|Where:||San Antonio Shrine Auditorium
901 North Loop 1604 West
San Antonio, Texas 78232
|When:||Thursday, June 20, 2013
Open House: 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Public Hearing: 7 p.m.
|Purpose:||The Alamo Regional Mobility Authority (Alamo RMA), Bexar County, and the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) will conduct a public hearing to present the findings of the preliminary engineering and environmental studies, and the proposed roadway improvements for US 281 from Loop 1604 to Borgfeld Drive in Bexar County.
An open house will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. to allow for questions and viewing of project exhibits. A formal presentation will begin at 7:00 p.m. followed by a public comment period. Maps and other drawings showing the proposed location and design will be displayed at the hearing, and the Draft EIS will be available for inspection. Information about TxDOT’s relocation assistance program and relocation assistance office will be available. Representatives from Alamo RMA, Bexar County, TxDOT, and US 281 EIS Team will be available to answer individual questions.
Verbal and written comments from the public regarding this project are requested. Comments may be presented at the hearing or in writing after the hearing. Written comments may be mailed to TxDOT-ENV, Attention: Vicki Crnich, 125 E. 11th Street, Austin, TX 78701-2483, emailed to US281EIS@AlamoRMA.org; and submitted at http://www.411on281.com/us281eis/ under Submit Comments. Written comments must be received by July 1, 2013 to be included in the public hearing record. A public hearing summary report will be made available for public viewing at the US 281 EIS website http://www.411on281.com/us281eis/ in Fall 2013.
|Description:||The US 281 Corridor Project would extend approximately 8 miles, add additional travel lanes, and would include four direct connector ramps that comprise the northern half of the US 281 interchange with Loop 1604. Two build alternatives, in addition to the No-Build Alternative, are presented in the Draft EIS. Exhibits of these alternatives will be available for viewing at the open house. The build alternatives have three funding options: non-toll, toll and managed lanes.|
TxDOT Environmental Coordinator
125 E. 11th Street
Austin, Texas 78701-2483
Phone: (512) 416-3029