Here’s the latest on Hwy. 290 widening from East Circle Drive to El Rey Boulevard


Work began in July on a Texas Department of Transportation project to widen the portion of Hwy. 290 between East Circle Drive and El Rey Boulevard. The project will add a center turn lane and shoulders, increasing the number of lanes from four to five.

Timeline: July 2017-spring 2018 (weather permitting)

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  1. Ground breaking article, so much update.
    Also your project map is entirely wrong, I’ll let you figure it out

    • Hello someone, thanks so much for your comment! These transportation articles are the web version of our Annual Community Guide print edition updates which gave a broad look at all transportation projects in our area, not just those that began recently. Thanks for pointing out the inaccuracy in our map, we have made the correction.

      As always we appreciate your feedback.
      Olivia Lueckemeyer

Olivia Lueckemeyer
Olivia Lueckemeyer graduated in 2013 from Loyola University New Orleans with a degree in journalism. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in October 2016 as reporter for the Southwest Austin edition before her promotion to editor in March 2017. In July 2018 she returned home to the Dallas area and became editor of the Richardson edition.
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