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Texas Department of Transportation - Beaumont
8350 Eastex Freeway
FM 1405 Widening
The facility had 31 crashes, 0 serious injuries and 0 fatalities during the period from 2015 to 2017. The truck volume on the facility is roughly 296 trucks per day and this represents 5.4% percent of the facility's AADT. The existing roadway generally consists of two travel lanes (one in each direction) with ten foot shoulders or two travel lanes (one in each direction) with a center left turn lane and six foot shoulders. A number of distribution centers and warehouses are located along FM 1405 and traffic volumes are expected to increase with the growth in the area.
Widen to 4 lanes divided; Existing pavement will not be reconstructed. Add capacity (2 add'l lanes) and median openings for turnarounds. Access Mgmt.
The purpose of this project is to reduce crashes, serious injuries and fatalities on this facility.
Less than $100 million
(Expand) Roadway Added Capacity/New Construction/Complete Streets
View Uploaded File: Funding Commitment Letter and Letter of Support.pdf
Categorical Exclusion (CE)
Open ended D
View Uploaded File: Map_BMT_04_FM1405.pdf
View Uploaded File: BMT_04_FM1405 Project Budget Worksheet.xlsx
View Uploaded File: BMT_04_FM1405 Roadway Safety Benefits Template - Editable.xlsx
View Uploaded File: BMT_04_FM1405 Delay Benefits Template - Editable.xlsx
View Uploaded File: BMT_04_FM1405 Roadway Emissions Benefits Template - Editable.xlsx
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1 - 500 Jobs
0.01 – 0.10
View Uploaded File: BMT_04_FM1405 Level of Time Travel Reliability LOTTR Estimation Template - Editable.xlsx
This proposed project will improve highway/freight LOS by adding additional travel lanes.
Please see the support letter for this project from Chambers County that is attached to this application.
Houston-Galveston Area Council