SH 225 and I-610 East Planning and Environmental Linkages (PEL) Study
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SH 225 and I-610 East Planning and Environmental Linkages (PEL) Study

What is a PEL?

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Houston District is conducting a Planning and Environmental Linkages (PEL) Study on approximately 14 miles of SH 225 from I-610 East to SH 146 and approximately 7.5 miles on I-610 East from Telephone Road to Gellhorn Drive in Harris County. Through the course of the PEL Study, we will be seeking public input to identify needs of the corridor.

What is a PEL study?

The purpose of a PEL study is to provide a high-level approach to transportation planning and decision making.

  • High-level early state planning study
  • Considers environmental, community, and economic conditions
  • Identifies existing and proposed transportation issues
  • Develops a purpose and need for improvements

Downloads and resources

The following documents have more information about the study.


The SH 225 and I-610 East PEL study team is coordinating with the Houston-Galveston Area Council’s (H-GAC) Southeast Harris County Subregional study team. The Southeast Harris County Subregional Study is a multimodal mobility plan that identifies current and future mobility needs within the southeast area of Harris County. For more information, visit the Southeast Harris County Subregional Study

Get involved

Public meetings

TxDOT is committed to working closely with the community on this study. Public meetings are intended to present information and gather feedback from the community.

Stakeholder and agency meetings

The study team is meeting with stakeholders, elected officials, community leaders, agencies and industry representatives on a regular basis. Ongoing stakeholder and agency coordination will continue throughout the study timeline.

Meeting Name When Location Documents
Agency meeting #1 Dec. 9, 2020, 9:30 a.m. Virtual Dec. 9 meeting summary
Stakeholder meeting #1 Dec. 14, 2020, 1:30 p.m. Virtual Dec. 14 meeting summary
Stakeholder and agency workshop #2 May 11, 2021, 1:30 p.m. Virtual May 11 meeting summary
Stakeholder and agency workshop #3 Feb. 15, 2023, 10:00 a.m. Virtual Feb. 15 meeting summary
Stakeholder and agency workshop #4 March 29, 2023, 10:00 a.m. Virtual March 29 meeting summary
Community, Industry, and Local Government Meetings May - Aug. 2023 In-person Meeting summary
Stakeholder and agency workshop #5 Sept. 7, 2023, 10 a.m. Virtual Sept. 7 meeting summary
Mailing address

TxDOT Houston District
7600 Washington Ave.
Houston, TX 77007


Please reference the following project number:

0502-01-228 (CSJ)