A variety of expansions and new developments are making headway in Bastrop.

1. Reed Ranch

Reed Ranch is a 24-acre planned development district located at 615 W. Hwy. 71 at the intersection of Hwy. 71 and Settlement Drive. The development plans include apartment buildings and sidewalk paths.

Location: 615 W. Hwy. 71, Bastrop

Timeline: TBD

Size: 24 acres

2. Pearl River

Pearl River development cleared for commercial construction. The project will involve the construction of a rental community as well as office and retail space.

Location: Hwy. 71 and FM 969, Bastrop

Timeline: TBD

Size: 65 acres

3. H-E-B plus!

The Hasler Boulevard H-E-B location will undergo an expansion, including the additional of A True Texas BBQ restaurant inside the store.

Location: 104 Hasler Blvd., Bastrop

Timeline: construction to begin in July 2024

Size: 18,000 square feet

4. Bastrop's historic downtown bridge

Plans are underway to reopen Bastrop's historic Old Iron Bridge to the public. City officials are prepared to allocate $15 million toward bridge repairs without affecting Bastrop's existing tax rate at $0.5128 per $100 valuation.

Timeline: construction to begin early 2024

5. Fairview Cemetery

The cemetery, which is experiencing limited availability, is undergoing an expansion. The project includes a new columbarium for cremated remains housing 480 niches.

Location: 1307 Hwy. 95, Bastrop

Timeline: construction to be completed in early 2025

Size: 622 lot expansion