TxDOT to hold hearing, open house on RM 620 widening at Lake Travis High School

The Texas Department of Transportation is hosting a Feb. 20 open house and public hearing on the RM 620 widening project. (Brian Rash/Community Impact Newspaper)
The Texas Department of Transportation is hosting a Feb. 20 open house and public hearing on the RM 620 widening project. (Brian Rash/Community Impact Newspaper)

The Texas Department of Transportation is hosting a Feb. 20 open house and public hearing on the RM 620 widening project. (Brian Rash/Community Impact Newspaper)

Going from four to six lanes, building raised medians, and adding a continuous path to accommodate bicycles and pedestrians are all issues stakeholders can address at an upcoming event on one of the largest upcoming transportation projects in western Travis County.

The Texas Department of Transportation is tackling these specific issues during a Feb. 20 open house and public hearing on the RM 620 widening project.


The event will take place at the Lake Travis High School cafeteria, 3324 S. RM 620, and will begin with an open house at 5:30 p.m. followed by a formal hearing at 6:30 p.m.

"The purpose of the public hearing is to receive public comment on the Draft Environmental Assessment and its recommended Build Alternative for improving RM 620 between SH 71 and Hudson Bend Road in Travis County," according to information from TxDOT, which adds the proposed project would require the use of roughly 0.4 acre from the Bee Cave Central Park, located along Bee Cave Parkway west of RM 620.

For more information on the event, click here.
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By Brian Rash

Brian has been a reporter and editor since 2012. He wrote about the music scene in Dallas-Fort Worth before becoming managing editor for the Graham Leader in Graham, Texas, in 2013. He relocated to Austin, Texas, in 2015 to work for Gatehouse Media's large design hub. He became the editor for the Lake Travis-Westlake publication of Community Impact in August 2018.


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