Public meetings scheduled for next week

Staff Writer

The Texas Department of Transportation is asking for public input on a proposed amendment to the current 2015-2018 Rural Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) and the draft 2017 – 2020 Rural TIP for the Abilene District. A brief presentation will be followed by the opportunity to ask questions of and provide comments to TxDOT representatives.
The following meetings will be held in the Abilene District:
• Tuesday, April 5, 6:30-8 p.m. – Abilene District Office, 4250 N. Clack St., Abilene
• Thursday, April 7, 6:30-8 p.m. – Dora Roberts Center, Texas Ballroom, 115 E. 3rd St., Big Spring
The Transportation Improvement Program provides integrated management and operation of transportation systems and facilities (including accessible pedestrian walkways and bicycle transportation facilities) that will function as an intermodal transportation system across the district’s 13 counties.
The Abilene District includes the counties of Borden, Callahan, Fisher, Haskell, Howard, Jones, Kent, Mitchell, Nolan, Scurry, Shackelford, Stonewall and Taylor.
For more information contact TxDOT Abilene Public Information Officer, Mary Belle Turner, at or 325.676.6817.