FM 551 from SH 276 to SH 66
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FM 551 from SH 276 to SH 66

Virtual public meeting with in-person option

Virtual: Monday, December 11, 2023 at 5:30 p.m. through Thursday, December 28, 2023 at 11:59 p.m.

In-person: Monday, December 11, 2023from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Public comment deadline

Comments must be received on or before Thursday, December 28, 2023, to be part of the public meeting record.

Virtual details

The virtual public meeting will be posted on Monday, December 11, 2023, at 5:30 p.m. through Thursday, December 28, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. Please note, this is not a live event. The materials can be viewed at your convenience.

Additionally, TxDOT is providing an in-person meeting option for individuals who would like to participate in person instead of online. In-person attendees will be able to review the same materials and presentation as the online public meeting.

In-person details Monday, December 11, 2023
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Fate City Hall
1900 CD Boren Parkway
Fate, TX 75087
Purpose

TxDOT in partnership with Rockwall County is proposing widen and reconstruct FM 551 from SH 276 to SH 66 in Rockwall County, Texas.

Description

The proposed improvements would widen 3.25 miles of FM 551 from SH 276 to SH 66. From SH 276 to I-30, FM 551 would be widened from two 11-foot-wide travel lanes to four 12-foot-wide travel lanes, separated by a grass median. From I-30 north to SH 66, FM 551 would be widened from two 11-foot-wide travel lanes to two 12-foot-wide travel lanes with a 14-foot-wide center turn lane. A 10-foot-wide shared use path for bicyclists and pedestrians would be constructed along both sides of the roadway.

The proposed project would, subject to final design considerations, require additional right of way (ROW) and potentially displace eight residences and three non-residential structures.

Accessibility The virtual public meeting and in-person option 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 or in-person option, please contact the TxDOT Dallas District Public Information Office at (214) 320-4480, no later than 4 p.m., Monday, December 4, 2023. Please be aware that advance notice is required as some services and accommodations may require time for TxDOT to arrange.
Meeting materials
How to make a comment

Written comments from the public regarding the proposed project are requested. Comments can be mailed to: the TxDOT Dallas District Office, Kibru Andargie P.E., 4777 East U.S. Highway 80, Mesquite, TX 75150 or by email as described in the notice.

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.