First phase of Jones Road improvements almost complete

Jones Road improvements include on-street protected bicycle lanes, pedestrian refuge islands, ramps, and a shared-use path for pedestrians and bicyclists to Sunset Valley Elementary School.

Jones Road improvements include on-street protected bicycle lanes, pedestrian refuge islands, ramps, and a shared-use path for pedestrians and bicyclists to Sunset Valley Elementary School.

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Jones Road improvements
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Jones Road improvements
Improvements are being made along Jones Road between Manchaca and Pillow roads. Phase 1 improvements include adding on-street protected bicycle lanes, pedestrian refuge islands and ADA-compliant ramps between Manchaca and West Gate Boulevard, and Phase 2 improvements between West Gate and Pillow include a shared-use path for pedestrians and bicyclists to Sunset Valley Elementary School.

Timeline: Phase 1 is ongoing, with estimated completion in late fall-early winter; Phase 2 is anticipated to begin in summer and take six to eight weeks
Cost: TBD
Funding source: city of Austin
By Olivia Lueckemeyer
Olivia Lueckemeyer graduated in 2013 from Loyola University New Orleans with a degree in journalism. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in October 2016 as reporter for the Southwest Austin edition before her promotion to editor in March 2017. In July 2018 she returned home to the Dallas area and became editor of the Richardson edition.