.m. – Formal Hearing 

Purpose:

The purpose of the public hearing is to receive public comment on the Draft Environmental Assessment and its recommended Build Alternative for improving RM 620 between SH 71 and Hudson Bend Road in Travis County, Texas. The hearing will begin at 5:30 p.m. with an open house format, then a formal presentation starting at 6:30 p.m. followed by public comments. Project team members will be on hand to answer questions and provide information during the open house portion of the hearing. Comments must be received on or before March 6, 2020 to be a part of the official hearing record.

Description:

The proposed project will address safety and mobility concerns along this section of RM 620 with the following improvements:

  • Widening the existing 4-lane divided rural roadway to a 6-lane divided urban roadway by adding a third travel lane in each direction
  • Adding raised medians
  • Adding continuous bicycle/pedestrian accommodations along both sides of the roadway

The proposed project would require the use of approximately 0.4 acre from the City of Bee Cave Central Park, located along Bee Cave Parkway west of RM 620. This park is a designated public property subject to Chapter 26 of the Parks and Wildlife Code and Section 4(f) of 23 CRF 774.3(b).

Special Accommodations:

TxDOT makes every reasonable effort to accommodate the needs of the public. The public hearing will be in English, if you have a special communication accommodation or need for an interpreter, a request can be made. If you have a disability and need assistance, special arrangements can also be made to accommodate most needs. Requests should be made at least two business days prior to the meeting by calling (512) 832-7000. Please be aware that advance notice is requested as some accommodations may require time for TxDOT to arrange.

Memorandum of Understanding:

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 December 9, 2019, and executed by FHWA and TxDOT.

Contact:

TxDOT Austin District
P.O. Box 15426
Austin, TX 78761-5426

(512) 832-7060

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Posted Jan. 27, 2020