Where:

The virtual public meeting and materials will be posted on the date and time mentioned below.

Instructions for viewing a live virtual public meeting

When:

The virtual public meeting will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 25, and Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020 at 4 p.m. The same presentation will be made both days.      The meeting will be recorded and available online for the public to view through Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020.  All comments must be received on or before Thursday, Sept. 10, 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 Advisory Committee and solicit feedback from the public.  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 Thursday, Sept. 10, 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. 

Special Accommodations:

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 512-486-5106 no later than 4 p.m. CT, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020. Please be aware that advance notice is required as some services and accommodations may require time for the Texas Department of Transportation to arrange.

Downloads:

Contact:

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

Posted on Aug. 10, 2020