Virtual Public Meeting with In-Person Option - SH 16 AT Railroad Grade Crossing from Tilley Street to Draper Street
The virtual public meeting will be posted as a link near the bottom of this web page on the date and time mentioned below.
The virtual public meeting will be available on this web page starting at noon on Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021, and will be available through Monday, Nov. 29, 2021.
The in-person option will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Jim Hogg County Courthouse, 102 E. Tilley Street, Hebbronville, TX 78361.
The purpose of the virtual public meeting with in-person option is to receive public comments on the proposed improvements for the SH 16 Rail Crossing from Tilley St. to Draper St. in Jim Hogg County, TX. Written comments must be received or postmarked by 11:59 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 29, 2021, to be included in the official public meeting record.
The virtual public meeting will consist of a pre-recorded presentation and will be posted as a video link near the bottom of this web page at that time. Meeting materials will include display boards, exhibits and supporting documents. Following the virtual public meeting, all materials will remain available for viewing on this web page until at least 11:59 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 29, 2021. If you do not have internet access, you may call Epigmenio Gonzalez at (956) 702-6127 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, to ask questions and access project materials any time during the project development process. Comments may be provided by mail or email as described below.
TxDOT is evaluating potential safety and mobility improvements to SH 16 in Hebbronville, TX from Tilley St. to Draper St. by adjusting the grade differential at the Kansas City Southern railroad crossing.
How to submit comments:
For the virtual public meeting and in-person option, the public may provide comments in the following ways:
• Email (as mentioned in the Notice)
TxDOT Pharr District,
600 W. Interstate 2,
Pharr, TX 78577
Comments must be received or postmarked by Monday, Nov. 29, 2021, to be included in the official public meeting record. TxDOT will provide written responses to individual comments in a timely manner following the virtual public meeting with in-person option. The virtual public meeting with in-person option summary report will be available online on this website once it has been prepared.
The virtual public meeting and in-person option will be conducted in English and Spanish. If you need an interpreter or document translator because English or Spanish are not your primary languages or you have difficulty communicating effectively in English or Spanish, 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 participate in the virtual public meeting, please contact Norma Robledo at (956) 702-6100 no later than 4 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021. Please be aware that advance notice is required as some services and accommodations may require time for the 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 Pharr District
600 W. I-2
Pharr, TX 78577
Posted Oct. 25, 2021