University Establishes Campus-wide I-35 Subcommittee
WACO, Texas (Aug. 2, 2018) – As the Texas Department of Transportation, the City of Waco and Baylor University prepare for the first phase of a major, multi-year reconstruction project on Interstate 35, slated to begin in spring 2019, the University has assembled a campus-wide subcommittee to develop a plan for timely communications to faculty, staff, students, alumni and visitors as details are finalized on the I-35 project.Subcommittee members are:
- Jeremy Vickers, associate vice president, External Affairs
- Lori Fogleman, assistant vice president, Media and Public Relations
- Jen McCrady, associate director of admissions communications, Admissions
- Becca Broaddus, publications manager, Hankamer School of Business
- Rebecca Nall, assistant director of communication, Mayborn Museum
- Jovan Overshown, senior associate athletics director for branding and engagement, Athletics
- Henry Howard, associate athletics director for capital projects and championships, Athletics
- Capt. John Kolinek, assistant chief of police, Baylor Department of Public Safety
- Matt Penney, director, Parking and Transportation
The Waco 4B North project includes the 6-mile stretch of I-35 from North 340 Loop to 12th Street, with the yet-to-be-funded second phase running from 12th Street to South 340 Loop. Following the selection of a contractor in December, TxDOT is expected to release a timeline about the project in early 2019.
Questions and feedback for the Baylor subcommittee can be emailed to I35@baylor.edu.
In addition, TxDOT’s project website at www.My35.org/Waco provides updated information on the project, as well as ways to stay informed about construction and travel delays through email and text alerts, while TxDOT’s Twitter account, TxDOTWacoPIO, provides real-time travel information on I-35 through Central Texas.