SH 115 North from SH 128 to SH 349
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SH 115 North from SH 128 to SH 349

Virtual public meeting

Thursday, March 23, 2023 at noon CT

SH 115 Virtual Meeting Room
Virtual Room
Public comment deadline Comments must be received or postmarked by Friday, April 7, 2023, to be included in the official record of the virtual public meeting.
Virtual details The virtual public meeting presentation and meeting materials will be available on this web page at the date and time listed. The virtual meeting room will be available for viewing through Friday, April 7, 2023.
Purpose TxDOT is conducting a virtual public meeting to share information and gather input from the public on proposed improvements to SH 115 from SH 128 to SH 349 in Andrews, Dawson, Gaines and Martin counties, Texas. The virtual public meeting will present the preferred alternative, share background information, provide details on the project development process and timeline, and include multiple opportunities for the public to provide input through formal comment.

The proposed SH 115 North project would include widening the existing two-lane undivided highway to a four-lane divided highway with two lanes in each direction, a non-paved depressed median, inside and outside shoulders, and median openings as needed. The project would also include realignment of a five-mile segment of SH 115 on the north end of the project, near Patricia, Texas. The overall project is approximately 55 miles in length. At this time, no improvements are proposed within the city of Andrews.

The proposed project would, subject to final design considerations, require additional right of way and potentially displace no residential structures and approximately 10 non-residential structures. Relocation assistance is available for displaced persons and businesses. Information about the TxDOT Relocation Assistance Program and services and benefits for those displaced and other affected property owners, can be obtained by calling 432-201-2454.

The proposed project could involve construction in wetlands; however, that has not been determined.

CSJs 0354-05-016, 0354-06-034, 0354-07-008, 0354-08-006, 0354-09-009
Accessibility The virtual public meeting will be conducted in English. If you need an interpreter or document translator because English is not your primary language or you 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 you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to attend and participate in the virtual public meeting, please contact Randall Dillard, project consultant at 512-568-2328 no later than 4 p.m. CT, Monday, March 20, 2023. Please be aware that advance notice is required as some services and accommodations may require time for the Texas Department of Transportation to arrange.
Meeting materials
How to make a comment

Comments from the public regarding the proposed project are requested and may be submitted by any of the methods listed below. 

All comments must be received or postmarked by Friday, April 7, 2023, to be included in the official virtual public meeting record. The virtual public meeting summary report and written responses to comments received will be available on this website once they have been prepared. 

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 3, 2023