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Welcome to transportation planning within the Sherman - Denison, Texas urban area. We are located 70 miles north of Dallas along the Red River which separates Texas and Oklahoma. Home to beautiful Lake Texoma and Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge.

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WEBSITE ADDRESS CHANGE

Please bookmark our new website address!  It is gcmpo.org.  The sdmpo.org website will cease to function after November 16, 2022.

Draft 2023-2026 Transportation Improvement Program Released for Public Comment

The Grayson County Metropolitan Planning Organization (GCMPO) 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 GCMPO is releasing the draft 2023-2026 TIP for public review and comment.  The TIP contains a listing of projects which the GCMPO intends to pursue over the four (4) year period.  The draft 2023-2026 TIP can be found by clicking HERE.  The public involvement/comment period for the draft TIP will also satisfy Texoma Area Paratransit System’s (TAPS) public participation requirement for the Program of Projects (Section 5307 Funds).

In addition, the GCMPO will host a public meeting on May 11, 2022 at 5:00 pm in the Grayson County Courthouse Assembly Room located at:

100 W. Houston St.
Sherman, TX 75090

The public meeting can also be attended virtually via:

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us06web.zoom.us/j/83046301113?pwd=d2tUdzcveVZsY0xSbXhndFllOFZ1UT09
Meeting ID: 830 4630 1113
Passcode: 111634

Comments may be submitted by email to: barnettc@co.grayson.tx.us.  All comments must be received by 2:00 pm on May 24, 2022 to be included in the public record.  The draft 2023-2026 TIP will be placed before the GCMPO Policy Board at its Wednesday, June 1, 2022 meeting for approval.

The GCMPO staff looks forward to hearing from you!

REPORTS, ARTICLES AND TOPICAL DATA OF INTEREST

10/02/2019  SDMPO revises bylaws regarding representative requirements
10/29/2019 Grayson County gives nod to Grayson Parkway Project, future toll service road
11/06/2019 BRIDGING THE US 75 GAP: $163 million project awarded, start date set
11/07/2019 Officials say October strongest month for housing permits in modern history
11/12/2019 The 12 Texas cities everyone in the country is moving to
11/14/2019 FM 1417 improvements coming: TxDOT prioritizes plans
11/25/2019 TxDOT seeking feedback on Hwy 82 safety
12/03/2019 Denison ISD added 400 students in last five years
12/03/2019 CLOSING THE GAP: US 75 improvements to break ground after 25 years of discussions
12/04/2019 Ceremony marks start of Grayson County highway project
12/04/2019 Highway 75 and 82 gap project construction planned for January
12/04/2019 TxDOT asks the public suggestions on increasing safety to HWY 82
12/05/2019 FM 1417 improvements slated for 2030 start
12/05/2019 $300M US 82 safety plans discussed by TxDOT
12/05/2019 TxDOT gives timeline of US 75 Gap project
01/14/2020 US 75 expansion project begins next week
04/24/2020 SDMPO eyes $51.37 million U.S. 75 project in 2024
07/01/2020 Report Finds Some States Diverting Large Portions of Gas Tax from Roads, Bridges
11/06/2020 SDMPO talks consultant for growth
11/10/2020 Sherman highway upgrade is work in progress
12/23/2020 SDMPO cuts scope of 4-year plan by $16.66M amid state crunch
09/16/2021 Return of fixed-route services? TAPS polls public about future transit options
10/28/2021 Name change: SDMPO re establishes its self GC MPO
11/19/2021 Grayson County has plans for infrastructure funds
12/20/2021 Transit agency planning bus routes across Texoma
01/17/2022 CLOSING THE GAP: US 75 expansion halfway complete
02/09/2022 Winter storm's lingering impact on Grayson County projects
05/11/2022 More US 75 improvements in 2023-2026? SDMPO plan says yes


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