TxDOT announces 3 public meetings to take place in May for US 380 in Collin County

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The Texas Department of Transportation is holding three public meetings in May as part of a feasibility study for determining a potential US 380 alignment.

At the meetings, TxDOT will present one proposed alignment and gain resident feedback. All meetings will be held in an open house format, with a presentation each night, starting at 6 p.m., according to a TxDOT news release. The same information will be given at all three meetings.

Public meetings will be held in McKinney, Princeton and Prosper:

  • May 6 from 6-8 p.m. at Russell A Steindam Courts Building, 2100 Bloomdale Road, McKinney
  • May 7 from 6-8 p.m. at Princeton High School, 1000 E. Princeton Drive, Princeton
  • May 9 from 6-8 p.m. at Lorene Rogers Middle School, 1001 Coit Road, Prosper

Conversations about the roadway began in April 2018 when TxDOT presented five proposed alignments for US 380 through Collin County. The proposed alignments were narrowed to two in October.

In March 2019, residents learned about two new proposed segments of US 380 in Collin County.

One of the two proposed alignments runs along US 380’s current alignment. The other loops around the southern end of Farmersville, the northern end of Princeton, south of New Hope, through the north end of McKinney, and realigns with the current US 380 either between Lake Forest Drive and Custer Road in McKinney or west of Custer in Prosper.

No final decision has been made about US 380. TxDOT is working to speed up the process but needed to look at these two new options and give people a chance to voice their opinions, TxDOT Public Information Officer Ryan LaFontaine said in a previous interview with Community Impact Newspaper. All options, including alignments presented in October, are still on the table. TxDOT could also decide not to do anything about the roadway, according to TxDOT officials.

Editor’s note: This article has been updated to provide more information about the meetings. TxDOT officials said they will present one proposed alignment at the meetings in May. 

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  1. Teresa McDaniel

    Lower the speed limit from Bridge Farmer Rd. Past the high school to 45 mph. We have no easements on the side now and trying to turn into your drive/sub division or just slowing down to turn will get you rear ended.
    We all have to deal with this night mare. Lowering the speed limit and letting “Jo Public” know driving out roads should be safer.

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Emily graduated from Sam Houston State University with a degree in multi-platform journalism and a minor in criminal justice in Spring 2018. During her studies, Emily worked as an editor and reporter at The Houstonian, SHSU's local newspaper. Upon graduation, she began an editorial internship at Community Impact Newspaper in DFW, where she was then hired as Community Impact's first McKinney reporter in August. Three fun facts about Emily: 1.) She is a lover of mystery novels, movies, TV shows and podcasts. 2.) She has an 11-year-old, 3-pound Pomeranian. 3.) She loves lacrosse, and was captain and then coach of her high school team.
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