Transportation update: City of Austin makes improvements to Barton Skyway, Spyglass Drive intersection

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The Austin Transportation Department and Austin Public Works implemented new upgrades to the intersection of Barton Skyway and Spyglass Drive, alongside the Barton Creek Greenbelt trailhead. Projects were focused on efforts to increase safety at the intersection with new crosswalks, increased visibility of lane markings and improved signage. Additionally, the entrance to the greenbelt trailhead was marked with colored polka dots. The recent improvements come in addition to previous city projects to improve safety at the busy intersection, including extending curbs.

Timeline: July 2019
Cost: Approximately $40,000
Funding source: city of Austin

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Olivia Aldridge
Olivia is the reporter for Community Impact's Southwest Austin edition. She graduated from Presbyterian College with a bachelor's degree in English and creative writing in 2017. Olivia was a reporter and producer at South Carolina Public Radio in Columbia, South Carolina before joining Community Impact in Austin.
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