Frisco awards $17.2 million contract for Legacy Drive expansion

map highlighting portion of Legacy Drive
Legacy Drive, from SH 121 to Warren Parkway, will be widened from a four-lane divided roadway to six lanes, according to city documents. The project will reconstruct a majority of the existing four lanes. (Courtesy city of Frisco)

Legacy Drive, from SH 121 to Warren Parkway, will be widened from a four-lane divided roadway to six lanes, according to city documents. The project will reconstruct a majority of the existing four lanes. (Courtesy city of Frisco)

A stretch of Legacy Drive will soon be widened and improved after Frisco City Council on June 1 awarded a construction contract.

McMahon Contracting was awarded a bid of more than $17.2 million for the project. Included in the purchase order are $1 million for construction phase contingencies to address potential changes during construction. In total, the city is spending more than $18.2 million from city bond funds.

Legacy Drive, from SH 121 to Warren Parkway, will be widened from a four-lane divided roadway to six lanes, according to city documents. The project will reconstruct a majority of the existing four lanes.

Several additional improvements also comprise the project, including intersection and drainage improvements; a new traffic signal at the intersection of Legacy Drive and Country Club Boulevard; modifications and upgrades to the existing traffic signals on Legacy Drive at SH 121, Town and Country Boulevard, Stonebriar Drive, and Warren Parkway; addition of a retaining wall; street lighting; and median landscape and irrigation.

About 1,400 feet of Town and Country Boulevard, just west of Legacy Drive, will also see capacity improvements.



Construction is expected to begin in July and last for around 18 months.

By Matt Payne
Matt Payne reports on Frisco City Hall and its committees, Collin County Commissioners and McKinney business. His experience includes serving as online content editor at Fort Worth Magazine and city editor at the Killeen Daily Herald. He is a 2017 graduate of the Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism at the University of North Texas in Denton.


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