Virtual Public Hearing - Acquisition of PA 86E Gulf Intracoastal Waterway Dredge Material Placement Area
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This will be a virtual public hearing via a pre-recorded video presentation that is featured below. There will be no in-person public hearing.  


The pre-recorded presentation will be available on Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022, by 10 a.m. Comments must be received on or before Thursday, Jan. 27, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. to be considered part of the official virtual public hearing record.


TxDOT is proposing to acquire a parcel of land to use as a placement area for materials dredged from the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway in Brazoria County, Texas. This notice advises the public that TxDOT will be conducting an online virtual public hearing on the proposed project. 


This notice is provided as required by the Texas Coastal Waterways Act, Transportation Code, Section 51.006. The  proposed parcel of land to be considered for acquisition are Placement Area 86E.  

TxDOT is acquiring the property to fulfill its responsibilities as the non-federal sponsor of the GIWW. These responsibilities include providing right of way and placement areas for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers operation and maintenance of the GIWW. Right of way and displacement requirements are not applicable for this acquisition.

Special Accommodations:

The virtual public hearing 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 need an interpreter, document translator or 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 participate in the virtual public hearing, please contact the TxDOT Maritime Division at (512) 486-5630 no later than 10 a.m. CT on Friday, Jan. 7, 2021. Please be aware that advance notice is required as some services and accommodations may require time for the TxDOT to arrange.


TxDOT Maritime Division
118 E. Riverside Drive
Austin, Texas 78705

Posted by: Nov. 29, 2021


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