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First community meeting tonight for residents to voice their opinions on I-45 expansion

HOUSTON – The Texas Department of Transportation is holding a series of public meetings, starting Tuesday, to discuss plans to expand Interstate 45 in and around downtown Houston.

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This study aims to address safety, mobility and infrastructure needs along I-45 South from I-69/US 59 in downtown Houston to Beltway 8 South in the context of the region’s expected growth. Residents will be able to express their opinions on this massive road project at the first community meeting this evening.

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Meeting information

  • Virtual public meeting: Available online from Tuesday June 11 at 5 p.m. Access via the project web page.
  • In-Person Open Houses:

    • June 11: Time: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Houston Marriott South at Hobby Airport, 9100 Gulf Freeway

    • June 13: Time: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: YMCA of the Houston Texans, 5202 Griggs Road

Public comments must be received or postmarked by June 28. Study materials are available at the TxDOT Houston district office and online. For those without Internet access, inquiries can be made by telephone at 713-802-5000 during business hours.

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