Purpose:

The purpose of this notice is to advise the public that a final environmental assessment (EA) is available for public review  for the proposed US 59 Corrigan Relief Route (future I-69) project from 3 miles south of US 287 to 3.4 miles north of US 287 in Polk County, Texas.  

Description:

The proposed improvements include the following:

  • Adding four lanes, two in each direction, with overpasses on the north and south ends at the Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR) and US 287
  • Adding bridges would be constructed over several creek crossings and Union Springs Road

No frontage roads are proposed. The proposed right of way (ROW) width varies from 300 feet along the proposed main lane section up to 880 feet at the overpasses.

Copies of the approved final EA, certification of public involvement, and supporting documentation is included online in the web link below and is available for public inspection at:

 Lufkin District Office
 1805 North Timberland Drive
 Lufkin, TX 75901

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. 16, 2014, and executed by FHWA and TxDOT.

Contact:

TxDOT Public Information Officer
1805 N. Timberland Dr.
Lufkin, TX 75901
(936) 634-4395
Email

Posted: Jan. 18, 2018