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Where:

The virtual public meeting will be posted at the date and time below.

When:

The virtual public meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 and will be available through Wednesday, September 30, 2020. 

Purpose:

The purpose of the virtual public meeting is to present the proposed improvements to FM 1385 and solicit public comments. The virtual public meeting will consist of a pre-recorded video presentation explaining the proposed project, which includes both audio and video components, along with other exhibits and materials for review. Formal comments may be provided by mail, email, or voicemail as described in the notice and on the virtual public meeting website. All comments must be received on or before September 30, 2020.

Description:

The FM 1385 reconstruction project includes widening an approximately 12-mile section of FM 1385 from US 380 to FM 455. The existing FM 1385 is a two-lane rural highway with 12-foot wide shoulders within the existing right-of-way varying from 80 to 120 feet wide. The proposed FM 1385 would be reconstructed as a six-lane divided urban facility. In addition, a potential reroute of the central portion of FM 1385 is being evaluated. The 0.9-mile long potential reroute is located south of Mustang Road and would directly connect FM 1385 to the north and south without requiring vehicles to travel along the Mustang Road portion of the existing FM 1385. The proposed project would, subject to final design considerations, require additional right-of-way and would potentially have several displacements to residential, non-residential, and other secondary structures.

Special Accommodations:

The 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 contact (214) 320-4480 at least two working days prior to the meeting. Please be aware that advance notice is required as some services and accommodations may require time for the Texas Department of Transportation to arrange.

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 December 9, 2019, and executed by the Federal Highway Administration and TxDOT.

Downloads:

Contact:

TxDOT Dallas District
Public Information Office
(214) 320-4480
Email

Posted: Aug. 25, 2020