4 transportation projects to know in Frisco

A fourth lane is being added to the entire Frisco stretch of the Sam Rayburn Tollway. (Elizabeth Uclés/Community Impact Newspaper)
A fourth lane is being added to the entire Frisco stretch of the Sam Rayburn Tollway. (Elizabeth Uclés/Community Impact Newspaper)

A fourth lane is being added to the entire Frisco stretch of the Sam Rayburn Tollway. (Elizabeth Uclés/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Part of Lebanon Road will be widened to six lanes. (Lindsey Juarez Monsivais/Community Impact Newspaper)
Coit Road widening

The design process is wrapping up on the Coit Road widening project, and construction is scheduled to kick off at the beginning of next year. The project stretches from SH 121 to Main Street and will widen Coit from four to six lanes.

Timeline: January 2020-March 2021

Cost: $6.26 million

Funding source: city of Frisco

Lebanon Road widening, John Hickman Parkway construction

Design work is in the final stages for the project to widen Lebanon Road. The roadway will be widened from four to six lanes between Parkwood Boulevard and Ohio Drive. The project also includes building eastbound lanes on John Hickman Parkway at Preston Road.

Timeline: January-December 2020

Cost: $4.38 million

Funding source: city of Frisco

US 380 widening

The design phase for a project to widen US 380 is nearly complete. The roadway will be widened from five to six lanes between CR 26 and Loop 288. The project includes planned overpasses at Legacy Drive, Teel Parkway and FM 423.

Timeline: TBD

Cost: TBD

Funding source: TBD

Sam Rayburn Tollway widening

Road work is in progress on the Frisco portion of the Sam Rayburn Tollway. The North Texas Tollway Authority is adding a fourth lane in each direction to the entire length of the SRT. The project will cause lane and intersection closures during construction. The project includes a new ramp to replace the eastbound Preston Road and Parkwood Boulevard exit ramps.

Construction is ongoing at the Coit Road, Preston Road, Parkwood Boulevard and Legacy Drive intersections. The work includes demolition and adding new columns.

Timeline: January 2019-late 2021

Cost: $200 million

Funding source: NTTA


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Chuy's to open in February in Frisco

The Tex-Mex restaurant will open in February on Preston Road.

A forum takes place for 2018 primary candidates. This year's forum is open to the public and includes races that affect Collin County at the regional, state and national level in the March 3 primary election. (Courtesy League of Women Voters of Collin County)
Collin County primary candidates to meet for forum at Collin College

Candidates for Collin County, Texas and U.S. Representative seats will meet for a forum Jan. 25 at Collin College.

Petland has been in Frisco for more than 15 years. (Lindsey Juarez Monsivais/Community Impact Newspaper)
Frisco City Council to consider revised animal ordinance following Petland concerns

The proposed ordinance would add or increase pet store requirements in the areas of sanitation, veterinary treatment, housing and more.

The auto service shop will offer oil changes, auto repairs, brake services, alignments and more. (Courtesy Service First Automotive)
Service First Automotive opening East Frisco location in February

Service First Automotive will have two Frisco locations.

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La Finca Coffee & Bakery to open at The Patios at the Rail in April

A new coffee shop and bakery is coming to downtown Frisco this spring.

Fellowship Church to open new Frisco location

The Christian church will offer children's spaces as well as programming for families, students, children and parents every Wednesday.

Crafting studio Pinspiration opens in Frisco

Guests of the crafting studio will create do-it-yourself projects for art, decor, gifts and accessories.

The corner of 1st Street and Cherry Street in downtown Frisco is one of three street signs that will be replaced following City Council's approval of the use of a numeral abbreviation for 1st Street. (William C. Wadsack/Community Impact Newspaper)
Frisco City Council approves slight name changes for seven downtown streets

Frisco staff found only three street signs would need to be replaced, at an estimated total cost of $450.

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Anne McCausland not seeking re-election to Frisco ISD board

McCausland was first elected to the board in 2011 and served as board president for two years.

The filing period for the upcoming May general elections opened Jan. 15 and ends Feb. 14. (Courtesy Fotolia)
3 candidates file for May FISD race; 5 file for Frisco city elections

The filing period for the May 2 election will continue through Feb. 14.

Texas oil and gas industry could see a major slowdown in 2020

The oil and natural gas industry paid a record-setting $16.3 billion in taxes and royalties to local governments and the state in 2019, the Texas Oil and Gas Association announced Tuesday.

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