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Wednesday, July 04, 2018

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Draft 2019-2022 Transportation Improvement Program Released for Public Comment

The Sherman-Denison Metropolitan Planning Organization (SDMPO) is the organization charged with transportation planning for the greater Sherman-Denison Urbanized Area (which includes Grayson County) and is the recipient of federal planning funds.

The SDMPO is releasing the draft 2019-2022 TIP for public review and comment.  The TIP contains a listing of projects which the SDMPO intends to pursue over the four (4) year period.  The draft 2019-2022 TIP can be found by clicking HERE.  The public involvement/comment period for the draft TIP will also satisfy TAPS’s public participation requirement for the Program of Projects (Section 5307 Funds).

In addition, the SDMPO will host a public meeting on May 7, 2018 at 5:00 pm in the Grayson County Courthouse Assembly Room located at:

100 W. Houston St.

Sherman, TX 75090

Comments may be submitted by email to:  All comments must be received by 5:00 pm on May 21, 2018 to be included in the public record.  The draft 2019-2022 TIP will be placed before the SDMPO Policy Board at its Friday, May 25, 2018 meeting for approval.

The SDMPO staff looks forward to hearing from you!

Below are some articles that might be of interest to MPO members and the general public:

11/06/2017 Sherman still working on plans to widen FM 1417
12/05/2017 Denison waiting on TxDOT funding for Katy Trail project
12/12/2017 Hwy. 75 named critical freight corridor
12/19/2017 Plans for an 'interstate-compatible' US 75 in Sherman
12/19/2017 U.S. 75 stretch in Sherman only section in Texas not up to interstate standards
12/19/2017 Designation of Hwy. 75 as an interstate rolls forward another mile
12/21/2017 Many upcoming transportation projects in Texas
02/08/2018 SDMPO recommends firm for freight plan contract
02/10/2018 Grayson County population to surpass 330K by 2050
02/21/2018 Grayson County drafts plan for roads to keep up with exponential growth
02/22/2018 SDMPO unveils countywide thoroughfare plan
03/17/2018 TxDOT to detail Hwy. 75 expansion plans
03/22/2018 TxDOT unveils plans for Hwy. 75 improvements
04/03/2018 NTRA now candidate for FAA tower program
04/05/2018 TxDOT campaign aims to curb distracted driving
04/09/2018 TAPS purchasing 10 new vehicles
04/10/2018 TxDOT reminds drivers to be safe in work zones
04/11/2018 GTAR updates Realtors on local, state trends
04/11/2018 TxDOT to replace pavement on Highway 75
04/14/2018 Denison to receive update on thoroughfare project
04/18/2018 Replacement planned for Willis Bridge, which spans a mile over Lake Texoma
04/19/2018 Commissioners talk financing for highway improvements
05/02/2018 Sherman approves plans for new FedEx Freight building
05/17/2018 SDMPO discusses local match for state road projects
05/19/2018 Sherman City Council to consider adopting Thoroughfare Plan
05/21/2018 Grayson County Thoroughfare Plan approved by councils
05/30/2018 Transportation Infrastructure
06/06/2018 Freight network plan could come in September, SDMPO says

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