Transportation update: SH 26 widening Phase 3

Crews have recently finished switching drivers to new northbound pavement on the east side of SH 26 from Church Street to John McCain Road. The cross streets of Church and Hall-Johnson Road have also switched motorists to new pavement on the east side of SH 26. Crews will continue work on new northbound lanes between Centerpark Drive and Pleasant Run Road as well as on installation of driveways, sidewalks and retaining walls. Construction on center medians from Church north to John McCain has begun with the removal of temporary pavement and constructing median curbs and left-turn lanes.

Timeline: November 2016-spring 2020
Cost: $38.2 million
Funding source: TxDOT
By Miranda Jaimes
Miranda has been in the North Texas area since she graduated from Oklahoma Christian University in 2014. She reported and did design for a daily newspaper in Grayson County before she transitioned to a managing editor role for three weekly newspapers in Collin County. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 covering Tarrant County news, and is now back in Collin County as the editor of the McKinney edition.


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