Where:

Roy Guess Elementary School
8055 Old Voth Road
Beaumont, TX 77708 (Map)

When:

Thursday, April 26, 2018
Open House: 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Public Hearing: 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Purpose:

The purpose of the public hearing is to present the proposed improvements to US 69 from I-10 to Tram Road in the city of Beaumont and to receive comments from the public. An open house will take place from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. and the public may come and go at their convenience. The public hearing will begin at 6:30 p.m., which includes a formal presentation and comment period.

Description:

The proposed project will improve safety, accommodate traffic growth and reduce congestion by improving mobility.

The project includes the following:

  • Widen US 69 from 4-6 lanes (three lanes in each direction)
  • Add intermittent merging lanes
  • Remove US 69 northbound exit ramp to Delaware Street
  • Relocate ramps at Chinn and Tram Roads
  • Widen overpass bridges
  • Add new lighting between Dowlen Road and SH 105

All work will occur within the existing the right of way (ROW). No additional ROW or permanent/ temporary easement is required; therefore, no displacements or relocations of residences or businesses are necessary.

The hearing will be conducted in English. Persons interested in attending the hearing who have special communication or accommodation needs, such as the need for an interpreter, are encouraged to contact the TxDOT Beaumont District, at (409) 898-5745. Requests should be made at least five days prior to the hearing. Every reasonable effort will be made to accommodate these needs.

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.

Comments must be received on or before May 11, 2018, to be a part of the public hearing record.

Contact:

TxDOT Beaumont District
8350 Eastex Freeway
Beaumont, TX 77708

(409) 892-7311
Email

Posted April 3, 2018