There were 50 press releases posted in the last 24 hours and 172,504 in the last 365 days.

Loop 286 Virtual Public Meeting

PARIS – TxDOT will host an online virtual public meeting at 5 p.m. July 16, 2020, to gather public input on proposed improvements for Loop 286 around Paris, Texas, in Lamar County.

A pre-recorded audio and video presentation will cover several improvements proposed for Loop 286 designed to reduce crashes by nearly 50 percent and address other roadway concerns. After the online presentation, residents can provide comments and input that will help TxDOT improve this important roadway.

The pre-recorded presentation will explain the proposed improvements and includes maps of the project location and design. An interactive online survey will be available for the public to provide comments and feedback. The presentation will remain available online through the comment period deadline of July 31, TxDOT officials said.

To view the pre-recorded presentation, go .

Comments can also be written and mailed to: Duane Good P.E., TxDOT Paris District Office, 1365 N. Main Street, Paris, TX 75460. Comments may also be sent via email to .

Special communication or accommodation needs for the virtual meeting, such as the need for an interpreter, can be arranged by contacting the district office at (903) 737-9300 by July 13, 2020.

TxDOT’s Paris District includes Delta, Fannin, Franklin, Grayson, Hunt, Hopkins, Lamar, Rains and Red River counties.