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Welcome to transportation planning within the Sherman - Denison, Texas urban area. We are located 70 miles north of Dallas along the Red River which separates Texas and Oklahoma. Home to beautiful Lake Texoma and Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge.

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Proposed Amendments to the 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP) and the 2023-2026 Transportation Improvement Program Released for Public Review and Comment

The Grayson County Metropolitan Planning Organization (GCMPO) is the organization charged with transportation planning for the greater Sherman-Denison Urbanized Area, which includes Grayson County, and is the recipient of federal planning funds.

The GCMPO is releasing proposed amendments to the 2045 MTP and the 2023-2026 TIP for public review and comment. The MTP is a comprehensive planning document which will guide the development of transportation facilities and services over the next twenty-five (25) years to best serve citizens within Grayson County.  The TIP contains a listing of projects which the GCMPO intends to pursue over the four (4) year period. The public involvement/comment period for the draft TIP will also satisfy Texoma Area Paratransit System’s (TAPS) public participation requirement for the Program of Projects (Section 5307 Funds).

The proposed amendments to the 2045 MTP can be found by clicking HERE.

The proposed amendments to the 2023-2026 TIP can be found by clicking HERE.

In addition, the GCMPO will host virtual public meetings on August 22, 2023, at 5:00 pm, and September 21, 2023, at 5:00 pm. The meeting can be attended virtually using the following information:

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Meeting ID: 292 651 615 996
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Comments may be submitted by email to: cbarnett@huitt-zollars.com.  All comments must be received by 5:00 pm on October 3, 2023, to be included in the public record.  The amendments to the 2045 MTP and the 2023-2026 TIP will be placed before the GCMPO Policy Board at its Wednesday, October 4, 2023, meeting for approval.

The GCMPO staff looks forward to hearing from you!

Grayson County Thoroughfare Plan Released for Public Comment

The Grayson County Metropolitan Planning Organization (GCMPO) is the organization charged with transportation planning for the greater Sherman-Denison Urbanized Area, which includes Grayson County, and is the recipient of federal planning funds.

The GCMPO is releasing proposed amendments to the Grayson County Thoroughfare Plan for public review and comment. The Grayson County Thoroughfare Plan identifies all future highways, tollways, principal arterials, major arterials and minor arterials within Grayson County. The proposed amendments to the Grayson County Thoroughfare Plan can be found through the online storymap at the following link:

https://arcg.is/bfXa5

In addition, the GCMPO will host a public meeting on August 9, 2023 at 1:30 pm at the TxDOT Sherman Area Office located at:

3904 S U.S. 75
Sherman, TX 75090

The public meeting can also be attended virtually via Microsoft Teams using the following information:

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Microsoft Teams meeting

Join on your computer, mobile app or room device

Click here to join the meeting

Meeting ID: 272 033 162 978
Passcode: xaGQmK

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The presentation for the public meeting can be found by clicking HERE.

Comments may be submitted through the online storymap. Additionally, comments may be submitted by email to: cbarnett@huitt-zollars.com.  All comments must be received by 2:00 pm on August 18, 2023 to be included in the public record.  The Grayson County Thoroughfare Plan will be placed before the GCMPO Policy Board at its Wednesday, October 4, 2023 meeting for approval.

The GCMPO staff looks forward to hearing from you!

REPORTS, ARTICLES AND TOPICAL DATA OF INTEREST

10/02/2019  SDMPO revises bylaws regarding representative requirements
10/29/2019 Grayson County gives nod to Grayson Parkway Project, future toll service road
11/06/2019 BRIDGING THE US 75 GAP: $163 million project awarded, start date set
11/07/2019 Officials say October strongest month for housing permits in modern history
11/12/2019 The 12 Texas cities everyone in the country is moving to
11/14/2019 FM 1417 improvements coming: TxDOT prioritizes plans
11/25/2019 TxDOT seeking feedback on Hwy 82 safety
12/03/2019 Denison ISD added 400 students in last five years
12/03/2019 CLOSING THE GAP: US 75 improvements to break ground after 25 years of discussions
12/04/2019 Ceremony marks start of Grayson County highway project
12/04/2019 Highway 75 and 82 gap project construction planned for January
12/04/2019 TxDOT asks the public suggestions on increasing safety to HWY 82
12/05/2019 FM 1417 improvements slated for 2030 start
12/05/2019 $300M US 82 safety plans discussed by TxDOT
12/05/2019 TxDOT gives timeline of US 75 Gap project
01/14/2020 US 75 expansion project begins next week
04/24/2020 SDMPO eyes $51.37 million U.S. 75 project in 2024
07/01/2020 Report Finds Some States Diverting Large Portions of Gas Tax from Roads, Bridges
11/06/2020 SDMPO talks consultant for growth
11/10/2020 Sherman highway upgrade is work in progress
12/23/2020 SDMPO cuts scope of 4-year plan by $16.66M amid state crunch
09/16/2021 Return of fixed-route services? TAPS polls public about future transit options
10/28/2021 Name change: SDMPO re establishes its self GC MPO
11/19/2021 Grayson County has plans for infrastructure funds
12/20/2021 Transit agency planning bus routes across Texoma
01/17/2022 CLOSING THE GAP: US 75 expansion halfway complete
02/09/2022 Winter storm's lingering impact on Grayson County projects
05/11/2022 More US 75 improvements in 2023-2026? SDMPO plan says yes
08/31/2022 Gov. Abbott, TxDOT approve record amount of funding for Texoma highways & roads
09/01/2022 $59.1M for US 75: SDMPO considers new highway improvements plans


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