Notice of Availability of Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for Conflans Road from Valley View Lane to SH 161


Purpose:

This notice is to advise the public that TxDOT has issued a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the proposed extension of existing Conflans Road, on new location, from Valley View Lane to SH 161, in Dallas County, Texas. 

Description:

The proposed improvements would extend existing Conflans Road on new location roadway and bridge structure. The total distance of the project is 0.881 mile. The proposed bridge structure would cross over Bear Creek. The proposed roadway would consist of a four-lane divided facility within a variable right-of-way (ROW) width of approximately 116 feet to 310 feet. The westbound section of the roadway would consist of a 12-foot wide inside lane, a 14-foot wide outside shared use lane, and a five-foot wide sidewalk. The eastbound section of the roadway would consist of a 12-foot wide inside lane, a 14-foot wide outside shared use lane, a five-foot wide buffer, and a 12-foot wide shared use path.  A 17-foot wide raised median is proposed.  The proposed bridge would consist of a four-lane divided facility within a ROW width of approximately 116 feet with an overall bridge width of approximately 96 feet.  The westbound section of the bridge would consist of a 12-foot wide travel lane, a 14-foot wide shared use lane, a six-foot wide sidewalk directly behind curb and a one‑foot traffic rail.  The eastbound section of the bridge would consist of a 12-foot wide inside lane, a 14-foot wide outside shared use lane, and one-foot wide railings on each side of the 10-foot wide shared use path.  Although additional ROW is required, no residential or non-residential structures would be displaced.

Copies of the FONSI Document, the approved Final Environmental Assessment, the Public Hearing Transcript for the May 15, 2018 public hearing, the Public Hearing Summary and Analysis Report, which includes the Responses to Public Comments, and the Certification of Public Involvement for this project, are available for public inspection and reproduction at the TxDOT Dallas District, at 4777 East Highway 80, in Mesquite, Texas 75150 and online at www.keepitmovingdallas.com under Public Hearings/Meetings.  For further information, please call (214) 320-6163.

Contact:

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

Posted Sept. 28, 2018