FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 3, 2017

Contact: Jessica Beemer (832) 393-3008

Council Member Dave Martin to Host El Dorado Boulevard Widening 
Public Input Meeting

Houston, TX - Houston City Council Member Dave Martin, the City of Houston Public Works and Engineering Department (PWE), and Harris County Precinct 2 Commissioner Jack Morman's office will host a public input meeting regarding the El Dorado Boulevard Widening Project. The meeting will take place on November 30, 2017 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at the University of Houston - Clear Lake, Bayou Building, Garden Room, 2700 Bay Area Boulevard, Houston, TX 77058.  

As development has increased in the area, Council Member Martin has received several concerns from residents about future traffic on the section of El Dorado Boulevard, south of Clear Lake City Boulevard to Horsepen Bayou, which is currently two lanes. In response to these concerns, Council Member Martin asked PWE to investigate and conduct traffic counts along this section of roadway. After assessing the traffic counts, PWE determined El Dorado Boulevard is capable of accommodating current traffic. However, Council Member Martin believ es the widening of El Dorado Boulevard is essential as the area continues to develop. By partnering with Commissioner Morman, the City and County are able to work together and develop three alignment options to improve current and future mobility in this area.
 
The goal of this meeting is offer residents the opportunity to provide input about these alignment options as well as address any concerns or wishes for the project prior to finalizing the design. 
 
There will be free parking for attendees in Lot R. Please see the map below for reference. For more information, please contact the District E office at (832) 393-3008 or via email at districte@houstontx.gov.



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