Virtual Public Meeting – MoPac South Environmental Study
The meeting materials will be posted to voh.MoPacSouth.com at the date and time listed below.
The virtual public meeting will begin Monday, Nov. 22, 2021, by 5 p.m.
The purpose of the virtual public meeting is to receive public comment on the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority and TxDOT’s proposed plan to improve MoPac Expressway from Cesar Chavez Street to Slaughter Lane in Travis County, Texas by adding one-to-two express lanes in each direction.
The virtual meeting will consist of meeting materials for view and download, as well as both audio and visual components and an opportunity to comment. Comments must be received or postmarked on or before Friday, Jan. 7, 2022, to be a part of the official meeting record.
If you need additional information, please call (512) 342-3299 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday to ask questions about the project and access project materials at any time during the project development process.
The Mobility Authority and TxDOT are proposing to add one-to-two express lanes along approximately eight miles of the south MoPac Expressway from Cesar Chavez Street to Slaughter Lane in Austin, Travis County, Texas. The Mobility Authority and TxDOT launched the environmental study in 2013 to identify a mobility solution to this stretch of congested highway that improves mobility for drivers, transit riders, bicyclists, and pedestrians in a manner that promotes environmental stewardship and sustainability.
This virtual public meeting will share information on the same six express lane(s) operation configuration options that were initially presented for public review and comment in 2015 to re-engage the public as project efforts are resumed after an extended project hold.
Before a Recommended Preferred Alternative is identified, the Mobility Authority and TxDOT are requesting public comments.
How to Make a Comment:
Please provide your comment in the following ways:
- Online: The comment form will be available on voh.MoPacSouth.com beginning Monday, Nov. 22, 2021
- Email: MoPacSouth@ctrma.org
- Mail: Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority, c/o MoPac South Environmental Study, 3300 N I-H 35, Suite 625, Austin, TX 78705
Comments must be received or postmarked by Friday, Jan. 7, 2022, to be included in the official record of the virtual public meeting.
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 the MoPac South project Team at (512) 342-3299 no later than 4 p.m. CT, Nov. 17, 2021. Please be aware that advance notice is required as some services and accommodations may require time to arrange.
Se Habla Español: Para más detalles e información acerca del proyecto en español por favor comuníquese con uno de los miembros del equipo al 512.878.2246 y le atenderemos con gusto.
Memorandum of Understanding:
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. 9, 2019, and executed by the Federal Highway Administration and TxDOT.
TxDOT Austin District
P.O. Box 15426
Austin, TX 78761
Posted: Nov. 5, 2021