Where:

PFC Robert P. Hernandez Middle School Cafeteria
1901 Sunrise Road
Round Rock, TX 78664 (Map)

When:

Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Purpose:

The purpose of the open house is to gather public input on the proposed improvements to the US 79 Project, from I-35 to east of FM 1460 (A.W. Grimes) in the city of Round Rock, Williamson County, Texas. The open house will allow attendees the opportunity to review and comment on the proposed project. Attendees may come and go at their convenience. Maps, drawings and project information will be on display and project team members will be available to answer questions.

Description:

The purpose of the project is to improve safety and mobility and accommodate future population growth and land use development in the area. The proposed project includes the following improvements

  • Widening the existing US 79 facility to include an additional travel lane in each direction
  • A raised median for safety
  • Intersection improvements (potentially including overpasses at US 79/North Mays Street and US 79/FM 1460 and alterations to the US 79/I-35 intersection)
  • Modifications to driveways and access points to improve safety and traffic flow
  • Shared-use paths on both sides of US 79 would be included to provide improved pedestrian and bicycle accommodations

Special Accommodations:

TxDOT makes every reasonable effort to accommodate the needs of the public. The open house 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. Please call 512-832-7182 or email Eric.Gobert@txdot.gov at least three working days prior to the meeting. Please be aware that advance notice is requested as some accommodations may require time for TxDOT to arrange.

Comments may be mailed to:

TxDOT Austin District
Attn: US 79 Project
P.O. Box 15426
Austin, TX 78761-5426
Fax: (512) 832-7157 (Attn: US 79)

Comments must be received by Friday, Sept. 7, 2018 to be accepted into the official meeting summary.

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 16, 2014, and executed by FHWA and TxDOT.

Contact:

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

(512) 832-7000

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