Public Hearing – FM 1461 Widening and Reconstruction from SH 289 to CR 123, Collin County
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Public Hearing – FM 1461 Widening and Reconstruction from SH 289 to CR 123, Collin County


Rhea’s Mill Baptist Church
5733 North Custer Road
McKinney, TX 75071  (Map)


Thursday, July 18, 2019
Displays available for viewing: 6 p.m.
Formal hearing: 7 p.m.


The purpose of the meeting is to present the planned improvements and solicit public comments on the proposed roadway improvements to FM 1461 improvement project from SH 289 to CR 123 in Collin County, Texas. The hearing will be an open house format from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. with formal presentation starting at 7 p.m. Comments must be received on or before Friday, Aug. 2, 2019, to be a part of the official meeting record.


The FM 1461 proposed improvements would consist of the reconstruction and widening of FM 1461 from SH 289 to CR 123 within the cities of Celina, McKinney, and Prosper in Collin County, Texas, a distance of approximately 7.10 miles. Proposed improvements would involve the expansion from a two-lane rural highway to a four-lane urban highway. Expansion would consist of one 12-foot-wide travel lane and one 14-foot-wide outside shared-use lane in each direction, a proposed median to accommodate future the ultimate six-lane facility, and sidewalks located along both the eastbound and westbound lanes. The existing right-of-way (ROW) width is approximately 90 feet wide. The proposed ROW is anticipated to be approximately 172 feet and would require approximately 58 acres of new ROW. No residential or non-residential displacements are anticipated. ROW acquisition would be conducted in accordance with the Federal Uniform Relocation and Real Property Acquisition Policy Act of 1970. Information concerning services and benefits available to affected property owners and information about the tentative schedule for ROW acquisition may be obtained from the district office at the address listed below.

Written comments may be submitted for a period of 15 calendar days, by August 2, 2019, following the meeting by mail to TxDOT Dallas District, 4777 E. Highway 80, Mesquite, TX 75150-6643, ATTN: Ms. Marlena Kelly, P.E. (FM 1461).

Special Accommodations:

TxDOT makes every reasonable effort to accommodate the needs of the public. The meeting will be in English. If you have a special communication accommodation or need for 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 the TxDOT Dallas District Public Information Office at (214) 320-4480. Requests should be made at least two working days prior to the meeting.  Please be aware that advance notice is requested as some accommodations may require time for TxDOT to arrange.

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 16, 2014, and executed by the Federal Highway Administration and TxDOT.


TxDOT Dallas District
Public Information Office
(214) 320-4480

Posted July 1, 2019