We officially launched The Shepherd Durham Project on December 4, 2021 as the year came to an end. With construction set to begin this spring, the project will increase public
Memorial Heights Redevelopment Authority/TIRZ 5 Receives $25,000,000 Grant as part of the Better Utilizing Investment to Leverage Development (BUILD) Transportation Discretionary Grants program for Shepherd-Durham corridor Improvements.
Memorial Heights Redevelopment Authority (MHRA/TIRZ 5) hopes to reconstruct Shepherd and Durham from 6th street to I-610. The total cost of this project is expected to be approximately $100,000,000 and
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Environmental Technical Reports
Virtual Public Hearing
The Shepherd and Durham Major Investment Project is sponsored by MHRA. TxDOT is conducting the environmental review. The Virtual Public Hearing follows the format established by TxDOT guidelines. This hearing is required under the Texas Administrative Code because of the addition of bicycle lanes as part of the proposed project, which is considered a “substantial change in function.” Though the hearing is required due to the bicycle improvements, this project has many other valuable scope elements that address increasing safety, improving the poor condition of the roadway surface, expanding multimodal access, mitigating flooding, and improving mobility along Shepherd and Durham Drives.
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