SH 71 East Corridor Study, TxDOT


NLA is the public involvement lead for the schematic and environmental study along SH 71 from SH 130 in Travis County to

SH 21 West in Bastrop County for the TxDOT Austin District. The purpose of the study is to alleviate congestion, improve mobility, and enhance safety in this corridor along 5 major intersections including: FM 1209, Ross Road, Kellam Road, Pope Bend North, and Tucker Hill Lane.


NLA responsibilities include:


  • Project contact database creation and maintenance
  • Project website content
  • Meetings with Affected Property Owners
    • Logistical coordination
    • Staffing
    • Preparation of meeting materials
    • Summary reporting and documentation
  • Stakeholder outreach and meetings
    • Stakeholder identification
    • Logistical coordination
    • Advertisements and Notifications
    • Staffing
    • Preparation of meeting materials (fact sheets, exhibits, etc.)
    • Meeting notes and summaries
  • Open Houses/Public Meetings coordination
    • Venue contracting
    • Layout preparation
    • Advertisements (display ads, legal notices)
    • Notifications (letters to affected property owners, letters to elected and public officials, postcards, social media posts, e-blasts, portable message boards, etc.)
    • Security and translator contracting
    • Handout preparation
    • Exhibit/display board preparation and printing
    • Presentation creation and narration
    • Event staffing
    • Comment inventories
    • Virtual Open House creation
    • Summary reporting and comment response reports
  • Notice Affording an Opportunity for Public Hearing (NAOPH)
    • Preparation and delivery of notifications
      • Letters to adjacent property owners
      • Elected officials
    • Preparation and publication of legal notice
    • NAOPH Summary Report
  • Public Involvement Tools
    • Project newsletter
    • Project fact sheet
    • Frequently Asked Questions
    • Comment forms
    • Web-based material creation and production


For more information see SH 71 East Corridor Study

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