Virtual meeting to focus on new Pecos relief route study

Public is encouraged to provide input on safety and mobility

PECOS A press release from the Texas Department of Transportation detailed that a virtual public meeting has been scheduled in regards to a new Pecos Relief Route study.

The virtual meeting will reportedly begin Wednesday and end June 11.

Following the 2019 Pecos Truck Route study prepared by Reeves County, TxDOT will advance and further refine a relief route for US Highway 285 around the east side of Pecos, the press release stated. This proposed relief route would help long-term mobility, connectivity and safety needs on US-285 for local and through traffic.

The project is still reportedly in the early phases of a multi-phased process and refinements to the route will occur. No decisions have been made about the route’s final location. TxDOT requests input on mobility and safety needs, as well as considerations within the study area.

The virtual public meeting web page will be available by noon Wednesday and feature various maps and exhibits for public review and comment in a virtual room, the press release stated. The public may submit comments by email: PecosReliefRoute@gmail.com, mail: Atkins, Attn: Pecos Relief Route, 11801 Domain Blvd., Suite 500, Austin, TX, 78758 or online: www.TxDOT.gov, keyword search “Pecos Relief Route.”

Comments must be received or postmarked by June 11 to be included in the official record of this virtual public meeting.