US 77 Odem Area Planning Study
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US 77 Odem Area Planning Study

Virtual open house with in-person option

Virtual: Thursday, April 28, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. CT

In-person: Thursday, April 28, 2022 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. CT


Public comment deadline Comments must be received on or before Friday, May 13, 2022, to be a part of the official meeting record.
Virtual details The pre-recorded presentation was posted on this page on Thursday, April 28, 2022, at 5:30 p.m.
TxDOT is providing an in-person open house option for individuals who would like to participate in person instead of online. The presentation, materials and exhibits will be the same as those presented at the in-person option. The in-person open house will be in a come and go format, and the study team members will be on hand to provide information and answer questions. 
In-person details Odem Junior High School
One Owl Square
Odem, TX 78370
Purpose The purpose of the open house is to introduce the US 77 Odem Area Planning Study and start the conversation to bring US 77 in the Odem area up to interstate standards from Interstate 37 (I-37) to Farm-to-Market Road 1945 (FM 1945) near Sinton in San Patricio County. This study is part of TxDOT’s initial planning efforts to extend I-69E from Corpus Christi northward. The virtual and in-person open house will consist of the same narrated presentation by the project team, project exhibits and other information, and an opportunity to comment.

The US 77 Odem Area Planning Study intends to:

  • Develop and screen alternatives
  • Upgrade US 77 to interstate standards
  • Determine which alternatives near the city of Odem should be advanced for further detailed schematic design and environmental study
  • Establish the purpose and need to bring US 77 up to interstate standards and to extend I-69E in the future
  • Describe the environmental setting
  • Assess the existing and future traffic conditions
  • Consider how best to minimize adverse impacts to environmental and community features
  • Engage stakeholders and the public throughout the project development process.
Accessibility TxDOT makes every reasonable effort to accommodate the needs of the public. The virtual public meeting presentation will be in English. If you have a special communication accommodation or need 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 22, 2022, 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 Dec. 9, 2019, and executed by FHWA and TxDOT.

Posted: April 12, 2022