3 transportation projects to follow in Pflugerville, Hutto

SH 130 and Pecan Street intersection project in Pflugerville (Megan Cardona/Community Impact Newspaper)
SH 130 and Pecan Street intersection project in Pflugerville (Megan Cardona/Community Impact Newspaper)

SH 130 and Pecan Street intersection project in Pflugerville (Megan Cardona/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Limmer Loop in Hutto (Megan Cardona/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Pecan Street at FM 685/Dessau Road displaced left turn project (Megan Cardona/Community Impact Newspaper)
Here are three projects happening in the Pflugerville and Hutto area:

1. SH 130 and Pecan Street intersection project

Construction has started to add additional westbound and eastbound lanes on Pecan Street for a total of six lanes. The project also includes adding right-turn lanes at the intersection of SH 130 and Pecan, along with a median in front of Sunlight Near Way.

Timeline: estimated completion by July 2021

Cost: $451,500

Funding source: Project Charm/Amazon

2. Pecan Street at FM 685/Dessau Road turn

Construction began April 19 to add a displaced left turn to the intersection. A displaced left turn allows vehicles to make unopposed left turns at an intersection by crossing traffic over to the other side of the road prior to the intersection using an exclusive lane, according to the city of Pflugerville’s website.

Timeline: estimated completion by December 2021

Cost: $4.3 million

Funding source: city of Pflugerville, Pflugerville Community Development Corp., Texas Department of Transportation, U.S. Department of Commerce

3. FM 1660 and Limmer Loop through lane

This project will add an additional through lane, a lane designated for through traffic, along FM 1660 in each direction as well as dedicated left- and right-turn lanes. Left- and right-turn lanes will also be added in both directions on Limmer Loop.

Timeline: construction end date estimated for mid- to late summer

Cost: $6.2 million

Funding source: city of Hutto 2018 road and drainage bond funds
By Megan Cardona
Megan is the Hutto reporter for Community Impact Newspaper's Round Rock and Pflugerville/Hutto editions. She worked at UT-Arlington's student newspaper, The Shorthorn, for two years before joining Community Impact.


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