I-10 from Heights Blvd. to I-45
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I-10 from Heights Blvd. to I-45

Virtual public meeting with in-person option

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

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


Public comment deadline The original comment period has been extended from Friday, August 12th to Friday, September 9th, 2022 to allow community members additional time to provide feedback on the proposed improvement. Comments received or postmarked by the September 9th deadline will be included as part of the official meeting record. (El período de comentarios original se extendió del viernes 12 de agosto al viernes 9 de septiembre de 2022 para permitir que los miembros de la comunidad tengan más tiempo para brindar comentarios sobre la mejora propuesta. Los comentarios recibidos o matasellados antes de la fecha límite del 9 de septiembre se incluirán como parte del registro oficial de la reunión.)
Virtual details The pre-recorded presentation (in English and Spanish) was posted on this page on Tuesday, July 26, 2022, at 5 p.m.
In-person details Additionally, 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, July 28, 2022, from 5-7:30 p.m. at the TxDOT Houston District Office Auditorium, 7600 Washington Avenue, Houston, TX 77007.
Purpose The purpose of the public meeting is to present the proposed project to the public and receive comments. The project is proposing improvements along I-10 from Heights Blvd. to I-45 in Harris County, Texas. The virtual and in-person meeting will consist of the same narrated presentation by the project team, project exhibits and other information, and an opportunity to comment.

The proposed project would raise the elevation of the existing I-10 main lanes above the floodplain of White Oak Bayou from Heights Blvd. to I-45. The proposed construction area would be approximately 1.8 miles in length. The project also includes the construction of a 21.7-acre detention pond located on the north side of I-10 between Taylor St. and Houston Ave. and would construct a 10-foot shared use path on the north side of I-10 along White Oak Bayou between Studemont St. and I-45.

Although additional right of way would be required, no residential or non-residential structures are anticipated to be displaced at this time. Information concerning services and benefits available to affected property owners and information about the tentative schedule for right-of-way acquisition and construction can be obtained from the TxDOT Houston District Office by calling 713-802-5270.

CSJ Reference the following project numbers: CSJ 0271-07-326
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 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 TxDOT’s project manager at 713-802-5560 no later than 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 21, 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: June 20, 2022