TxDOT will host an Open House on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, from 5 - 7 p.m. at the Bowman Volunteer Fire Department, located at 15974 FM 1954 in Wichita Falls. The purpose of the Open House is to review and comment on proposed interim improvements to the intersection of SH 79 and FM 1954. Staff will show how some short-term improvements might be implemented and obtain feedback on these potential improvements. The meeting will be an open house format so the public may come and go at their convenience, and staff will be available to answer questions. Comments must be received on or before Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, to be a part of the official open house record.
The improvements currently being evaluated are:
Working with Archer County officials to modify the Bowman Road intersectionAdding turn lanes and/or acceleration lanes within the existing right-of way (ROW)Grade improvements (building up FM 1954)Minor realignment to FM 1954 to make the intersection closer to a 90-degree angleAdding illumination to the intersection and/or a flashing yellow signal