Virtual Public Hearing with In-Person Option - Meandering Road (In-Person Hearing Canceled Indefinitely)
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Virtual Public Hearing with In-Person Option - Meandering Road (In-Person Hearing Canceled Indefinitely)


Where:

The virtual public hearing will be posted on this page beginning by Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022, at 4 p.m.  and remain online through Friday, March 11, 2022, at 7 p.m. Please note, this is not a live event. The materials can be viewed at your convenience.

When:

Virtual Public Hearing
Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022, at 4 p.m., and will remain available through Friday, March 11, 2022, at 7 p.m.   

In-Person Hearing Canceled Indefinitely

Purpose:

TxDOT, the city of Fort Worth, and the city of River Oaks are proposing to improve Meandering Road from SH 183 to Anahuac Avenue and LTjg Barnett Road from Meandering Road to the east side of West Fork Trinity River in Tarrant County, Texas. 

Description:

Road reconstruction on Meandering Road between Roberts Cut Off Road and LTjg Barnett Road would result in a reduction from four lanes to three lanes with the two outside lanes being 11 feet wide and the center lane being a 12-foot-wide continuous left turn lane, and the addition of a 10-foot-wide shared-use path on the north side of the roadway, and a six-foot-wide sidewalk on the south side. On LTjg Barnett Road from Meandering Road to the east side of the West Fork Trinity River, the project would involve reconstructing the two 12-foot-wide lanes to 11-foot-wide lanes and adding a five-foot-wide bike lane in each direction (on-road), a six-foot-wide sidewalk on the north side of the roadway, and a 10-foot-wide shared-use path on the south side. In addition, Brocks Lane would be converted into a dead-end at the intersection with LTjg Barnett Road and Meandering Road. From the east side of the West Fork Trinity River to the East Gate of the NASJRB, only pavement restriping would occur (i.e., no construction). 

A new traffic signal would be installed at the intersection of Meandering Road and Roberts Cut Off Road.  Roundabouts are proposed at Meandering Road’s intersections with Yale Road and LTjg Barnett Road.  At the Yale roundabout, bicycle traffic would remain on-street within a typical 17- foot-wide lane and pedestrians would continue around on the six-foot-wide sidewalk while at the LTjg Barnett Road roundabout, a single 10-foot-wide shared use path would accommodate both bicycles and pedestrians. A dead-end would be created by the project at the eastern end of Brocks Lane (at LTjg Barnett Road). Drainage would remain curb-and-gutter throughout the length of the project.

Approximately 1.1 acres of additional ROW, mostly consisting of land required at the proposed dead-end and at corner clips at existing intersections, would be acquired from properties scattered along the proposed project.  Approximately 0.752 acre of temporary construction easements would also be needed.

Special Accommodations:

The virtual public hearing and in-person option 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 hearing or in-person option, please contact Eric Greenman, P.E. at 972-764-4606 no later than 4 p.m., Monday, February 21, 2022. 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 Dec. 9, 2019, and executed by the Federal Highway Administration and TxDOT.

Contact:

TxDOT Fort Worth District Office
2501 SW Loop 820
Fort Worth, TX, 76133

(817) 370-6772
Email

Posted: Feb. 4, 2022

 

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