Contact: Rhonda Oaks
Phone: (936) 633-4395
Date: Sept. 25, 2019
The future possibilities are intriguing, and TxDOT wants to know what Texans think will be the most pressing transportation needs for the next 30 years.
TxDOT is hosting a second round of public meetings to gather public input that will be essential to developing the state’s long-range transportation plan, which helps inform the direction for the future of Texas’ multimodal transportation system. The Texas Transportation Plan 2050, or TTP 2050, will guide TxDOT’s planning and programming for the next 30 years and set long-range goals for all forms of transportation.
Texans who can’t make the meetings in person can participate online by visiting TxDOT.gov and searching for “TTP 2050”. TxDOT is providing an interactive survey to gather public input. The virtual open house also features a transportation usage survey.
Lufkin District Engineer Cheryl P. Flood shared her thoughts on the importance of the Virtual Open House and major construction projects in the Lufkin District.
“The development of I69 through the Lufkin District is critical to improving mobility, safety and connectivity through East Texas and the Lufkin District,” she said. “The expansion of our roadways plays a decisive role in our futures. The interstate is expected to be a critical artery and a benefit to economic development, agriculture, energy and industry through our district as well as our state. I urge the public to go online, visit the Virtual Open House and give us their input.”
This second round of public involvement follows a series of public meetings conducted earlier this year. Anyone who previously participated online, or who attended an open house, is encouraged to continue their involvement as there will be new information and additional opportunities to comment.
Persons with disabilities who plan to attend and who may need assistance, or persons with special communication needs or who need an interpreter, should contact Casey Dusza at (512) 486-5149 at least three business days prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made. Every reasonable effort will be made to accommodate these needs.
Online surveys will close Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, and public comments will be accepted throughout the development of the TTP 2050 until early 2020. Written comments can be submitted via email or by USPS mail to:
TxDOT TPP Division – TTP 2050
Attn: Casey Dusza
P.O. Box 149217
Austin, Texas, 78714-9217
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