US 75 from I-635 to SH 121/Sam Rayburn Tollway
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US 75 from I-635 to SH 121/Sam Rayburn Tollway

Virtual public hearing with in-person option

Virtual: Thursday, March 16, 2023, at 5:30 p.m. through Friday, March 31, 2023, at 11:59 p.m.

In-person: Thursday, March 16, 2023 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Public comment deadline All comments must be received on or before Friday, March 31, 2023 to be included in the public hearing documentation.
Virtual details

The virtual public hearing will be posted on Thursday, March 16, 2023, at 5:30 p.m. through Friday, March 31, 2023. Please note, this is not a live event. The materials can be viewed at your convenience.

Additionally, TxDOT is providing an in-person hearing 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 hearing.

In-person details Thursday, March 16, 2023
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
First Baptist Richardson
1001 N. Central Expressway
Richardson, TX 75080
*Open House
Purpose TxDOT is proposing to improve US 75 from I-635 to SH 121/Sam Rayburn Tollway (SRT) in Dallas and Collin counties, Texas.
Description

The proposed project would convert existing US 75 high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes to peak-hour technology lanes from I-635 in Dallas County to SH 121/SRT in Collin County. No tolls will be charged to vehicles using the peak-hour technology lanes. Construction of the project will replace the double white stripes and pylons with broken white stripes to allow for continuous ingress and egress between the technology lanes and general-purpose lanes.

Dynamic message signs and overhead signs will be located at various locations to communicate operation times for the peak-hour technology lanes. During peak travel times – southbound in the morning and northbound in the evening – high-occupancy vehicles (HOVs), low-emission vehicles, and motorcycles will be allowed to access the technology lanes. In non-peak hours, HOVs, low-emission vehicles, motorcycles, and single-occupant vehicles (SOVs) will be allowed in the peak-hour lanes.

The proposed typical section would consist of:

  • Four 11-foot general-purpose lanes in each direction
  • One 11- to 12-foot peak-hour technology lane in each direction
  • 10- to 11-foot outside shoulders
  • A variable inside shoulder with concrete median barrier

No additional right of way would be needed for the project.

Accessibility

The virtual public hearing 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 hearing or in-person option, please contact the TxDOT Public Information Office at (214) 320-4480 no later than 4 p.m. Monday, March 13, 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

Comments must be postmarked or otherwise received by Friday, March 31, 2023 to: TxDOT Dallas District Office, Attention: Travis Campbell, P.E., 4777 E. Highway 80, Mesquite, TX 75150; or by email.

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.

Posted: Feb. 24, 2023