Public Hearing - FM 89
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Public Hearing - FM 89


Cooper High School
3639 Sayles Boulevard
Abilene, TX 79605 (Map)


Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017
5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Presentation at 6 p.m.


The purpose of the hearing is to present the planned improvements and to receive public comment on the proposed project, which includes reconstruction and widening to FM 89 (Buffalo Gap Road) from near Chimney Rock Road to US 83 in Taylor County.


Proposed improvements include the following:

  • From near Chimney Rock Road to south of Rebecca Lane, reconstructing FM 89 to two lanes in each direction with a two-way left turn lane (flush median) and bicycle and pedestrian accommodations
  • From Rebecca Lane to US 83, reconstructing and widening FM 89 to three lanes in each direction, adding a 17-foot wide raised median, dedicated left-turn lanes and bicycle and pedestrian accommodations.

Draft environmental documentation, maps showing the project location and design, tentative construction schedules and other information regarding the project are on file and available for inspection Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the TxDOT Abilene District Office, 4250 N. Clack Street, 79601. More information is available on the FM 89 project page.

Special accommodations: TxDOT makes every reasonable effort to accommodate the needs of the public. The public hearing 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 (325) 676-6817 or email at least five working days prior to the meeting. Please be aware that advance notice is requested as some accommodations may require time for TxDOT to arrange.

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. 16, 2014, and executed by FHWA and TxDOT.


TxDOT Abilene District
4250 N. Clack Street
Abilene, TX 79601

(325) 676-6857


Posted Oct. 20, 2017