Bell Boulevard realignment road construction to begin in late August

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Substantial utilities relocation is nearing completion. (Taylor Girtman/Community Impact Newspaper)

Substantial utilities relocation is nearing completion. (Taylor Girtman/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Some building demolition has begun to make way for the road realignment. (Taylor Girtman/Community Impact Newspaper)
Bell Boulevard realignment construction will begin in late August, according to the city.

Road construction will not affect regular traffic on Bell. The realignment is scheduled to be complete in late 2021.

This project relocates the part of Bell between Buttercup Creek Boulevard and Cedar Park Drive to the alignment of Old US 183. The new road will be a four-lane divided roadway. Substantial utilities relocation is nearing completion, and some building demolition has begun.

Road realignment is critical for the Bell Boulevard Redevelopment Project, which will develop the area into a mixed-use development. The redevelopment project remains on schedule, according to the city.

The city opened bids for the construction project July 16, and Cedar Park City Council is scheduled to take a vote in August.


Timeline: summer 2020-fall 2021

Cost: $24 million

Funding source: Cedar Park 2015 voter-approved road bond

By Taylor Girtman
Taylor Girtman became the reporter for the Cedar Park-Leander edition in Feb. 2020.


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