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Simmons us 82 fm 989 txk 060909

  1. 1. US 82 & FM 989 Widening Project Context Sensitive Solutions Workshop June 11, 2009
  2. 2. US 82 (New Boston Rd) From 0.1 mi west of US 59 To 0.7 mi west of FM 989 2.5 miles FM 989 (Kings Hwy) From 0.1 mi south of IH 30 To 0.1 mi south of US 82 0.9 mile
  3. 3. Goals of Project Relieve congestion – Add capacity to both roadways Improve mobility – Local and through traffic Enhance safety – Accommodate left turn movements – Improve FM 989/US 82 intersection Provide for pedestrian/bicycle use Improve driveways/access management
  4. 4. Existing US 82 Two lanes with center left turn lane No shoulders (US 59 to FM 989) Two lanes No shoulders (west of FM 989)
  5. 5. Proposed US 82 Four lane divided urban section 14 ft. outside lanes 12 ft. inside lanes 14 ft. center left turn lane 6 ft. sidewalk Curb and gutter section Pecan Street/FM 2878 reconstruction Future connection with University Avenue
  6. 6. Proposed US 82 Typical Section
  7. 7. Existing FM 989 Four 11 ft. lanes No shoulders Offset intersection with US 82
  8. 8. Proposed FM 989 Six lane divided urban section 14 ft. outside lanes (right turn lane) 12 ft. middle & inside lanes Raised median with left turn bays 6 ft. sidewalk Curb and gutter section Possible 12 ft. multi-use path Realign roadway at US 82 intersection
  9. 9. Proposed FM 989 Typical Section
  10. 10. Adjacent Land Use Commercial Residential Undeveloped – Wooded & Pasture Several Churches Nash Elementary School in close proximity T-Line Route Wagner Creek
  11. 11. Nash Elementary School S
  12. 12. Stakeholders Adjacent property owners TxDOT Cities of Nash and Texarkana Bowie County Texarkana MPO Partnership for the Pathway Texarkana Bicycle Club T-Line Transit Agency and Riders Nash Elementary School Utility companies General public
  13. 13. Project Status Planning stage No funding identified for project Preliminary schematics Draft Environmental Assessment One public meeting held in Nov. 2000 – US 82 segment only – Favorable comments for widening roadway – Concerns regarding right of way impacts
  14. 14. Still to be done… Identify Funding Public involvement/Stakeholder input – Public meetings – Workshops Design Environmental Clearance Right of Way Acquisition Construction
  15. 15. US 82 & FM 989 Widening Project Context Sensitive Solutions Workshop June 11, 2009

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