Notice Affording Opportunity for a Public Hearing - SH 5 North from South of CR 275 to South of Melissa Road
The purpose of this notice is to afford an opportunity for a public hearing regarding proposed improvements to SH 5 from south of CR 275 to south of Melissa Road, in the of cities of McKinney and Melissa, and in unincorporated Collin County, Texas. Comments or request for a public hearing must be submitted in writing on or before Thursday, June 10, 2021.
The proposed improvements would include the reconstruction and widening of SH 5 within the project limits. SH 5 from south of CR 275 to south of Melissa Road would be reconstructed from a two-lane rural roadway to a four-lane (six-lane ultimate) divided urban roadway with raised curb and a variable-width median. SH 121, from south of the intersection of SH 121 and CR 338 to the Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR), would be reconstructed from a four-lane divided rural roadway with depressed median to a four-lane (six-lane ultimate) divided urban roadway with a variable-width median. The proposed project includes reconfiguration of the SH 121/SH 5 intersection near the northern project limits. SH 5 from CR 338 to SH 121 would be reconstructed as an approximate 0.6-mile new location bypass. The roadway would include six-foot wide sidewalks along both sides of the road throughout the project limits to accommodate pedestrians. The proposed project is approximately 2.5 miles in length.
Approximately 23 acres of proposed new right of way would be required for the proposed project. Five potential displacements including four residential and one commercial properties are anticipated. No temporary or permanent easements are proposed.
Any interested person may submit a written request for a public hearing on this project. Written comments from the public regarding the proposed project are also requested. Written hearing requests and comments may be submitted by mail to the TxDOT Dallas District Office, ATTN: Mr. Nazrul Chowdhury, P.E., TxDOT Project Manager, 4777 E. Highway 80, Mesquite, Texas 75150-6643.
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.
TxDOT Dallas District
Public Information Office
Posted: May 19, 2021