TxDOT to hold public meetings this month in Tomball, Waller on proposed FM 2920 widening

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The Texas Department of Transportation will host two public meetings in November around Tomball and Waller to share information on the agency’s proposed widening of FM 2920 between Business 290 and Hwy. 249, according to a public notice from TxDOT.

Meetings are set for Thursday, Nov. 8, in Tomball and Tuesday, Nov. 13, in Waller.

The meetings will follow an open house format in which community members can come and go, ask questions, submit comments and view project information. No formal presentation will be given during the meeting. Comments can be submitted through Wednesday, Nov. 28, regarding the project.

The project proposes widening FM 2920 from two lanes to a four-lane divided roadway between Business 290 and Cypress Rosehill Road and widening FM 2920 from four lanes to a six-lane divided roadway between Cypress Rosehill and Hwy. 249, according to a public notice. The project also proposes adding a grassy median on the western portion of the project and a center median from Cypress Rosehill to Hwy. 249.

According to TxDOT’s project tracker online tool, work on the segment stretching from Business 290 to Cypress Rosehill is estimated to cost $100 million. The project is estimated to cost an additional $45 million for the work from Cypress Rosehill to Hwy. 249. Both segments are slated for construction to begin in five to 10 years, according to the online tool.

TxDOT held two public meetings in January on the project as well. At that time, TxDOT officials said three alignments were being considered for the project, Community Impact Newspaper reported.

Meeting information

Thursday, Nov. 8
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: Tomball High School, 30330 Quinn Road, Tomball

Tuesday, Nov. 13
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: Waller High School, 20950 Fields Store Road, Waller

Submit comments

Community members can submit comments by Wednesday, Nov. 28, to:

TxDOT District Office
Director of Project Development
P.O. Box 1386
Houston, TX 77251

hou-piowebmail@txdot.gov

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Anna Lotz
Anna joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio. In July 2017, she transitioned to editor. Anna covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in the Tomball and Magnolia communities. Prior to CI, Anna served as editor-in-chief of Cedars, interned with the National Journalism Center in Washington, D.C., and spent time writing for the Springfield News-Sun and Xenia Daily Gazette.
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