Frisco vaccine site pulling from Collin County waitlist; projects in Plano progressing and more top DFW-area news

The city of Frisco’s COVID-19 vaccine site at Stonebriar Centre mall has begun pulling from the Collin County vaccine waitlist for appointments, County Administrator Bill Bilyeu told commissioners during their March 1 meeting. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)
The city of Frisco’s COVID-19 vaccine site at Stonebriar Centre mall has begun pulling from the Collin County vaccine waitlist for appointments, County Administrator Bill Bilyeu told commissioners during their March 1 meeting. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)

The city of Frisco’s COVID-19 vaccine site at Stonebriar Centre mall has begun pulling from the Collin County vaccine waitlist for appointments, County Administrator Bill Bilyeu told commissioners during their March 1 meeting. (Wendy Sturges/Community Impact Newspaper)

Read the most popular news from the past week from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Frisco

Frisco vaccine site pulling from Collin County waitlist

The city of Frisco’s COVID-19 vaccine site at Stonebriar Centre mall has begun pulling from the Collin County vaccine waitlist for appointments, County Administrator Bill Bilyeu told commissioners during their March 1 meeting.

Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth



City Council denies zoning change for multifamily development in north Fort Worth

At a meeting Feb. 23, Fort Worth City Council denied a zoning change for a multifamily development near Tehama Ridge Parkway in far north Fort Worth.

The proposed development, located in the 9200-9400 block of Tehama Ridge Parkway, included 340 multifamily apartment units along with roughly 40 single-family townhomes and cottages.

TxDOT proposes $400 million project to improve I-35W in north Fort Worth

Officials with the Texas Department of Transportation are seeking public input on a proposed $400 million project to improve a portion of I-35W in north Fort Worth. The project will stretch from the city limits and Tarrant County line to the I-35W and I-35E interchange in Denton County.

Plano

Development projects near US 75 in Plano pick up speed

Several key development projects aimed at breathing new life into Plano’s US 75 corridor are expected to make significant progress in 2021.

Collin County

Collin County Judge Chris Hill rescinds COVID-19 disaster declaration

Collin County’s declaration of local disaster for a public health emergency in response to COVID-19 was rescinded Feb. 26 by Judge Chris Hill.

Matt Payne, Ian Pribanic and Olivia Lueckemeyer contributed to this report.