Chisholm Trail Project in Johnson County, NTTA

(December 2011-May 2014)


NLA was the public involvement lead for the design/build team that constructed Section 6 (the 13.1 miles in Johnson County) of the Chisholm Trail Parkway for the North Texas Tollway Authority. The project opened to traffic in May 2014. Section 6 of the Chisholm Trail Parkway earned an award of merit, from Engineering News-Record in the Highways/Bridges division.


NLA responsibilities included:


  • 24 hour hotline maintenance, documentation and response to callers
  • Stakeholder meetings coordination (including county, city and ISD contacts for the project)
    • Logistics
    • Invitations
    • Meeting Notes
  • Project Contact Database creation and maintenance
  • Community Meeting logistics (10)
    • Venue contracting
    • Layout preparation
    • Drafting of media advisories
    • Notifications (letters to affected property owners, letters to elected and public officials, postcards, social media posts, e-blasts, etc.)
    • Handout preparation
    • Exhibit/display board preparation and printing
    • Event staffing
    • Comment inventories and response
  • Public Involvement Tools assistance for NTTA
    • Project fact sheet
    • Frequently Asked Questions
    • Web-based material creation and production
  • Writing and photography for NTTA publications (Driving Forward, Corridor Progress Reports, On the Move, Shaping the Road Ahead, Johnson County Roundup, talking points, timeline/milestones, etc.)
  • Creation and distribution of flyers for public involvement events
  • Traffic advisories
    • Notification of public officials and emergency responders
    • Creation and distribution of flyers for detours and closures
  • Documentation of public involvement activities


For more information on this project, please go here.

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