FM 2964 (Rhones Quarter Rd.) from SH 110 to FM 346
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FM 2964 (Rhones Quarter Rd.) from SH 110 to FM 346

Notice of Draft Environmental Assessment and virtual public hearing with in-person option

Virtual: Monday, Aug. 22, 2022 at 8 a.m. CT

In-person: Thursday, Aug. 25, 2022 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. CT

Presentation

Public comment deadline Written comments and verbal testimony must be received or postmarked by Friday, Sept. 9, 2022.
Virtual details The virtual public hearing presentation was posted on this page on Aug. 22, 2022 at 8 a.m.
In-person details Mozelle Brown Elementary School
14600 CR 2191
Tyler, TX 75703
Purpose The purpose of this virtual public hearing is to receive public comments on the proposed widening of FM 2964 from SH 110 to FM 346 in Smith County, Texas. This notice also advises the public that a draft environmental assessment is available for public review below.
Description

From SH 110 at Thistle Drive in Tyler, south to FM 346 near Whitehouse, the proposed improvements to FM 2964 include widening the existing two-lane roadway to a four-lane curb-and-gutter roadway with a continuous two-way left-turn lane. Improvements include a shared-use path to accommodate bicycles and pedestrians. The project proposes to realign the FM 2964 intersection with Shiloh Road approximately 1,200 feet west of its current location, at Thistle Drive. The project also proposes to realign the intersection of FM 2964 and Barbee Road. The length of the project is approximately 5.4 miles and proposed right of way varies from 100 feet to 225 feet throughout the project.

The proposed project would, subject to final design considerations, require additional ROW and potentially displace 52 residences and six 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, as well as information about the tentative schedule for ROW acquisition and construction, can be obtained from the Tyler District Office by calling 903-510-9100.

If you have any general questions or concerns regarding the proposed project, virtual hearing or in-person option, please contact Dylan McCord at 903-510-9116 or by email as described in the Notice.

Additional information

TxDOT has created basic instructions in an effort to help the public understand the basics of participating in a virtual public meeting/hearing. Before viewing the video presentation, click on the link below to read through the instructions.

To view in full screen, play the video and then click on the YouTube logo. You can watch in full screen on YouTube.

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 are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to attend and participate in the virtual public meeting, please contact the project team at 903-510-9100 no later than 4 p.m., Friday, Aug. 19, 2022. 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

For both the virtual public hearing and in-person option, the public may provide comments in the following ways:

Verbal Comments

The public may call 903-200-1700 and verbally provide testimony from 8 a.m. Friday, Aug. 5, 2022 until 11:59 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, 2022.

Written Comments

Written comments must be received or postmarked by Friday, Sept. 9, 2022.

Mail: Downloadable Comment Form
Tyler District Office
Attn: Advance Project Development
2709 W. Front St.
Tyler, TX 75702

Email: As described in Notice

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: Aug. 5, 2022