FM 646 from FM 3436 to SH 146
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FM 646 from FM 3436 to SH 146

Virtual public meeting with in-person option

Virtual: Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023 at 5 p.m. CT

In-person: Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023 at 5 to 7:30 p.m. CT


Public comment deadline Comments must be postmarked or received by Monday, Jan. 30, 2023
Virtual details Public meeting materials will be posted on this page at 5 p.m. on the date listed above
In-person details Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023 from 5 to 7:30 p.m.
John Barber Middle School 
5651 FM 517 Road East
Dickinson, TX 77539
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 FM 646 from FM 3436 to SH 146 in Galveston 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.

A Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) was received on May 23, 2011, to widen approximately 8 miles of FM 646 from IH 45 to Bayshore Boulevard. The portion between IH 45 and Edmund Way (1.3 miles) has been constructed. A reevaluation is being performed for the portion of the project limits, from FM 3436 to SH 146, a total of approximately 0.90 mile. Design modifications would involve: 1) extending the limits of the curb and gutter drainage system; 2) decreasing the proposed shoulder widths; 3) adding truck loons; 4) shifting median openings; 5) adding a shared use path; and 6) minor widening of the proposed right of way (ROW) near FM 3436 and near SH 146.

A total of 0.33 acre of new ROW would be required for the proposed design changes. Although additional ROW would be required, no additional 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 ROW acquisition and construction may be obtained from Andrew Leske by calling (713) 802-5885.

The proposed project would involve an action in a floodplain.

CSJ 0978-02-053
Accessibility The public meeting materials will be provided in English and Spanish. If you need an interpreter or document translator because English or Spanish is not your primary language, or have difficulty communicating effectively in English, one will be provided to you. If you have a disability and need assistance, special arrangements can be made to accommodate most needs. If you need interpretation or translation services or are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to participate in the public meeting, please contact Environmental Program Manager at (713) 802-5885 no later than 4 p.m. CT, Friday, Jan. 6, 2023. Please be aware that advance notice is required as some services and accommodations may require time for TxDOT to arrange.
Meeting materials
How to make a comment

Please reference the project number CSJ: 0978-02-053

Email: PIO email

TxDOT Houston District Office
Attn: CSJ: 0502-01-228
P.O. Box 1386
Houston, TX 77007

Memorandum of Understanding As provided for by 23 CFR 450.212, 23 CFR 450.318, and Appendix A to 23 CFR Part 450, the results or decisions of this Planning and Environmental Linkages Study may be incorporated into or used as part of the review of one or more projects under the National Environmental Policy Act, which would be carried-out by TxDOT pursuant to 23 USC 327 and a Memorandum of Understanding dated December 9, 2019, and executed by FHWA and TxDOT.

Posted: Dec. 19, 2022