NCINC2 delegates approved this week a Resolution Supporting a Long-Range Vision for IH35 without Upper Decks. This Resolution comes in response to the latest TxDOT plans unveiled in June that call for the addition of auxiliary lanes to the existing Upper Decks. NCINC2 delegates first expressed concern over the TxDOT plans for the Upper Decks, particularly as this plan came as a surprise after years of TxDOT insisting that the Upper Decks could not structurally accommodate additional lanes of travel. Continue reading NCINC2 Resolution calls for long-range vision plan for IH35 Upper Decks
NCINC2 Chair Brendan Wittstruck will join representatives from the Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Councils, the Austin Neighborhoods Council, Friends of Austin Neighborhoods and other groups in a series of IH35 Aesthetics Working Group Sessions hosted by TxDOT beginning in December 2015. Continue reading NCINC2 to participate in TxDOT Aesthetics Working Group
At a May Open House, officials from TxDOT and representatives from the UT Center for Transportation Research shared the results of a Dynamic Traffic Modeling Report that modeled traffic scenarios for proposals at 51st street and the proposed northbound off-ramp serving 38 1/2 Street. The report is available in its entirety here: May_2015_Presentation_TxDOT – updated_v11a
This modeling report comes at the the request of NCINC2 Member Neighborhood Cherrywood.