TXDOT has scheduled a Public Hearing in New Waverly to discuss proposed widening of I-45.
When: Thursday, July 23, 2015
Open House: 5 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Hearing: 6 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Where: New Waverly High School
9464 SH 75
New Waverly, TX 77358
Purpose: TxDOT is holding a public hearing to present proposed improvements along I-45 from the Walker/Montgomery County line to SH 19 in Huntsville. The proposed project widens I-45 to improve safety, reduce congestion and enhance freight mobility along the corridor.
Description: Proposed improvements include:
•Replace existing mainlane pavement with new pavement
•Widen to six travel lanes (three north and three south) with a center concrete traffic barrier instead of a grass median
•Extend and replace drainage structures
•Replace all existing bridges
•Add a new direct connection from northbound I-45 to northbound SH 19
•Reconstruct ramps to current standards
•Reconstruct frontage roads and crossroads adjacent to new ramps and interchanges
•No additional right of way is required and construction is estimated to begin in 2016. Please see the I-45 South Walker County project page for more information.
Any person who has special accommodation needs is encouraged to contact our office at (979) 778-9727. Si desea información en español, puede llamar al (979) 778-9615.
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. 17, 2014, and executed by the Federal Highway Administration and TxDOT.
For More Information:
TxDOT Bryan District
Director of Transportation Planning and Development
2591 N. Earl Rudder Freeway
Bryan, TX 77803