Public Hearing - FM 740 (Rockwall County)
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Public Hearing - FM 740 (Rockwall County)


Rockwall-Heath High School
801 Laurence Drive
Heath, TX 75032

When: Thursday, July 12, 2012
6 p.m. - Open House
7 p.m. - Public Hearing

A public hearing to present the anticipated social, economic, and environmental effects of the proposed improvements to Farm-to-Market Road (FM) 740/Laurence Road in Rockwall County.

The proposed project limits extend along FM 740 for approximately 1.86 miles from FM 1140/Heathland Crossing south to FM 1140/Hubbard Drive.

Description: Proposed improvements include the following:
  • Widen the existing two-lane road to a four-lane, curb-and-gutter roadway
  • Construction of two 11-foot traffic lanes, two 14-foot traffic/bike lanes and sidewalks.
  • Approximately 7.5 acres of additional right-of-way, consisting of 64 parcels, would be needed to accommodate the proposed improvements. The existing right-of-way of FM 740 within the project area is typically 80 feet in width.
  • No residential or commercial property displacements or relocations would be required.
  • The proposed project would not adversely affect wetlands or the 100-year floodplain. 

TxDOT Dallas District
Mike Renfrow, P.E.
Phone: (214) 320-4472
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