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IMPORTANT FOR NEWTON COUNTY Notice of Virtual Public Meeting Texas Department of Transportation 2025 – 2028 Rural Transportation Improvement Program Beaumont District

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) – Beaumont District will conduct an online virtual public meeting for the 2025 – 2028 Rural Transportation Improvement Program (Rural TIP). The purpose of this meeting is to provide information and receive comments on which transportation projects may be coming to your area. The Beaumont District includes Chambers, Hardin, Jasper, Jefferson, Liberty, Newton, Orange, and Tyler Counties. Of these, only Newton and Tyler Counties are within the boundaries of the Rural TIP. This Rural TIP includes all added capacity and regionally significant projects to be funded within these counties during the next four years, including those eligible for federal funding. As such, this meeting offers the public an opportunity to review and comment on the proposed priorities. The Rural TIP is the first step on the road to producing a Statewide Transportation Improvements Program (STIP).


To participate in the virtual public meeting and learn more about projects in Newton and Tyler Counties, please participate during the comment period indicated below:

Virtual Public Meeting Available on Wednesday, May 1, 2024 at 5 p.m.

until Monday, May 13, 2024 at 11:59 p.m.


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The Rural TIP meetings are being held pursuant to Title 43, Texas Administrative Code, Section 16.102, which calls for an opportunity for public comment concerning the Rural TIP. A short presentation, exhibits explaining how the Rural TIP operates, and projects that are included in it will be available to view during the virtual public meeting.


All community members are encouraged to attend the virtual public meeting and provide written comments on the proposed program. Comments must be postmarked or otherwise received by Monday, May 13, 2024 to: TxDOT Beaumont District, Attn: Rural TIP; 8350 Eastex Fwy, Beaumont, TX 77708 or by email to Nancy.Peron@txdot.gov,

Attention: Rural TIP.


Special Accommodations: The virtual public meeting will be conducted 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 attend and participate in the virtual public meeting, please contact Tanya Avila, Beaumont District Public Information Officer, at (409) 898-5745 no later than 5 p.m. CT, Friday, April 26, 2024. Please be aware that advance notice is required as some services and accommodations may require time for the Texas Department of Transportation to arrange.If you do not have interet access, you may call 409-898-5732 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, to ask questions about the RTIP or receive materials.look for “Rural Transportation Improvement Program for the Beaumont District”

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