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    TxDOT to host public forums on rail plan, seeks input from residents

    July 30th, 2010
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    On August 10, 2010, the Texas Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting to glean public opinion on the state’s developing rail plan.  The meeting will be held in the hearing room of TxDOT’s Austin district office, 7901 N. I-35, from 6-8 p.m., and is one of nine meetings TxDOT will hold across the […]

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    MoPac Soundwall Update: Public Input and Design Work To Resume

    July 7th, 2010
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    TxDOT has finalized the contracts for the restart of the MoPac1 sound wall/managed lane project.  The restart Open Houses are planned for September.  The NEPA http://www.epa.gov/compliance/nepa/ environmental process will take approximately two years. From the TxDOT MoPac1 website (http://www.dot.state.tx.us/project_information/projects/austin/mopac1/): Project Resumes After a two-year pause due to funding constraints, the MoPac 1 project is about to […]

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    TxDOT to Apply Improved Surface to MoPac/Loop 1

    July 5th, 2010
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    Work has begun to apply an improved type of surface to MoPac/Loop 1 between Lake Austin and RM 2222.  TxDOT crews will apply what is known as a Permeable Friction Course (PFC) that has a number of advantages over standard asphalt concrete pavement surfaces, including reduced risk of hydroplaning, significantly reduced splash and spray during […]

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    MoPac Expansion Update from MoPac Neighborhood Associations Coalition

    October 30th, 2009
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    At the MoPac Neighborhood Associations Coalition (MoNAC) meeting on October 21, 2009, an update presentation was made by representatives of TxDOT, CTRMA, the City of Austin and Cap Metro concerning on the status of the MoPac expansion plans for adding a managed lane and sound barriers on MoPac (Loop 1).

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    Forest Trail & Stamford Way, Elton Lane & Griswold Lane – Street Reconstruction and Utility Adjustment Project

    October 26th, 2009
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    GROUP 8 STREET RECONSTRUCTION AND UTILITY ADJUSTMENT PROJECTS City of Austin Contact      Randy Harvey, Public Works Department Project Management Division   Office – 512-974-1585  Mobile – 512-964-3040 Design Consultant             Lockwood, Andrews & Newman, Inc. Group 8A – Forest Trail and Stamford Way – Street Reconstruction and Utility Adjustment  COA Sub-Project ID – 7531.006  Full […]

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    MoNAC Annual Meeting

    September 3rd, 2009
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    MoNAC’s annual meeting will be held at Harris Bell Hall at Westminster Manor Oct 21, 2009 6-9pm.  The official meeting notification and agenda will come out closer to Oct 21.  

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