The Texas Department of Transportation wants to present its plans for future rural transportation projects with the public. In an virtual meeting, the department will talk about its plans for the nine county Paris District which houses Grayson County.


The meeting will be held at 4 p.m. May 26.


“A pre-recorded presentation will cover 2021-2024 regionally significant projects funded by federal, state or local funds in the Paris District,” said a TxDOT news release issued Monday. “After listening to the presentation online, residents can provide comments and input that will help TxDOT complete its Rural Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). The Rural TIP is the first step on the road to producing the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program, TxDOT officials said.”


For those interested in viewing the pre-recorded video presentation, log on to www.txdot.gov and click on Inside TxDOT. Then click on Get Involved, followed by Hearings-Meetings.


Lastly, select the Paris District.


Residents can also copy/past this link into their browser:


https://www.txdot.gov/inside-txdot/get-involved/about/hearings-meetings/paris/052620.html


Comments can also be written and mailed to: TxDOT Paris District, 1365 N. Main Street, Paris, TX 75460. Comments must be received on or before June 12, 2020.


TxDOT’s Paris District includes Delta, Fannin, Franklin, Grayson, Hunt, Hopkins, Lamar, Rains and Red River counties.


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