5 upcoming, ongoing transportation projects to keep an eye on in Frisco

Work on the city’s 2020 Sidewalk Improvements Project began this summer. Improvements range from pedestrian ramp work to 8-foot-wide hike and bike trails at various locations throughout the city, including west of Coit Road at Collinsbrook Drive. (Courtesy city of Frisco)
Work on the city’s 2020 Sidewalk Improvements Project began this summer. Improvements range from pedestrian ramp work to 8-foot-wide hike and bike trails at various locations throughout the city, including west of Coit Road at Collinsbrook Drive. (Courtesy city of Frisco)

Work on the city’s 2020 Sidewalk Improvements Project began this summer. Improvements range from pedestrian ramp work to 8-foot-wide hike and bike trails at various locations throughout the city, including west of Coit Road at Collinsbrook Drive. (Courtesy city of Frisco)

Ongoing


2020 Sidewalk Program

Work on the city’s 2020 Sidewalk Improvements Project began this summer, according to the city’s August engineering report. Improvements range from pedestrian ramp work to 8-foot-wide hike and bike trails at various locations throughout the city, including north of the Independence Parkway fields and west of Coit Road at Collinsbrook Drive.

Timeline: April-December (construction)

Cost: $534,350

Funding source: city of Frisco


Lebanon Road widening

Construction to widen Lebanon Road from Parkwood Boulevard to Ohio Drive and improvements to John Hickman Parkway began in late July, according to the city’s August engineering report. In advance of construction, the city parks department removed and relocated several median trees. Work should wrap up next summer.

Timeline: July 2020-June 2021 (construction)

Cost: $5.1 million

Funding source: city of Frisco

Upcoming


Panther Creek Parkway roadway

Design plans to construct a six-lane roadway for Panther Creek Parkway between the Dallas North Tollway and Preston Road are expected to be 90% completed in August, according to the city’s monthly engineering report. The project is scheduled to go into the construction phase later this year.

Timeline: January-September (design), December 2020-September 2022 (construction)

Cost: $35 million

Funding source: city of Frisco

Lebanon Road and Stonebrook Parkway traffic signals

Design recently began to install new traffic signals for Lebanon Road at Rock Creek Parkway and for Stonebrook Parkway at Lone Star Ranch Parkway, according to the city’s August engineering report. Construction on both signals could begin as early as January 2021.

Timeline: July-December (design), January-June 2021 (construction)

Cost: $400,000

Funding source: city of Frisco

FM 423 traffic signal

Design is completed and bids are being received to construct a new traffic signal at FM 423 and Old Newman Road. Construction on the traffic signal is expected to begin in October, according to the city’s August engineering report.

Timeline: July-December

Cost: $400,000

Funding source: city of Frisco
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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