Notice of Virtual Public Meeting for Farm to Market (FM) 741 Roadway Widening – Kaufman County, TX

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

CSJ: 1092-01-021



The virtual public meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at 6:00PM and will be available through Wednesday, December 2, 2020. All comments must be received on or before Wednesday, December 2, 2020. This will be a virtual public meeting via a pre-recorded video presentation (no in-person public meeting). 


The purpose of the virtual public meeting is to present the proposed FM 741 Road improvements and solicit public comments. The virtual public meeting will begin at 6:00PM. Materials will consist of a video presentation explaining the proposed project, which includes both audio and video components, along with other exhibits and materials for review. Comments may be provided by mail, email, or voicemail as described in the notice and on the virtual public meeting website.


TxDOT is proposing to improve 7.7 miles of FM 741 in Kaufman County from US 175 in Crandall to FM 548 in Forney. Improvements include widening from the existing two lane rural section to a proposed four lane divided urban roadway. The existing right of way width varies from 70 to 100 feet and the proposed right of way for the project is 140 foot wide from US 175 to FM 2757 and 120 foot wide from FM 2757 to the end of project.

How to Provide Comments:

The deadline for providing comments is Wednesday, December 2, 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 Tuesday, November 17, 2020, at 6:00 p.m.; you can leave a voicemail at any time until 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, December 2, 2020:
Phone: (833) 933-0432

Online Submittal

Written Comments:

Deadline: Submit written comments on or before Wednesday, December 2, 2020:
Provide Comments Via:
Email: [email protected]
Mail:   TxDOT Dallas District Office
Attention Edra Brashear, P.E.
4777 East US Highway 80
Mesquite, TX 75150-6643

PDF Comment Form English

PDF Comment Form Spanish

Special Accommodations:

TxDOT makes every reasonable effort to accommodate the needs of the public. The virtual public hearing will be in English. If you have a special communication accommodation or need for an interpreter, a request can be made. If you have a disability and need assistance, special arrangements can also be made to accommodate most needs. Please call (214) 320-4403 at least two working days prior to the meeting. Please be aware that advance notice is requested as some accommodations may require time for TxDOT to arrange.

Memorandum of Understanding:

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.

Right-Of-Way (Row) Information:

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


Virtual Public Meeting Notice (English)
Virtual Public Meeting Notice (Spanish)
Project Location Map


Roll_1 From US 175 to North of Venner Circle
Roll_2 North of Venner Circle to North of FM 2757
Roll_3 North of FM 2757 to North of County Woods Rd
Roll_4 North of County Woods Rd to North of Sunnybrook Dr
Roll_5 North of Sunnybrook Dr to North of IH 20
Roll_6 North of IH 20 to North of Golden Meadow LN
Roll_7 North of Golden Meadow Ln to South of FM 548


TxDOT Dallas District
Public Information Office
(214) 320-4480