Notice of Availability of Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) and Record of Decision (ROD) for Loop 9 – Segment A from US 67 to IH 35E

Monday, October 02, 2023

CSJ 2964-10-006

Where and When:

This notice advises the public that the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has issued a combined final environmental impact statement and record of decision (FEIS/ROD) for the proposed Loop 9, Segment A, and that the combined FEIS/ROD is available for review.  The FEIS/ROD identifies the selected alternative and signifies the completion of the environmental review process. The selected alternative would construct a new location roadway as Loop 9, Segment A from US 67 south of Cedar Hill to IH 35E north of Red Oak in Dallas and Ellis Counties, Texas.

The FEIS/ROD is on file and available for inspection Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at the TxDOT Dallas District Office at 4777 US-80, Mesquite, Texas 75150, phone number (214) 320-6100. It is also available online at


The new location Loop 9 frontage road system would include an eastbound and westbound frontage road facility, each consisting of three 12-foot lanes, an 8-foot inside shoulder, and an 8-foot. outside shoulder for bicycle accommodations within the rural section of the proposed roadway. The proposed project ROW would include a median (358 to 512 feet wide) that would accommodate the future construction of an ultimate access-controlled mainlane facility. The proposed project would construct intersections at eight (8) major crossroads as follows: Tar Road, future Clark Road, S. Joe Wilson Road, S. Duncanville Road, S. Cockrell Hill Road, S. Westmoreland Road, S. Hampton Road, and Uhl Road. The proposed project would also construct a grade separation at the BNSF Railroad. In addition, the western limit of the project would tie into a grade separation at US 67 which would be constructed under a separate project prior to construction of Loop 9 Segment A. The eastern limit of project would tie into a grade separation at IH 35E which would be constructed under a separate project prior to construction of Loop 9, Segment A. The total proposed ROW acreage is estimated at 598.45 acres. The proposed project passes through the cities of Cedar Hill, Ovilla, Glenn Heights, and Red Oak, Texas.

Special Accommodations:

The FEIS/ROD is written in English. If you need an interpreter or document translator because English is not your primary language or you have difficulty communicating effectively in English, one will be provided to you. If you have a disability and need assistance, special arrangements can be made to accommodate most needs. If you need interpretation or translation services or you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to review the FEIS/ROD, please contact TxDOT Public Information Officer, Alice Rios Shaw at (214) 320-4485 no later than 4 p.m. CT, at least three business days before the date on which you would like to review the FEIS/ROD.  Please be aware that advance notice is required as some services and accommodation 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.


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