The Texas Department of Transportation is proposing 13 miles of improvements along I-35 from Georgetown to Round Rock.

The gist

The project to improve I-35 includes adding two nontolled, high-occupancy vehicle—or HOV—lanes in each direction from Hwy. 29 to SH 45. The project also includes adding flyovers at I-35 and SH 45, relocating entrance and exit ramps, reconstructing several bridges and creating bypass lanes.

The department is developing preliminary designs for the improvements and conducting an environmental study.

What else?

The project is part of the Mobility 35 Capital Area program, which is a region-wide initiative by TxDOT and the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization to improve 79 miles of I-35 in Williamson, Travis and Hays counties. TxDOT is also encouraging the public to share comments on their experience traveling I-35, from Hwy. 29 in Georgetown to SH 45 in north Round Rock.

Comments can be submitted through email at [email protected] or through voicemail by calling 737-307-3349.