Virtual Public Meeting - SH 349 from CR 140 in Midland to Spur 576 in Rankin
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Virtual Public Meeting - SH 349 from CR 140 in Midland to Spur 576 in Rankin


Use the picture link below to be guided through the virtual public meeting room where you can watch the presentation and get information on how to comment. The same information is listed below in the Downloads section.

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The virtual public meeting began Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at 5 p.m.


TxDOT is hosting a virtual public meeting for the proposed improvements to widen State Highway 349 (SH 349) from County Road 140 in Midland to Spur 576 in Rankin in Midland and Upton counties, Texas.

The virtual public meeting will consist of a virtual room and will include visual components. Please note the presentation will not be available on the website until the time and date listed above. Following the virtual public meeting, the presentation will remain available for viewing at the web address indicated above until Friday, July 16, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.

If you need additional information, please call (512) 829-7133 to ask questions and access project materials during the project development process.


The proposed project is anticipated to upgrade SH 349 corridor, from CR 140 in Midland to Spur 576 in Rankin, is about 50 miles in length. The proposed improvements to SH 349 would include widening to a four-lane divided highway, with two lanes in each direction, with a center median or barrier and turn lanes throughout the entire length of the project. It has not been determined how much additional right of way may be required or whether the project will involve construction in wetlands or floodplains.

If you have any general questions or concerns regarding the proposed project or the virtual public meeting, please contact Robert Sutton, P.E., the project consultant engineer, at (713) 394-5777 or

How to Make a Comment:

Please provide your comment in the following ways:

Comments must be received or postmarked by Friday, July 16, 2021, to be included in the official record of the virtual public meeting. 

Special Accommodations:

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 Gilysa Garcia at (512) 829-7133 no later than 4 p.m. CT, Friday, June 25, 2021. Please be aware that advance notice is required as some services and accommodations may require time for TxDOT to arrange.

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.


TxDOT Odessa District
3901 E. Highway 80
Odessa, TX 79761
(432) 332-0501

Posted: June 14, 2021