Notice of Virtual Public Meeting for US Highway (US) 287 Frontage Road Improvements Feasibility Study, Ellis County

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

CSJS: 0172-04-047, 0172-13-006, 0172-05-123, 0172-07-030, AND 0172-08-101


The virtual public meeting materials will be posted to


The virtual public meeting will be held beginning on Tuesday, April 21, 2020 and will be available through Wednesday, May 6, 2020. All comments must be received on or before Wednesday, May 6, 2020.


The purpose of the virtual public meeting is to present the proposed US 287 frontage road improvements and solicit public comments. The virtual public meeting 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. Formal comments may be provided by mail, email, or voicemail as described in the notice and on the virtual public meeting website.


This feasibility study identifies and evaluates potential construction of continuous, one-way frontage roads, including grade separations and access control, along US 287 from State Highway (SH) 360 in the City of Mansfield to West Lampasas Street in the City of Ennis. The total project length is approximately 32 miles. Project alternatives could require additional right-of-way to accommodate the improvements.

Special Accommodations:

Special accommodations: TxDOT makes every reasonable effort to accommodate the needs of the public. The project presentation 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) 320-4480 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.


Notice (English)
Notice (Spanish)


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