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TxDOT schedules Public Meetings on North Houston Highway Project

NORTH HOUSTON–The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration, will hold public meetings for the North Houston Highway Improvement Project. The project limits are from the interchange of US 59 and SH 288 to the interchange of I-45 and Beltway 8 North.

The study area includes portions of I-10, US 59, and SH 288 near downtown Houston; Hardy Toll Road from north of downtown Houston to Beltway 8 North; and I-610 and Beltway 8 North between I-45 and Hardy Toll Road.

The purpose of the meetings is to present information about, and received public feedback on, reasonable alternatives for highway improvements in the North Houston corridor; the alternatives evaluation process; and how community feedback has been incorporated in the planning process.

The same information will be presented at both meetings. Materials will be in English with some materials also in Spanish. Spanish-speaking project team members will be available to talk with Spanish-speaking attendees. After the meetings, the information will be available for review and reproduction at www.IH45NorthandMore.com and at the TxDOT Houston District Office located at 7600 Washington Avenue, Houston, Texas 77077.

The meetings will be held in an open house from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm.

Thursday, November 14, 2013 at Aldine 9th Grade School, 10650 North Freeway, Houston, TX 77037.

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at Jefferson Davis High School, 1101 Quitman Street, Houston, TX 77009.

Comments may be submitted at:

www.IH45NorthandMore.com,

by e-mail to HOU-piowebmail@txdot.gov, by mail to: Director of Project Development, Texas Department of Transportation, P.O. Box 1386, Houston, TX. 77251-1386.

Comments should be e-mail or postmarked by December 6, 2013.