US 79 from I-35 to east of FM 1460 (A.W. Grimes), TxDOT

 

NLA is the public involvement lead for the Environmental Assessment on US 79 from I-35 to east of FM 1460 (A.W. Grimes) in Round Rock, TX for the TxDOT Austin District. The project aims to improve safety and mobility and accommodate future population growth and land use in the area of US 79 from south of I-35 to east of FM 1460 (A.W. Grimes) in Williamson County. The proposed project includes the improvements such as widening the existing US 79 roadway to add a third travel lane, installing median for safety, improving intersections to include potential overpasses, modifying driveways and access points, and installing shared-use paths on both sides of US 79 to improve bicycle and pedestrian accommodations.

 

NLA responsibilities include:

 

  • Public involvement plan preparation
  • Project contact database creation and maintenance
  • Meetings with Affected Property Owners
    • Logistical coordination
    • Staffing
    • Preparation of meeting materials
    • Summary reporting and documentation
  • Public Meeting/Hearing coordination
    • Venue contracting
    • Layout preparation
    • Advertisements (display ads, legal notices)
    • Notifications (letters to affected property owners and elected/public officials, flyers to adjacent property owners, Every Door Direct mailouts, social media posts, e-blasts, etc.)
    • Media advisories/news releases
    • Security and translator contracting
    • Sign-in sheets
    • Handout preparation
    • Exhibit/display board preparation and printing
    • PowerPoint Presentation creation
    • Event staffing
    • Comment inventories
    • Public Meeting Summary Report (including comment responses)
  • Noise Workshops
    • Notifications (letters to affected property owners and elected/public officials)
    • Logistical coordination
    • Staffing
    • Preparation of meeting materials
    • Summary reporting and documentation
  • Public Involvement Tools
    • Project fact sheet
    • Frequently Asked Questions
    • Web-based material creation and production

 

For more information see US 79 (from I-35 to east of FM 1460)

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