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I-35 Capital Express Central Community Working Group (CapEx VOICE)

Date: December 14, 2021

Time: 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Project: I-35 Capital Express Central

Location:
Online via Zoom

Please join us for our next CapEx VOICE meeting, the community working group for the I-35 Capital Express Central project.

This will be our most interactive session to date as TxDOT looks to gather feedback on the following:

  • Live35 (Locally Influenced Visual Enhancements) – aesthetics design plan.
  • Project Updates.
  • Design Elements – community feedback and input.

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Project Description

The I-35 Capital Express Central project is located in the central region of the Austin metropolitan area for a distance of approximately 8 miles along I-35 between US 290 East and SH 71/Ben White Boulevard, with additional flyovers at I-35 and US 290 East.

The proposed improvements include removing the existing I-35 decks, lowering the roadway, and adding two non-tolled high-occupancy vehicle managed lanes in each direction along I-35 from US 290 East to SH 71/Ben White Boulevard, with additional flyovers at I-35 and US 290 East. The project will also reconstruct east-west cross-street bridges, add pedestrian and bicycle paths, and make additional safety and mobility improvements within the project limits. View the fact sheet. Ve la descripción del proyecto.

Environmental Study

TxDOT is undertaking the most rigorous level of environmental analysis with the development of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the I-35 Capital Express Central project. The timeline below illustrates where we are in the process.

Timeline

*Subject to change

2020–2023:

Environmental study and schematic design

Late 2025:

Anticipated construction start

Funding

  • TxDOT and Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization
  • Estimated construction cost: $4.9 billion

Past Events

I-35 Capital Express Central Community Working Group (CapEx VOICE)

Date: September 30, 2021

Join us for our next CapEx VOICE Meeting!

CapEx Voice is a community working group where we can learn more about the community’s ideas for rebuilding I-35 through Central Austin, ranked the most congested roadway segment in Texas.

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I-35 Capital Express Central Virtual Public Meeting

Date: August 10, 2021 to September 24, 2021

The virtual public meeting was held from August 10, 2021 through September 24, 2021. Click below to see the materials.

 

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I-35 Capital Express Central Public Meeting

Date: August 10, 2021

The public meeting is being held at the Davage-Durden Student Union. Parking is available on Chalmers Avenue opposite gated entrance. The campus is also accessible via CapMetro transit bus routes 4 and 322 as well as the MetroRail Red Line.

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I-35 Capital Express Central Pop-Up Meeting

Date: August 6, 2021

Join us in Capital Plaza near the Rainbow shops as we set up shop to share updates about the Capital Express Central Project and details about the upcoming Open House

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I-35 Capital Express Central Community Working Group (CapEx VOICE)

Date: July 12, 2021

Please join us for the third meeting of CapEx VOICE, the community working group for the I-35 Capital Express Central project. Due to expressed interest from members of the working group, this meeting will focus on the Urban Land Institute’s recommendations to create caps, also known as lids or deck plazas, and stitches, which are sometimes defined as wide bridge crossings. As a follow-up to the last meeting, TxDOT will also provide an update on improvements for people walking and riding bicycles.

CapEx VOICE (Volunteer Opportunity in Community Engagement)
Monday, July 12
6-8 p.m.
Online via Zoom

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Community involvement is essential to this project’s success. CapEx VOICE will build upon outreach that has already been conducted, allowing the public a more in-depth role in the process. Meetings of CapEx VOICE will be held throughout the remainder of the environmental process. If you choose to participate, we encourage you to attend every meeting. Participation is open to all. You are welcome to share this invitation with other community members.

El CapEx VOICE se llevará a cabo en inglés. Si usted necesita un intérprete o un traductor de documentos porque su idioma principal no es el inglés o tiene alguna dificultad para comunicarse eficazmente en inglés, se le proporcionará uno. Si usted tiene alguna discapacidad y necesita ayuda, se pueden hacer arreglos especiales para atender la mayoría de las necesidades. Si usted necesita servicios de interpretación o traducción o usted es una persona con alguna discapacidad que requiera una adaptación para asistir a y participar en CapEx VOICE, por favor póngase en contacto con Claire Wooldridge, al número 512-913-2027 a más tardar a las 4 p.m. hora central, miercoles, el 7 de julio. Por favor sepa que es necesario dar aviso con anticipación, ya que el Departamento de Transporte de Texas podría necesitar un cierto tiempo para coordinar determinados servicios y adaptaciones.

Por favor únase a nosotros para la tercera reunión de CapEx VOICE, el grupo de trabajo comunitario para el proyecto I-35 Capital Express Central. Debido al interés expresado por los miembros del grupo, esta reunión se enfocará en las recomendaciones del Urban Land Institute para crear tapas, también conocidas como cubiertas con plazas, y puntos, que a veces se definen como cruces de puentes anchos. Como seguimiento de la última reunión, TxDOT también proporcionará una actualización sobre las mejoras para las personas que caminan y montan en bicicleta.

CapEx VOICE (Oportunidad de Voluntariado en la Participación Comunitaria)
Lunes el 12 de julio
6-8 p.m.
En línea por Zoom

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La participación de la comunidad es esencial para el éxito de este proyecto. CapEx VOICE se basará en alcance que ya se ha realizado, lo que permitirá que el público tenga un papel más profundo en el proceso. Las reuniones de CapEx VOICE se llevarán a cabo durante el resto del proceso ambiental. Si elige participar, le recomendamos que asista a todas las reuniones. La participación está abierta a todos. Le invitamos a compartir esta invitación con otros miembros de la comunidad.

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I-35 Capital Express Central Community Working Group (CapEx VOICE)

Date: May 26, 2021

Please join us for the second meeting of CapEx VOICE, the community working group for the I-35 Capital Express Central project. We will be discussing safety and accommodations for bicyclists and pedestrians.

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I-35 Capital Express Central Virtual Public Scoping Meeting

Date: March 11, 2021 to April 9, 2021

The purpose of the second virtual public scoping meeting is to provide stakeholders an opportunity to view the project presentation and provide comments.

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I-35 Capital Express Central Virtual Public Scoping Meeting

Date: November 12, 2020 to December 31, 2020

The purpose of the virtual public scoping meeting is to gather input on I-35 Capital Express Central Project. This meeting provides an opportunity for the public to review and provide comments.

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Ongoing stakeholder involvement is necessary to identify and refine proposals for the corridor. Questions and comments are welcome at any time.

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