Public Meeting - US 281 Future I-69C
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Public Meeting - US 281 Future I-69C


Brewster School
22420 FM 1017
Edinburg, TX 78541 (Map)


Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Open House 5 p.m.
Presentation and Comment Period 6 p.m.


The purpose of the public meeting is to gather public input on the proposed improvements to US 281 from FM 490 to SH 186/FM 1017. The meeting will be an open house format so citizens may come and go at their convenience, and staff will be available to answer questions. There will be a presentation and public comment period after the open house.


Proposed improvements include the following:

  • Widening the existing roadway from a 4-lane divided highway to an urban freeway with 2-lane continuous frontage roads in each direction
  • Adding three overpasses at Laguna Seca Road, Red Gate Road and Los Venados Drive

Special accommodations: TxDOT makes every reasonable effort to accommodate the needs of the public. The open house will be in English with Spanish translators, 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 956-702-6161 at least five working days prior to the open house. Please be aware that advance notice is requested as some accommodations may require time for TxDOT to arrange.

All comments must be received or postmarked by Wednesday, May 10, 2017, for inclusion in the public meeting summary.

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 December 16, 2014, and executed by the Federal Highway Administration and TxDOT.


TxDOT Pharr District
600 W. I-2
Pharr, TX 78577


(956) 702-6100

Posted April 7, 2017