TxDOT working on improvements to MoPac exit near The Domain

The project is partially funded by Endeavor Real Estate, which owns developments in The Domain and Domain Northside. (Benton Graham/Community Impact Newspaper)
The project is partially funded by Endeavor Real Estate, which owns developments in The Domain and Domain Northside. (Benton Graham/Community Impact Newspaper)

The project is partially funded by Endeavor Real Estate, which owns developments in The Domain and Domain Northside. (Benton Graham/Community Impact Newspaper)

A project funded by the Texas Department of Transportation and Endeavor Real Estate is trying to make the merge from northbound MoPac to Domain Boulevard less sudden.

The construction, overseen by TxDOT, will move the Duval Road exit from northbound MoPac farther south. The new design will allow drivers more time to turn onto Domain Boulevard, TxDOT Public Information Officer Brad Wheelis said.

In its current design, drivers exiting northbound MoPac need to quickly cross three lanes to turn right onto Domain Boulevard.

The project stemmed from a traffic study conducted by Endeavor Real Estate, which owns developments in the Domain and Domain Northside, to improve road safety.

Part of the project also involves TxDOT “restriping the auxiliary ramp lane and right-turn deceleration lanes to a configuration that allows safer weaving movements for the number of cars exiting and entering the MoPac ramp as projected by the traffic study,” Wheelis said.


TxDOT will also add additional illumination along the northbound frontage road.

Timeline: Aug. 9-October

Cost: $975,000

Funding sources: TxDOT, Endeavor Real Estate donation
By Benton Graham

Metro Reporter, Austin

Benton joined Community Impact Newspaper as a metro reporter covering transportation in Central Texas in June 2021. Benton's writing has appeared in Vox, The Austin Chronicle, Austonia and Reporting Texas. Originally from Minneapolis, Benton graduated from William & Mary and eventually moved to Austin in 2018.



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