June 3, 2024, News Release from Texas Department of Transportation (Waco)


WACO – The Texas Department of Transportation will host a virtual public meeting with an in-person option for the proposed Loop 363/US 190/SH 36 improvements in Temple to accommodate the future I-14 extension. TxDOT will share information about the project and provide opportunities for community members to ask questions and share input on it.


These improvements will create better mobility, connectivity and safety between urban and rural areas, military installations, maritime ports and economic sectors, including freight, energy, timber and agriculture. The limits of the I-14 Extension project in Temple (also referred to as “Segment 2”) are along Loop 363/US 190/SH 36 from I-35 to SH 95. This corridor is part of a larger project that will extend I-14 from Belton, TX, to BU 190 in Rogers, TX, comprising a total of three segments.


A virtual public meeting will be available on Wednesday, June 5, 2024, by 5 p.m. To view the materials, go to TxDOT.gov and search “I-14 Extension” or CLICK HERE.  These materials will consist of informational display boards shown at the in-person public meeting and the opportunity to provide feedback.


The in-person public meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 5, 2024, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Frank W. Mayborn Civic and Convention Center, 3303 N. 3rd Street, Temple, Texas 76501. Displays will be available for viewing beginning at 5 p.m. A formal presentation is not planned for this public meeting, and community members are invited to come and go at their convenience. In-person attendees will be able to view the same information shared in the virtual option and will have the opportunity to ask questions of TxDOT staff and leave written comments.


Comments may be submitted using any of the following methods:


IN-PERSON: at the public meeting via comment form


EMAIL: Lmunsh-c@txdot.gov


MAIL: I-14 Extension – Segment 2 Project Team, 1608 W. 6th Street, Austin, TX 78703


ONLINE: TxDOT.gov and search “I-14 Extension”


TxDOT will continue to collect feedback throughout the process. All comments received on or before Thursday June 20, 2024, will be included as part of the public meeting summary.


The environmental review, consultation, and other actions required by applicable Federal environmental laws for this project are being, or have been, carried-out by TxDOT pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327 and a Memorandum of Understanding dated December 9, 2019, and executed by FHWA and TxDOT. 


To read the Fulls News Release CLICK HERE.

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