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File #: 20-6110   
Type: Staff Briefing - Without Ordinance
In control: Planning Commission
On agenda: 11/18/2020
Posting Language: MAJOR THOROUGHFARE PLAN AMENDMENT: Consideration of a request to amend the Major Thoroughfare Plan, a component of the City of San Antonio Master Plan, by realigning a proposed segment of the East & West Connector from FM 1516 to Loop 1604 and a proposed segment of Schuwirth Road from FM 1346 to Loop 1604, generally located in eastern Bexar County. Staff recommends Approval. (Marco Hinojosa, Senior Transportation Planner, (210) 207-4087, Marco.Hinojosa@sanantonio.gov, Public Works Department)
Attachments: 1. Draft Resolution, 2. Amendment Map
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POSTING LANGUAGE: MAJOR THOROUGHFARE PLAN AMENDMENT: Consideration of a request to amend the Major Thoroughfare Plan, a component of the City of San Antonio Master Plan, by realigning a proposed segment of the East & West Connector from FM 1516 to Loop 1604 and a proposed segment of Schuwirth Road from FM 1346 to Loop 1604, generally located in eastern Bexar County. Staff recommends approval. (Marco Hinojosa, Senior Transportation Planner, (210) 207-4087, Marco.Hinojosa@sanantonio.gov, Public Works Department)


DEPARTMENT: Public Works


DEPARTMENT HEAD: Razi Hosseini, P.E., R.P.L.S.


COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: Citywide


SUBJECT:
Major Thoroughfare Plan Amendment - East & West Connector and Schuwirth Road


SUMMARY:

A resolution amending the Major Thoroughfare Plan, a component of the City of San Antonio Master Plan, by realigning a proposed segment of the East & West Connector from FM 1516 to Loop 1604 and a proposed segment of Schuwirth Road from FM 1346 to Loop 1604, generally located in eastern Bexar County.


BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

The Major Thoroughfare Plan (MTP) adopted as a component of the City's Comprehensive Master Plan generally identifies the location for major roads within San Antonio and its extra-territorial jurisdiction (ETJ). The MTP assures an adequate transportation network that works to move people, goods, and services in an optimal and efficient manner through right-of-way dedication for future roads.

Previous Council Action
The MTP was adopted by City Council through Ordinance No. 49818 on September 21, 1978. The MTP has been amended several times through the years to calibrate and realign the thoroughfares along with development of the greater San Antonio metropolitan area. The MTP is generally built as development occurs. The East & West Connector from FM 1516 to Loop 1604 and Schuwirth Road from FM 1346 to Loop 1604 are both designated as a Secondary Arterial Type A on the MTP.


ISSUE:

The resolution is to realign a propos...

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