Virtual Public Meeting - Ports-to-Plains Corridor Segment 1 from the New Mexico and Oklahoma borders to the Hale/Lubbock County Line


Where:

The virtual public meeting and materials are posted here.

When:

The virtual public meeting will be held on Thursday, May 14, 2020, at 4 p.m. The meeting will be recorded and available online for the public to view through Friday, May 29, 2020. All comments must be received on or before Friday, May 29, 2020.

Purpose:

The purpose of the meeting is to provide the public an opportunity to learn about the Ports-to-Plains Corridor Feasibility Study and provide input on on preliminary recommendations provided by the study’s segment committees.  This will be a webinar format (no in-person meeting) which will include a live presentation and comment opportunity via WebEx, which will be recorded and available through Friday, May 29, 2020.  Formal comments may be provided by mail or email as described in the notice and on the virtual public meeting website. If you do not have internet access, you may call 512-486-5106 to ask questions about the project and access project materials at any time during the study process.

Description:

The 86th Texas Legislature passed House Bill 1079 to study the Ports-to-Plains Corridor, including an evaluation of the feasibility of, and the costs and logistical matters associated with improvements that create a continuous flow, four-lane divided highway that meets interstate highway standards to the extent possible, including improvements that extend Interstate 27 between the New Mexico and Oklahoma borders and Laredo. The Ports-to-Plains Corridor has been divided into three “segments” as shown on the Segment Map. This public meeting will focus on Segment 1 from the New Mexcico and Oklahoma borders to the Hale/Lubbock County line.

 

 

 

Special Accommodations:

TxDOT makes every reasonable effort to accommodate the needs of the public. The public meeting will be in English. If you have a special communication accommodation or need for an interpreter, a request can be made. If you have a disability and need assistance, special arrangements can also be made to accommodate most needs. Please call (512) 486-5106 at least two working days prior to the meeting. Please be aware that advance notice is requested as some accommodations may require time for TxDOT to arrange.

Downloads:

Contact:

Texas Department of Transportation
125 East 11th St.
Austin, TX 78701
Email

Posted on April 23, 2020