The TxDOT Houston District is proposing to widen Smith Ranch Road, from Hughes Ranch Road to north of Broadway (FM 518) in Brazoria County, Texas. The purpose of the project is to improve mobility and connections of the existing roadway.
Currently, Smith Ranch Road is a two-lane roadway with open ditches. In addition, the sidewalk on Smith Ranch Road is segmented and is not currently connected.
TxDOT is reviewing this roadway due to:
The project includes the following:
This construction will take place within the existing roadway alignment of Smith Ranch Road; however, additional right of way will be required. The proposed improvements are consistent with local plans and growth patterns for the area; therefore, the project itself would not cause significant impacts to planned growth for the area.
Reference the following project number: 0912-31-293