Virtual Public Meeting - US 290 Project from FM 1371 to SH 6
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Virtual Public Meeting - US 290 Project from FM 1371 to SH 6


Virtual only - there is no in-person meeting.



Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2021
Pre-recorded video will be posted below on this date by 3 p.m.



TxDOT's Bryan District is holding a virtual public meeting to receive input on proposed improvements to the intersection of US 290 at FM 1155 in Chappell Hill, Washington County. The objective of the proposed improvements is to improve traffic operations and enhance safety of the intersection. Several concepts are currently under consideration and TxDOT seeks your input on these concepts.



Project staff will give a pre-recorded project presentation with both audio and visual components. Please note the presentation will not be available on the website until the time and date listed above. The virtual public meeting will remain available online through the comment period deadline of Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2021. If you do not have internet access, you may call Mark Poage, Bryan District Project Manager, at (979) 778-9655 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, to ask questions during the project development process.

On July 21, 2020, TxDOT's Houston District held a Virtual Public Meeting to present the US 290 widening project from FM 1371 to SH 6 in Washington and Waller Counties, and provide an opportunity for public comment. In light of comments received regarding the intersection of US 290 at FM 1155, TxDOT–Bryan district, in collaboration with Houston district, is undertaking a more extensive evaluation of the intersection to explore feasible options. Three concepts have been developed that address traffic congestion and improve safety at the intersection of US 290 at FM 1155.

The proposed project would, subject to final design considerations, require additional right of way and potential displacements. Relocation assistance is available for displaced persons and businesses. Information about the TxDOT Relocation Assistance Program, services and benefits for those displaced, and other affected property owners, as well as information about the tentative schedule for right of way acquisition and construction, can be obtained from the TxDOT Bryan district office by calling (979) 778-9607.

Any environmental documentation or studies, maps and drawings showing the project location and design, tentative construction schedules, and other information regarding the proposed project are available online.

Written comments from the public regarding the proposed project are requested and may be submitted by mail to the TxDOT Bryan District Office, Attn: Mark Poage, P.E., 2591 North Earl Rudder Freeway, Bryan, TX 77803. Written comments may also be submitted by email. All comments must be received on or before Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2021.

If you have any general questions or concerns regarding the proposed project or the virtual meeting, please contact Mark Poage at (979) 778-9655 or by email.

Virtual Public Meeting Pre-Recorded Presentation:



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, 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 Bob Colwell, Bryan District Public Information Officer, at (979) 778-2165 no later than 4 p.m. CT, Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021. Please be aware that advance notice is required as some services and accommodations may require time for TxDOT to arrange.


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 FHWA and TxDOT.



TxDOT Bryan District
2591 N. Earl Rudder Freeway
Bryan, TX 77803

Posted:  Nov. 18, 2021