Transportation Updates

TRANSPORTATION UPDATES



 

1. RR 2222 at McNeil Drive


TRANSPORTATION UPDATES Turn lanes enhancement[/caption]

The Texas Department of Transportation is expanding the left-turn lane from eastbound RR 2222 to McNeil Drive to two lanes as well as lengthening the right-turn lane from westbound RR 2222 to McNeil. The project, located near Vandegrift High School, will help facilitate the flow of traffic in the area.
Timeline: June-September
Cost: $1.17 million
Funding sources: state Proposition 1 funds



2. RR 620 Landscape pilot project


The city of Lakeway and TxDOT are working on a pilot project that will protect and beautify the hills on RR 620 between Flint Rock Road and Lohmans Spur in Lakeway. The program will add soil and hardy native plants to the landscape and will be seeded with native grasses to hold the soil.
Timeline: July-fall 2015
Cost: About $250,000
Funding source: TxDOT/Green Ribbon Landscape Improvement Program



3. Traffic signal addition


A traffic signal is planned by TxDOT to be installed at the intersection of RR 620 and Clara Van Street in Lakeway.
Timeline: TxDOT is awaiting payment for the signal before beginning construction. Construction of the signal will last about three to five months.
Cost: $144,000
Funding sources: Private developer



4. Flint Rock Road widening


Travis County opened bids for the Flint Rock Road widening and safety project July 30. The bids valued the work at $6 million to $6.5 million. Approximately 2 miles of the two-lane roadway—between RR 620 at Lakeway Regional Medical Center to Serene Hills Drive—will be widened, and an asphalt shoulder will be added, as well as additional changes in turns and grades.
Timeline: July 2015-fall 2016
Cost: $6–6.5 million
Funding sources: city of Lakeway, Travis County



5. Loop 360 resurfacing


TxDOT is resurfacing Loop 360 from US 183 to Walsh Tarlton Lane. The project is projected to be complete at the end of August.
Timeline: July-August
Cost: $3.2 million
Funding sources: state transportation development credits



6. MoPac toll lanes


Upon completion the highway will have one new lane in each direction from Parmer Lane to Cesar Chavez Street that will be tolled. Current construction includes bridge widening, building sound walls, installing conduit and cables to support the toll-collection and intelligent transportation systems, and completing the relocation of temporary ramps.
Timeline: late 2013-fall 2015
Cost: $204 million
Funding sources: federal and
state funds



7. Northbound MoPac bicycle pedestrian bridge


TRANSPORTATION UPDATES Bicycle/pedestrian bridge[/caption]

The project will construct a bicycle and pedestrian bridge with a shared-use path along northbound MoPac lanes over the Barton Creek Greenbelt near MoPac’s intersections with Southwest Parkway and Loop 360.
Timeline: February 2014-February 2016
Cost: $7.7 million
Funding sources: TxDOT, city of Austin



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