Major construction at I-35, US 183 interchange slated to begin in January

Improvements on I-35 near US 183 will begin in January.

Improvements on I-35 near US 183 will begin in January.

Construction is slated to break ground in January on improvements to I-35 from Rundberg Lane to Hwy. 290.

Projects include adding three flyover or direct connector ramps between I-35 and US 183; improving the existing flyover from northbound I-35 to northbound US 183; rebuilding the bridge at St. Johns Avenue with U-turns; and extending entrance and exit ramps.

Timeline: early 2018-mid-2021
Cost: $124 million
Funding source: TxDOT

For more information, visit the Texas Department of Transportation website.
By Amy Denney

Managing Editor, Austin metro

Amy has worked for Community Impact Newspaper since September 2010, serving as reporter and senior editor for the Northwest Austin edition as well as covering transportation in the Austin metro. She is now managing editor for the 10 publications in the Central Texas area from Georgetown to New Braunfels. She enjoys spending time with her husband, son and two cats.