July 24, 2024

Virtual public meeting with in-person option

Virtual: Thursday, July 11, 2024 by 10 a.m. to Friday, July 26, 2024

In-person: Thursday, July 11, 2024 from 5 – 7 p.m.

Public comment deadlineAll comments must be received on or before Friday, July 26, 2024 at 11:59 p.m.
Virtual detailsThe virtual meeting will consist of a pre-recorded video presentation and will include both audio and visual components. The presentation will be posted online by Thursday, July 11, 2024 by 10 a.m.., and will remain online until Friday, July 26, 2024.
In-person detailsThursday, July 11, 2024 5 – 7 p.m. Alvarado Jr. High School 1000 North Cummings Drive Alvarado, Texas 76009The in-person option will be held in an open house format. In-person attendees will be able to view the same presentation delivered in the online public meeting which will be playing on a screen, review hard copies of project materials, ask questions of TxDOT staff and/or consultants, and leave written comments. The in-person option will not include a live presentation.
PurposeTxDOT is proposing to improve FM 917 from I-35W to south of BU 287P in Johnson County, Texas.
DescriptionThe proposed project would reconstruct and widen FM 917 from I-35W to west of Mansfield. The project is 9.4 miles in length and improvements would realign and widen FM 917 from two lanes to an interim four lanes and an ultimate six-lane facility. TxDOT would like your input on the preferred alternative selected based on community input.The proposed project would, subject to final design considerations, require additional right of way and potentially displace 7 residences and 16 non-residential structures.The proposed project would involve construction in wetlands. The proposed project would involve an action in a floodplain.
AccessibilityThe virtual public meeting and in-person option will be conducted in English. If you need an interpreter or document translator because English is not your primary language or 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 you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to attend and participate in the virtual public meeting or in-person option, please contact Nazrul Chowdhury, P.E., at 817-370-6572 no later than 4 p.m., July 8, 2024. Please be aware that advance notice is required as some services and accommodations may require time for the TxDOT to arrange.La reunión pública virtual con opción en persona se llevará a cabo en inglés. Si usted necesita un intérprete o un traductor de documentos porque su idioma principal no es el inglés o tiene alguna dificultad para comunicarse eficazmente en inglés, se le proporcionará uno. Si usted tiene alguna discapacidad y necesita ayuda, se pueden hacer arreglos especiales para atender la mayoría de las necesidades. Si usted necesita servicios de interpretación o traducción o usted es una persona con alguna discapacidad que requiera una adaptación para asistir a y participar en reunión pública virtual con opción en persona, por favor póngase en contacto con Nazrul Chowdhury, al número 817-370-6572 a más tardar a las 4:00 p.m. hora central, 8 de julio de 2024. Por favor sepa que es necesario dar aviso con anticipación, ya que algunos servicios y adaptaciones pueden requerir tiempo para que TxDOT los organice.
Meeting materialsNotice
How to make a commentYou may provide comments in the following ways:Email as shown in the noticeMail: TxDOT Fort Worth District Office Attn: Nazrul Chowdhury, P.E. 2501 Southwest Loop 820 Fort Worth, TX 76133All comments must be received on or before Friday, July 26, 2024 at 11:59 p.m. Responses to comments received will be available on this webpage once they have been prepared.
Memorandum of UnderstandingThe 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 9, 2019, and executed by FHWA and TxDOT.