Virtual Public Meeting - FM 1472 Webb County
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Where:

The pre-recorded video presentation (in English and Spanish) will be posted below and all materials will be available separately under the Downloads section.

When:

The pre-recorded presentation will be posted on this page on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at 11 a.m.

Purpose:

TxDOT is proposing to do operation improvements to FM 1472 from I-69W to Pan American Boulevard in Webb County, Texas. Project staff will give a presentation, which will be a pre-recorded video and will include both audio and visual components. Comments must be received on or before Wednesday, April 21, 2021, to be a part of the official meeting record.

Video Presentation -

 

 

Video Presentation -

 

 

Description:

The proposed operation improvement project includes intersection and traffic signal improvements on the FM 1472 corridor between I-69W and Pan American Boulevard to improve safety, reduce delays, relieve congestion, and improve traffic flow. Traffic on this corridor is currently experiencing long delays and congestion due to high traffic volumes. This corridor is located adjacent to the World Trade Bridge in Laredo, Texas, which is the busiest inland port in the United States, and the adjacent land uses generate a large percentage of heavy truck traffic. The goal of the project is to increase the traffic carrying capacity on FM 1472. No additional right of way or easements are anticipated.

Written comments from the public regarding the proposed project are requested and may be submitted by mail to the TxDOT Laredo District Office, 1817 Bob Bullock Loop, Laredo, Texas 78043. Written comments may also be submitted by email. All comments must be received on or before Wednesday, April 21, 2021. Responses to comments received will be available online once they have been prepared.

Special Accommodation:

The virtual public meeting 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 meeting, please contact Dennice Garza, P.E. at (956) 712-7417 no later than 4 p.m. CT, March 31, 2021. Please be aware that advance notice is required as some services and 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 Dec. 9, 2019, and executed by the FHWA and TxDOT.

Contact:

TxDOT Laredo District
1817 Bob Bullock Loop
Laredo, TX 78043

(956) 712-7416
Email

Posted March 22, 2021

 

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