Public Hearing and Notice of Availability of Environmental Assessment – RM 2222 and RM 620 Bypass Project


Where:

Vandergrift High School
9500 McNeil Drive
Austin, TX 78750 (Map)

When:

Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017
Open House 5:30 p.m. 
Public Hearing 6:30 p.m.

Purpose:

TxDOT is conducting a public hearing to present project information and gather public input on proposed improvements to RM 2222 and RM 620. The hearing will begin with an open house from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. During this time, the public will be able to review available project information and exhibits, discuss the project with project staff, and ask questions. The formal presentation will begin at 6:30 p.m. and will be followed by a public comment period.

Description:

The proposed improvements include adding an outside northbound merge lane along RM 620 from Steiner Ranch Road, to a new bypass road to be constructed about a mile north of Steiner Ranch Road to RM 2222.. Center-turn lanes and medians would also be built on RM 2222 between the new bypass road and RM 620.  

All interested citizens are invited to attend this public hearing. Verbal and written comments regarding the project may be presented at the hearing or sent by mail to:

TxDOT Austin District Office
RM 2222/RM 620 PH Comment
P.O. Box 15426
Austin, Texas 78761

Comments may also be faxed to (512) 832-7157. Comments must be received on or before Nov. 10, 2017 to be part of the official hearing record.

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. Please call (512) 498-4706 at least two working days prior to the hearing. Please be aware that advance notice is requested as some accommodations may require time for TxDOT to arrange.

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 Dec. 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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