Third Round of Public Meetings Scheduled for US 67 Master Plan


Contact: Jennifer Wright

Phone: (915) 790-4340

Date: June 13, 2019


The final round of public meetings to gather feedback on the future of US 67 is scheduled for the last week of June. The TxDOT El Paso District is developing a Corridor Plan for 142 miles of the corridor from I-10 west of Fort Stockton to the Presidio/Ojinaga Port of Entry on the U.S./Mexico border. The US 67 Corridor Master Plan will identify current and future needs along US 67, and provide a set of recommended projects for short-, medium-, and long-term implementation.

“This third round of public meetings will allow the public to review alternative concepts developed from feedback received in previous rounds and experience some of them using a mixed reality experience,” said TxDOT Director of Transportation Planning and Development Eddie Valtier, P.E. “This virtual experience provides an innovative approach in planning for the future of the corridor.”

US 67 provides access to the towns of Marfa, Alpine, Presidio and surrounding communities, as well as Big Bend National Park, Sul Ross State University, the Marfa Lights, Big Bend Ranch State Park, Fort Leaton State Park, and Fort Davis attractions. It serves multiple communities with diverse needs and priorities. The area has experienced significant growth in recent years, and TxDOT is undertaking a corridor study to help determine the current and future transportation needs to best serve the communities along US 67. TxDOT wants to be proactive in planning for a safe and efficient corridor.

The public is invited to attend one of the four meetings; the same information will be presented at each meeting. Meetings will be in an open house format where the public may come and go at their convenience and staff will be available to answer questions. Each meeting is scheduled from 5-7 p.m. and includes interactive exhibits. A presentation at each meeting is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. The open house/visualization is scheduled 2-4 p.m. at each location.

Residents who are not able to attend but would like to provide feedback can do so by visiting the project website, US 67 Corridor Master Plan.

A virtual public meeting will also be published online following the in-person meetings, as well as information about the study to-date and frequently asked questions.

Fort Davis
Monday, June 24, 5 – 7 p.m.
(Open House/Visualization Demonstration 2-4 p.m., Presentation at 5:30 p.m.)
Dirks-Anderson Elementary School Gym
801 State St., Fort Davis, Texas 79734

Marfa
Tuesday, June 25, 5 – 7 p.m
(Open House/Visualization Demonstration 2-4 p.m., Presentation at 5:30 p.m.)
Marfa Visitor Center, Historic USO Building
302 S. Highland Avenue, Marfa, Texas 79843

Alpine
Wednesday, June 26, 5 – 7 p.m.
(Open House/Visualization Demonstration 2-4 p.m., Presentation at 5:30 p.m.)
Alpine Civic Center
801 W. Holland, Alpine, Texas 79830

Presidio
Thursday, June 27, 5 – 7 p.m.
(Open House/Visualization Demonstration 2-4 p.m., Presentation at 5:30 p.m.)
Presidio Activity Center (PAC)
1200 E. O’Reilly, Presidio, Texas 79845

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