Several transportation projects are underway in Round Rock. Here’s the latest information on six projects as officials work to improve road infrastructure in the city.

Upcoming projects

Red Bud Lane improvements

Project: Plans include upgrading the existing two-lane roadway to a new five-lane, divided roadway from Evergreen Drive to Gattis School Drive.

Update: The design process is expected to be finished by the end of this year.
  • Timeline: 2024-TBD
  • Cost: $37 million
  • Funding source: city of Round Rock
Ongoing projects

Kenney Fort Boulevard segments 2 & 3

Project: Segments 2 and 3 will create a six-lane road, extending Kenney Fort Boulevard from Forest Creek Drive to SH-45.

Update: Initial work began in December, while placement of curb, gutter and lower layers of asphalt pavement started in early 2023.
  • Timeline: December 2022-late 2023
  • Cost: $26.2 million
  • Funding sources: city of Round Rock, Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization, Williamson County
Kenney Fort Boulevard Segment 4 (Phase 3)

Project: Kenney Fort Boulevard from Old Settlers Boulevard to Joe DiMaggio Boulevard will include a six-lane divided roadway.

Update: Phase 2 of the project, from the Multipurpose Sports Complex to the Meritage Homes development, has already been completed.
  • Timeline: 2022-spring 2024
  • Cost: $18.6 million
  • Funding source: city of Round Rock
RM 620 Roundabout

Project: The project includes construction of overpasses at Chisholm Trail and Lake Creek Drive, a roundabout at RM 620 beneath the overpass, widened lanes, and additional frontage roads.

Update: Construction of eastbound and westbound frontage roads has been completed.
  • Timeline: 2020-late 2023
  • Cost: $27.4 million
  • Funding sources: TxDOT, city of Round Rock, Williamson County
Completed projects

University Boulevard improvements

Project: University Boulevard, from I-35 to Sunrise Road, was widened to six lanes, including dual turn lanes at the intersections of Oakmont Drive and University Oaks Boulevard.

Update: Round Rock and Williamson County officials held a ribbon-cutting in July to celebrate the project’s completion.
  • Timeline: November 2021-May 2023
  • Cost: $14 million
  • Funding sources: city of Round Rock, Williamson County
University Boulevard reconstruction

Project: University Boulevard, between A.W. Grimes Boulevard and SH-130, was increased from two lanes to four lanes with a raised median.

Update: Construction was recently completed to create greater capacity for drivers.
  • Timeline: April 2021-May 2023
  • Cost: $11.4 million
  • Funding sources: city of Round Rock, Williamson County, Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization