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Proposed Loop 12 Improvements in Dallas, Irving to be Discussed

Dallas County—A proposal by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to improve 10 miles of Loop 12 between Spur 408 to State Highway 183 (SH 183) in Dallas and Irving will be discussed at two public meetings in early May. A virtual option will also be available for those not able to attend.

The first public meeting will be Tuesday, May 3 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Jack D. Huffman Community Building, 801 W. Irving Blvd. in Irving.

The virtual option will launch Tuesday, May 3 at 5:30 p.m. at www.keepitmovingdallas.com/loop12 and be available through Friday, May 20.

The second public meeting will be Thursday, May 5 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Lighthouse Church, 5525 W. Illinois Ave. in Dallas.

Participants will be able to view the proposals for this corridor, which include widening Loop 12, reconstructing frontage roads and also the construction of two reversible managed lanes. Sidewalks and other safety improvements for pedestrians and bicyclists are included in the proposals. Comments are encouraged, and both the in-person attendees and virtual guests will have several options for submitting feedback:

Email project manager at Jordan.Mrayyan@txdot.gov .

Send mail to project manager: Jordan Mrayyan, P.E., TxDOT Dallas District Office, 4777 East US Highway 80, Mesquite, Texas 75150-6643.

Visit www.keepitmovingdallas.com/loop12 .

Voicemail by calling (833) 933-0437.

All comments and mail must be submitted and postmarked by Friday, May 20, to be included in the public record.

Those without internet access can call (214) 320-6625 between the hours of hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, to ask questions and access project materials during the project development process.

If you need interpretation or translation services or are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to attend and participate in the virtual public meeting or in-person option, please contact Kenna Mitchell, TxDOT Dallas District Public Information Officer at (214) 320-4404 no later than 4 p.m., Thursday, April 28, 2022. Please be aware that advanced notice is required, as some services and accommodations may require time for TxDOT to arrange.

SOURCE Texas Department of Transportation