Where:

Portland Community Center
2000 Billy G. Webb
Portland, Texas 78374 (Map)

When:

Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Open House 4:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m..

Purpose:

The purpose of this meeting is to provide information and answer questions on a proposed project to construct improvements to the US 181 interchange at SH 35, in the town of Gregory and in the vicinity of the City of Portland.

Description:

This is the second phase in a project to construct improvements to US 181 and the US 181/SH 35 interchange. The first phase of the project included the construction of an overpass at the Union Pacific Railroad just north of Gregory and improvements to the intersections at FM 2986 and Spur 202.

Proposed improvements include:

  • Construction of US 181 mainlanes through Gregory to connect to existing freeway sections 
  • Construction of auxiliary lanes including on and off ramps and turn lanes
  • Grade separations at Childress Street, Sunset Road and at SH 35
  • Ramp reversal south of the US 181/SH 35 interchange in an existing freeway section
  • Widening of roadway shoulders in existing freeway sections

Special accommodations: TxDOT makes every reasonable effort to accommodate the needs of the public. The open house will be in English with Spanish translators available. If you have special communication accommodations, need an interpreter, or if you have a disability and need assistance, special arrangements can be made to accommodate most needs. Please call (361) 808-2509 at least two days before the public meeting. 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 December 16, 2014, and executed by FHWA and TxDOT.

Contact:

TxDOT Corpus Christi District
1701 South Padre Drive
Corpus Christi, TX 78416

(361) 808-2300
Email

Posted April 3, 2018