TxDOT to start RM 620 repaving work May 29

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Drivers can expect to see road work happening this summer on RM 620 in the Steiner Ranch, Austin and Cedar Park areas, and later this fall, construction will start in the area of RM 620 and RM 2222 on another project.

The Texas Department of Transportation plans to start putting up barricades May 29 and workers will then begin road repairs and repaving work on RM 620. Construction is expected to take about four months.

TxDOT will first repave a 3.6-mile stretch from the Mansfield Dam to RM 2222 and then will work on the 1.7-mile section from Anderson Mill Road to SH 45 N at US 183.

Timeline: May 29 to late summer
Cost: $1.48 million
Funding source: TxDOT

Later this fall, TxDOT will begin work at RM 2222 and RM 620. The first part of the project on RM 2222 from Bonaventure Boulevard to Ribelin Ranch Drive will consist of adding a travel lane eastbound from Bonaventure to Sitio Del Rio Boulevard and westbound from Ribelin Ranch Drive to Sitio Del Rio as well as add turn lanes and raised medians, according to TxDOT.

The second part of the project on RM 620 from Steiner Ranch Boulevard to RM 2222 will include adding an outside northbound merge lane to a new bypass road that will be built about 1 mile north of Steiner Ranch Boulevard to RM 2222. Center turn lanes and medians will also be built, according to TxDOT.

Timeline: fall 2018-summer 2020
Cost: $18 million
Funding sources: city of Austin 2016 Mobility Bond, TxDOT

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Amy Denney
Amy has been reporting in community journalism since 2007. She worked in the Chicago suburbs for three years before migrating south and joined Community Impact Newspaper in September 2010. Amy has been editor of the Northwest Austin publication since August 2012 and she is also the transportation beat reporter for the Austin area. As senior editor, she is the point person for the company's partnership with Fox7 Austin.
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