Final paving on a project to widen Frate Barker Road to a total of five lanes east of Hewitt Lane to Manchaca Road and three lanes from east of Brodie Lane to Hewitt is currently underway by Travis County and the Texas Department of Transportation. The entire project area will have bicycle lanes and sidewalks on each side of the road. The project should be complete by the end of the year, according to TxDOT.
Timeline: February 2014-December 2017
Cost: About $7.5 million for construction
Funding sources: Travis County, Federal Highway Administration funds through TxDOT