|Purpose:||TxDOT is proposing roadway improvements to FM 1093 (Westpark Tollway) from FM 723/Spring Green Boulevard to FM 359 in Fulshear in Fort Bend County, Texas. The total length of the proposed project is approximately 5.1 miles.
The existing facility consists of two travel lanes in each direction with 10-foot outside shoulders. The existing right-of-way (ROW) width is typically 120 feet.
|Description:||The proposed project includes the following:
The purpose of the proposed project is to reduce congestion, increase safety and improve operational efficiency along the corridor. The proposed ROW varies from 260 to 397 feet in width. Approximately 93 acres of additional ROW would be required for the proposed project and generally consists of 20 acres of permanent easements and 0.3 acre of temporary construction easements. Two commercial displacements would occur.
Relocation assistance is available for displaced persons and businesses. Information about the relocation assistance, benefits and services for displacees, as well as information about the tentative schedules for ROW acquisition and construction, may be obtained from the Fort Bend County Engineer’s office.
Maps showing the project location and design, environmental document, tentative construction schedule and other information relative to the project are on file and available for review Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at the Fort Bend County Engineer’s office located at 301 Jackson Street, Suite 401, Richmond, Texas 77469, and TxDOT Houston District Office located at 7600 Washington Avenue, Houston, Texas 77007. Contacts for reviewing project documents are Richard W. Stolleis P.E., Fort Bend County Engineering, 281-633-7500, and James A. Roscher, TxDOT Houston District, 713-802-5246.
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.
|Deadline:||Any interested citizen may request a public hearing covering the social, economic and environmental effects of the proposed location and design for this project. Requests for a public hearing must be submitted in writing on or before April 22, 2016, to the TxDOT Houston District Office.|
|Contact:||TxDOT Houston District
Director of Project Development
P.O. Box 1386
Houston, Texas 77251-1386
Posted March 24, 2016