FM 518 from FM 865 (Cullen Boulevard) to SH 35
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FM 518 from FM 865 (Cullen Boulevard) to SH 35

Virtual public meeting with in-person option

Virtual: Tuesday, April 26, 2022 at 5 p.m. CT

In-person: Thursday, April 28, 2022 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. CT


Comment Period Deadline

Comments must be received on or before May 13, 2022, to be a part of the official meeting record.

Virtual details The pre-recorded presentation (in English and Spanish) was posted on this page on Tuesday, April 26, 2022, at 5 p.m.
In-person details TxDOT is providing an in-person option for individuals who would like to participate in person instead of online. In-person attendees will be able to view the same presentation and materials delivered in the online public meeting, which will be playing on a screen, review hard copies of project materials, ask questions of TxDOT staff, and leave written comments. The in-person option will be held on Thursday, April 28, 2022, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Berry Miller Junior High School, 3301 Manvel Rd., Pearland, TX 77584.

The original Federal Highway Administration-approved design included widening of FM 518 from four to six lanes between SH 288 and SH 35 for a total distance of approximately 6.0 miles. The original design also included the addition of a raised median, along with curb and gutter, throughout the project limits. The proposed changes that will be presented at this public meeting are between FM 865 (Cullen Boulevard) and SH 35 and consist of reducing the right-of-way footprint, adjusting the roadway alignment to avoid and minimize impacts, and reducing the lane widths from 12-feet to 11-feet in order to accommodate the addition of an off-street bicycle/pedestrian facility. The bicycle/pedestrian facility would be a 10-foot-wide sidepath along the south side of FM 518. The median and curb and gutter design remain the same.

Environmental documentation, maps and drawings showing the project location and design, tentative construction schedules, and other information regarding the proposed project are on file and available for inspection Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at TxDOT Brazoria Area Office located at 18671 FM 523, Angleton, TX 77515.

CSJ Reference the following project numbers: CSJ 0976-02-086
Accessibility TxDOT makes every reasonable effort to accommodate the needs of the public. The virtual public meeting presentation will be in English and Spanish. If you have a special communication accommodation or need 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 TxDOT’s Environmental Coordinator at 713-802-5262 no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, April 22, 2022, to request special accommodations. Please be aware that advance notice is requested as some accommodations may require time for TxDOT to arrange.
Meeting materials
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 FHWA and TxDOT.

Posted: March 24, 2022