Virtual Public Hearing for FM 1173 Improvements

Thursday, December 03, 2020

Farm-to-Market Road (FM) 1173
From FM 156 to IH 35
Denton County, Texas
CSJ: 1059-01-047 & 1059-02-002
December 3, 2020

The proposed improvements include constructing four travel lanes from FM 156 to East 6th Street and six travel lanes from East 6th Street to IH 35 in the City of Krum in Denton County. In the FM 156 to East 6th Street segment, the travel lanes would include one outside 14-foot shared-use lane and a varying 11 to 12-foot inside lane in each direction. In the East 6th Street to IH 35 segment, the travel lanes would include one outside 14-foot shared-use lane and two varying 11 to 12-foot inside lanes in each direction. The eastbound and westbound lanes would be divided with a raised median along the centerline from the BNSF Railway railroad tracks to IH 35. Sidewalks would vary from five feet wide with a three-foot berm to six-feet wide adjacent to the back of the curb. The proposed facilities ROW widths would vary from 120 feet to 300 feet.

The virtual hearing will be held beginning on Dec. 3, 2020 at 6 p.m. and the presentation will remain available for viewing until Friday, Dec. 18, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. During this time, please view the video presentation and exhibits provided on this site to learn about the project, and provide your comments.


Click on the image or the link below to view the narrated video presentation.

Presentation Link:


You may click on any of the project exhibits below to view them at full size.


Key Map
Roll 1 FM 156 to East of Bobcat Blvd
Roll 2 West of Hopkins Road to South Masch Branch Road
Roll 3 West of Lovers Lane to East of Barthol Road at KCS Railroad
Roll 4 East of KCS Railroad to IH 35E


Please click on the links below to view the Technical Reports

Air Quality Report
Archeology Background Study and Survey Report
Community Impact Assessment Tech Report
Hazardous Material Initial Site Assessment
Historical PCR, Research Design and Survey Report
Tier I Site Assessment
Traffic Noise Analysis Report
Waters of the US Delineation Report & Surface Water Analysis Form


If you would like to familiarize yourself with the process for state purchase of ROW and relocation assistance, please click on the below link:


The deadline for providing comments is Friday, Dec 18, 2020.

Comments may be provided by voicemail, email, or mail, as explained below.

Verbal Testimony:

Leave a recorded voicemail with your verbal testimony starting on Thursday, Dec 3, 2020, at 6:00 p.m.; you can leave a voicemail at any time until 11:59 p.m. on Friday, December 18, 2020:
Phone: (817) 381-2473

Online Submittal

Written Comments:

Deadline: Submit written comments on or before Friday, December 18, 2020:

Provide Comments Via:

Email: [email protected]

Mail:   TxDOT Dallas District Office
Attention Nelson Underwood, P.E.
4777 East US Highway 80
Mesquite, TX 75150-6643

The PDF Comment Form may be completed on the computer or printed and handwritten, and can be submitted by email or mail. Click the links below for the PDF Comment Form.

PDF Comment Form English
PDF Comment Form Spanish


Contact the TxDOT project manager, Nelson Underwood, P.E., to ask questions about the project at [email protected] or (214) 320-6628.