US 77 Woodsboro Refugio improvement project
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US 77 Woodsboro Refugio improvement project

Virtual open house with in-person options

US 77 Woodsboro Refugio Improvement Project Virtual Open House

Virtual: Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2023 by 4:30p.m. CT

Refugio in-person option: Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2023, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. CT

Woodsboro in-person option: Thursday, Oct. 26, 2023, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. CT

Public comment deadline Comments must be received on or before Friday, Nov. 10, 2023, to be a part of the official meeting record.
Refugio open house details: Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2023
4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Refugio County Expo Center
245 Fairgrounds Rd.
Refugio, TX 78377
Woodsboro open house details: Thursday, Oct. 26
4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Woodsboro High School Multi-Purpose Center
904 Locke St.
Woodsboro, TX 78393
Purpose The purpose of the open houses is to present and receive public input on the proposed improvements to US Highway (US) 77 in the Woodsboro and Refugio areas. Additional study materials are provided below. These materials are the same as what is presented at the open houses. Comments can be provided in person or online.

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Corpus Christi District, in coordination with Refugio County, is continuing the project development process for the US Highway (US) 77 improvements in the Woodsboro and Refugio areas. The US 77 Woodsboro Refugio improvement project would upgrade the existing US 77 to interstate standards along the existing route near the City of Woodsboro and construct new main lains and frontage roads with overpasses and on-off ramps, enhancing connectivity to US 183, a hurricane evacuation route. The approximately 13-mile project would require additional right-of-way, but is not anticipated to result in any displacements. Information for affected property owners, as well as information about the tentative schedule for right-of-way acquisition and construction, can be obtained from the TxDOT district office or online under Landowner Bill of Rights and resources.

How to make a comment

Written comments from the public regarding the proposed project are requested and may be submitted using the online comment card or by downloading the comment card from the Meeting Materials section below and sending via one of the following methods: 

  • Email: Kimberly Amy
  • Mail:
    TxDOT Corpus Christi District Office
    ATTN: Kimberly Amy
    1701 S. Padre Island Dr.
    Corpus Christi, TX 78416
Accessibility The in-person options will be conducted in English. However, all visual and audio components will be in English and Spanish. 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 are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to attend and participate in the virtual open house or in-person option, please contact Rickey Dailey at 361-808-2544 no later than 4 p.m. CT three business days before the in-person meeting is held. Please be aware that advance notice is required as some services and accommodations may require time for TxDOT to arrange.
Meeting materials

Materiales en Español

Roll Plots
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 December 9, 2019, and executed by FHWA and TxDOT.

Updated Oct. 25, 2023