Leander to repair 'rapidly failing' intersection at Travisso Parkway and FM 1431

This overhead photo of the intersection shows the two planned phases of construction. (Courtesy city of Leander)
This overhead photo of the intersection shows the two planned phases of construction. (Courtesy city of Leander)

This overhead photo of the intersection shows the two planned phases of construction. (Courtesy city of Leander)

At its Feb. 6 meeting, Leander City Council approved a variance to allow city crews to perform overnight construction in order to repair the intersection at Travisso Parkway and FM 1431.

Public Works crews will work overnight between 9 p.m.-7 a.m. Feb. 22-23 and 23-24, according to city documents. Bad weather dates have been scheduled exactly a week later.

The intersection, which is “rapidly failing,” according to city documents, will be repaired and replaced with concrete pavement.

Phase 1 will close all lanes heading north on Travisso at the intersection and detour traffic into Travisso through Angel Side Drive. Phase 2 will reduce southbound Travisso traffic at the intersection to one lane.

The construction will take place more than 2,000 feet from the nearest occupied home, according to the city.


The cost of materials, which includes concrete and rebar, is estimated to be between $6,000 and $7,000, according to city spokesperson Mike Neu.


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