4 ongoing and upcoming transportation projects in Frisco

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Work to widen Panther Creek Parkway from two to four lanes between Preston Road and Honey Grove Drive is nearly complete. (Elizabeth Ucles/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Part of the downtown master plan, this Main Street project, which is in its design phase, plans to replace the existing raised median with a two-way continuous left-turn lane, modify the road’s cross-section and increase sidewalk widths. (Elizabeth Ucles/Community Impact Newspaper)
Here's a look at some recent and ongoing road projects in the city of Frisco.

ONGOING PROJECTS

1. Panther Creek Parkway widening


Work to widen Panther Creek Parkway from two to four lanes between Preston Road and Honey Grove Drive is nearly complete. Construction began about a year ago and includes the installation of a 30-inch water line.

Timeline: January 2019-March 2020


Cost: $7.5 million

Funding source: city of Frisco

RECENT PROJECTS

2. Dallas Parkway lane additions


The design phase will soon wrap up for the construction of additional lanes on northbound and southbound frontage roads on Dallas Parkway. These lane additions will extend from Eldorado Parkway to Panther Creek Parkway. Construction could begin as early as April.

Timeline: April 2020-June 2021

Cost: $3 million

Funding source: city of Frisco

3. Legacy Drive roadway

The city of Frisco has a $25 million road project in the works to construct a four-lane divided roadway on Legacy Drive between Panther Creek Parkway and Rockhill Parkway. The design phase for this project could begin as early as this October.

Timeline: October-December 2021 (design), January 2022-TBD (construction)

Cost: $25 million

Funding source: city of Frisco

4. Main Street improvements

Part of the downtown master plan, this Main Street project, which is in its design phase, plans to replace the existing raised median with a two-way continuous left-turn lane, modify the road’s cross-section and increase sidewalk widths. Improvements will occur between First Street and North County Road.

Timeline: April 2019-September 2020 (design), October 2020-September 2021 (construction)

Cost: $5.5 million

Funding source: city of Frisco
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By Elizabeth Ucles

Elizabeth is the reporter for Community Impact Newspaper's Frisco edition. She graduated from St. Edward's University with a degree in Writing and Rhetoric with a journalism concentration and a minor in Spanish in May 2019. Elizabeth covers public and higher education, development and transportation.


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