Draft Environmental Assessment Available for Public Review and Public Hearing – IH 20 Frontage Road Improvement Project, Dallas and Kaufman Counties


Where:

Forney High School Cafeteria
1800 College Ave.
Forney, TX 75126 (Map)

When:

Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019
Open House: 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Formal Hearing: 7 p.m.

Purpose:

The purpose of the hearing is to present the planned improvements and solicit public comments on the proposed I-20 frontage roads improvements in Dallas and Kaufman Counties, Texas. Displays will be available for viewing at 6 p.m with the formal hearing starting at 7 p.m. Comments must be received on or before Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, to be a part of the official record.

Description:

The proposed project is located along I-20 from Lawson Road in Dallas County to east of CR 138 (Wilson Road) in Kaufman County, a total length of approximately 20.39 miles. The project would consists of the construction of contiguous one-way frontage roads within the project limits, reconfiguring ramps from a “diamond” configuration to an “X” configuration at each interchange, and adding auxiliary lanes on the mainlanes. The proposed project would require approximately 85.9 acres of new right of way and 3.8 acre of permanent drainage easements.

Special Accommodations:

TxDOT makes every reasonable effort to accommodate the needs of the public. The open house will be in English. If you have a special communication accommodation or need for an interpreter, a request can be made. If you have a disability and need assistance, special arrangements can also be made to accommodate most needs. Please call (214) 320-4480 at least two working days prior to the meeting. Please be aware that advance notice is requested as some accommodations may require time for TxDOT 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 16, 2014, and executed by FHWA and TxDOT.

Contact:

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

Posted Nov. 4, 2019