The pre-recorded presentations will be available on this page starting on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020 at 5 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020
Virtual Public Meeting Pre-Recorded Presentation
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The purpose of the virtual public meeting is to gather public input on construction of a new location roadway from Scharff Road, approximately 4 miles west of Gunter to SH 289 (Preston Road) south of Gunter in Grayson County, Texas, referred to as the Gunter Relief Route. A pre‑recorded presentation regarding the project will be available at the date and time above. The presentation will include both audio and visual components. All comments must be received on or before Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020, to be a part of the official public meeting record.
The purpose of the proposed project is to provide infrastructure options to reduce traffic congestion on the existing roadways and the Town of Gunter; to improve operations of the roadway; to provide a safer, more convenient route for traveling through the area; to increase mobility; and, to provide improved connectivity to the area. The project will construct a new location, four-lane undivided state roadway with a two-way left turn lane from FM 12, approximately 4 miles west of Gunter to SH 289 (Preston Road) south of Gunter, a distance of approximately 3.6 miles.
The project includes identifying, developing, and evaluating alternatives for engineering feasibility, selecting a recommended alternative, and developing environmental documentation to analyze potential social, environmental, and economic effects in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act.
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 (903) 737-9213 no later than 4 p.m. CST, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020. 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 Federal Highway Administration and TxDOT.
TxDOT Paris District
1365 N. Main Street
Paris, TX 75460
Posted: Oct. 12, 2020