Theodore Roosevelt Elementary and Jefferson Elementary will be within 500 ft. of the expanded freeway. Travis Elementary will be 800 feet from the expanded freeway.
With increased volume of traffic there will be:
Here’s TxDOT’s take on connectivity, from their Community Impacts Assessment:
“Numerous residential and business displacements would take place in Near Northside, and those would be mitigated appropriately. Between these super neighborhoods, TxDOT will provide a highway “cap” over the proposed depressed lanes of I-45. This configuration would create the opportunity for improved connectivity between the Near Northside and the Greater Heights neighborhoods.”
TxDOT goes on to say...
“TxDOT will provide a highway “cap” over the proposed depressed lanes of I-45. This area will be enclosed by a fence for safety purposes. Future use of the highway cap area for another purpose would require additional development and funding by entities other than TxDOT.”
Other displacements include (from north to south)
Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School