Public Meeting - US 81/US 287 Frontage Roads: Rhome to Avondale
LifePoint Fellowship Church
12501 US 287
Haslet, TX 76052 (Map)
Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019
6 - 8 p.m.
TxDOT is holding a public meeting to discuss the proposed improvements to the frontage road system along US 81/US 287 from north of Pioneer Road to south of Avondale Haslet Road in Wise and Tarrant Counties, Texas. The public meeting will be an open house format with no formal presentation. Written comments must be submitted on or before Nov. 22, 2019, to be part of the official record.
The proposed project includes the addition and reconstruction of frontage roads along US 81/US 287 to convert the existing frontage roads to a continuous one-way, two-lane design from north of Pioneer Road to south of Avondale Haslet Road, for a total distance of approximately 10 miles. The frontage road would include two travel lanes in each direction, left-turn lanes at cross streets, and would provide bicycle and pedestrian accommodations. South of Avondale Haslet Road, an additional mainlane would be added in each direction. The proposed project includes new grade-separated interchanges at County Road 4840, Ramhorn Hill Road, and Future Northstar Parkway, and new direct connectors at State Highway 114 East. The project includes operational improvements to existing cross streets, main lanes, ramps, and auxiliary lanes. The existing facility would be upgraded to meet current TxDOT design criteria. Additional right of way and denial of access at ramp locations would be necessary to accommodate the proposed improvements.
TxDOT makes every reasonable effort to accommodate the needs of the public. The public meeting 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 (817) 370-6570 at least five working days prior to the meeting. Please be aware that advance notice is requested as some accommodations may require time 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.
TxDOT Fort Worth District Office
2501 SW Loop 820
Fort Worth, TX 76133
Posted Oct. 24, 2019