SH 130 widening continues, and updates on other Pflugerville transportation improvements

SH 130 widening efforts continue in Pflugerville, with an anticipated completion date in late 2020. (Taylor Jackson Buchanan/Community Impact Newspaper)
SH 130 widening efforts continue in Pflugerville, with an anticipated completion date in late 2020. (Taylor Jackson Buchanan/Community Impact Newspaper)

SH 130 widening efforts continue in Pflugerville, with an anticipated completion date in late 2020. (Taylor Jackson Buchanan/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Curious about all of the hard hats and orange cones in your neighborhood? Here are some of the recent highlights from construction projects happening in Pflugerville.

SH 130 widening

Crews are widening existing main lanes and bridges of SH 130 to add a third lane in both northbound and southbound directions between SH 45 N. and Hwy. 290 E.

Status: the third lane from Hwy. 290 to Cameron Road is currently open in both directions; contractor is performing final striping, structural painting and other corrective work in the area; excavation operations are underway from Cameron Road to SH 45 N; drilling crews began working on drill shafts at Cameron Road in early January to widen the bridge structure

Timeline: October 2018-late 2020

Cost: $36.7 million
Funding source: Central Texas Turnpike System


Black Locust Drive improvements


The project includes pavement rehabilitation along Black Locust Drive, running from Grand Avenue Parkway to Heatherwilde Boulevard. Planned improvements also include overlay on Railroad Avenue from Wilbarger Street to Pecan Street, as well as construction and drainage improvements on Cactus Blossom Drive.


Status: contractor working on southern portion of road


Timeline: November 2019-summer 2020


Cost: $1.1 million


Funding source: city of Pflugerville's general fund
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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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