AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Transportation will conduct a public hearing to discuss the proposed improvements on I-35 from Rundberg Lane to US 290E on Tuesday, May 3, at Bertha Sadler Means Young Women’s Leadership Academy, located at 6401 N. Hampton Drive, Austin, TX 78723.
The hearing will begin with an open house at 6 p.m. followed by a formal presentation at 6:30 p.m. A public comment session will be held after the presentation. An online public hearing will also be available from May 3 -17 at www.mobility35openhouse.com.
The purpose of the proposed project is to improve safety and mobility by addressing:
The proposed $ 203.6 million project would add three flyovers at the I-35/US 183 interchange and improve the existing I-35 northbound to US 183 northbound flyover. In addition, the project includes rebuilding the St. Johns Avenue bridge, constructing intersection bypass lanes and U-turn bridges, building extended entrance/exit ramps, reconfiguring and improving I-35 ramps and shoulders, and improving bicycle and pedestrian facilities. Construction is partially funded by Congestion Relief Initiative funds. More information on TxDOT’s efforts to address traffic congestion and improve travel times can be found at www.TexasClearLanes.com.
The environmental document, maps, drawings and other project information will be on display at the hearing. Written comments may be submitted at the public hearing, mailed to TxDOT Austin District, 7901 North I-35, Austin, Texas 78753, emailed to [email protected], faxed to (512) 832-7157, or submitted online at www.mobility35openhouse.com. Written comments must be received by Tuesday, May 17, 2016 in order to be included in the official public hearing record.