Purpose:

TxDOT is the lead agency proposing to upgrade Interstate 37 (I-37) from Redbird Lane to the U.S. Highway 77 (US 77) Interchange in Nueces and San Patricio Counties. The proposed project is approximately 2.3 miles long. Pursuant to Texas Administrative Code, Title 43, §2.106, this notice is affording an opportunity for a public hearing on the proposed project. Requests for a public hearing must be submitted in writing on or before Monday, August 26, 2019.

Description:

The proposed improvements include:

  • Widening the I-37 mainlanes to provide four lanes in each direction with widened shoulders
  • Replacing the bridges over the Nueces River with wider and higher bridges
  • Improving vertical clearances within the project limits
  • Reconfiguring entrance and exit ramps between the mainlanes and frontage roads

Additional right-of-way (ROW) would not be required for the proposed project.

Any interested individual may request a public hearing covering the social, economic, and environmental effects of the proposed location and design for this project. Requests for a public hearing must be submitted in writing to:

TxDOT Corpus Christi District Office
Transportation Planning and Development
1701 South Padre Island Drive
Corpus Christi, TX 78416

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 July 19, 2018