Virtual Public Meeting with In-Person Option - US 90 at UPRR
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When:

Virtual: Thursday, March 31, 2022
(pre-recorded video presentation is posted below)
In-Person: Thursday, March 31, 2022, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Where:

Virtual: All meeting materials have been added to this page below
In Person: 
Dayton Community Center
801 South Cleveland St. Dayton, TX 77535

Purpose:

TxDOT's Beaumont District will host a virtual public meeting with in-person option to gather input on the proposed US 90 bridge overpass at the Union Pacific Railroad project located in Dayton, Liberty County, Texas. This notice advises the public that TxDOT will be conducting an online virtual public meeting on the proposed project with an in-person option. In-person attendees will be able to view the same presentation delivered in the virtual public meeting, review hard copies of project materials, ask questions and leave written comments. All comments must be received on or before Friday, April 15, 2022, to be part of the public meeting record.

Description:

The purpose of the proposed project is to enhance safety and improve mobility by eliminating the at-grade crossing to reduce travel delays due to the interaction of trains and vehicles at the US 90/UPRR intersection. The approximately one-mile project includes:

  • Removing the at-grade crossing 
  • Building an overpass bridge over the existing UPRR
  • Adding U-turns to maintain access
  • Adding safety lighting

No right of way or displacements are anticipated. The project will take place within the existing right of way ranging from 128 to 131-feet wide on US 90.  

Special Accommodations:

The virtual public meeting and in-person option will be conducted in English. If you need an interpreter or document translator because English is not your primary language or you have difficulty communicating effectively in English, one will be provided to you. If you have a disability and need assistance, special arrangements can be made to accommodate most needs. If you need interpretation or translation services or you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to attend and participate in the virtual public meeting or in-person option, please contact Sarah Dupre, at 409-898-5745 at least three days before the event. Please be aware that advance notice is required as some services and accommodations may require time for TxDOT to arrange.

How to Make a Comment:

For the virtual public meeting with in-person option, the public may provide comments in the following ways listed below.

  • Online: Add your comment online
  • Email: As shown in the Notice
  • Recorded Voicemail: 936-367-9099
  • Mail: TxDOT Beaumont District Office
    US 90 UPRR Project Manager
    8350 Eastex Freeway
    Beaumont, TX 77708

Comments must be received or postmarked by Friday, April 15, 2022, to be included in the official public meeting record. TxDOT will provide written responses to individual comments in a timely manner following the virtual public meeting. The virtual public meeting summary report will be available online on this website once it has been prepared. 

Instructions for Viewing Presentation:

TxDOT has created basic instructions in an effort to help the public understand the basics of participating in a virtual public meeting. Before viewing the video presentation, click on the link below to read through the instructions.

To view in full screen, play the video and then click on the YouTube logo. You can watch in full screen on YouTube. 

 

 

 

 

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

Contact:

TxDOT Beaumont District
8350 Eastex Freeway
Beaumont, TX 77708
409-898-5732
Email

Posted: March 14, 2022

 

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