Public Meeting – FM 1173 From FM 156 to IH 35 in Denton County
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Public Meeting – FM 1173 From FM 156 to IH 35 in Denton County


Krum High School Cafeteria
700 Bobcat Blvd.
Krum, TX 76249 (Map)


Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.


The purpose of the meeting is to present the planned improvements and solicit public comments on the proposed improvements to FM 1173 from FM 156 (S. 1st street) to I-35, in Denton County, Texas. The meeting will be an open house format with no formal presentation so the public may come and go at their convenience, and staff will be available to answer questions. Comments must be received on or before Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, to be a part of the official record.


The proposed project consists of the reconstruction and widening of FM 1173 from FM 156 in Krum, to I-35 in Denton, TX. The improvements would include the expansion of the current two-lane rural roadway to a six-lane urban roadway. Expansion would consist of two 12-foot wide travel lane and one 14-foot wide outside shared-use lane in each direction, a proposed median, and sidewalks located along the outside of both the eastbound and westbound lanes. The existing right of way (ROW) width is 80 feet and will increase with the proposed project. The proposed ROW is anticipated to acquire approximately 43 acres to expand the roadway, with five potential displacements, based on this preliminary level of design.

Special Accommodations:

Special accommodations: TxDOT makes every reasonable effort to accommodate the needs of the public. The open house 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 (214) 320-4480 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 FHWA and TxDOT.


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

Posted Sept. 12, 2019