US 77 Odem area planning study - open house
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US 77 Odem area planning study - open house

In-person: Thursday, Apr. 13, 2023, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. CT

Prerecorded presentations / Presentaciones pregrabadas

Screencast Instructional Video
Video instructivo de Screencast
Public comment deadline Comments must be received on or before Friday, Apr. 28, 2023, to be a part of the official meeting record.
Open House Details: Odem Junior High School
One Owl Square
Odem, TX 78370
Purpose The purpose of the Open House is to present an overview of the planning study and project development process and timeline, the route options screening results, the route options that are being advanced for further study, and a comparison matrix of the advanced route options’ potential impacts and estimated construction costs. The in-person Open House will be in a come-and-go format, and a pre-recorded presentation will be shown. Study team members will be on hand to provide information and answer questions. US 77 Odem Area Planning Study materials are provided below. These materials are the same as what is presented at the in-person open house. Comments can be provided in person or online.

The US 77 Odem Area Planning Study intends to:

  • Establish the purpose and need to bring US 77 up to interstate standards to extend I‑69E in the future
  • Describe the environmental features
  • Assess existing and future traffic conditions
  • Develop and screen route options to determine which one(s) should be advanced for further detailed schematic design and environmental study
  • Consider how best to minimize adverse impacts to environmental and community features
  • Engage stakeholders and the public throughout the project development process
How to make a comment

Please note that the comment periods for this project has ended. The Meeting Summary found below under Meeting Materials includes comments submitted by the public and TxDOT's replies.

Please provide your comments in any of the following ways:

Accessibility The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) makes every reasonable effort to accommodate the needs of the public. If you need special communication accommodations or 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 Rickey Dailey, TxDOT Corpus Christi District, at 361-808-2544 no later than 4 p.m. CT, on April 10, 2023, to request special accommodations. Please be aware that advance notice is required as some services and accommodations may require time for TxDOT to arrange.
Meeting materials


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 the Federal Highway Administration and TxDOT.

Posted on: March 15, 2023