Pflugerville City Council approves nearly $1M contract for Typhoon Texas park modifications, intersection improvements

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Pflugerville's Typhoon Texas water park is expected to undergo park modifications and intersection improvements this winter prior to its reopening in May. (Courtesy Typhoon Texas)

Pflugerville's Typhoon Texas water park is expected to undergo park modifications and intersection improvements this winter prior to its reopening in May. (Courtesy Typhoon Texas)

Pflugerville Community Development Corp. announced in a Jan. 22 news release it has awarded a contract to Cox Construction for upcoming water park modifications and intersection improvements at Typhoon Texas. The contract, listed in the amount of $956,625.90, was approved by Pflugerville City Council at its Jan. 14 meeting.

The infrastructure project would relocate the water park's entrance north and align with Town Center Drive, per the release. The scope of the project also includes new signalization, deceleration lanes and sidewalks along FM 685, per the release.


“Improvements to the PCDC property are needed to provide safer and easier access for both vehicular and pedestrian traffic, and also [to] set the stage for a new year-round restaurant to be introduced in 2021 by Typhoon Texas,” PCDC Executive Director Amy Madison said in the release. “The park continues to provide jobs for young adults [and] recreation for the region and generates sales tax on-site and in area retail establishments.”

Per the agreement, Cox Construction must complete the project within 150 calendar days following the start of construction. According to the release, Madison said the project is expected to be complete prior to the park's reopening in May.
By Kelsey Thompson
Kelsey Thompson is the reporter for Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto, where her work focuses on education, city government and community development. Originally from upstate New York, Kelsey relocated to Austin after graduating from Syracuse University in May 2019.


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