Interactive: Lakeway's Transportation Steering Committee issues decade worth of traffic accident stats on city's major roads

Attendees at the Oct. 29 Lakeway open house learn more about potential transportation projects throughout the city. (Brian Rash/Community Impact Newspaper)
Attendees at the Oct. 29 Lakeway open house learn more about potential transportation projects throughout the city. (Brian Rash/Community Impact Newspaper)

Attendees at the Oct. 29 Lakeway open house learn more about potential transportation projects throughout the city. (Brian Rash/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Attendees at the Oct. 29 Lakeway open house learn more about potential transportation projects throughout the city. (Brian Rash/Community Impact Newspaper)
From January 2010 to the middle of 2019, there have been 279 total crashes resulting in 64 injuries and one fatality at the intersection of RM 620 and Lohmans Crossing Road in Lakeway. That is just one stat that emerged from information issued during an Oct. 29 open house at the Lakeway Activity Center pertaining to an ongoing citywide transportation study.

The study was first introduced during a July 1 City Council special session. The pursuit of a citywide study was in part inspired by what Mayor Sandy Cox described as issues with several roadways throughout the city.

During a July 29 special meeting, council
approved the commission of a study from civil engineering firm Huitt-Zollars that will determine the demand and cost benefit of potential projects.

The open house was not the final opportunity to provide input on future transportation projects; residents may still submit comments by mail or email to the city up until and no later than Nov. 8.

Projects highlighted during the open house included an extension at Flint Rock Road to Bee Creek Road, an extension of Main Street connecting it to RM 620 and Lohmans Crossing Road and the improvement of intersection signal timing at RM 620 and Main Street.


Explore the map above to see more statistics regarding accidents throughout Lakeway over the last decade.
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